The Marquette County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority was created on August 3, 2010 under the Brownfield Redevelopment Financing Act, PA 381 of 1996, as amended.  The Authority consists of 8 members, serving 3-year terms.  Current Authority members, along with their term expirations are:

Members Term expiration Representation
Paul Arsenault, Chair 7/31/20 County Board Representative
William Carlson, Vice Chair 7/31/20 City/Township Representative
Anne Giroux, Treasurer 7/31/19 County Treasurer
Ken Kaiser 7/31/20 County Planning Commission Representative
David Stefan 7/31/21 Real Estate Professional
Steve Schenden 7/31/21 Economic Developer
John Marshall 7/31/21 County Economic Development Committee Representative
Lance Lindberg, Secretary 7/31/19 Engineering/Construction Professional


Per the Authority's bylaws, the intent of the authority is to:

  • Facilitate the implementation of Brownfield plans relative to the designation and treatment of qualified Brownfield Redevelopment projects.
  • To educate the public and promote the benefits of the Brownfield Program throughout Marquette County to encourage revitalization of environmentally distressed areas.
  • Determine the captured taxable value of each parcel of eligible property.  The captured taxable value of a parcel shall not be less than zero.
  • To pursue avenues to sustain, supplement, or enhance the program either through grants or other means.

The Authority meets the second Monday of every month at 4:00 at the County Courthouse/Annex, 234 W. Baraga Ave.  Marquette, MI 49855. The meeting schedule for 2019 is as follows: 

January 14, 2019 4:00 PM *CANCELLED*  July 8, 2019 4:00 PM
February 11, 2019 4:00 PM August 12, 2019 4:00 PM
March 11, 2019 4:00 PM  September 9, 2019 4:00 PM
April 8, 2019 4:00 PM  October 14, 2019 4:00 PM
May 13, 2019   November 4, 2019 4:00 PM
June 10, 2019 4:00 PM  December 9, 2019 4:00 PM