Street closures planned for Fourth of July parade

Beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4, Washington Street, from McClellan Avenue to Third Street, and Third, from Washington to Baraga Avenue, will be closed to through traffic to hold the annual Fourth of July Parade. Third and Washington are scheduled to re-open as soon as the parade is completed.

McClellan, from Baraga to Ridge Street, and areas of Baraga Avenue, east and west of McClellan Avenue, will be closed for the parade staging areas, starting at 10 a.m. These areas will open up to traffic as soon as the parade is completed.

North Front Street will remain open as an emergency vehicle route.

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Utility work planned along Homestead Street

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Thursday, June 28, Homestead Street, between Wilson Street and a point midway between the two driveways at Norlite Nursing Center, will experience intermittent street closures due to utility work.

When the street is closed, the detour will direct traffic for those traveling to Wilson Street by means of Grove Street, Forest Park Drive, and onto Wilson Street. Traffic that require access to the Norlite Nursing Center can use Homestead Street off of Grove. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction, detour and advisory signing.

A detour route schematic can be accessed via the City website (www.marquettemi.gov) through the Engineering Division page, under the Homestead Street Reconstruction Project link.

Smith 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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City offices closed for Independence Day

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 Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.

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Jerry Mills to perform June 28 for Art Week

Marquette singer/songwriter Jerry Mills will play a special one-hour set on Thursday, June 28, from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Phil Niemisto Pocket Park on Washington Street. There, Mills will debut his brand new song, “Phil Niemisto’s Reflection,” a heartwarming tribute to our legendary downtown window washer and community icon, Phil Niemisto.

Mills is an internationally acclaimed professional speaker and concert performer.

“Because I travel far and wide to perform, I welcome the opportunity to share my songs in Marquette and I’m thrilled to be able to share this song at the site of Phil’s sculpture,” he writes. Mills is also the creative force behind the recent social media music video, “I Am a Super Yooper,” and will perform many songs inspired by and composed around the Marquette area. He will also perform from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Travel Marquette office at 117 W. Washington St. as part of the 4th Annual Art Stroll.
For a full listing of Art Week events visit https://www.marquette365.com/event/2018-city-of-marquette-art-week. For more information please contact the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center at 228-0472 or email arts-culture@marquettemi.gov.

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Planning Commission work session scheduled

The Marquette City Planning Commission will hold a special work session on Thursday, June 28. The meeting will be held in the Commission Chambers of City Hall and begin at 5:30 p.m. The purpose of the work session is to review portions of the draft Land Development Code, which is scheduled to be completed by the end of summer.

The Planning Commission usually meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m., and the public is welcome to attend these meetings.

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Please consider helping the City of Marquette earn another League of American Bicyclists' (LAB) award as a Bicycle Friendly Community, by taking a survey that will be used as part of our application evaluation. See the link below, in the message from the Leauge. Marquette is one of four Michigan communities to have achieved the Silver level BFC award. Also, you will find attached the Bicycle Routes Plan that was adopted in December as part of the Community Master Plan update. City staff is developing an implementation plan for establishing several signed/marked bicycle routes on city streets, with work set to begin this spring and summer.
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Public Survey Link: www.surveymonkey.com/r/app_BFC_SP19
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Thank you for applying to have Marquette recognized as a Bicycle Friendly Community!
Now that the Spring 2019 application deadline has passed, the BFC review process is officially underway. We look forward to working with you in the coming months as we review your community's application materials.

To help us gain a better understanding of local bicyclists' experiences in your community, we would greatly appreciate your help distributing the following public survey link so that bicyclists in your community can provide their input as well.

Public Survey Link: www.surveymonkey.com/r/app_BFC_SP19

The survey will remain open through Sunday, March 24, 2019.

This survey is open to anyone familiar with bicycling in your community, including those involved in submitting your BFC application. (Everyone receiving this email is encouraged to complete the survey and to share it broadly!) While strongly encouraged, distributing this survey link is not required. Your community will not be judged on the number of responses received.

This survey is meant to provide context for our review team's decision-making process, as well as valuable feedback for you directly from bicyclists in your community. Anonymous aggregate survey results will be included in your feedback materials later this Spring.

Award results will be announced in May, and we will inform applicants of their community's results 1-2 weeks before the public announcement is made.
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Effective immediately, Presque Isle and Tourist Park are temporarily closed due to poor weather conditions. Both sites will reopen once the areas are cleaned up and safe for residents. ... See MoreSee Less

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The following streets will be closed to motor vehicles at the following times for the Annual U.P. 200 and Midnight Run Sled Dog Races, to be held Friday, Feb. 15.

Thursday, Feb. 14
10:30 p.m. - Washington Street from Front Street to Lakeshore Boulevard

Friday, Feb. 15
7 a.m. - Washington Street from Front Street to Sixth Street.
9 a.m. – Fifth Street from Bluff Street to Washington Street.
9 a.m. - Fourth Street from Spring Street to Bluff Street
1 p.m. - Lakeshore Boulevard from Mattson Park to Baraga Avenue
5 p.m. - Lakeshore Boulevard from Baraga Avenue to U.S. 41
5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. - The northbound lane of S. Lake Street from U.S. 41 to Hampton Street
5:15 p.m. - Front Street from Baraga Avenue to Bluff Street
5:45 p.m. - Third Street from Spring Street to Bluff Street

The detour route will use Baraga Avenue, Seventh Street and Bluff Street.

Unless otherwise noted, the street closures will remain in effect until 2 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Pedestrian access will be allowed all days throughout all the street closure areas.
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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 Monday, Feb. 18, in observance of Presidents’ Day.

Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.
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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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