News, Announcements, and Events

Budget Workshop: The Michigamme Township Board will hold a Budget Workshop at 8 a.m. March 1, 2024, at the Community Building.

Taking Bids: Michigamme Township is currently accepting bids for the 2011 Ford Expedition XL. Minimum bid is $500. Drop off all sealed bids at the Township office before 3 p.m. March 11, 2024.

Property Tax Questions: The treasurer will be in the office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. February 29, 2024, which is the last day to pay taxes at the township along with the 3% interest charge. Beginning March 1, 2024, all unpaid property taxes will be collected at the Marquette County Treasure Officer. If you have any questions please contact Laura Mattson, Treasurer, at 906-323-6608 or go to Taxes for Michigamme Township Michigan.

Meeting Changes: The Michigamme Township Meeting Dates have been updated. Changes have been made to the March Board of Review dates and the March Planning & Zoning Commission meeting date, which is March 14, 2024, at 6 p.m. at the Michigamme Community Building.

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.

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.

Winter Parking Ban: The ban on street parking is in effect between 2 a.m. until the roads are plowed now through April 30, 2024.

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.

Tai Chi Lessons Offered to Seniors: Community members can participate in Tai Chi lessons on Mondays at 10 a.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.

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!

Library winter hours: The library will be open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Imposter Scans: Here are some tips to avoid possible imposter scams.

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

Revised 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

Master Resident List: We are collecting your emails to add to our master resident list. If you would prefer to get newsletters by email, please send us yours. Send to admin@michigammetownship.com – put “Newsletter Email” in the subject.

Workout room: The Community Building is open Monday-Friday 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.