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Kris Hazeres, Retirement

City Clerk Kris Hazeres has announced her retirement effective August 31, 2020. Kris’ last day in the office will be August 14th. Kris was promoted to City Clerk in May of 2015, prior to which she worked as Deputy City Clerk for 12 years. In addition to her certification as a State of Michigan Accredited Election Official, she is a Certified Michigan Municipal Clerk
and a Certified Municipal Clerk. She has worked for the City for 27 years. Congratulations to Kris, we wish you the best in your retirement.

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Melissa Provo, New Hire

Melissa Provo has been hired as the part-time Administrative Assistant in the Senior Center effective July 28, 2020. Melissa has had a career in healthcare and most recently worked for Upper Peninsula Health Plan as the Customer Services Manager from which she retired this past May. Melissa can be reached at extension 1905.

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Kylie L’Huillier, New Hire

Kylie L’Huillier has been hired as the part-time Clerical Elections Aide in the City Clerk’s Office effective July 6, 2020. Kylie is attending Northern Michigan University studying Secondary Education (Social Studies). She has worked several elections for the City of Marquette. In addition to working for the City, Kylie works as a server/waitress for the Casa Calabria. Kylie can be reached at extension 1906.


Nate Dawson, Promotion

Officer Nathaniel Dawson has been selected for the vacant Corporal position in the Detective Bureau effective Sept. 8. The position was vacant due to promotions since the retirement of Captain Mike Kohler last summer. Officer Dawson has a B.S. in Criminal Justice from NMU with a minor in Sociology and graduated from the NMU Regional Police Academy as Squad Leader in 1999. Nate has been with the Marquette City Police Department since 2000 serving in many capacities, most recently as the Youth Services Officer in the Marquette Area Public Schools since 2017.

2020 MERS Annual Meeting

The MERS Annual Meeting upcoming in September has gone virtual. The City will still need to seek nominations for an employee delegate that will vote at the business meeting to be held on Sept. 24. All MERS Defined Benefit members have been informed to send nominations for an employee delegate to Human Resources by Monday, Aug. 3. Eligible employees will then vote electronically between Wednesday, Aug. 5 – Friday, Aug. 7 until 4:30 p.m. The link to use for voting will be shared with eligible employees on Tuesday afternoon prior to the voting window opening. Election results will be finalized by noon on Aug. 10th.

August 6 BZA Meeting: Participation Details

The August 6 Board of Zoning Appeals meeting will be held remotely, with Board and Staff attending remotely through Zoom video conferencing. This meeting will begin at 7 p.m. and will be streamed on the City of Marquette YouTube channel ( Please note that the livestreams will have at least a 20 second delay.

Public Participation
There will be three options for public participation in this meeting: video conferencing, phone conferencing, or written comment. There will be two public comment periods, one at the beginning and one at the end. Comments are limited to three minutes and speakers must give their name and address.

Members of the public wishing to make a comment live via Zoom can join the meeting via the following link:

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 (861 5945 9388).

When participating via video or phone conferencing, you will be placed into a virtual waiting room 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, providing the opportunity to address the Board. It is recommended that participants follow the meeting on YouTube to know when the Public Comment portion is occurring and be ready to make their comment. The video and phone conference lobby will open at 6:50 p.m. on August 6,2020.

Written comments can be submitted by emailing Written submissions will be accepted until 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 6, 2020.

Wright Street lane closure scheduled

Beginning Wednesday, July 29, 2020, the eastbound lane of Wright St. will be closed to through traffic from Ontario St. to McClellan Ave. A detour will be available heading south on Ontario St., east on Fair Ave. to McClellan Ave.

This closure will begin at 6:30 a.m. and continue until the repair is completed. Estimated completion time is 3:30 p.m.

The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and be alert for advisory signs.

July 27 CC Meeting: Participation Details

Due to Executive Orders issued from the Office of the Governor, the July 27 City Commission meeting will be held without the public in physical attendance. The public is invited to view and participate in the meeting electronically.

The meeting will be streamed on Channel 191 and YouTube starting at 6 p.m. The YouTube channel is located at Please note that the livestreams may have at least a 20 second delay.

Public Participation

There will be two options for public participation in the meetings: phone conferencing or written comment.  There will be two public comment periods during each meeting, one at the beginning and one at the end. Comments will be limited to three minutes and speakers must give their name and address.

Written comments will be limited to 500 words. Written comments can be submitted directly to, written submissions will be accepted until 12 p.m. on Monday, July 27.

To make a comment over the phone, please call 312-626-6799 and use Meeting ID: 826 8302 4683.

COVID-19 Emergency Policy Revision & Daily Health Screening Surveys

As the COVID-19 situation evolves, the City has reevaluated our emergency policy. A revised policy will be emailed to employees shortly that will require daily health screening forms be filled out by all employees working onsite at a City of Marquette facility. Employees with computer access will be able to fill this daily survey out at their computer prior to beginning work daily by utilizing the Employee Portal at A hard copy survey will be available for all other employees, or those departments that would prefer that method. The City has ordered thermometers for daily temperature screening. Your temperature reading will be recorded on the daily surveys which will be reviewed by supervisors at the start of each shift. Thermometers are expected to arrive next week sometime. At that time,
staff will be updated of the effective date the daily surveys will be mandatory for all onsite staff.

City Facility Visitor Screening Form

As City facilities are still closed to the public, departments are asked to pre-screen expected visitors before allowing access. The form can be found on the network under O:\COMM\COVID-19\Visitors. Please file hard copies in your department and a scanned electronic version under your department’s folder on the O drive for retention.

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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:

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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