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Request for Proposals - Renovations to the Children's Room at the Carnegie Library

Accepting Application for Election Workers

City of Ishpeming Facade Grant Applications Due March 20, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.


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Historial Society

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Parks and Recreation Commission

On September 25, 1972, under 1917 Public Act 156, the City of Ishpeming appointed a Parks and Recreation Commission.  The Commission is a 9 member advisory board to the City Council and City Manager regarding the operation and maintenance of all park and recreation areas within the City.  The Commission includes representatives from the Ishpeming City Council, Ishpeming High School, and other community members.  The Commission meets on a regular basis to formulate initiatives for the City’s recreational programs and parks system, to provide oversight for these areas, and to review and recommend changes to the Recreation Plan.

Parks and Recreation Members (3 year terms)

  • Lisa Thompson
  • David Morton
  • Edmund Holmgren
  • Claudia Demarest
  • Jane Hendrick
  • Kevin Corkin
  • Stephen Piereson
  • Lindsay Bean – City Council Representative
  • Carrie Meyer School Representative


2023 Meeting Schedule

The Parks and Recreation Commission meets the third Tuesday of every other month beginning in February. Meetings are held at the Al Quaal Lodge and begin promptly at 4:00 p.m.

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2023
  • Tuesday, April 18, 2023
  • Tuesday, June 20, 2023
  • Tuesday, August 15, 2023
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2023
  • Tuesday, December 19, 2023


Parks and Recreation Commission Minutes

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