Marinette Mayor Steve Genisot was appointed to the League of Wisconsin Municipalities Board of Directors bringing his experience representing his constituents to the statewide Board. The League serves Wisconsin’s cities and villages, providing advocacy, training and legal services.
“I appreciate the opportunity to represent the Northeastern part of Wisconsin and the City of Marinette,” said Mayor Genisot. “I look forward to focusing on issues that affect our community to help create and apply possible solutions to the same issues for all municipalities.”
Genisot will serve a three-year term on the 16-member League Board joining his peers from cities and villages across Wisconsin. He joins the League’s governing body at a crucial time in the League’s 121-year history as the organization begins to focus on providing Wisconsin’s municipalities with more ability to set priorities at the local level.
Mayor Steve Genisot is on his fifth year as the top elected official for the City of Marinette; completing one three-year term and elected for his second term in 2018. Genisot believes in making Marinette, his home, a better place. His career as a pharmacist and businessman by trade has led him to helping his community. Genisot has been a volunteer in many capacities for over twenty years in Marinette, serving on local government citizen boards such as the City of Marinette Needs Assessment, the Water & Wastewater Utilities
and various other local organizations. During his administration, Genisot continues to work on the issues affecting Marinette with goals of attracting workforce, creating additional housing in the area and working on economic development to create a sustainable future for the community. Recent projects finished during his first time as Mayor has been the completion of a $17 million Community REC Center, the redevelopment of Pine Tree Mall, nearly closed down but now going strong with additional out lots added to the premise, the continued search for funding and grants to aid the city’s infrastructure as well as tirelessly heading the charge to seek millions of grant dollars and matching funds for habitat restoration, dredging and beautification of Menekaunee Harbor and Park at the mouth of the Menominee River and the Bay of Green Bay.