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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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

 

M-F: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday
Police and Fire on duty 24/7

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