Webinar: Marquette County 2040 Master Plan

July 21, 2021

Marquette County has released a draft of the 2040 Master Plan, which is available for public review! The draft 2040 Master Plan is the result of more than two years of work by Marquette County Planning Division staff and the Marquette County Planning Commission. It incorporates feedback from over 3,000 Marquette County residents who responded to the Master Plan Community Survey, the local planning bodies of every municipality in Marquette County, and a diverse array of community stakeholders from both the public and private sectors.

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Webinar: Economic Impact Studies

June 8, 2021

Economic impact studies can show the aggregate effects of a change in the local economy. Whether it’s an event, an investment, or a change in employment wages– learn more about the impacts your business or organization is having on the community.

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Webinar: MI Vaccination Plan and Workplace Safety

June 2, 2021

Sean Egan, State of Michigan Director of COVID-19 Workplace Safety and Dept. of Labor and Economic Opportunity Deputy Director of Labor

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Webinar: Succession Planning

May 13, 2021

Brooke Quinn, LSCP Business Development Representative

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Webinar: Housing Trends in Marquette County

For residents and businesses to thrive, we need homes – but long-term, nationwide trends related to construction costs and housing demand are making it harder for individuals of all incomes to find the homes they need locally. To find local solutions to this issue, understanding housing trends and needs is an important first step. What kinds of housing do we need in Marquette County, and how do we build it? Who should be involved in solutions, and what’s being done now? These questions were discussed during a virtual panel on Tuesday, April 27, featuring local and regional leaders. Speakers shared information about the newly-released housing needs assessment, an update on the City of Marquette’s Ad Hoc Housing Committee, and details on the Marquette County housing programs.

Speakers included Sarah Lucas of Lake Superior Community Partnership, Emily Bosch of Central U.P. Planning and Development, Evan Bonsall, Marquette City Commissioner; and Anne Giroux, Marquette County Finance Director.
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Here are some additional resources

MissingMiddleHousing.com (Dan Parolek & Opticos Design): https://missingmiddlehousing.com/

Housing Committee Information: https://www.marquettemi.gov/adhochousingcommittee/

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Webinar: 2021 Business Resources Redefined

January 20, 2021

Panelists:

Benjamin Wood, Range Bank Community Bank President
Amy Berglund, InvestUP Director of Business Initiatives
John McNamara, Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association VP of Government Affairs
Sarah Jennings, Maner Costerisan Director and Principal of Accounting & Outsourced Solutions and Director of Strategic Initiatives and Community Engagement

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