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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Beginning at 5:30 p.m. and ending at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2019, Northern Michigan University will be holding their annual homecoming parade. The following streets will be closed to thru traffic for the parade with a Police escort:

Pine Street from Lakeshore Blvd. to Fair Avenue
Fair Avenue from Pine Street to Third Street
Third Street from Fair Avenue to Hewitt Avenue
Hewitt Avenue from Third Street to Front Street
Front Street from Hewitt Avenue to Park Street
Park Street from Front Street to High Street
High Street from Park Street to College Avenue
College Avenue from High Street to Front Street
Front Street from College Avenue to Fair Avenue

In case of inclement weather, the parade will be held on Saturday, September 21st from 11 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
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Effective immediately, Lakeshore Blvd., from Hawley St. to Wright St., will be closed to through traffic due to high wave activity causing flooding. An announcement will be released when the closure is lifted. ... See MoreSee Less

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Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, September 11, 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 ... See MoreSee Less

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HAPPY 906 DAY! (9/06)

What are your favorite things about the Upper Peninsula?

Image courtesy of U.P. Supply Co.
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The Marquette City Police Department would like to welcome the newest officer to the department; Officer Braun!

Officer Braun graduated from the Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy last month and officially has sworn his oath in the Marquette City Hall Commission Chambers.

Congratulations once again Officer Braun!!
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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

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M-F: 8 am - 5 pm

Municipal Service Center:

M-F: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

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