News, Announcements, and Events

Michigamme Community Building Closure: We have been advised by Risk Control that for the safety of the community, the Community Center should not be accessible to the public for the duration of the construction. By closing off the building, this will help to ensure that no one from the public will be injured. Currently, we do not have a completion date for the various construction projects. If you have any questions, contact the office at 906-323-6608 Mondays through Thursdays between 10 am to 3 pm.

Library summer hours: The library will be open Mondays through Saturdays from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.

2024 Newsletter and Calendar: Check out the latest news and events in the Michigamme community in this year’s newsletter. If you currently get your newsletter mailed to you but you would prefer an electronic copy to help save the township a little money, send an email to recep@michigammetownship.com and put “Newsletter Email” as the subject.

Assessor Info: The Assessing Department would like to remind residents that fieldwork throughout the Township is ongoing. The Township Assessor may need to enter your property to gather information and verify dimensions, but they will never need to enter any structure. If you recently purchased your property or built a structure, please expect a site visit or inspection. The best way to get a hold of Justin is by email, assessormichigamme@gmail.com. Or you can call him at 906-396-5429.

Township Taking Applications for Open Planning Commission Positions: The Michigamme Township Board is requesting applications for anyone interested in filling the vacant positions on the Planning Commission. Please drop off completed applications at the Township Office.

The Great Start Readiness Program: The program helps prepare your child with an excellent preschool curriculum to make the transition to kindergarten much easier. This program is being hosted at the Michigamme Library the first Thursday of each month from January to May and will be from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. For more information see attached flier, go to Head Start — Community Action Alger | Marquette (communityactionam.org) or call 906-226-6522 ext. 252.

Thank you, donors: The Michigamme community greatly appreciates all the donations it receives. To better ensure that your donation gets to the right organization, please make out the check to the “Friends of the Michigamme Community” and/or “Michigamme Spurr 4th of July Council.” This will ensure your check will be tax exempt and you will also receive a receipt for your donation. Again, thank you and know that your donation helps support these great organizations so they can sponsor events throughout the year!

Lost and Found: All items that are found in the Community Building or other township property are brought to the office. If you think you’ve left something behind, please either stop by or call to see if we have it. The number to call is 906-323-6608.

Tai Chi Lessons Offered to Seniors: Community members can participate in Tai Chi lessons on Tuesdays at 3 p.m. upstairs in the Michigamme Township Community Building. The lessons are geared toward showing seniors different exercises that will help them have better balance, stability, and increased energy.

Ishpeming Senior Center: The Ishpeming Senior Center serves people 60 and over in our township too! Services and programs are available to assist seniors in living independently including homemaking, healthy meals, rides to doctor appointments, financial assistance, and much more! For more information go to http://mobile.gicoaseniors.org

Lakeview Cemetery Ordinance: The Lakeview Cemetery Ordinance and Lakeview Cemetery fees have been updated and can be found on the Government/Ordinances tab.

Property tax exemptions: Residents meeting income limits and asset levels set by the State of Michigan may be eligible for a full or partial exemption of property taxes.

Poverty Exemption: If you are interested in getting a Poverty Exemption for property taxes, please fill out the Poverty Exemption Application and the Poverty Exemption Affidavit. Then bring those to the next Board of Review. Dates for the Board of Review can be found HERE.

Michigamme Museum Calendar 2024 Fundraiser!

Michigamme Museum: The museum has made changes in how to donate and how they fundraise. Please read their letter HERE. The museum is accepting deposit-able bottles and cans, and they can be put in the bins under the awning near the north door of the Township Hall.

Notice: Michigamme Township would like to remind residents to call 811 Miss Dig before doing any digging to reduce the chances of hitting gas lines – Flyer

Workout room: The Community Building is open Monday-Thursday for residents to access the workout room at your leisure when the building is staffed.

SENIOR MEALS are in-person. Please let Nancy (906-869-1557) or Bill (906-201-4727) know before Thursday of the prior week if you want a meal.