Courthouse Annex
234 W. Baraga Ave.
Marquette, MI  49855
PH:  (906)225-8425  FAX: (906)225-8432
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8-5 PM

 landbank


The Marquette County Land Bank Authority was formed in May 2009.  

"The mission of the Marquette County Land Bank Authority is to work collaboratively with local governmental units and community organizations, in determining the best way to return tax-foreclosed properties to the tax roll, while eliminating blight, providing affordable housing and economic development opportunities and revitalizing communities."

The Land Bank Authority meets monthly.  Meetings are held in the Marquette County Treasurer's office at 234 W. Baraga Ave. Marquette, MI.  The meeting schedule for 2018 is as follows:

February 13, 2018  3:30 PM   August 14, 2018  3:30 PM
 March 13, 2018  6:00 PM  September 11, 2018  3:30 PM
 April 17, 2018  3:30 PM  October 9, 2018  3:30 PM
 May 8, 2018  3:30 PM  November 13, 2018  3:30 PM
 June 12, 2018  3:30 PM  December 11, 2018  3:30 PM
 July 10, 2018  3:30 PM  January 8, 2019  3:30 PM


Current members of the Land Bank Authority are:

Anne Giroux, Chairperson - Member by statute
Charles Bergdahl, Vice Chairperson - Term expires 12/31/18
Deborah Pellow, Secretary/Treasurer - Term expires 12/31/20
Karen Alholm, Member - Term expires 12/31/18
James Goodman, Member - Term expires 12/31/20

Marquette County Land Bank Authority 2016 Annual Report

Marquette County Land Bank Authority 2015 Annual Report

Marquette County Land Bank Authority 2014 Annual Report

Marquette County Land Bank Authority 2013 Annual Report

Marquette County Land Bank Authority 2012 Annual Report

Marquette County Land Bank Authority 2011 Annual Report

Marquette County Land Bank Authority Priorities, Policies & Procedures

 PROPERTIES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR SALE:

The following are some of the vacant parcels that are currently available for sale - call 906-225-8425 for more information (a quiet title fee of $100 applies to most sales transactions):

  • Vacant 25 X 50 foot lot at 610 N. Second St. in the City of Ishpeming, $100. Parcel number 52-51-250-077-00. 
  • Vacant .5 acre parcel at 36501 Co. Rd. CKL in Ely Township. Visible from US41, $6,000. Parcel number 52-03-207-010-00. 
  • 3, 75 X 100 foot building sites on Marble/Silver Streets in Ishpeming Township. Township water/sewer. $10,000. Parcel number 52-07-457-001-00. 
  • Vacant 1.5 acre parcel between Co. Rd. 476 and Cliffs Drive in Tilden Township (National Mine) $2,000. Parcel number 52-16-370-049-00. 
  • Undeveloped lot at 1015 Osprey Court in the City of Marquette, $50,000. Parcel number 52-52-005-143-70. 
  • Vacant Lot in Republic Township, $100. Parcel number 52-12-006-040-41/42. 
  • Five vacant lots (507, 505, 503, 501 Washington St and 714 Greenwood St) in the City of Ishpeming. Parcel number(s) 52-51-319-003-00 through 52-51-319-007-00. 
  • Vacant lot at 217 E Railroad St. in Michigamme Township, $100. Parcel number 52-09-510-010-50. 
  • Vacant lot at 320 E North St. in the City of Ishpeming, $4,000. Parcel number 52-51-250-066-00. 
  • Vacant lot at 172 Summit St. in the City of Ishpeming, $500. Parcel number 52-51-350-067-00. 
  • 25 acre parcel on Kawbawgam Rd in Chocolay Township, $2,500. Parcel number 52-02-018-002-20. 
  • Vacant lot at 103 S Menard St in Michigamme Township, $100. Parcel number 52-09-250-044-00. 
  • Vacant lot at 611 Silver Creek Rd in Sands Township. Parcel number 52-14-112-040-00. 
  • Vacant lot at 225 Yalmer Rd in Skandia Township, $500. Parcel number 52-15-106-017-00. 
  • Vacant lot at 100 Tilot Rd in the City of Negaunee. Parcel number 52-53-350-011-00.