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Wakefield Spring/Summer Front Page
Fireworks Over Sunday Lake
One of the best firework displays around are over Sunday Lake every year on the 3rd of July.
Lake View in Summer
Wakefield is very close to many lakes, rivers, and campgrounds. Spend some time in the great outdoors this summer with us.
Sunset Over Sunday Lake
A common site on Sunday Lake in Wakefield.
Fall brings colorful changes around the area.
4th of July Parade
Wakefield is known for it's 4th of July festivities. From fireworks over Sunday Lake to the town picnic in Eddy Park there is plenty to enjoy.
Wakefield City Hall
311 Sunday Lake St.
Wakefield MI, 49968
Monday - Friday (8:00 AM- 4:30 PM)
(906) 224-7041 (Utility/Tax Info)
(906) 229-5131 (Clerk's Office)
AFTER HOUR EMERGENCY UTILITY ISSUES CALL (906) 667-0203
Planning Commission Meeting
Due to the Labor Day Holiday there will be no September Planning Commission meeting. If you have an Agenda item that requires attention, please contact the City Clerk's office.
Planning Commission meetings are held on the first Monday of each Month at 5:15 P.M. CST unless otherwise noted. Meetings are held in the Council Chambers of City Hall and are accessible to all persons.
If you have an item that you wish to have discussed/addressed, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (906) 229-5131.
Meets every Thursday at noon at the Keenager's building
Jim Ringsmuth – President
Eugene Maki – Secretary - 906-224-6741
Please click for a Building Permit Application. Building Permits are required to all structural changes, including roofs. No building permits are required for replacement of windows or doors that are the same size or siding.
The City's Building Inspector is Bill Saily and his contact number is (906) 663-4419
Bills are mailed on the 1st of each month and are due by the 20th of the month. A $10 penalty is added after this due date and service must be discontinued on the 6th day of delinquency in accordance with Council regulations.
Utility bills can be paid at City Hall or mailed to us at 311 Sunday Lake St. There is a night deposit drop box on the south side of City Hall for your convenience. Do NOT use cash for payments put in the drop box.
Large culprits for high water readings are toilets: If your water bill is unusually high, please check your toilets. This can be done by putting a few drops of food coloring in the tank and not using the toilet for a few hours. If you see color in the toilet after no use, your toilet IS leaking. You may not hear it, but it can be leaking up to 20,000 gallons of water a MONTH.
If your electric is running high, please check your water heater first (if you are not using space heaters). Typically you can see a pattern of your electrical usage gradually inclining when a heating element is not working properly.