Township Information


Chassell Township is 8 miles south of Houghton in the historic Upper Peninsula of Michigan, within walking distance of Portage Lake. The Township Office is located inside Superior National Bank on U.S. 41 in Chassell, at 41950 Willson Memorial Dr.

Mailing Address:
PO Box 438
Chassell, MI 49916

Office Hours

Clerk: Monday & Wednesday 10AM-3PM
Water/Sewer Clerk: Monday & Wednesday 9AM-3PM
Treasurer: Monday 9AM-3PM
Phone: (906) 523-4000
Fax: (906) 523-9267

The Chassell Township Board

Township Meetings are held on the Second Wednesday of the Month at 7 pm at the Chassell Fire Hall. Check the News and Calendar for the specific date.

Planning Commission Meeting Times: The Thursday prior to the Regular Board meeting at 7 pm at the Chassell Fire Hall. Check the News and Calendar for the specific date.

David Mattson, Supervisor. Daytime phone: 906-353-6330, cell phone: 906-458-7704, Email

Kelly Holmes, Treasurer. Email

Lynn Gierke, Clerk. Work phone: 906-523-4000, Email

Ryan Kuntze, Trustee. Email

Dan Palosaari, Trustee. Cell phone: 906-370-2970, Email

Kevin Kallianinen, Constable.

Chassell Medical First Responders

Derrick Verran, BSRS, R.T. (R) (CT), EMT-B – Director. Phone: 906-370-0081, Email

Fire Department

Curt Judson, Fire Chief. Phone: 956-336-9140, Email

Township Assessor, Mark Maki,

PO Box 261, Trenary, MI 49891

Phone: 906-446-3335; Fax 906-446-3335, Email

Zoning Administrator
 Interm Tim Palosaari, 906-370-2960, Email


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