Street closures planned for U.P. 200 start

The following streets will be closed to motor vehicles at the following times for the Annual U.P. 200 and Midnight Run Sled Dog Races, to be held Friday, Feb. 15.

Thursday, Feb. 14

  • 10:30 p.m. – Washington Street from Front Street to Lakeshore Boulevard

Friday, Feb. 15

  • 7 a.m. – Washington Street from Front Street to Sixth Street.
  • 9 a.m. – Fifth Street from Bluff Street to Washington Street.
  • 9 a.m. – Fourth Street from Spring Street to Bluff Street
  • 1 p.m. – Lakeshore Boulevard from Mattson Park to Baraga Avenue
  • 5 p.m. – Lakeshore Boulevard from Baraga Avenue to U.S. 41
  • 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. – The northbound lane of S. Lake Street from U.S. 41 to Hampton Street
  • 5:15 p.m. – Front Street from Baraga Avenue to Bluff Street
  • 5:45 p.m. – Third Street from Spring Street to Bluff Street

The detour route will use Baraga Avenue, Seventh Street and Bluff Street. Unless otherwise noted, the street closures will remain in effect until 2 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Pedestrian access will be allowed all days throughout all the street closure areas.

City offices closed Feb. 18

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 on Monday, Feb. 18, in observance of Presidents’ Day.
Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.

Arts and Culture meeting canceled

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 7 has been cancelled due to a lack of new business items. The next meeting is scheduled for March 7.
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.

City Manager offers community office hours

Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday,
Feb. 13, 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.

Artist receptions rescheduled

The following artist receptions originally scheduled for Thursday, February 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. have been rescheduled due to inclement weather and will be held Thursday, Feb. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m.:

Scott Leipski, “Liminal Trophies”
Deo Gallery, City of Marquette Arts & Culture Center

Chuck LaBelle, “Fine Art Portraiture”
Peter White Public Library Lower Level Reception Area Gallery

Winter Charm
Peter White Public Library Huron Mountain Club Gallery

The receptions are free and open to the public, and refreshments will be provided. For additional questions and information please contact the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center at 228-0472 or arts-culture@marquettemi.gov.

DDA meeting rescheduled

The regular scheduled meeting of Marquette Downtown Development Authority (DDA) on February 14, 2019 has been canceled due to a lack of quorum. The meeting is rescheduled and will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 7:30 a.m. at the DDA Offices, located at 337 West Washington Street, Marquette, MI.

For information: Contact the Marquette DDA 906-228-9475

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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: 7:30 am - 4:30 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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