Welcome to Laurium's new official village website.

This website will serve as your link to information and happenings in the Village of Laurium.

Home of "The Gipper"

Laurium is known for the legend of George Gipp. The mere mention of his name brings to mind the immortal words "win one for the Gipper". Gipp has been enshrined in the National Football and Michigan Halls of Fame and more recently in the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame.

Laurium Planning Commission meeting

A meeting of the Laurium Planning Commission will be held on Monday, January 30, 2023 at 6:30PM in the council chambers of the village hall.
You can join the meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone at: https://www.meet.goto.com/VillageofLaurium/planning
You can dial in using your phone 1-872-240-3212
Access Code: 138-211-277 #

Laurium Village has hired Ian Lewis

Laurium Village has hired Ian Lewis, J.D., MPA, as the Village Manager effective January 16. In this role, Lewis will be responsible for various functions of the Village including serving as the chief financial and administrative officer. As manager, Lewis will work closely with the Village Clerk, Village Treasurer, Police, Fire and the Department of Public Works.
Lewis is a graduate of Northern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. He earned his Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law in May of 2022.

CEDAM Fellow Recruitment

The Village of Laurium is looking for a CEDAM fellow for 2023-34. If interested, please read the attached description.
We are very excited to have the opportunity to have a fellow to assist the council, manager and planning commission.

Garbage rate increase

Effective January 1, 2023, residential garbage rates will increase from $9.00/ month to $12.00/month. This is the first increase in many years.
If you have any questions, please call the village office at 906-337-1600 or email clerk@villageoflaurium.com


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