Department of Public Works


DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS – Chassell Township, Houghton County is seeking a qualified person to oversee the water and wastewater system, maintaining the park, cemetery, streets, garbage/recycling, buildings, etc. The certification required for water is D3 and S3.  The certification for wastewater is L1.  Applicants for this position without these certifications would need to get them within 2 years of hiring. Chassell Township will help financially with obtaining these certifications. Interested individuals should submit resume to the Chassell Township Clerk,, 906-523-4000. For more information about the position please review the Job Description Detail.

Location and Contact

Located behind the fire hall in the steel Quonset building.                                               22115 7th Street                                                                                                             Phone: 906-481-4000                                                                                                         Open 7:00 am-3:30 pm, Monday through Friday

Garbage and Recycling Hours

Wednesday 1:00-7:00 pm                                                                                           Saturday 8:00 am-1:00 pm                                                                                                *Fee for 25 lb. bag – $2                                                                                            *Punch cards available for $18 (approximately 10 bags)

NEW to Chassell! Our new contract with Waste Management allows us to offer Recycling. See flyer below to know what is acceptable!

Single Stream listings

Metal Collection is Free!

Cardboard Recycling is Free!

Please flatten all of your cardboard. Do not include any other materials in your cardboard. Thank you!

Dumpster Rental is through Waste Management

Contact Mark Harrick for more information.
Phone: 906-361-0036

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