457 Day

A 457 Deferred Compensation Plan allows public employees to defer some of their current income.  These contributions and earnings grow tax-free until they are withdrawn.  Distributions can be taken when you leave City employment or the year you reach age 70½, if still employed.  This plan is open to all full-time and regular part-time employees of the City of Marquette.

A 457 Deferred Compensation Plan Information Day has been scheduled, to give you the opportunity to meet with financial advisors from the following authorized vendors:

Nationwide Retirement Solutions............... Christopher Minkin

Valic...................................................... Paul Storm / Craig Storm

FTJ FundChoice Retirement..................... Daniel Emmendorfer

ICMA-RC...................................................................... Bill Jordan

WHEN:          October 2, 2019

                                    WHERE:       City Hall, Baraga Gym

                                    TIME:            10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Representatives will meet with you to enroll you in a plan, or if you are already a participant, to discuss your investment options and any changes you may wish to make. You direct which fund(s) to invest in, and taxes on earnings are deferred until the funds are withdrawn.  Saving is made simple by authorizing an automatic pre-tax deduction from your paycheck. 

This is the only time this year representatives will be here at the City of Marquette.  Appointments must be scheduled through Human Resources.  Appointments are limited to 15 minutes per employee.  If you need a longer appointment, please schedule the appointment outside of your work hours.

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Ava Larson, Internship

Ava Larson will begin her internship at the Arts & Culture Office on September 4th through May 26. Ava is a senior at Marquette Senior High School and she plans on attending Northern Michigan University next fall. Ava’s internship is through MARESA and she will be working 10 hours a week learning marketing and promotions, exhibit installation, and basic office administration under the supervision of Community Service Manager, Tiina Harris.

My Retirement App

Do you know about the My Retirement app?

The My Retirement app is your mobile gateway to your Nationwide® – provided retirement account. Using this app on your smartphone or tablet, you can:

  • Easily log in to your account
  • Fully manage your account
  • Use all our planning tools and resources

My Retirement is a fully functional, fully secure app to help you improve your retirement readiness through your Plan account. Download it today.

App Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/my-retirement/id1470333203

Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nationwide.myretirement

To learn more, go to https://www.nrsforu.com/ iApp/tcm/nrsforu/ad/mobile_app.jsp

Notice of Vacancy - Special Equipment Operator, Water Distribution

TO:                             Public Works Bargaining Unit

DATE:                        August 30, 2019

POSITION:               Special Equipment Operator – Water Distribution

DEPARTMENT:      Public Works    


Tuesday, September 3, 2019 through Monday, September 9, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. 


The duties and responsibilities as well as the minimum qualifications are contained in the attached job description.  This position may include second and third shifts, and / or weekends and will be available beginning October 21, 2019.

RATE OF PAY  (Includes Hole Rate)

Entry $20.68/hr., 6 months $21.93/hr., 1 yr. $23.11/hr., 2 yrs. $24.36/hr., 3 yrs. $25.58/hr.


Employees interested in signing for this position posting must come to Human Resources to sign for the posting before 4:00 p.m. Monday, September 9, 2019.  Please take this posting down after 4:00 p.m. Monday, September 9, 2019.   MUST BE SIGNED IN INK.

Medicare Advantage Renewal

The City has received its 2020 renewal for our Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage Plan. Unlike our other health insurance plans, Medicare Advantage plans renew on a calendar year basis. This year we received the good news that there will be no increase in the premium for the plan year. The monthly premium for a single plan will remain at $433.75 for health and prescription drug coverage through Dec. 31, 2020.

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Randy Bullock, Transfer

Randy Bullock, Special Equipment Operator in the Water Distribution division of the Public Works Department, has successfully posted to the position of Meter Service Technician effective Oct. 21. Randy holds a Class A CDL with air brake and tanker endorsements as well as his S-3 and S-4 certifications. Randy has worked for the City for the past 16 years, the last three as a Special Equipment Operator. Prior to that, he had worked in the construction industry and owned his own sewer and drain cleaning company for several years. Randy will be replacing Todd Brugman, who is retiring on Oct. 18.

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Craig Marker, Retirement

Craig Marker, Patrol Officer in the Police Department, has been approved for a duty disability retirement by the Fire and Police Retirement System Board effective Dec. 27, 2018. Craig has an associate’s degree in Law Enforcement from Northern Michigan University and had worked as a police officer for the Brookings, South Dakota Police Department before being hired by the City in 1998. In addition to his duties as a Patrol Officer, Craig had served as the President of the Marquette Professional Police Association for the past few years.

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Jonathan Braun, New Hire

Jonathan Braun has been hired as a Patrol Officer in the Police Department effective September 3rd. Jonathan has an associates degree in law enforcement from Northern Michigan University (NMU). He also obtained his MCOLES certification from NMU’s Police Academy in August of 2019. Prior to attending the Police Academy, he was a Sergeant in the Marine Corps for four years and he spent a year and a half as a Corrections Deputy at the Marquette County jail.

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Contact Info

City Hall:

+1 906-228-0435

300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855

Municipal Service Center:

+1 906-228-0444

1100 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855

Tourist Park Reservations:

+1 906-228-0465



City Hall:

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Municipal Service Center:

M-F: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Police and Fire on duty 24/7

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