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 Saturday, August 18, Presque Isle Park walking hours will be extended to include 12-2 p.m. for Amarah’s Light Memorial Princess Parade and Walk at the park. Regular Saturday walking hours, 7-10 a.m., will remain. ... See MoreSee Less

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On Saturday, August 18, 2018, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and continuing through 12:00 noon, NAMI will be hosting a community walk.

Walkers will start at Mattson Lower Harbor Park, then proceed north on the multi-use path to Shiras Park and return along the same route.

The walk is to occur exclusively on the on the multi-use path and participants are to follow the rules of the road, however the public is asked to be aware of and be considerate toward people crossing the streets.
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The 19th Annual Holiday Art Sale is coming up! We are now accepting submissions! Contact the Marquette Regional History Center for applications or stop in our office & pick one up! #art #culture #holiday #artist #show ... See MoreSee Less

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ISLAND NO PARKING SIGNS

Recently, "No Parking at any time" signs have been installed on Peter White Drive in the areas of Black Rocks and Sunset Point on the island. Problems with vehicles parked on the roadway in that area have made it difficult for vehicles to pass through and for emergency vehicles to respond to incidents on the island. Motorists are reminded that parking on the roadway of Peter White Drive is prohibited and violations of this can include a parking citation, Impeding Traffic citation, and having their vehicle towed.
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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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