Off Leash Park Area Permits Now Available

Off-Leash Park Permits are now available for purchase at the City Clerk’s office, 300 W. Baraga
Avenue. Per animal, a permit costs $15 for City of Marquette residents, and $20 for non-residents. The park is open Nov. 1 through May 1 and is located at the Tourist Park area. Proof of a current dog license is required.

The City Clerk, along with most local veterinarians sell dog licenses, as does the Marquette County Clerk. To purchase a license, you will need a paper copy of a current rabies certification from your veterinarian.

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Crop Hunger Walk

On Sunday, October 1, beginning at 2:00 p.m. and continuing through 4:30 p.m. there will be a
Hunger Walk using City sidewalk, crossing City streets, and using the multi-use path.
The walk will start at the First Presbyterian Church at 120 N. Front Street, proceed north to Fair Avenue, east to the City multi-use path, south along the multi-use path to Main Street, then west on Main St to Front Street, then north on Front Street returning to the First Presbyterian Church.

No roads will be closed; however, volunteers will be stopping cars at road crossings and the public is asked to be aware of walkers crossing the street.

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Permits for City Off-Leash Park now on sale

Off-Leash Park Permits are now available for purchase at the City Clerk’s office, 300 W. Baraga Avenue. Per animal, a permit costs $15 for City of Marquette residents, and $20 for non-residents. The park is open Nov. 1 through May 1 and is located at the Tourist Park area. Proof of a current dog license is required.

The City Clerk, along with most local veterinarians sell dog licenses, as does the Marquette County Clerk. To purchase a license, you will need a paper copy of a current rabies certification from your veterinarian.

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MSHS Homecoming Parade set for Sept. 29

Beginning at 5:30 p.m. and continuing through approximately 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29, the Marquette Senior High School will be holding their annual homecoming parade.

The parade will begin at the Graveraet School, exit west onto Hewitt Avenue to Third Street, proceed north on Third to Magnetic Street, west on Magnetic to Lincoln Avenue, north on Lincoln to College Avenue, and then west to the MSHS High School parking lot.

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17th Annual Holiday Art Sale scheduled for Nov. 18

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center, in cooperation with the Marquette Regional History Center, is excited to announce the 2017 Holiday Art Sale, to be held on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For the first time, the sale will take place at the Marquette Regional History Center, located at 145 W. Spring St. The change in venue is an effort expand this annual holiday tradition.

There will be a $2 admission fee. Fee includes entrance to the Art Sale, Fancy Bake Sale, Exhibits and Annual Dollhouse Event, “Dollhouses, Toys and other Fun Stuff”. All proceeds support the MRHC, a private non-profit 501c3.

For more information, including a list of participating artists, click the link below.

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Wright Street Reconstruction – Sugarloaf Avenue opening and lane changes planned

It is anticipated that Sugarloaf Avenue intersection at Wright Street will be open to two-way traffic beginning on Friday, September 29. There will be a limitation for traffic heading north to Sugarloaf Avenue from that traffic traveling east on Wright Street and north on Tracy Avenue as access to Sugarloaf Avenue from these directions will be cut off for one more week.

The opening of Sugarloaf Avenue will result in a new traffic shift for Wright Street between Lincoln Avenue and Industrial Parkway. Traffic will be shifted to one lane on the south side of Wright Street by the use of temporary traffic signals. In addition, Lincoln Avenue will be closed to through traffic south of this intersection. This work will be completed by October 20.

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Street disruptions due to milling and paving activities

As part of the ongoing Street Improvements Project, Payne & Dolan, Inc. will begin milling on Wednesday, Sept. 27. Paving will begin on Saturday, Sept. 30. Initial milling work is slated to begin on Genesee Street and asphalt paving is to start on Baraga Avenue. All work is scheduled to take place under flag control or temporary closure to through traffic. The following is a sequence of the planned schedule and the approximate dates for milling & paving.

Milling:
Wednesday, Sept. 27
Genesee (Division to Altamont) and Altamont (US-41 Overpass to McMillan and Genesee to Mesnard)

Thursday, Sept. 28
Longyear (Center to Wright) and Front (Hewitt to Crescent)

Friday, Sept. 29
Baraga (Third to Fifth)

Saturday, Sept. 30
Front (Ridge to Washington and Spring to Fisher)

Asphalt Paving:
Saturday, Sept. 30
Baraga (Third to Fifth)
Front (Ridge to Washington and Spring to Fisher)

Monday, Oct. 2
Jefferson, Sherman, Hancock, Sheridan – First course
Harrison (4th to 6th) – First course
Front (Hewitt to Crescent)
Genesee (Division to Altamont)
Altamont (US-41 Overpass to McMillan and Genesee to Mesnard)

Tuesday, Oct. 3
Genesee (Division to Altamont)
Longyear (Center to Wright)

Wednesday, Oct. 4
Jefferson, Sherman, Hancock, Sheridan – Surface Course
Harrison (Fourth to Sixth) – Surface Course

The above dates are approximate and due to weather and other circumstances, milling and paving may move a day or so earlier or later. Please also adhere to the temporary No Parking signs that will precede the milling and paving. As always please follow all traffic and detour signing.
The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during the construction process.

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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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Police and Fire on duty 24/7

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