FOURTH OF JULY PARADE SCHEDULED

Beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 4, Washington Street, from McClellan Avenue to Third
Street, and Third Street, from Washington Street to Baraga Avenue, will be closed to thru
traffic for the annual Fourth of July Parade. Third and Washington Streets are scheduled to reopen
as soon as the parade is completed.
McClellan Avenue, from Baraga Avenue to Ridge Street, and areas on Baraga Avenue east and
west of McClellan Avenue will be closed for the parade staging areas starting at 10 a.m. These
areas will open up to traffic as soon as the parade is completed.
North Front Street will remain open as an emergency vehicle route.

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SUMMER PROPERTY TAX BILLS MAILED THIS MONTH

Summer tax bills totaling approximately $31.2 million dollars will be mailed to Marquette City
property owners on June 30. The due date for payment of City summer taxes is Sept. 14.
Tax collection begins July 1, and payments are accepted at the City Treasurer’s office without
interest through Sept. 14. Interest of 1 percent is added to the summer tax bill on Sept. 15 and on the
15th of every following month.
The 2017 summer property tax bill represents millage levies for the City of Marquette, Library,
Senior Millage, DDA, Marquette Public Schools, State Education, Marquette-Alger RESA, County
Operating and Iron Ore Heritage Authority.

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SUPERHEROES ON THE RUN EVENT SET FOR JULY 1

On Saturday, July 1, beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing through 1 p.m., the Superior Arts Youth
Theater will be hosting “Superheroes on the Run”. Events will include a kids 1-mile run, a 5k run
and a 10k run on the multi-use path.
The runs begin at Lakeview Arena then head east on the sidewalk on Fair Avenue, and north along
the multi-use path toward Presque Isle Park. The 1-mile run will turn around before the intersection
with Wright Street. 5k runners will turn around near the Dead River Bridge. The 10k race continues
to and around Presque Isle before returning. Returning runners will use the multi-use path along Pine
Street and then cross Pine Street to return to Lakeview Arena.
No roads will be closed, however the public is asked to be aware of pedestrians crossing the streets.

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MINOR TRAFFIC DISRUPTIONS PLANNED DURING NTN TRAILS FESTIVAL

From Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26, the Noquemanon Trail Network (NTN) will be
hosting a series of biking, hiking, and running events.
On Saturday, June 24, traffic will be stopped on M553 (McClellan Avenue) adjacent to the NTN
trailhead parking lot from 12:05 to 12:10 p.m.
On Saturday, June 24, Mount Marquette Road will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the NTN
Trails Festival events.
The motoring public is asked to be aware of the traffic disruption and stop for police as directed.

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JULY EXHIBITS: KATHLEEN MOONEY AND PAULA KIESLING

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center announces its July LSAA Gallery
exhibition: “Orkney Inspirations – Scotland” by Kathleen Mooney. The 28 acrylic and
water media paintings in this show are abstract landscapes of the islands of Orkney,
Scotland. The art and archeology from the islands of north Atlantic Europe have been the
artist’s principal inspiration for the last two decades. A special feature of this exhibit is
free verse poetry that responds to the World Heritage Neolithic sites of Orkney.
Mooney’s paintings are exhibited in national and international art competitions, cultural
centers and museums.
The SmallWorks Gallery will feature work by Paula Kiesling. Paula Kiesling
incorporates different elements into her pieces that create a tactile, as well as visual,
feature. She is influenced by mythology and a love of nature. Incorporating fiber beads,
wood, stones and other exotic bits and pieces makes her art natural and inspirational.
Both exhibits will be displayed from July 1 to 31 with an artist reception on Wednesday,
July 18 from 3 to 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend and refreshments will be
provided.
The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center is in the lower level of the Peter White
Public Library. For more information or questions, please contact 228-0472 or email artsculture@
mqtcty.org.

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CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 18

Beginning at noon on Sunday, June 18 the Diocese of Marquette will be hosting a procession.
The procession will begin at noon at St. Peter’s Cathedral and proceed north on Fourth Street to St.
Michael’s Church.
The procession will occur on Fourth Street and will have a police escort. Motorists traveling on
Fourth Street are asked to avoid the procession and use an alternative route.

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The Marquette Police Department would like to remind cititzens of the Fireworks ordinance adopted by the City of Marquette. See the attached ordinance below:

Sec. 26-88. - Fireworks.
(a)Purpose. An ordinance to provide for the regulation of the ignition, discharge and use of consumer fireworks, as allowed under the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act, MCL 28.451 et seq., as amended.(b)Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms shall be defined as follows:
APA Standard 87-1 means 2001 APA Standard 87-1, Standard for Construction and Approval for Transportation of Fireworks, Novelties, and Theatrical Pyrotechnics, published by the American Pyrotechnics Association of Bethesda, Maryland.

Consumer fireworks means fireworks devices that are designed to produce visible effects by combustion, that are required to comply with the construction, chemical composition, and labeling regulations promulgated by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission under 16 CFR Parts 1500 and 1507, and that are listed in APA Standard 87-1, 3.1.2, 3.1.3, or 3.5. Consumer fireworks does not include low-impact fireworks.

Fireworks means any composition or device, except for a starting pistol, a flare gun, or a flare, designed for the purpose of producing a visible or audible effect by combustion, deflagration, or detonation. Fireworks consist of consumer fireworks, low-impact fireworks, articles pyrotechnic, display fireworks, and special effects.

Low-impact fireworks means ground and handheld sparkling devices as that phrase is defined under APA Standard 87-1, 3.1, 3.1.1.1 to 3.1.1.8, and 3.5.

Minor means an individual who is less than 18 years of age.

(c)Use of consumer fireworks prohibited.(1)A person shall not ignite, discharge, or use consumer fireworks at any time other than permitted hours, as listed below:

a.December 31: From 11:00 a.m. until 11:59 p.m.

b.January 1: From midnight until 1:00 a.m.

c.The Saturday and Sunday immediately preceding Memorial Day: From 11 a.m. until 11:45 p.m. on each of those days.

d.June 29 to July 4: From 11:00 a.m. until 11:45 p.m. on each of those days.

e.July 5, if that date is a Friday or Saturday: From 11:00 a.m. until 11:45 p.m.f.The Saturday and Sunday immediately preceding Labor Day: From 11:00 a.m. until 11:45 p.m. on each of those days.

(d)Safety. No person shall recklessly endanger the life, health, safety or well-being of any person by the ignition, discharge, or use of consumer fireworks.

(e)Use of alcohol or controlled substances and fireworks prohibited. No person shall discharge, ignite or use fireworks while under the influence of alcoholic liquor, a controlled substance, or a combination of alcoholic liquor and a controlled substance, consistent with the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act.

(f)Possession of consumer fireworks by minor prohibited. A minor shall not possess consumer fireworks. Consumer fireworks shall not be sold to a minor. Age verification shall be made by checking a driver's license or another form of acceptable identification, pursuant to the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act.

(g)Permissible locations. A person shall not ignite, discharge, or use consumer fireworks on public property, school property, church property, or the property of another person without express permission from that organization or person to use those fireworks on those premises at that time.

(h)Determination of violation; seizure. If a police officer determines that a violation of this section has occurred, the officer may seize the consumer fireworks as evidence of the violation.

(i)Violation and penalties.

(1)A violation of this section is a civil infraction punishable by a fine of $1,000.00 for each violation. In accordance with MCL 28.457

(3), $500.00 of this fine will be remitted to the Marquette City Police Department for enforcement of this section.

(2)In addition to a civil infraction, fines and penalties stated within the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act may be imposed.

(3)Following final disposition of a finding of responsibility for violating this section, the city may dispose of or destroy any consumer fireworks retained as evidence in that prosecution.
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the Children's Museum has ONLY $1830 to raise with 11 more days to reach our $5000 goal to be matched by the MEDC with another $5000, this wonderful money will help us get through this rough time. We'll do it with YOUR help. It's all about love and we love you!! PS GRUMPY the Bearded Dragon has a special offer for you which we'll tell you about tomorrow... he may be Grumpy but he's also an artist. Just click on this link to make a donation.... www.patronicity.com/project/the_up_childrens_museum__its_all_about_love#!/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Timeline PhotosThe physical Downtown Marquette Farmers Market will re-open Saturday, July 4th! Due to relaxed social distancing guidelines, we are thrilled to be able to take this step. We will be providing you with important information to ensure a safe re-opening over the next few weeks. The Online Marketplace has been a great success in providing local food to our community during a health crisis. We do plan to bring this valuable resource back as needed, and hopefully welcome it as part of our regular market season in the future.

An official press release will be issued next week with full details, but here are some of the main highlights for now:

🥕The last Online Marketplace pick up will be Saturday June 20.

🥕There will be no market Saturday June 27 as our staff and vendors prepare for this transition.

🥕Customer behavior and guidelines to ensure a safe shopping experience will be provided and shared with you shortly. There are social distancing guidelines and behaviors that our vendors and customers will be expected to follow. Stay tuned for information intended to ensure a safe shopping experience.

🥕The market experience will be different! Until further notice, music, special events and children’s activities will be suspended. There will also be no product sampling or cooking demonstrations for the time being.

🥕The number of vendors will be limited to allow proper social distancing. We will be sure to let you know what vendors are participating with the market each week.

We are incredibly grateful for your continued support of the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market and our local growers and producers. Thank you!💚🧡💛
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The 6/11 Arts and Culture Advisory Committee meeting is now live on YouTube.
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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

Police and Fire on duty 24/7

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