22nd ANNUAL CITY OF MARQUETTE ART AWARDS SET FOR JAN. 19

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center presents the 22nd Annual Art Awards on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. This red-carpet affair honors outstanding individuals who have made an impact in arts and culture in Marquette. The awards will be held at the MACC in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library located at 217 N. Front St.

At 6:30 p.m. the public is invited to a celebratory reception in conjunction with Lake Superior Art Association’s Annual Members’ Show. Light refreshments will be provided. At 7:30 p.m. the award ceremony will begin in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library with performances by select award recipients. This event is free and open to the public with a “gala” suggested dress code to match the occasion.

• Arts Business Honor Roll: Café BODEGA
• Arts Volunteer: Joy Bender Hadley
• Community Arts Activist: Nancy Railey
• Community Arts Impact: Fresh Coast Film Festival
• Outstanding Arts Educator: Janis Peterson
• Outstanding Performing Artist: Derrell Syria
• Outstanding Visual Artist: Jason Limberg
• Outstanding Writer: Rachel May
• Outstanding Youth: Eric Banitt
• Special Recognition: Maria Formolo
• Lifetime Achievement: Jack and Cindy Deo

For more information contact the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center at 228-0472 or e-mail arts-culture@marquettemi.gov.

Christmas tree drop-off sites open after Christmas

Properties paying the “Solid Waste” fee on their monthly bills are eligible to use the Christmas tree drop-off sites. Owners and tenants of properties not paying the fee should contact their regular waste hauler for service. These sites are supported by fees, not taxes.

Beginning Dec. 26 and continuing through Jan. 14, there will be two (2) drop-off sites available for Christmas tree disposal.

Site one is located at the west end of the Lakeview Arena parking lot at 401 E. Fair Ave.

Site two is located at Hurley Field, at 240 Mesnard St.

At both sites, residents should place their tree inside of the orange fencing, and must remove all decorations and stands before disposing of their tree.

City offices closed during holidays

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 for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays on the following days:

• Friday, Dec. 21
• Monday, Dec.24
• Tuesday, Dec.25
• Friday, Dec.28
• Monday, Dec.31
• Tuesday, Jan. 1

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

There will be no change in garbage pickup for City residents.

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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

Police and Fire on duty 24/7

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