January MACC exhibits announced

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center announces its January LSAA Gallery exhibition by photographer Michael Zuhorski: “Eyes Make the Horizon”.

The SmallWorks Gallery will also feature the work of photographer Paul Nelson, in the exhibition: “Anatomy of an Eclipse”.

Both exhibits will be displayed Jan. 3-27 with an artist reception on Jan. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. The public is invited to attend and refreshments will be provided. Michael Zuhorski will also be hosting an artist talk at 7 p.m. on Jan. 18 in the Arts and Culture Center.

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Call for nominations for the 22nd Annual Art Awards

The City of Marquette is welcoming citizens to nominate deserving members of the community to be considered for the 2018 Annual Art Awards. These awards are offered to recognize and thank citizens who have demonstrated artistic excellence and/or have made significant contributions to awareness of arts in our community.

Nominations for the 22nd Annual Art Awards are being accepted for the following categories: Arts Volunteer, Arts Activist, Arts Educator, Youth Award, Visual Artist, Performing Artist, Special Recognition, Community Arts Impact, Art Business Honor Roll and Writer.

Nomination forms and criteria may be picked-up at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center, located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front Street, or found online at https://goo.gl/1Yniqq. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, March 16.

The Award recipients will be honored at a public ceremony in May. Please note that nominations for non-residents are welcome as long as the nominee has made contributions to the City of Marquette. A complete list of past award winners can be found at https://goo.gl/3yPsWi. For more information, contact the MACC at arts-culture@marquettemi.gov or 228-0472.

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Glass not accepted in recycling stream as of Jan. 1

The City of Marquette contracts with Waste Management to haul curbside garbage and recycling within the City limits. All items are then delivered to the Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority (MCSWMA).

Effective Jan. 1, 2018, the MCSWMA will not be accepting glass as a recyclable item. Please place all glass in your waste cart or bag for disposal. Please visit www.mcswma.com for more information.

Effective Jan. 1, 2018, the Waste Management Transfer Station recycle containers at 910 W. Baraga Ave. will not be accepting glass. The hours available are Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

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City offices closing for holidays

City offices located in Marquette City Hall, at 300 W. Baraga Ave.; the Lakeview Arena, at 401 E. Fair Ave.; the Arts and Culture Center, at 217 N. Front St. in the Peter White Public Library; and the Municipal Service Center, at 1100 Wright St., will be closed for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays on Monday, Dec. 25; Tuesday, Dec. 26; Monday, Jan. 1; and Tuesday, Jan. 2. Marquette Police, Fire and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.
There will be no change in garbage pickup for City residents.

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Notice of Mailing to Marquette Homeowners

The City of Marquette has been notified of an upcoming mailing from American Water Resources (AWR) of Michigan, a subsidiary of American Water. This is a utility insurance service similar to those you may have seen with your natural gas provider. The program is offered by AWR. This is not a City activity, or otherwise a City-initiated or endorsed program. The City of Marquette and City of Marquette Water Utility are not endorsing the program. Resident responsibilities for maintaining water and sewer laterals are outlined in Chapter 48 of the City code.

The company provided the following contact information:
• Website: AWRUSA.com/trustedpartner
• Email: Eric Palm at EPalm@amwater.com
• Phone: (856) 359-2794

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Contact Info

City Hall:

+1 906-228-0435

300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855

Municipal Service Center:

+1 906-228-0444

1100 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855

Tourist Park Reservations:

+1 906-228-0465

 

Hours

City Hall:

M-F: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Municipal Service Center:

M-F: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

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