Lisa Schlemm was hired as a Homemaker Aide at the Senior Services Center on July 19th. Lisa is a graduate of Marquette Senior High School and has worked for the VA as a caregiver, as well as in retail before being hired by the City.
Christopher Schroeder, part-time Rental Code Inspector in the Fire Department has resigned effective August 8th. Chris is a licensed residential builder in Michigan. He worked in construction and owned his own business before being hired by the City on April 8th. Chris is leaving to accept a full-time position with another organization.
Michael Kohler II, Captain of Detectives in the Marquette Police Department, is retiring effective Aug. 4, after more than 26 years of service. Mike has an associate’s degree in Applied Science/Police Administration from Kirtland Community College and was hired as a Marquette City Police Officer in September of 1992. Prior to starting with the department, he had worked part-time as a Patrol Officer for West Branch City and as a Deputy Sheriff-Road Patrol for Arenac County Sheriff’s Department. Mike was promoted to Detective Corporal in 2008, Detective Sergeant in 2009, Detective Lieutenant in 2014 and Captain of Detectives in 2015. Mike’s last day in the office is July 25. A retirement party in his honor will be held in the Commission Chambers from 1-3 p.m. on July 25th.
James Tregear, Heavy Equipment Operator, has successfully posted to the position of Arborist/Heavy Equipment Operator in the Facilities and Maintenance Department effective July 22. Jim was hired as a Equipment Mechanic/Apprentice in 2010 in Motor Pool. He transferred to the position of Heavy Equipment Operator in 2015 and then transferred to Forestry in 2016. In addition to his three years of experience in Forestry, Jim is also an ISA certified Arborist. Jim is replacing Dan Carter who was promoted to Supervisor-Arborist/Sexton in June.
Lauri Anderson was hired as a Homemaker Aide on July 17th. Lauri has a culinary certificate from the Jacobetti Center and worked a year in housekeeping for UPHS and for two years as dietary aide for Mill Creek Assisted Living before being hired by the City.
Dan Carter, Arborist in Forestry, has been selected as Supervisor-Arborist/Sexton in the Facilities and Maintenance Department effective July 8. Dan was hired as a Heavy Equipment Operator with the City in 2005. He has a certificate in Criminal Justice from Northern Michigan University and is an ISA certified Arborist. In addition to seven years in the Forestry division, he has worked for four years in the Street Maintenance division of Public Works and for two years in the Sewer Maintenance Division. Dan is replacing Paul Albert who retired in May.
Dorianne Shaffer has been hired as the part-time Clerical Elections Aide in the City Clerk’s Office effective July 8. Dorianne is a recent graduate of Lake Superior State University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Social Science. In addition to working for the City, Dorianne is working on an internship with the Negaunee Library and volunteering at the Marquette History Center.
Margaret (Peggy) Wendrick has been hired as the Parking Enforcement/Police Support Officer effective July 2. Peggy has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology from Northern Michigan University and served 10 years in the Army National Guard. She was honorably discharged with the rank of Captain in 1992. She is replacing Ryan Heidtman, who transferred back to Public Works earlier this year.
Samantha Cangemi has been hired as a Clerical Dispatcher in the Police Department effective July 1. Samantha has a bachelor’s degree in Management from Northern Michigan University. She had worked as an Office Associate for Kara Applekamp State Farm Insurance office and as a receptionist for UP Health System-Bell. Samantha is replacing Clerical Dispatcher Yvonne Bonsall, who retired last month. Samantha can be reached at x4013.
Cullen Ledy, Special Equipment Operator in Public Works, has resigned effective June 28 to accept another job opportunity. Cullen is a graduate of Marquette Sr. High School and had worked for Enright Construction for nearly two years before being hired by the City on July 25, 2016
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Beginning Monday, Aug. 19, A. Jacobson Landscaping will be planting within the Wright Street and Presque Isle Avenue roundabouts. This project is expected to be completed Friday, Aug. 23.
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Today (8/6) is the day of the August primary. City residents can visit www.marquettemi.gov/elections for information on polling locations and their ballot. Polls opened at 7 a.m. this morning and will remain open continuously until 8 p.m.
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