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 7/31/17 County Board Representative
William Carlson, Vice Chair 7/31/17 City/Township Representative
Anne Giroux, Treasurer 7/31/16 County Treasurer
Ken Kaiser 7/31/17 County Planning Commission Representative
Crystal Barr-Berglund 7/31/18 Real Estate Professional
Steve Schenden 7/31/18 Economic Developer
John Marshall 7/31/18 County Economic Development Committee Representative
Lance Lindberg, Secretary 7/31/16 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 Wednesday of every month at 4:00 at the County Courthouse/Annex, 234 W. Baraga Ave.  Marquette, MI  49855.

Marquette County Brownfield Authority 2016 Annual Report

Marquette County Brownfield Authority 2015 Annual Report

Marquette County Brownfield Authority 2014 Annual Report

Click here for Authority meeting agendas and minutes

Click here to print a Brownfield Authority Project Application.