Welcome to Gourley Township website
Gourley Township is a General Law Township established in 1920. It is located in beautiful Northern Menominee County. The Big Cedar River meanders through the township, with many beautiful homes along its banks, on its way to Lake Michigan. There are approximately 2,177 acres of Sate Land within the Township for all to enjoy.
It is a rural location with a population of only 420 and only a population density of 11.4 per square mile. There are many hardworking folks that live in this community with a very low unemployment rate of 6.1%. The cost of living in this area is 17.8% lower than the U.S. national average.
In Gourley Township there are 2 public School Districts, North Central School and the Carney-Nadeau School. There is also one privately run school within the Township, Wilson Junior Academy, for grades 1-10 only.
Gourley Township Hall And Fire Garage
N13407 Co Rd 551, Wilson, MI 49896
The building is one story, 3840 sq .ft. metal skinned and roofed frame building on slab. 1600 sq. ft. of area is meeting hall with kitchen facilities and 2 restrooms. The remainder is a commercial 3 bay garage with finished office area. Also includes a framed storage shed. Approximately one acre.
Appraised in 2017 for $119,000.00.
Gourley Township is now accepting sealed bids wiith a minimum of $65,000.00 due February 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm. Call Township Supervisor 906-639-2812 for more info and to view the property.
Gourley Township reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
Public Accuracy Test for the May 5, 2020 Election
Due to the Covid-19 Michigan Stay-At-Home order the Public Accuracy Test for Gourley Township was not open to public viewing. However, the township clerk and deputy clerk did successfully conduct the test on May 28, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.
May 5, 2020 Special Election for the Carney School Bond Proposal
The polls will NOT be open at the Gourley Township Hall.
You may still vote by Absent Voter (AV) ballot It is not too late to request an AV ballot or to return your AV ballot to the clerk. You may do so until the closing of the polls on May 5, at 8:00 pm You may request a ballot at the clerk’s office at N12995 County Road 551, Carney, MI
Office hours are:
Sunday, May 3, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, May 5, 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
Annette Soper at 906-639-2509
May 11, 2020
Regular Meeting Minutes
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