Iron Range Roll set for June 1

Connect Marquette will be sponsoring the sixth annual Iron Range Roll on Saturday, June 1.
No streets will be closed for the event. Bicyclists that are participating in the event are to follow the rules of the road, however motorists are asked to be aware of the bicyclists crossing the following locations between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

  • Iron Ore Heritage Trail crossing at Wilson Street
  • Washington Street & McClellan Avenue intersection
  • Multi-use path crossing at Fifth Street
  • Multi-use path crossing at Fourth Street

Marquette City Police will provide traffic control at the intersection of Washington and McClellan from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Lane closures planned for Petunia Pandemonium planting

Beginning at 6 a.m. on Friday, May 31, South Front Street/U.S. 41 – from Furnace St. to the roundabout – will be tapered down to one lane heading north for the Marquette Beautification Committee’s annual planting of petunias. The lane is expected to be open to through traffic at 3 p.m.
On Saturday, June 1, starting at 6 a.m., the southbound lane of South Front Street/U.S. 41 – from Jackson to Furnace – will be tapered down to one lane heading south for the planting of petunias. All lanes are expected to be open to through traffic at 1 p.m. the same day.
Motorists are encouraged to slowdown and use caution while traveling this area.

Ceremony planned for May 28 for bicycle friendly community award

The League of American Bicyclists this month designated Marquette, upon application, as a Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) at their Silver level. There will be a ceremony today at 5:30 p.m. outside of Marquette City Hall to recognize this honor, as well as those who are engaged in activities that foster and support a bicycle-friendly community in the Marquette area.
City staff will also announce plans for designating a network of on-street bicycle routes, which will begin next month. A certificate of award will also be presented to the City Commission at their meeting, which begins at 6 p.m. at City Hall.

  • Of 475 communities in the US to be recognized as a BFC, only 20% are at the Silver level or higher.
  • This is the third time Marquette has been awarded as a BFC, the first award in 2010 was a Bronze-level award.

Front Street reconstruction project to start Tuesday

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, Front Street between Arch Street and Michigan Street will be closed to through traffic for reconstruction work. This project is expected to last four weeks.
The Front Street work will detour traffic to Arch Street, Third Street and Michigan Street. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction, detour and advisory signing.
A phasing schematic can be accessed at the City of Marquette Engineering Division web site under the Front Street Reconstruction Project link at www.marquettemi.gov.
Oberstar, Inc. is the general contractor for this project.
The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during the construction process.

Street disruptions scheduled during milling and paving work

As part of the ongoing Street Improvement Project, Payne & Dolan, Inc. will begin milling on Tuesday, May 28. Paving will begin on Wednesday, June 5. All work is scheduled to take place under flag control or temporary closure to thru traffic. The work will take place, approximately, between May 28 and June 14, and will impact several areas around the City.

City office, Commission schedules altered around holiday

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 close at noon on Friday, May 24, and will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.
The Memorial Day holiday also means that the regular City Commission meeting, typically held the last Monday of each month, is scheduled for Tuesday, May 28 at 6 p.m.
Following the Memorial Day holiday, City offices will begin summer hours, opening at 7:30 a.m. and closing at 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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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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