Call to artists: Marina Gallery 2018 Summer Season

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center is now accepting artist proposals for the City’s Marina Gallery 2018 Summer Season. The Gallery is in the Cinder Pond Marina Harbor Services Building, adjacent to Mattson Park lower harbor.

Artists must submit proposals via email to arts-culture@marquettemi.gov, and should provide a bio, credentials and high-resolution scans of work. All work must be maritime-themed, original and ready to hang on a gallery cable and hook system. Deadline for submissions is Friday, May 18 and the artist selection will be made the following week. Installation will take place in early June.

For additional questions and information call the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center at 228-0472.

Construction to resume on Presque Isle Avenue, Wright Street, US41 May 7

Construction projects on Presque Isle Avenue, Wright Street and US41 are scheduled to restart May 7.

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, May 7, work will resume on Presque Isle Avenue, Wright and US41 east of McClellan Avenue to the Altamont Street overpass.

Those projects were not completed last year due to weather and other unforeseen circumstances will be completed.

On Wright, remaining work consists of concrete placement, lawn restoration, permanent pavement markings and various minor tasks. On Presque Isle, remaining work consists of lawn restoration, permanent pavement markings, and various minor tasks.

It is anticipated that there will only be minor traffic disruptions, and the work should be completed in three weeks.

The public is reminded to pay close attention to all traffic control signage, lane divider barrels and cones, and be aware of all construction workers/equipment in the construction zone.

Hebert Construction Company is the general contractor for the projects on Wright and Presque Isle, while Bacco Construction Company is the general contractor for the US41 project.

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

 

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Manager Office Hours scheduled in new location

Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Dandelion Cottage room, located on the first floor near the Huron Mountain Gallery of the Peter White Public Library. The meeting is intended to provide an informal opportunity to discuss issues within the community, and to give citizens the opportunity for direct dialogue with City staff about interests and concerns.

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May 2018

Finally, we are on our way to a real spring and summer. It’s late April as I write this and, as recently as the significant snow storm two weeks ago, I had my doubts spring would come. Reports indicated we received anywhere from 20 to 30 inches of the white stuff over a three-day period.
Normally when I write this article I try to cover a few different topics that I think might be of interest. This time, however, I’d only like to touch on one. That being the U.P. Health Systems new $300M plus hospital. You see, we just finished a tour of the new facility with members of the City Commission, the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority and City staff and it was nothing but impressive.
It’s impressive in size, technology, logistics and efficiency, but what really struck me were the services. We have all become very comfortable with a hospital in our community as we’ve had at least one for decades. Maybe, in some ways, too comfortable because the truth is, under the current healthcare model, this kind of hospital with these kinds of services in a city like Marquette are not the norm. In other words, we are fortunate.
You are more likely to see this type of facility and services in a less remote, more metropolitan area. Although we do have most, if not all, of these services now, we are going to have the most advanced technology available, attached to a more efficient process, all wrapped up in a state of the art building. From my information, which I consider the reliable kind, this will all be supported by a high-quality staff. I can personally vouch for the staff because of recent experiences that support the fact that they are nothing but the best.
In other words, as a community we are very fortunate to live in an area where an entity like U.P. Health Systems is willing to provide a service that is not available to many other areas in this country. I, for one, am thankful that they are here and I hope you will join me in giving them the support that they need. If not, I’m quite sure they will earn it.

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Starting immediately, the Presque Isle Park will be closed in its entirety due to inclement weather and wave height. Signage and barricades will be placed at the entrance to the island. Any additional questions or concerns can be addressed by contacting the Marquette City Police Department at 906-228-0400. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding. ... See MoreSee Less

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Effective immediately, Lakeshore Blvd., from Hawley St. to Fair Ave,, will be closed to through traffic due to high wave activity causing flooding ... See MoreSee Less

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The Marquette City Police Department would like to welcome the newest officer to the department; Officer Griffin!

Officer Griffin graduated from the Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy in August and has been working for the Chocolay Township Police Department. He offically swore his oath in the Marquette City Commission Chambers yesterday.

Congratulations and again welcome, Officer Griffin!!
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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: 8 am - 5 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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