Effective immediately, Lakeshore Blvd., from Hawley St. to Wright St. is now open to through traffic.
The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center (MACC) is seeking proposals from area artists for the design and fabrication of the 22nd Annual Art Awards. The Awards are the most prestigious honor conferred by the City on an individual artist, arts organization, business and arts patron, who have made an outstanding impact on arts and culture. The selected submission will design and fabricate ten identical awards to be presented at the ceremony and branded as the official award for the next several years.
The award proposal must be a three dimensional, free standing object easily handled by one person. Compensation for design and fabrication is $800. Artists must submit: resume or CV, concept for proposed design including, sketches and narrative description. Artist must also submit three images (prefer digital format on CD, thumb drive, or by email) that show the scope and breadth of their work.
Proposals are due by 5 p.m. on Friday Feb. 9, 2018. This is NOT a postmark deadline. Entries must be in the possession of the MACC by the deadline time and date. Late proposals will not be considered. Proposals may be submitted in person at the MACC, located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St. They will be accepted Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. They can also be mailed to the Marquette Arts and Culture Center c/o Arts Award, 300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855. Proposals can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about this RFP, please email: email@example.com or call Arts and Culture Manager at 225-8641.
The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library’s Lions Room has been moved to the Wave Room in the Marquette Arts and Culture Center, located in the lower level of Peter White Public Library. All other 2018 meetings will be held in the Lions Room.
Please call 228-0472 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Properties paying the “Solid Waste” fee on their monthly bills are eligible to use the Christmas tree drop-off sites. Owners and tenants of properties not paying the fee should contact their regular waste hauler for service. These sites are supported by fees, not taxes.
Beginning Dec. 26 and continuing through Jan. 15 there will be two drop-off sites available for Christmas tree disposal.
One site is located at the west end of the Lakeview Arena parking lot at 401 E. Fair Ave. Please place trees inside orange fencing.
A second site is located at Hurley Field at 240 Mesnard St. Please place trees inside orange fencing.
Residents are to remove all decorations and stands before disposing of their tree.
Due to the weather forecast, The Marquette Board of Light and Power meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 12 has been rescheduled to Dec. 13. The meeting will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the BLP board room, located at 2200 Wright St.
1 week ago
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, 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11, 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. ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago
the Children's Museum has ONLY $1830 to raise with 11 more days to reach our $5000 goal to be matched by the MEDC with another $5000, this wonderful money will help us get through this rough time. We'll do it with YOUR help. It's all about love and we love you!! PS GRUMPY the Bearded Dragon has a special offer for you which we'll tell you about tomorrow... he may be Grumpy but he's also an artist. Just click on this link to make a donation.... www.patronicity.com/project/the_up_childrens_museum__its_all_about_love#!/ ... See MoreSee Less
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!💚🧡💛 ... See MoreSee Less
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