Kimber Avenue disruptions and closure

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 13, Oberstar, Inc. will be removing partial
sections of curbing and proceeding with a sanitary sewer main point repair on Kimber
Avenue. The street will be closed for the day between Fair Avenue and Kildahl Avenue.
This work is the prerequisite for the milling and overlaying for this street. Additional
announcements will be forthcoming for mill and overlay activities.

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

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Homestead Street Upgrade Work

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018 Homestead Street between Grove Street to a point midway between the two driveways that service the 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 the same detour route to get to Homestead Street. 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 at the City of Marquette Engineering Division web site under the Homestead Street Reconstruction Project link at www.mqtcty.org.

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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“Ore to Shore” mountain bike race

On Saturday, August 11, 2018, beginning at 6:00 a.m. and continuing through 6:00 p.m., Pine Street from Fair Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard and Powder Mill Road from County Road 550 to the north end will be closed and Wright Street from Presque Isle Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard will be closed to thru traffic for the “Ore to Shore” Mountain Bike Race. Southbound truck traffic on Presque Isle Avenue will be detoured to Lakeshore Boulevard using Hawley Street due to the existing construction project on Presque Isle.
The public is advised to use caution when traveling on Wright Street, Hawley Street, River Park Circle and Schneider Mill Court. Race participants will be crossing at designated locations at varying times.

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McClellan Avenue disruptions and lane closures

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 13, 2018 Oberstar, Inc. will be starting the widening of McClellan Avenue from U.S. 41 to Washington Street. This project is the final phase of the Marquette Hospital Transportation Improvements Project. The widening of McClellan will provide a designated left turn lane between Washington Street and to a point south of the Public Service Garage entrance. In addition, a permanent island will be constructed on Baraga Avenue east of the McClellan Avenue intersection to prohibit any left hand turns onto McClellan Avenue.

This work will be completed by use of lane closures, traffic lane shifts, and flag control and will influence traffic traveling on U.S. 41, McClellan Avenue north and south of Washington Street, McClellan Avenue north and south of U.S. 41, Washington Street east and west of McClellan Avenue, and Baraga Avenue east and west of McClellan Avenue. The public is urged to use extreme caution and follow all warning signs, lane shifts, detour routes, and other traffic control measures. The work is expected to last till the end of September.

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

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Lakeview Arena closed for power upgrades

Lakeview Arena will be closed August 13, 14 & 15, due to the power being shutoff in the building. Contractors will be installing new primary lines as part of the City’s energy upgrade project. All programing in the facility will be cancelled during this time. The Community Services – Parks & Recreation office will also be closed. If you need to contact staff during this time, please call 906-228-0460 or email parks@marquettemi.gov. Normal operations will resume on Thursday, August 16, 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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City accepting submissions for City Hall art display

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center is now accepting artist submissions to display work in the newly renovated City Hall. Two-dimensional work will be installed in public locations throughout City Hall for periods of three to six months.

Artist must provide bio and high-resolution scans of work to arts-culture@marquettemi.gov. All work must be original and ready to hang on gallery cable and hook system. Submissions are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis.

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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City Manager offers Aug. 8 office hours

Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Dandelion Cottage room, located on the first floor off of 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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A work session has been scheduled for Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. between the City Commission and Planning Commission to discuss the recommended Land Development Code (LDC) amendments regarding recreational marijuana licenses. The City Commission approved an ordinance in October allowing recreational licenses in the City and the Planning Commission has held four work sessions to discuss how to accommodate these licenses into the LDC.

The Planning Commission approved the recommendations after a public hearing held at their meeting on Jan. 7.

For the full text of these recommendations, as well as illustrative maps and a breakdown of the full public process regarding this topic, please visit marquettemi.gov/marijuana.
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The City of Marquette has a part-time position available for a Clerical Aide/Election Support in the Clerk’s Office. This position averages up to 29 hours per week. Must be available to work a flexible schedule Monday through Friday. The hiring rate is $10.75 /hr and includes paid time-off benefit. Applicant must have previous office experience, good customer service skills, be proficient in Word & Excel and type 40 wpm.

Applications and a job description are available at www.marquettemi.gov or in the Human Resources Office located at 300 W. Baraga Ave. Applications will be accepted through January 24, 2020. EOE
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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

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