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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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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Closed Saturday and Sunday
Police and Fire on duty 24/7

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