NOMINATING PETITIONS AVAILABLE FOR CITY ELECTIVE OFFICES

The Marquette City Clerk’s Office is accepting nominations for the City elective offices which will
be filled this year. There will be three vacancies on the Marquette City Commission, and two
vacancies on the Marquette Board of Light and Power. Packets containing nominating petition forms,
the required certificates, and information sheets are available in the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall,
300 W. Baraga Ave. in Marquette.

The deadline for filing nominating petitions is 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25. To be eligible to run for
office in the City, candidates must have been residents of the City for at least one year, and must not
be in debt to the City.

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MARQUETTE AREA SISTER CITY PARTNERSHIP TO SELECT JAPAN DELEGATES

Marquette area residents interested in visiting Marquette’s Japanese Sister City of Higashiomi this
year should contact Paulette Lindberg, Vice Chair of the Marquette Area Sister Cities Partnership or
stop by the Marquette Arts and Culture Center in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library
for a paper application.

A 10-person delegation will depart from Marquette on Oct. 26 for a 10-night visit, returning on Nov.
6. The trip cost is $2,600. This is the 38th year of Marquette’s Sister City relationship with Japan.
Five public meetings will be held to help educate future delegates and prepare them for travel to
Japan. The first two are scheduled for April 27 and May 13 in the Peter White Public Library.

For more information, contact Paulette Lindberg by phone at 228-6459 or 869-4141 or by emailing
paulettelindberg@gmail.com.

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PROMOTIONAL FUND AND FEE WAIVER DEADLINE APPROACHING

Applications for 2017-2018 Promotional Funds and Discount Fee Waivers must be received or
postmarked by March 31.

Applications and information are available on the city website at www.mqtcty.org or at the
Community Services, Parks & Recreation office, located in Lakeview Arena at 401 E. Fair Avenue,
Marquette.

For any questions, please contact Community Service-Parks and Recreation Division at 228-0460.

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PUBLIC ART TASK FORCE SPECIAL MEETING SET FOR MARCH 23

A special meeting of the Public Art Task Force has been scheduled for Thursday, March 23 at 4:30 p.m.
This assembly replaces a meeting that was canceled earlier in the month due to a lack of quorum. The
meeting will take place in the Wave Room of the Marquette Arts and Culture Center, located in the
lower level of the Peter White Public Library, at 217 N. Front Street in Marquette.

Community members are invited to attend and there is an opportunity for public comment. Please call
228-0472 or email arts-culture@mqtcty.org for more information.

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UPDATE ON HOSPITAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS

The Marquette Hospital Transportation Improvements Project is currently being advertised for
bids for reconstruction of the US-41 corridor and adjacent local streets upgrades. Bids for this
project are due on March 24. Bids will be reviewed for bidding requirements and accuracy.
It is anticipated that the City Commission at the April 10 regular meeting will approve the
contractor for this project as recommended by the City Manager and staff.
The project is anticipated to start in late April. The start will be based on the City receiving all
the documents required from the contractor to begin construction, as well as securing purchase
agreements for property acquisition. The project will be phased to minimize disruptions to the
public.
Weekly updates will be provided by the City on the project such as; progress, traffic changes/
detours, and other areas of interest on the website at www.mqtcty.org.

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The City of Marquette is accepting applications for seasonal employment for Facilities & Maintenance Laborers. This position requires considerable physical effort. Includes general maintenance of City parks and other City properties, i.e. turf maintenance and refuse collection, preparation of athletic fields and cleaning restrooms. The entry rate of pay is $10.26 per hour. Must be able to to work weekends. ... See MoreSee Less

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The 2019 spring yard waste and brush collection has been scheduled. Brush pickup will be on May 6-10 and leaf pickup will be on May 13-24.

Please see the attached images for more information or visit: www.marquettemi.gov/departments/public-works/garbage-recycling-compost-rubbish/
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Effective immediately, the City of Marquette is discontinuing the let run status for ALL City of Marquette residents. Please shut off your running water immediately. The Water Department will attempt phone contact to all residents affected. ... See MoreSee Less

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City offices located at Marquette City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Avenue; the Lakeview Arena, 401 E. Fair Avenue; the Arts and Culture Center, 217 N. Front St. (in the Peter White Public Library); and the Municipal Service Center, 1100 Wright Street, will be closed on Friday, April 19, in observance of Good Friday.

Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.
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The City of Marquette Household Rubbish Drop-off Site at 1415 Pioneer Rd. will open on April 22 for the season.

The site will be open Mondays 3-7 p.m., Wednesdays 3-7 p.m.and the second Saturday of each month 1-4 p.m. for the season. Additionally, the site will be open from 3-7 p.m. on April 22-25, 29, 30 and May 1-2 to provide Spring Cleaning assistance.

The site will close once dumpsters are at capacity, no exceptions.

The Compost Drop-off Site will open on May 4 and will be open on Tuesdays from 3-7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. for the season.

For more details, please see the attached flyer or visit: www.marquettemi.gov/departments/public-works/garbage-recycling-compost-rubbish/
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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

 

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