MARQUETTE COUNTY — The Marquette County Board of Commissioners hosted a public hearing tonight and approved a grant application that will fund an expansion at the Big Bay Harbor of Refuge.

The board voted on a resolution to approve the Land and Water Conservation Fund grant application to provide funding that will support the addition of a new floating dock system to the undeveloped portion of the Big Bay Harbor of Refuge, located on Lake Superior. The total estimated cost of the project is $242,000. The grant will cover 50 percent of the funding for the project, while Marquette County will match the remaining funds.

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