July 16, 2021
Many agencies are providing assistance for utility bills due to the hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Call 211 or www.mi211.org for information about getting help paying utility bills or to learn more about agencies that can provide assistance with paying for water bills.
- Apply for State Emergency Relief (SER) bill payment assistance directly online at Michigan.gov/MIBridges or call 855-275-6424.
July 16, 2021
City of Ishpeming and the Greater Ishpeming Commission on Aging wish to invite you to the Grand Opening Ceremony for the new “Ishpeming Multi-purpose Senior Center”
City-owned and Privately Operated (under a 50 Year Lease) by the Non-profit organization Greater Ishpeming Commission on Aging (GICOA). The GICOA goal is to provide “services and programs to promote the independence, safety, dignity, and well-being of older adults.”
The project is funded by a $1.9 million grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and other local donors.
Location: 121 Greenwood Street, Ishpeming Michigan 49849
Time: Ceremony begins at 1000AM
Date: July 19, 2021
Please RSVP to the undersigned / email@example.com
June 8, 2021
CURRENT BOARD AND COMMISSION VACANCIES
The following Boards or Commissions have vacancies:
- Board of Review also has one vacancy with the term expiring 12/31/2022.
The Board of Review is an elected position. Vacancies shall be filled by a majority vote of the remaining members of the Board. A person appointed to fill a vacancy shall serve for the balance of the unexpired term. A Nominating Petition must be filed with the City Clerk to be considered for the appointment to the vacancy. Contact City Clerk Cathy Smith at 906-485-1091, Ext. 203 if interested.
- Housing Appeals Board – One Vacancy
- Zoning Board of Appeals – Two Vacancies (Alternate Board Members)
June 1, 2021
During the membership meeting on May 23, after careful consideration and with an abundance of caution, we have decided to cancel this year’s dinner and picnic which were scheduled for the weekend of July 23.
We considered the many safeguards (both by us and our vendors) that are necessary to ensure the full safety and well-being of the public and our members, and felt that a full resumption of our celebration this year would be premature as we continue to emerge from the pandemic.
The March for Members will still be held following the mass on Sunday.
We are looking forward to next year’s celebration in July of 2022.
Please contact Jim Bertucci at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (906) 362-4919 for additional information.
May 21, 2021
The Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum will be open for the season beginning Friday, May 28th and will be open through Memorial Day on Monday, May 31st from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Beginning Tuesday, June 2nd the Museum will resume their normal operating schedule of Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m.
Any questions can be directed to the Mining Museum at 485-1882.
May 10, 2021
April 1, 2021
JOINT PRESS RELEASE
RE: Joint Dock Project $114K Grant Submittal
The City of Ishpeming, City of Negaunee, and the Rotary Club of Ishpeming are announcing that that the City of Ishpeming has applied for a MDNR Michigan Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund grant and for a grant through the Recreation Passport Grant Program. Both grants are being sought in order to improve the chances that one may partially fund the estimated $152,000.00 cost of the project.
Spearheaded by the Rotary Club of Ishpeming, the project calls for the installation of two dock systems one on each end of Teal Lake.
Both docks will be provided by EZ-Dock and will be of universal accessible design, one step higher than ADA standards. The docking system on the west-side (Ishpeming), will handle both canoes and kayaks. The east-side (Negaunee), will be able to handle canoes, kayaks, and the sculls used by the Marquette Rowing Club.
This project is slated for a 2022 completion date, but depends on funding availability.
Currently, the Rotary Club of Ishpeming has already committed $10,000 to the overall project and is looking to add funding from a Rotary District Grant, that could provide up to an additional $7500.00. In addition to this commitment, the club recently submitted a grant to the TruNorth Credit Union which was awarded in the amount of $1000.00 for the project.
City Councils from both communities have pledged $5000 each.
Both Communities have rallied behind this project and have provided fourteen different letters of support. Both Managers believe this project meets the needs of the Ishpeming-Negaunee area, as well as, Marquette County.
All three partners now begin the post application period and eagerly await to hear from the MDNR. An indicator of success/failure will come between mid-August and September of this year, when preliminary scores are issued. Final scores and project recommendations will be announced December 2021.
Questions concerning this release may be directed to the attention of City Managers, Nate Heffron at (906) 475-7700 ext. 11, and Craig Cugini at (906) 485-1091 ext. 204.
February 23, 2021
December 20, 2020
Jasperlite is not a City project; however, we have been receiving many phone calls regarding interest in leasing space.
If you are interested, please contact:
Regional Manager for KMG Management
November 1, 2020
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