“Man must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants”
William Penn

News & Announcements

As a result of COVID-19 all of the current Township meetings are being offered remotely due to the 10 person limit imposed by the Governor’s orders. To join a meeting remotely, contact the Township Office (906)358-4501 and leave your name, phone number and email address with the secretary or email the Township Clerk, Julie Mathiesen, townclerk@watersmeet.us, with your information. We want to keep the public informed as to what is taking place in the Township.

The Thousand Island Lake Road detour is expected to remain in place through the end of the September.  The large culvert has been installed, the trench backfilled and repaving is underway.  Weather conditions and contractor schedules have affected the overall timeline. However, the project is still expected to be completed by the end of the month.

Transfer Station Hours
Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat: 8:00am to 4:00pm
Phone: 906 – 358-5055

Watersmeet Township Police Department
(906) 875-6669 to reach Central Dispatch for IMMEDIATE response (non-life threatening)
(906) 358-2048 for the Watersmeet Police Office for administrative and general questions. If no one is in the office, please leave a message.
Remember please that it is always best to call 911 if you have what you consider to be an emergency…that is what they are there for.

Online learning and affordable wireless internet are now available in Watersmeet. To learn more or sign up, visit: www.nmu.edu/ean

Watersmeet Community Center

Upcoming Meetings & Info

Township Board Regular Monthly Meeting

3rd Wednesday of the month – 6:30 PM – Community Center at  N4689 1st Street

The regular meeting scheduled for September 16th will be cancelled due to the virus limitations of the number of people allowed in an enclosed area.

Planning Commission Regular Meeting

6 meetings a year to be held on the 2nd Wednesday of January, March, May, July, September, November. 5:30pm Community Center

Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, September 9, 2020 has been changed to Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 5:30 PM.  Public participation will be by remote access only.   Please continue to check here for updates.

Agenda for October 7 meeting

Zoning Board of Appeals Meetings

The Zoning Board of Appeals is conducting a Public Hearing on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.
click here to view hearing notice

Watersmeet Township

Phone: 906-358-4501
Fax: 906-358-4836
E-mail: General Information

Watersmeet Township
Postal: P.O. Box 306
N4689 1st Street
Watersmeet, MI 49969