or Call: 906-932-5050

 

Services

The City of Ironwood provides many services to businesses and residents.  To see an overview of all Services and Utilities in the City of Ironwood click here: Overview of Services & Utilities

To request a service from the City of Ironwood please Contact Us!

Pay Your Utillity and Tax Bills


Utility Bills

Utility billing is responsible for obtaining and processing meter readings for monthly bills that include water, sewer and garage.  This office also processes service requests such as turning on or off water service as well as taking final meter readings to process each metered account.
UTILITY BILLING PAYMENT METHODS

The City of Ironwood accepts the following methods to pay your monthly water utility bill.
Autopay
Autopay is a program to allow our customers to pay their monthly water bill using an automatic withdrawal from their checking or savings account.  You will continue to receive your monthly water bill where the charges are withdrawn on your due date.  This process is convenient where payments are never lost in the mail and can be processed while you are out of town.  You may stop by the City of Ironwood to pick up an authorization form or one can be mailed to you by calling us at 932-5050.

Credit Card
You may pay your monthly utility bill and tax bill using a credit card.  This is a convenient way to pay your monthly bill, however, a minimum fee of $3.50 is assessed when using this method.

Make Payments for: Utility Bills, Fees, Permits, Delinquent Personal Property Tax (PLC # 6937)

In Person
You may pay your monthly bill in person at the Ironwood Memorial Building at 213 South Marquette Street (corner of East McLeod and South Marquette) during business days between 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.  The City of Ironwood also has a 24-hour drop box located outside the Memorial Building near the southeast entrance, west of the flagpole.  This box is checked twice daily at 8:00 am and again at 2:00 pm.

By Mail
You may mail your monthly payment to the following:  City of Ironwood, 213 South Marquette Street, Ironwood, MI  49938.

Staff Contact
Pauline Pikka
Water and Sewer Clerk
213 S. Marquette St.
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-5050 x 112
Fax: (906) 932-5745
pikkap@cityofironwood.org

Riverside Cemetery


The City of Ironwood’s Riverside Cemetery was established in 1892 and it consists of 120 acres, 71 blocks and 3 military sections. The cemetery location is at the intersection of Broadway and Hemlock Streets. As soon as the snow diminishes the City of Ironwood crews start preparing for the summer months, cleaning lots and roadways of any winter damages and debris.

Memorial Day ceremony includes a veteran’s parade and a twenty one (21) gun salute in honor of our fallen solders. Business hours are from 8:00 till 4:00 Monday thru Friday. The phone number is 906-932-5050 ext. 122. For emergencies on weekends and after hours please dial 911.

Riverside Cemetery Map

Connie Templer
Deputy Clerk
213 S. Marquette St.
Ironwood, MI 49938
906-932-5050 x 122
Fax: 906-932-5745

Fees
Regulations

Upcoming Elections


To request an absentee ballot please call City Clerk’s Office or If you would like to check if you are registered to vote click here.

Qualify to Vote

At least 18 years of age by the date of the next election.
A citizen of the United States.
A resident of the City or Township in which you are registered.

Register to Vote

You can register to vote at:
Any Secretary of State Branch Office
Various State Offices
County Clerk’s Office
City Clerk’s Office

Register Online

Staff Contact
Karen Gullan
City Clerk
213 S. Marquette St.
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-5050 x 121
Fax: (906) 932-5745
gullank@cityofironwood.org

Passports


The City of Ironwood Clerk’s Office is a passport processing agent and is authorized to accept passports. Applicants must apply in person. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.

First time applicant
Renewal
Lost or stolen passport
Corrections or changes to a passport
Forms

Staff Contact
Karen Gullan
City Clerk
213 S. Marquette St.
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-5050 x 121
Fax: (906) 932-5745
gullank@cityofironwood.org

Compost Site


The Compost Site in the City of Ironwood will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the weekends.   The compost site is open to the residents of Ironwood for the disposal of yard waste (leaves, brush and branches).

Yard waste must be removed from bags.   Also, please remember that the new entrance of the composite site is off of Ayer Street, and then follow the signs leading to the proper dump areas.   For further information of questions please call (906) 364-9044.

Click the link to see a map of the compost site.

Staff Contact
Bob Richards
Public Works Supervisor
213 S. Marquette St.
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-3911
Fax: (906) 932-9733

Drop Off Program


Twice each year, in the spring and fall, the city provides the opportunity for residents to clean up their property, and easily dispose of unwanted trash. The city provides dumpsters, equipment, and manpower to unload one truckload or trailer load of refuse per property. This service is free of charge and is open to residents only.

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Staff Contact
Bob Tervonen
Utilities Manager
213 S. Marquette St.
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-5050 x 111
(906) 932-5745
tervonenb@cityofironwood.org

Garbage and Recycling


Garbage

The current residential curbside garbage service contract allows each resident up to two (2) 33-gallon garbage containers per week.  In lieu of the 2 33-gallon containers, Eagle Waste and Recycling has provided a 64-gallon roll out container to each eligible household for their trash.  If a larger 96-gallon container is needed, one will be provided at an additional charge of $3 per month billed annually at $36.  Residents may purchase additional garbage stickers at the Ironwood Memorial Building for $1.50 for each container in excess of their weekly allowance.

Eagle Waste will provide service on ALL HOLIDAYS EXCEPT CHRISTMAS.

All residents are asked to have their refuse placed at the curb NO LATER THAN 7:00 AM on their scheduled pickup day.

Garbage Service Route Map

Recycling

SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Recycling Service Route Map

FAQ

Recycling - What can I recycle?

Eagle Waste & Recycling Dropoff Site Information

Gogebic County Transfer Station

Staff Contact
Bob Tervonen
Utilities Manager
213 S. Marquette St.
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-5050 x 111
Fax: (906) 932-5745
tervonenb@cityofironwood.org

Water and Sewer Department


Water Distribution and Pumping System

The City of Ironwood water pumping and distribution system is responsible for maintaining 63 miles of pipe that was built for a population of 15,000 people dating back to 1923.  This system also includes approximately 500 fire hydrants and 2900 meter service connections.  The City of Ironwood has been very fortunate during the past number of years of securing funding to replace the aging infrastructure.  These improvements have replaced defective undersized mains as well as improve water flow.  City staff annually repairs water breaks as well as maintain the system such as replacing meters, flushing hydrants and exercising valves.

The City of Ironwood water pumping system consists of 2 operators maintaining 6 wells and a limited treatment plant that produces approximately 700,000 gallons of water per day.

Sewer Distribution and Treatment System

The sewer distribution system consists of approximately 52 miles of sanitary and storm sewer main that serves approximately 2700 customers.  City of Ironwood personnel annually maintains the system by rebuilding catch basins, manholes and culverts.  City staff also cleans both sanitary and storm sewer mains.  The City of Ironwood has been very fortunate to obtain funding to replace a defective infrastructure that is approximately 100 years of age.

Treatment of the wastewater is through the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Plant at 700 East Cloverland Drive in Ironwood 906-932-5322.  This treatment plant serves the City of Ironwood, the City of Hurley and Ironwood Township.

Staff Contact
Bob Tervonen
Utilities Manager
213 S. Marquette St.
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-5050 x 111
Fax: (906) 932-5745
tervonenb@cityofironwood.org
Let Run and Water Thawing Policies

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