John Kivela

John P. Kivela

Mayor at City

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Location:
300 W BARAGA AVE, Marquette, Michigan, United States
Company:
City
HQ Phone:
(906) 228-0400

General Information

Experience

General Manager  - Jon's Auto

Education

Bothwell Middle School

Marquette Senior High School

Affiliations

State Representative  - Michigan Corporation

Member  - Rotary Club of Marquette

Member of the Upper Peninsula Children's Museum Board and A Member  - U.P. Builders Association

Board Member  - Upper Peninsula Children's Museum

Board Member  - Zoning Appeals

Recent News  

Marquette City Mayor - John Kivela
Marquette City Mayor - John Kivela - 4th of July Parade 2012

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But Marquette Mayor John Kivela said he has "zero intention of allowing trucks through Marquette.
Kivela strongly supports the Eagle Project in general, saying "the Upper Peninsula's identity has always been about mining, and it still is. He said Kennecott officials told him in a February meeting that they are still pursuing permits for county road 595. Much as he thinks the mine will create jobs and needed economic stimulus, if Kennecott tries to bring about 80 mining trucks a day through "the heart of Northern Michigan University campus" - where President Obama spoke on Feb. 13 - it will be a deal breaker. "I was elected to support the residents of Marquette, not a foreign company," he said.

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Over the next couple of days, I'll be working to post recent interviews with Marquette Mayor John Kivela, Great Lakes Center for Youth Development Marketing Coordinator Ann Gonyea, Paster Dave VanKley from Messiah Lutheran and St. Mark's Lutheran churches as well as Wayne Filizetti with MetLife.

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