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Reschedule Ishpeming City Council meeting for September

Dual Stream Recycling ending 8/31/2020: Single Stream beginning approximately 10/15/2020

Michigan CARES Act: Small Business Restart and Agricultural Safety Grant Programs


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Finance Department

Jim Lampman, CPA
Finance Director
Phone:  (906) 485-1091, ext.  #210

Kaitlyn Feldbauer
Phone: (906) 485-1091 ext. #200


Make an Online Payment

The City of Ishpeming is pleased to offer additional payment options for utility bills and property tax payments using Point & Pay, a third party automated payment service that accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, and electronic checks. Make your payments anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

Point & Pay will charge a convenience fee for each transaction:

Credit card: 3 % convenience fee with a $2.00 minimum.

E-check: $3.00 fee for up to $9,999.99

$10.00 fee for over $10,000.00 and over.

Online Payments:

To pay your property tax bill or monthly utility bill online click the following link:

Online Payments


Telephone Payments

To pay your property tax bill or monthly utility bill over the phone, dial1-844-471-9640 to call a secure automated telephone payment system powered by Point & Pay.


Additional Information: 

  • Current year property taxes may be paid online from July 1 through February 28th each year. Beginning March 1st unpaid real property taxes are turned over to the Marquette County Treasurer for collections. The online payment option is disabled from February 28th until July 1st for the new tax year. To obtain a current balance due for property taxes including any interest and penalties owed please refer to our property tax lookup at
  • For delinquent personal property (business taxes) please contact City Hall at (906) 485-1091.
  • Utility bill payments may be made at any time.

Payment Drop-box


A  drop-box is available at City Hall for water and tax payments.  The drop box is attached to the building on the corner of Main and Division Streets.  Please place your check or money order along with your payment stub in an envelope and deposit into the drop box.  DO NOT USE CASH.   If you have any questions about the drop-box, please contact City Hall at (906) 485-1091.

Temporary Extension Application and Hardship/Inability to Pay Application

Individuals unable to pay their City of Ishpeming utility bill in full by the designated due date can apply for the Temporary Extension Application (link below) to delay payment up to 2 weeks from the billing due date.

City of Ishpeming Temporary Extension Application

Individuals unable to pay their City of Ishpeming utility bill in full by the designated due date, and are unable to utilize the Extension Application can apply for a hardship using the Hardship/Inability to Pay Application (link below) to delay payment up to 2 months from the disconnect date on the current utility bill.

City of Ishpeming Hardship-Inability to Pay Application


Autopay  is a program designed to provide our customers with the option of paying their utility bill through an automatic withdrawal from their checking or savings account on the due date of the bill. You save time by not having to write checks and also save the cost of postage or the cost of running to drop off your payment. You never have to worry about payments getting lost in the mail or late payments when you are out of town on business or on vacation. To obtain an autopay form, click the link below or pick up a form at City Hall.  Completed forms must be dropped off (in person) at City Hall.

City of Ishpeming Utility Bill Auto Pay Form 6-23-2016

City of Ishpeming Fee Schedule

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Phone: (906)485-1091  •  Fax: (906)485-6246  •  City Hall: 100 E. Division Street, Ishpeming, MI 49849
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