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Notice of Public Hearing on 6/20/2024: Proposed Ordinance 5-1400: Recreational Vehicles, Trailers, and Campers

2024 Ishpeming Cemetery Tours by the Ishpeming Area Historical Society

Notice of City Council and Board of Review Vacancies from Terms Expiring


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The Ishpeming City Council consists of five (5) members elected from the City at large. Each council member serves a term of four (4) years and is limited to serve two (2) consecutive terms. The term of office for a newly elected council member and Mayor begins at the December organizational meeting.

The Mayor is elected at each General City Election. Those council members whose terms do not expire immediately following the General Election are automatically candidates for the office of Mayor.

Meetings are now being broadcast LIVE on Charter Cable Channel 189 and can also be viewed LIVE on YouTube  (link below)

Click here to view the City of Ishpeming YouTube Channel


Members of the Ishpeming City Council

Mayor Jason Chapman (2020-2024):  Email:

Mayor Pro Tem Elizabeth Firby (2020-2024) Email:

Council Member Lindsay Bean (2022-2026): Email:

Council Member Pat Scanlon (2022-2026): Email:

Council Member Renelle Halverson (2023-2024): Email:


Councilmember Pat Scanlon, Mayor Pro Tem Elizabeth Firby, Mayor Jason Chapman,
Councilmember Renelle Halverson, and Councilmember Lindsay Bean



There will be three vacant seats on the Ishpeming City Council from terms expiring. Individuals interested in being on the ballot for the November 5, 2024 General Election must file a Nominating Petition and a sworn Affidavit of Identity with the City Clerk.

Qualified candidates must be a resident of and registered to vote in the City of Ishpeming.  The deadline for filing the nominating petition and the Affidavit of Identity with the City Clerk is Tuesday, July 23, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. at Ishpeming City Hall, 100 E. Division Street, Ishpeming.

Please contact the City Clerk at 906-485-1091, Ext. 203 with any questions.




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