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!

Young, Whitney website

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 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 Written submissions will be accepted until 4 p.m. on December 17, 2020.

Rapid at-home COVID-19 tests are now available for free.Residential households in the U.S. can order one set of 4 free at-home tests from Here’s what you need to know about your order:· Limit of one order per residential address· One order includes 4 individual rapid antigen COVID-19 tests· Orders will ship free starting in late JanuaryOrder your test kits online: ... See MoreSee Less
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If you live on Prospect, Hewitt, Michigan, Arch, Ridge, Third, or Front please leave your recycling out if it was not collected. Two trucks experienced mechanical issues last night and they will be collecting any missed recycling along these streets tonight. ... See MoreSee Less
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Marquette City Manager Karen Kovacs will hold her next community office hours on Wednesday, January 12, from 10 a.m. to noon in the main floor conference room of the Peter White Public Library. The meeting is intended to provide an informal opportunity to discuss issues within the community, and to give citizens the opportunity for direct dialogue with City staff about interests and concerns. ... 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



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