New Marquette County Treasurer appointed

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - Pursuant to Michigan Law, MCL 168.209, a committee comprised of the Probate Judge, the County Clerk and the Prosecuting Attorney held an open meeting on October 10, 2019 in the Marquette County Probate Courthouse, Marquette Michigan.

The purpose of the meeting was to appoint a suitable person to fill the vacancy of the Marquette County Treasurer’s office. The committee received no public comment.

A Motion was made by the County Clerk to appoint Nicholas Benson as County Treasurer; the Motion was seconded by the Prosecutor.
The vote was unanimous in favor of appointing Nicholas Benson. Nicholas Benson has accepted the position of the Marquette County Treasurer.

Outgoing Marquette County Treasurer, Anne Giroux, has resigned her position effective October 31, 2019 to become the Finance Manager for Marquette County. Mr. Benson will assume the position effective November 1, 2019.