Lobbyists firm may be hired to represent city

MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Commission held a meeting this afternoon to discuss hiring a lobbyist firm for the city.

Commissioners said that the goal of hiring one would be for more regular representation in Lansing. The council interviewed one lobbyist group.

However, the costs could be around $4,000 per month for the group. The concerns the commission expressed to the group was about the cost and how effective they could be for the city.

We will continue to follow this story as more information becomes available.