Notice of mailing to Marquette homeowners

The City of Marquette has been notified of an upcoming mailing from American Water Resources (AWR) of Michigan, a subsidiary of American Water. This is a utility insurance service similar to those you may have seen with your natural gas provider. The program is offered by AWR. This is not a City activity, or otherwise a City-initiated or endorsed program. The City of Marquette and City of Marquette Water Utility are not endorsing the program. Resident responsibilities for maintaining water and sewer laterals are outlined in Chapter 48 of the City code.

The company provided the following contact information: AWRUSA.com/trustedpartner or by contacting Eric Palm at EPalm@amwater.com or (856) 359-2794.

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RFP: Halloween Spectacle

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center (MACC) is seeking an experienced professional theatrical production organization/company to work with City staff to direct and manage the Halloween Spectacle on Saturday, Oct. 27. The Halloween Spectacle is a large-scale outdoor performance featuring an original work with local area theater, dance, visual and performance artists.

Proposals should indicate the following: Experience, capacity and success of your organization or company as it relates to theatrical performances and utilization of professional directors, designers, production staff and casts. Experience working with diverse community groups and non-professional performers. A statement as to how the organization would approach this project. A tentative overall project schedule and budget. Proposals will be selected on the capacity and ability to produce proposed work, artistic excellence, experience and ability to partner with the public and private sector and artistic approach to this year’s performance.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter and proposal to the MACC at 300 W. Baraga Ave or hand deliver to the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Office located on the first floor of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front Street in Marquette. The deadline for submissions is Monday Aug. 6. For more information or questions, please contact 228-0472 or email tharris@marquettemi.gov.

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Marina Gallery hosting artist reception

The City will host an artist reception at the City Marina Gallery on Saturday, July 28 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The Gallery is located at the Cinder Pond Marina Harbor Services Building, adjacent to Mattson Park. The 2018 summer show features work by local and regional artists: Kay Johnson, Susan E. Roubal, Dan Cook, Elizabeth J. Bates, Nan Hoeting-Payne, Michele Tuccini, Bill Waters, Kathy Kovala and Lee Rowe. The Gallery focuses maritime-themed art inspired by Lake Superior.

Mediums on display include pastel, water color, acrylic, birch bark and photography.

The Marina Gallery is open to the public Monday through Friday from noon to 5 p.m. For additional questions and information, call the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center at 228-0472 or email arts-culture@marquettemi.gov.

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Sister Cities celebration planned for Aug. 7

The Marquette Area Sister Cities Partnership (MASCP) invites the community to an annual Celebration of Goodwill and International Friendship with Sister Cities Higashiomi, Japan and Kajaani, Finland. The event will take place Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Ore Dock Brewing Company in Marquette.

This annual celebration is an opportunity to learn about MASCP’s long-standing principles, program history and cultural exchanges, through interactive exhibits. Learn about upcoming cultural exchanges and how you can become involved. A special silent auction featuring original art work and one of kind gifts purchased in Japan and Finland will be auctioned. Light refreshments provided by the Marquette Food Co-Op and cash bar will be provided.

For more information please contact Paulette Lindberg at 869-4141 or email paulettelindberg@gmail.com.

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On Tuesday, Dec. 11, starting at 8 a.m., East Ridge Street will be closed to through traffic from Front Street to High Street for a water service installation. Work is expected to be completed by Tuesday, Dec. 18. ... See MoreSee Less

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Lakeshore Boulevard, from Fair Avenue to Hawley Street, will remain closed to through traffic until the spring thaw.

An announcement will be made when the closure is lifted.
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Winter tax bills totaling $1.7 million will be mailed to Marquette City property owners on Nov. 30. Tax collection begins Dec. 1 and payments are accepted at the City Treasurer’s office without penalty through Feb. 14, 2019. A penalty of 3 percent will be added to unpaid winter tax bills on Feb. 15, 2019. On March 1, 2019, taxes are considered delinquent and will be transferred to the County Treasurer for collection.

The 2018 winter property tax bill represents millage levies for Marquette County Transit, County Aging, County Medical Care Facility, County Dispatch, County Rescue and County Veterans’ Affairs.
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If your little one is excited to write a letter to Santa, we have just the thing! The Marquette Post Office will once again be collecting letters to Santa during the Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade in Downtown Marquette. Just make sure there's a return address, and Santa will write them back!

The Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade takes place on Friday, November 30 at 6 p.m. in Downtown Marquette. The parade will travel down Third Street from Fair Avenue to the Marquette Commons, where Santa will help Mayor Fred Stonehouse light the City Tree at 7 p.m. Afterwords, Santa will be inside the Commons for visits.
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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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