Clerk’s Department

City Clerk:  Kristen Baxter (Notary Public) 

Deputy Clerk:  Michele Goodrich

Office Clerk:  Cathy Thomas


Election News

Scheduled Elections for 2020:

March 10, 2020 — Presidential Primary

Absentee Ballots are now available in City Clerk’s office to anyone who is  registered to vote in Marine City.  You may request one in person, by            phone at 765-8830, or by email:

Candidate Filings packets are available at City Hall for anyone interested in the following City Commission positions:

             Mayor (2-year term ending 2022)

             Three Commissioner Seats (4-year term ending 2024)

Deadlines for Primary:

February 24 – Last day to register by any manner except in person with    City Clerk

February 25-March 10 – May register with City Clerk (with proof of              residency)

The Presidential Primary is a closed primary and voters must select one        of  the ballot types below:

August 4, 2020 —  State Primary

November 3, 2020 — General 

Voter Registration:

Need to register to vote?   You may now register to vote online at  Or, fill out this application and return it to the Clerk’s Office located at 303 S. Water Street, Marine City, MI 48039.
Voter Registration Application


Up until the 15th day prior to Election Day, citizens may register to vote via registration by mail, at SOS branch office, at the County Clerk’s Office and at designated state agencies. After that, citizens must register in person with the City Clerk.

Eligible residents can register to vote in person at the Clerk’s Office with proof of residency starting 14 days before an election and continuing through 8:00 pm on Election Day.

Absentee Voting:

Due to the adoption of Proposal 18-3 with regard to Absentee Voting, any registered voter may request an Absentee Ballot after submitting a signed request (application or note) to the Clerk’s Department. Absentee Ballot Applications can be requested at the City Offices or found online at the Michigan Secretary of State’s Office website. Voters may also request to be placed on the permanent AV list, which will allow the voter to automatically receive an Absentee Voter Ballot Application for each election.


Election Inspectors Needed!

Election Inspectors conduct elections for school, State, and Federal offices and proposals.  For each election, approximately 12 inspectors are needed.  Inspectors must complete the application form and attend training prior to initial appointment and at least every two years thereafter.  All Election Inspectors are compensated.  You do not need to be a Marine City resident to work the elections, but must be a resident of St. Clair County.

Click here for Application

Central Polling Location:Marine City Fire Hall (200 S. Parker St. MC)
Precinct I (Electors residing east of Belle River)
Precinct II (Electors residing west of Belle River)

POLLS ARE OPEN 7am to 8 pm

State of Michigan ~ Secretary of State:

Click the link below to find out if you are registered to vote and other Election related news and information.



Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA)

The City Clerk, Kristen Baxter, is the FOIA Coordinator for the City of Marine City. Please click on the links below for Freedom of Information documents:

Freedom of Information Act Request Form
FOIA Fee Schedule ~ Effective July 16, 2015

Forms & Applications

Woodlawn Cemetery

Dating back to 1865 when land was deeded to the City by Detroiters Eber Brock and Mary Ward, Woodlawn Cemetery is City-owned and operated. Covering over 14 acres and bordered to the west by the Belle River, the cemetery is home to a sandstone public mausoleum — designed by Ohio architect John P. Schooley — constructed in 1929.

The remains of several prominent people are interred at Woodlawn, including Sydney McLouth, president of the McLouth Foundry.
For more information please contact City Offices at (810) 765-8846.

Fee Schedule | Photos


Codes & Ordinances

The Ordinances of Marine City, Michigan are published online by American Legal Publishing Service as a service to our citizens and business community. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the online version, the official edition of the Ordinances are maintained by the City Clerk. Please note that any Commission amendments may not be reflected in the online version. View the Ordinances. By clicking this link you acknowledge that you will be leaving the official Marine City website. Marine City is not responsible for linked websites.


For more information, contact the City Clerk at (810) 765-8830.