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.

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On behalf of the City, the Superior Watershed Partnership (SWP) applied for, and was awarded, a $2.5M grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for the Lakeshore Boulevard Reconstruction Project.

The Marquette Lakeshore Restoration grant is funded through the National Coastal Resiliency Program administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Although 35 coastal resiliency projects were funded nationally, only two projects were located on the Great Lakes (see map). If the project is approved by the City Commission, the City will be required to provide a local match of $3M. The SWP will also provide $50,000 in match funds.

There will be a public information session on this topic held on April 3rd in the Citizens' Forum room at Lakeview Arena. More information can be found at: www.marquettemi.gov/lakeshoreblvd/
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The City of Marquette is accepting applications for seasonal employment for Tourist Park Attendant. Testing will be required for some positions. Position starting and ending dates are variable. Applications and complete job descriptions are available in the Human Resources Office, 300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, Michigan 49855 or online.

www.marquettemi.gov/departments/administrative-services/human-resources/
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City staff will be conducting an April 3 informational session, aimed at educating the public about the proposed Lakeshore Boulevard project.

The forum is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. on April 3 in the Citizens’ Forum room in Lakeview Arena, located at 401 E. Fair Ave. in Marquette. This session will include an explanation of the project by City staff and will provide an opportunity for residents to review the basics of the proposal.

For more information, please visit: www.marquettemi.gov/lakeshoreblvd
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City of Marquette - Municipal Government

The 36th Annual Pigs N Heat Charity Hockey Game benefiting the Marquette County Fire Relief Fund was played last night at
Lakeview Arena.
The Pigs came out on top by a score of 7- 4 over the Heat.

We would like to thank everyone for coming out and giving such tremendous support to both teams for such a worthy cause.
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The Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority has distributed the 2019 household hazardous waste (HHW) collection schedule. The HHW drop-off location in the City of Marquette will be at the Rubbish/Compost Site located at 1415 Pioneer Rd.

This is a free service provided to all Marquette County residents.
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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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