Phase 4 work to begin on Presque Isle Avenue

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 25, Presque Isle Avenue will be closed from College Avenue to Fair Avenue to through traffic for Phase 4 reconstruction work. It is expected the Kaye Avenue intersection will be closed for approximately three weeks.
The Presque Isle Avenue work will detour traffic from Presque Isle Avenue, Magnetic Street, Third Street, and onto Fair Avenue. NMU students can access campus by way of Magnetic Street to Lee Street.

Businesses in this area are open and patrons can access them by way of the detour route to Wright Street and onward to Presque Isle Avenue. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction, detour and advisory signing.

A phasing schematic can be accessed at the City of Marquette Engineering Division web site under the Presque Isle Avenue Reconstruction Project link at www.mqtcty.org.

Hebert Construction Company is the general contractor for this project.

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

 

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s scheduled for Sept. 23

On Saturday, Sept. 23, beginning at 10 a.m. and continuing through noon, the Alzheimer’s Association will be hosting a community walk.
The walk will start at the NMU Jacobetti Complex, then cross Hawley Street at the multi-use path before proceeding to Presque Isle and returning along the same route.
The walk is to occur exclusively on the multi-use path and participants are to follow the rules of the road, however the public is asked to be aware of and be considerate toward people crossing the street.

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Streets to close for NMU parade

Beginning at 5:30 P.M. on Friday, Sept. 22, Northern Michigan University will be holding their annual homecoming parade. The following streets will be closed to through traffic for the parade:

  • Pine Street from Lakeshore Boulevard to Fair Avenue
  • Fair from Pine to Third Street
  • Third from Fair to Hewitt Avenue
  • Hewitt from Third to Front Street
  • Front from Hewitt to Fair

The streets will be re-opened at 7 p.m.

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City Hall water interruptions scheduled during renovation project

The City Hall renovation project is requiring a hot water heater and valve replacement. To perform this upgrade, the building water supply will be interrupted with the following schedule:

  • Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. – Water will be shut off to the entire building. All bathrooms will be out of order at this time.
  • Thursday, Sept. 21 from 2 to 5:30 p.m. – Hot water only will be shut off to the entire building. Cold water will remain available.
  • Monday, Sept. 25 from 2 to 5:30 p.m. – Hot water only will be shut off to the entire building Cold water will remain available.

The City of Marquette appreciates your patience during this construction process.

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LDCAC meeting scheduled

The City of Marquette’s ad-hoc Land Development Code Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting this Tuesday:

4:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 19th
Room 103 – Lower Level – City Hall
300 W. Baraga St., Marquette

The Marquette City Commission has appointed eight residents of the city to serve as an oversight board to the Land Development Code (LDC) project, and to provide input and feedback to the consulting team, City staff, and the Planning Commission. The project is in its third month and is scheduled to be completed in twelve months, not including time for final public review and hearings.

The LDC project will modernize the City’s land-use codes, and create a user-friendly document that updates and combines various ordinance/code elements. The intended impacts of this project are to update zoning districts and standards, to incorporate new standards for increased environmental protection and the mitigation of the negative impacts of urbanization and growth, and to reduce the complexity of the current land-use ordinances and reduce the number of variance cases caused by outdated standards. The envisioned Code document will be designed to assist in implementing the City’s vision to become a premiere sustainable community with a strong sense of place that provides unique opportunities for living, learning, and business.

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U.S. 41 water main work to cause minor traffic delays

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20, US 41 between Tonti Road and Cliffs Power Road will experience traffic disruptions due to water main construction work. The construction will require one southbound lane be closed. Traffic will be shifted to a single southbound lane through this area. Traffic will be open to two southbound lanes for the nighttime hours. This project is scheduled to be substantially complete in four weeks.

The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction, detour and advisory signing.

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The City of Marquette is accepting applications for a Motor Pool Technician. Applicants must have basic mechanical skills and possess a valid driver’s license and a State of Michigan Class A CDL with Air Brake and Tanker endorsements within 180 days of hire. Testing will be required. Applications and a complete job description are available in Human Resources, 300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, Michigan 49855 or online at www.marquettemi.gov. Applications will be accepted in Human Resources through February 14, 2020. EOE ... See MoreSee Less

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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

 

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