Blue Cross Extends Member Cost Support for COVID-19 Treatment

As we continue to deal with COVID-19 in our communities, Blue Cross and BCN are extending the timeframe for covering the member portion of costs for COVID-19 treatment for fully insured members through March 31, 2021.
Member costs for physician-approved COVID-19 tests and associated services are waived until the end of the public health emergency. This is part of a federal mandate that will continue as long as the mandate is in place.

Wuori, Mark Retirement website

Mark Wuori, Retirement

Uniform Lieutenant Mark Wuori has announced his retirement upcoming on Jan. 17, 2021. Lt. Wuori was hired by the City on July 12, 1988 as a Patrol Officer after graduating from Lake Superior State University and the LSSU Police Academy. He was promoted to Uniform Corporal in 1997, to Sergeant in 2000 and again to Lieutenant in 2003. Lt. Wuori served on the Upper
Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team from 1994-1996. Congratulations, Mark!

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Whitney Young, New Hire

Whitney Young has been hired as Customer Account Clerk/Cashier for the City effective Dec. 14. Whitney most recently worked as the Office Administrator for Getz's Clothiers and nannied for local families and worked as a bank teller for Flagstar. Whitney received her Bachelor's in Finance and Risk Management from NMU in December 2019. Welcome, Whitney!

Oja, Tyler website

Tyler Oja, New Hire

Tyler Oja joined the City of Marquette as a Heavy Equipment Operator effective Dec. 7, 2020. Tyler most recently worked for Mark Honkala Logging as an Operator/Laborer and prior to that worked as a Staff Forester
for Compass Land Consultants, Inc., Northern Energy Solutions and PK Contracting. Tyler has a Bachelor of Science degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Management from NMU. Welcome, Tyler!

Aho Travis website

Travis Aho, New Hire

Travis Aho is welcomed as a newly hired Heavy Equipment Operator with the City effective Nov. 30, 2020. Travis has an Associate’s degree in Industrial Maintenance from Northern Michigan University and most recently worked for the USPS as a City Carrier Assistant. Travis has worked in temporary positions for UPPCO and the Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority. Welcome, Travis!

Forslund, Tim Promotion 2020 website

Tim Forslund, Promotion

Tim Forslund has been promoted to Uniform Corporal effective Nov. 23, 2020. Tim has worked as a Patrol Officer for the City since October of 1998. Congratulations, Tim!

City Manager Letter of Intent to Retire

On December 1st, City Manager Mike Angeli provided to the Mayor and City Commission his letter of intent to retire on May 31, 2021. At December 14th's City Commission meeting, the Mayor appointed a subcommittee of three City Commissioners be formed to develop a process to use for filling the upcoming vacancy. The subcommittee will then be able to review options for the process and put forward a recommendation for approval by the full Commission. The Director will be working with the subcommittee throughout the process.

City Attorney Retirement & Appointment

On November 10, City Attorney Ron Keefe notified the City Commission that he will be stepping down as City Attorney and that his final day in office will be December 31, 2020. He and his law partner Suzanne Larsen have been providing legal services to the City for the last 15 years. On Monday, Nov. 30, the City Commission approved the appointment of Suzanne Larsen to the position of City Attorney effective Jan. 1, 2021. Ms. Larsen and the rest of the attorneys at Kendricks, Bordeau, Keefe, Seavoy & Larsen, PC remain committed to providing the same quality legal services the City is used to
receiving from the law firm.

Dec. 17 Harbor Advisory Committee Meeting Rescheduled: Participation Details

The City of Marquette Harbor Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for December 15 was cancelled due to lack of quorum.  The meeting is rescheduled for Thursday, December 17 at 5:15 PM.  This meeting will be held virtually with committee members and staff attending remotely through Zoom video conferencing.

Public Participation


There will be three options for public participation in this meeting: video conferencing, phone conferencing or written comment. There will be one public comment period during the meeting. Comments will be limited to three minutes and speakers must give their name and address. Written comments will be limited to 500 words.

Members of the public wishing to make a video comment will need to visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87656579214?pwd=UGtzMmRZNjNFamU2bDBMMXNoS3ZYQT09 on a computer or smart device that has a camera. Passcode: mqthac. 

Members of the public wishing to call in and make a comment over the phone will need to call 312-626-6799 and enter the meeting ID (876 5657 9214).

When participating via video or phone conferencing, you will be placed into a virtual lobby/on-hold until the Public Comment portions of the meetings are reached. Once Public Comment begins, the Chair will go through each person waiting in the lobby one at a time and provide them with the opportunity to address the committee. The video and phone conference lobby will open 10 minutes before the scheduled meeting start time.

Written comments can be submitted to Michael Anderson, Parks and Recreation Coordinator at mianderson@marquettemi.gov. Written submissions will be accepted until 4 p.m. on December 17, 2020.

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Join Marquette City Police Chief Ryan Grim at the next Coffee with a Cop event at The CRIB Coffee House on Wednesday, November 16th from 8:00 am until 9:30 am. The Crib Coffee House is located at 401 North Third Street in Marquette.Come and sit down with the Chief to ask questions or share what’s on your mind over a cup of coffee to start the day. ... See MoreSee Less
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Today Nov 7! Stop by Lakeview and pick up your Kids Cove Picket!! If you can’t pick yours up please arrange to have someone do it for you! KIDS COVE ENCLOSURE PICKET RETURN Pickets from the Kids Cove playground enclosure at Mattson Lower Harbor Park have been removed and can be picked up at: Lakeview Arena Citizens Forum Monday, November 7 11am-2pm and 4pm-7pm If you sponsored a picket for the original enclosure constructed in 1996, your sponsored picket is available to you. The effort to return pickets to original donors is made possible by City of Marquette Playgrounds for All Committee, Marquette Rotary Clubs and City of Marquette. ... See MoreSee Less
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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

 

Hours

City Hall:

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

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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