Compost site opening temporarily

The City of Marquette compost site on Lakeshore Boulevard, one block south of Hawley Street, is temporarily opening effective immediately to allow residents to haul their remaining brush and leaves. Due to limited daylight hours, the site will only be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, weather permitting.

We ask that all residents respect the site and use appropriately.

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Dec. 26 BLP meeting canceled

The Regular Marquette Board of Light and Power Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 26 has been cancelled due to lack of agenda items. The next board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 4:30 p.m. All meetings are in the Board Room at the MBLP’s Main Office, located at 2200 Wright St.

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December MBRA meeting location changed

The location for the regular meeting of the Marquette Brownfield Redevelopment Authority scheduled for Dec. 14 at 8 a.m. has been changed to the second-floor conference room at the City of Marquette’s Municipal Service Center, located at 1100 Wright Street.

Unless otherwise specified, all 2018 meetings of the MBRA will take place at this new location.

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Holiday Parade

Beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 1, the Marquette Downtown Development Authority will be hosting the annual Holiday Parade. The parade will start at the Berry Events parking lot and exit on to Pine Street. The parade will then proceed south on Pine Street to Fair Avenue, then west on Fair Avenue to Third Street, then south on Third Street to its conclusion at Third Street & Baraga Avenue.

The following street will be closed to all traffic from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m:
• Third Street from Bluff Street to Spring Street.

The following streets will be closed to through traffic from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m:
• Washington Street from Front Street to Third Street
• Washington Street from Third Street to Fourth Street
• Main Street from Front Street to Third Street
• Jackson Cut Alley from Fourth Street to Main Street
• Bluff Street Alley from Front Street to Third Street

The streets will re-open upon conclusion of the parade at approximately 7:30 p.m.

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Some City offices relocating during construction

Beginning today, the City of Marquette Community Development Department, including Planning and Zoning, has permanently relocated to the new Municipal Service Center on Wright Street.
Due to ongoing construction in City Hall, the City Clerk’s office will be temporarily relocated to Conference Room 103 in the lower level of City Hall, while Assessing can be accessed on the upper level of City Hall in the Treasurer’s Office, where utility and other City bills are paid.

 

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Have you voted for the WORD that will be the theme of our third mural this summer in Marquette on this great wall downtown?! We will be the icing on the total restoration of this building going on NOW! Come on people, we especially need locals and Yoopers to promote the vote! www.powerofwordsproject.org ... See MoreSee Less

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The Noquemanon Trail Network will be hosting biking and running events on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23. To accommodate these events, the Mount Marquette roadway will be closed to vehicular traffic from Friday, June 21 at 10 p.m. until Monday June 24 at 8 a.m. ... See MoreSee Less

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The City of Marquette has a part-time position available for a Homemaker Aide in the Senior Center. 18-29 hours per week. The hiring rate is $10.55/hr. The duties include housekeeping services and occasional errands for senior citizens. Must be capable of meeting physical demands of job and applicants must have a valid Michigan driver’s license and a personal vehicle. No nights, weekends or holidays. Applications and a job description are available in Human Resources or online at www.marquettemi.gov/departments/administrative-services/human-resources/

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Have you ever wondered why the lakeshore in Marquette's Lower Harbor is so open to public use today compared to years past? Brownfield projects, in coordination with the City of Marquette, the State of Michigan and private developers, have had a transformative effect on lakeshore access and recreation opportunities.

The harbor was was once the home to multiple working ore docks, piles of coal, fuel tanks and industrial refuse. Now, thanks to years of work remediating environmental contamination, creating new public spaces, and developing brownfield sites, Lower Harbor is a place for pedestrians, cyclists, boaters, residents and visitors to recreate and enjoy the Lake Superior shoreline.
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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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