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 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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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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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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