City Manager Office Hours set for Jan. 8

Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, from 10 a.m. to noon in the main floor conference room 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.

Christmas tree drop-off sites

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 December 26, 2019 through January 13, 2020 there will be two (2) drop-off sites available for Christmas tree disposal.

Site one is located at the west end of Lakeview Arena parking lot, 401 E Fair Ave. Place tree inside orange fencing.

Site two is located at Hurley Field, 240 Mesnard St. Place tree inside orange fencing.

Residents are to remove all decorations and stands before disposing of their tree.

New Year’s Eve ball drop

Beginning on Tuesday, Dec. 31 at 11 p.m. and continuing until 1 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2020, West Washington Street will be closed between Front Street and Third Street, to accommodate for the annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop.

The motoring public is advised to use caution when traveling near this area and be aware of all pedestrians crossing the streets.

City office closures planned 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:

  • Tuesday, Dec. 24
  • Wednesday, Dec. 25
  • Tuesday, Dec. 31
  • Wednesday, Jan. 1

Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain operational during this time. There will be no change in garbage pickup for City residents.

Arts and Culture Advisory Committee special meeting

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Advisory Committee will hold a special meeting Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. The Special Meeting is to review the 2020 Annual Art Award nominations and select recipients. All meetings take place in the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library.

Please call 228-0472 or email arts-culture@marquettemi.gov for more information.

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Matthew Pleaugh, New Hire

Matthew Pleaugh has been hired as a Heavy Equipment Operator in Public Works effective Dec. 9. Matthew attended high school in Lansing and has been working as a Laborer/Operator for Oberstar, Inc. for the last 3.5 years.

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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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