Wakefield Township board votes to reduce GRWA members

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — Members of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees voted Tuesday evening to support a request by the Gogebic Range Water Authority to reduce the size of its membership. In the interests of greater efficiency, GRWA Administrator Jean Verbos has expressed a desire to reduce the board’s current membership from 11 to five. When alternates to those members are […]

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Wakefield Township takes note of rising COVID-19 cases

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD – At a Wednesday evening meeting of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees, Supervisor John Cox addressed new concerns about rising local cases of COVID-19. “I had hoped by now that we certainly wouldn’t be sitting with masks,” he said. However, he added, “The kids have not taken this seriously, and as a result we’ve now got a pile of […]

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Wakefield Township supervisor prepares to pass torch

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com WAKEFIELD – John Cox and Mandy Lake were both born in Wakefield, and they each left the region to pursue higher education and the jobs that went with it. Both of them, however, returned and it appears they are here to stay. Cox is the supervisor of Wakefield Township and Lake is the township clerk who will assume the top job […]

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2020 Census Reminder

Final 2020 Census Reminder Postcards to Arrive Before Nationwide Rollout of Census Takers Visiting Homes JULY 22, 2020 — The U.S. Census Bureau is sending reminder postcards this week to an estimated 34.3 million households. This will be the final mailing before census takers begin visiting nonresponding households across the nation in mid-August. Responding now minimizes the need for census takers to visit homes to collect responses in […]

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WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP UPDATE MAY 2020

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP UPDATE MAY 2020 – click here to download the pdf

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Wakefield Township cancels meetings

By P.J.GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com Wakefield — Members of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees met in person one last time on Tuesday evening before voting to cancel their regular monthly meetings in both May and June. “I think we’re in for hard times for half the summer, anyway,” said Township Supervisor John Cox, who also chaired the meeting at the township hall. Cox was referring to the progression of […]

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Wakefield Township begins new fiscal year ‘better than ever’

By P.J. GLISSON news@yourdailyglobe.com Wakefield – Members of the Wakefield Township Board of Trustees voted Tuesday evening to approve their 2020-21 fiscal year budget, which included projected revenues of $224,520. The vote included approval of a 4.63 millage, which Supervisor John Cox said was unchanged from the previous year. “Our projected revenue has gone up substantially from last year, largely due to Northern National Gas Company taxes,” said […]

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Wakefield Township sees improvements

By John Cox, Wakefield Township Supervisor – WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP – Wakefield Township has had a very busy year with many changes to our business community. The three pipelines and the electric power transmission lines that cross through our township account for about 52% of our total taxes which support our schools, county government and our township. This past year Northern Natural Gas completed construction of […]

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NOTICE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020 WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP, MICHIGAN   TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP, COUNTY OF GOGEBIC, STATE OF MICHIGAN:   PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that any qualified elector of Wakefield Township who is not already registered, may register to vote at the office of the Township Clerk; the office of the County […]

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