A Message from the Mayor’s Desk:

Menominee, MIGood Evening. As always, it is my honor as Mayor of the City of Menominee, to deliver the State of the City Address.

The last year brought a variety of changes to the City and I predict that 2022 will not be significantly different because that is the nature of government. In July Manager Tony Graff left the City of Menominee via a negotiated resignation and Chief Brett Botbyl has been serving as both the Chief of Police and the interim manager since Mr. Graff’s departure. This position is currently posted internally and it is my expectation that we will have a solution shortly. We have, additionally, two department heads to replace as the City Engineer, Tricia Alwin, and Building Inspector, Derek Schulz, also resigned this year. We are currently evaluating how to proceed regarding the engineering position and we hope to resolve the replacement of the building inspector as soon as possible.

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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:

City of Menominee – State Revolving Fund Water & Sewer Utility Project Update

Week of April 25th, 2022:

The contractor continued to install storm sewer along 17th Avenue between 17th Street and 18th Street; they started installing water main along 15th Avenue between 14th Street and 15th Street, and they replaced water service laterals to several residences along 29th Avenue.

Week of May 2nd, 2022:

The contractor will install storm sewer and water facilities throughout the 17th Avenue and 18th Street intersection, then complete grading to open the intersection to local traffic under gravel conditions; they will begin installing storm sewer at the 15th Avenue and 18th Street intersection, which will close the intersection to all traffic; they will continue water main work along 15th Avenue between 15th Street and 17th Street, and they will replace water service lateral to various residences along 29th Avenue.

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

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

Week of May 9th, 2022:

13th Street (10th Avenue to 26th Avenue) will be milled and paved, along with concrete sidewalk and sidewalk ramps, and pavement markings.

The project is expected to be completed by mid-July.

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

City of Menominee – State Revolving Fund Water & Sewer Utility Project Update

Week of May 2nd, 2022:

The contractor finished installing the water main along 15th Avenue from 14th Street to 16th Street; they installed the sanitary sewer trunkline along 15th Avenue from 14th Street to 15th Street; they completed all underground work in the 17th Avenue and 18th Street intersection, and they replaced some water service laterals along 29th Avenue. Please note that the intersection of 15th Avenue and 18th Street intersection is now closed to all traffic, please use an alternate route around this intersection.

Week of May 9th, 2022:

The contractor will continue water main and sanitary sewer work along 15th Avenue between 15th Street and 18th Street; they will begin storm sewer work in the 15th Avenue and 18th Street intersection; they will continue water service lateral work at various locations throughout the City.

PLEASE NOTE: If you live within the project area, please have your garbage/recyclables placed at the curb no later than 7:00 AM on Monday mornings. GFL is working directly with the contractor to coordinate this pick-up as early as possible to minimize any disruption in the active work zone. Your cooperation would be greatly appreciated!

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
jennifer.flatt@nwtc.edu
www.nwtc.edu/marinette
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
baileyc@uwgb.edu
www.uwgb.edu/marinette/


 

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