Marathon Events Scheduled

The annual Marquette Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k, and Kids Fun Run will be held September 2 & 3.
The Friday, Sept. 1 Kids Fun Run will start at 7 p.m. The Fun Run will start at Lakeview Arena, cross Pine Street to the multi-use path, then continue north on the multi-use path for approximately 0.75 miles before turning around and returning along the same route. The Saturday, Sept. 2 5k will start at Presque Isle and follow the multi-use path south to Fair Avenue, then west on Fair Avenue to Third Street, then south on Third Street to the finish on Michigan Street.
The Saturday, Sept. 2 marathon and half marathon begin west of the City limits and enter the City on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail. Runners are expected to arrive within the City limits at approximately 8:30 a.m. and follow the Heritage trail to McClellan Avenue then continue on the multi-use path to Lakeshore Boulevard. Upon arrival at Lakeshore Boulevard, the marathon runners and half marathon runners will divide as follows:

  • Marathon participants will turn south on the path to a turn around point at Founders Landing where they will then continue on the path around Presque Isle before returning south towards Pine Street
  • Half marathon participants will turn north on the path and run to Pine Street

The marathon and half marathon will recombine at Pine St and continue south to Fair Ave then west on Fair Avenue to Third Street, then south on Third Street to the finish near Michigan Avenue.

The races cross numerous streets including Wilson, McClellan, Fifth, Fourth, Third, Front, Lakeshore, Wright, and Hawley. Road closures include Peter White Drive at Presque Isle, Pine from Lakeshore to Fair, Fair from Pine to Presque Isle, Third from Fair to Michigan, and Michigan from Third to Front. In addition Presque Isle will be closed to through traffic from College to Fair Avenue due to the ongoing construction and temporary bypass onto Fair Avenue. Traffic at College and Fair Avenue will be detoured westerly on College Avenue to reach their destination. Traffic for Presque Isle south of Wright Street will be detoured to Wright Street and Lakeshore Boulevard. All businesses will be open on Presque Isle.

Roads will be closed from 5 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with the exception of Michigan which will be closed to 4 p.m. All the other roads will be open with road crossings manned by volunteers and the Marquette Police who will stop cars to allow runners to cross from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at which time the road crossings will revert back to rules of the road. The public is advised to use caution when driving and to obey the police and all road crossing attendants.

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800 Block Front Street Closure

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Oberstar, Inc. will be removing and replacing sections of curb between Prospect Street and Crescent Street on the 800 block of North Front Street. This work is the prerequisite for the milling/overlaying for this street. The work will be done with a road closure between Prospect Street and Crescent Street. The public is urged to use extreme caution and follow all warning signs, detour signs, and other traffic control measures. The work is expected to be completed on August 31st. The street will be open for the overnight hours. Additional announcements will be forthcoming for mill and overlay activities.

The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during this process.

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700 Block Front Street Closure

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 28, 2017 Oberstar, Inc. will be removing and replacing sections of curb between Hewitt Avenue and Prospect Street on the 700 block of North Front Street. This work is the prerequisite for the milling/overlaying for this street. The work will be done with a road closure between Hewitt Avenue and Prospect Street. The public is urged to use extreme caution and follow all warning signs, detour signs, and other traffic control measures. The work is expected to be completed on August 29th. The street will be open for the overnight hours. Additional announcements will be forthcoming for mill and overlay activities.

The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during this process.

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City Offices Closed for Labor Day

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 close at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) on Friday, September 1, and will be closed on
Monday, September 4, in observance of Labor Day. Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities
will remain fully operational during this time. There will be no change in the garbage pickup schedule.
Following the Labor Day holiday, City Hall employees will begin their winter hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.,
Monday through Friday. These hours will remain in effect through next spring.

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A work session has been scheduled for Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. between the City Commission and Planning Commission to discuss the recommended Land Development Code (LDC) amendments regarding recreational marijuana licenses. The City Commission approved an ordinance in October allowing recreational licenses in the City and the Planning Commission has held four work sessions to discuss how to accommodate these licenses into the LDC.

The Planning Commission approved the recommendations after a public hearing held at their meeting on Jan. 7.

For the full text of these recommendations, as well as illustrative maps and a breakdown of the full public process regarding this topic, please visit marquettemi.gov/marijuana.
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The City of Marquette has a part-time position available for a Clerical Aide/Election Support in the Clerk’s Office. This position averages up to 29 hours per week. Must be available to work a flexible schedule Monday through Friday. The hiring rate is $10.75 /hr and includes paid time-off benefit. Applicant must have previous office experience, good customer service skills, be proficient in Word & Excel and type 40 wpm.

Applications and a job description are available at www.marquettemi.gov or in the Human Resources Office located at 300 W. Baraga Ave. Applications will be accepted through January 24, 2020. EOE
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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: 8 am - 5 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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