A Message from the Mayor’s Desk (2022 State of the City Address):

Menominee, MIGood Evening. Once again, it is my honor as Mayor of the City of Menominee, to deliver to you this evening, the State of the City Address.

As expected, every year brings developments of significance to the City. During the past year we had quite a few impactful changes in personnel. The former Chief of Police is now our City Manager and is skillfully navigating the profusion of issues with which we are confronted. Our police department is now under the leadership of Chief Justin Hofer. Mr. Todd Rye has taken on the duties of the Building Inspector, replacing Derek Schultz. After careful consideration, the Engineer/DPW position was split and Mr. Mike Krah is now the Director of the Department of Public Works. DPW employee Dave Haglund has retired after a long career in Menominee. Worthy of note, although not during the last calendar year, are the retirements of our valuable Assessor, Peg Bastien, after a 30 year career with the City of Menominee…

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Under ConstructionStreet and Utility Project Updates

In an effort to keep our citizens and visitors apprised of our construction projects we would like to provide the following information.

Please remember to use caution when driving through our construction zones to keep our workers safe.

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In-Person Open House to Discuss Flood Maps

Dear Menominee County Stakeholder,

As a final reminder, the Federal Emergency Management Agency plans to host an in-person Open House in Stephenson on March 8, 2023, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM CT. The meeting will introduce Menominee County residents to their updated flood maps.

Updated Flood Map Information — Open House Details

March 8, 2023, 6 to 8 p.m. CT

Menominee County Annex Building, S904 US Highway 41, Stephenson, MI 49887

The map updates for Menominee County use updated studies of 47 shoreline miles from the city of Menominee to the township of Cedarville. This includes parts of the Cedar River, Hay Creek, and the Menominee River. The changes include new Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHAs) in the townships of Cedarville, Ingallston, and Menominee and the city of Menominee.

At the Open House, attendees will have a chance to:

  • Hear from flood insurance professionals and state and local officials about what updated flood maps mean for their community.
  • Search and review the preliminary Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report and Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for Baraga County here.
  • See their property and its risk on the preliminary FIRM.
  • Get answers to questions about the maps, the mapping process and flood insurance.

Menominee Marina & Boat Landing

From morning to evening, your stay at the Menominee Marina will be enjoyable. We guarantee it. We have great rates, slips for sale, and easy access to downtown venues and activities.

Menominee Waterfront Festival

The Menominee Waterfront Festival is a family-friendly, 4-day event held in beautiful downtown Menominee, Michigan by the marina. It usually runs the first Thursday through Sunday in August.

Menominee Parks & Recreation

Our recreation department provides diverse year-round leisure opportunities through the preservation of open space, park settings, recreational facilities and programs for residents.

River Park Campground

River Park Campground features 58 paved sites nestled on the shores of the Menominee River located in the City of Menominee. The majority of the sites are full hook-up (sewer, water and electricity) with 20/30 amp. electrical service.

Menominee Area Public Schools

Closed all K-12 schools. Schools are scheduled to reopen on Monday, April 6. During the closure, teachers will educate their students through online learning. This is the first major order she issued that affected day-to-day life in Michigan. 

Pavilions Available to Rent

There are a total of four (4) pavilions to rent. John Henes Park (Henes Park Drive) has three (3) pavilions that all have electricity and are partially enclosed. Water Tower Park (36th Avenue) has one (1) pavilion which also has electricity but is not enclosed.

Higher Education

There are two higher education campuses in the area, the Marinette Campuses of Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Together they offer certificates through master’s degrees. Tuition rates for Menominee County residents are comparable to in-state rates.

Visit NWTC Marinette
Jennifer Flatt, PhD
Dean, Marinette Campus
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
1601 University Drive
Marinette, WI 54143
(715) 732-3888
Visit UWGB – Marinette Campus
Cindy Bailey
Campus Executive Officer
Main Administration Building, M-144
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Marinette Campus
750 W. Bay Shore Street
Marinette, WI 54143
(715) 735-4312


Message from the Mayor

As mayor, I am proud to welcome you to the Website for the BEAUTIFUL City of Menominee! Whether you are a resident, potential resident, or a visitor, we have many areas of interest to explore. Menominee is fortunate to be bordered by waterfront, located between the bay of Green Bay and the Menominee River. We have an expansive park system throughout the city, including a full-service campground adjacent to the Menominee River, a first-rate marina, and a charming historic district. Please take the time to investigate all of the possibilities within Menominee, “Where the Best of Michigan Begins!”

Jean Stegeman, Mayor of Menominee, MI