Courthouse Annex
234 W. Baraga Ave.
Marquette, MI  49855
PH:  (906)225-8177  FAX: (906)225-8155
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."

Meeting Notice for December 8, 2020


The Land Bank Authority meets monthly.  Meetings are held in the Marquette County Treasurer's office at 234 W. Baraga Ave. Marquette, MI unless otherwise noted in the meeting notice.  The meeting schedule for 2021 is as follows:

January 11, 2021 3:30 PM  
February 9, 2021  3:30 PM   August 10, 2021  3:30 PM
 March 9, 2021  3:30 PM  September 14, 2021  3:30 PM
 April 13, 2021  3:30 PM  October 12, 2021  3:30 PM
 May 11, 2021  3:30 PM  November 9, 2021  3:30 PM
 June 8, 2021  3:30 PM  December 14, 2021  3:30 PM
 July 13, 2021  3:30 PM  January 11, 2022  3:30 PM


Current members of the Land Bank Authority are:

Anne Giroux, Executive Director
Nicholas Benson, Chairperson - Member by statute
Charles Bergdahl, Vice Chairperson - Term expires 12/31/21
Deborah Pellow, Secretary/Treasurer - Term expires 12/31/23
Karen Alholm, Member - Term expires 12/31/22
James Goodman, Member - Term expires 12/31/23

Marquette County Land Bank Authority 2020 Annual Report

Marquette County Land Bank Authority 2019 Annual Report

Marquette County Land Bank Authority 2018 Annual Report

Marquette County Land Bank Authority 2017 Annual Report

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 Priorities, Policies & Procedures

 PROPERTIES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR SALE:

The following are vacant parcels that are currently available for sale. Click on the parcel number to see a map of the parcel using FetchGIS. You can use tools within FetchGIS to measure and order prints. If you need additional information, call 906-225-8177 or email agiroux@mqtco.org. (A quiet title fee of $100 applies to most sales transactions.)

  • Vacant .5 acre parcel at 36501 Co. Rd. CKL in Ely Township. Visible from US41, $3,000. Parcel number 52-03-207-010-00. 
  • 75 X 100 foot building site on Marble Street in Ishpeming Township. Township water/sewer. $10,000. Parcel number 52-07-457-001-00
  • 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. $3,000. Parcel number(s) 52-51-319-003-00 through 52-51-319-007-00
  • Vacant lot at 320 E North St. in the City of Ishpeming, $2,000. Parcel number 52-51-250-066-00
  • Vacant lot at 515 N First St. in the City of Ishpeming, $4,000. Parcel number 52-51-250-036-00/10.
  • Vacant lot off Co Rd 573 in the City of Ishpeming, $20. Parcel number 52-51-500-001-00