Cleveland Avenue closing for reconstruction

Beginning at 7 a.m. on June 24, Oberstar, Inc. will be removing partial sections of curbing and proceeding with sanitary sewer lateral replacements on Cleveland Avenue, from McClellan Avenue to the west end of the road. This work is the prerequisite for the milling and overlaying for this street. This work will be done with intermediate road closures and the public is urged to use extreme caution and follow all warning signs, lane shifts and other traffic control measures. The work is expected to last two weeks for this phase of the project. Additional announcements will be forthcoming for mill and overlay activities.

The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during this process.

Arts and Culture office hours altered during Art Week

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center office will observe shortened hours during the 2019 City of Marquette Art Week, June 24 to June 28:

  • Monday, June 24
    • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 25
    • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 26
    • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 27
    • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Friday, June 28
    • CLOSED

Regular hours will resume on Monday, July 1. Staff will be checking email and voicemail messages throughout the week. Please contact the MACC at any time at (906) 228-0472 or e-mail arts-culture@marquettemi.gov.

June 23 procession to use City roads

Beginning at noon on Sunday, June 23, the Catholic Diocese of Marquette will be hosting a procession.

The procession will begin at noon at St. Peter’s Cathedral, located at 311 W. Baraga Ave., and will proceed north on Fourth Street to St. Michael’s Church located at 401 W. Kaye Ave.

The procession will utilize the roadway and have a police escort. Motorists traveling on Fourth Street are asked to avoid the procession and use an alternative route.

Art Week events planned

The City of Marquette is proud to present the 5th Annual Art Week, taking place June 24 to 29!

A week full of special events dedicated to arts and culture, including exhibits, artist receptions, concerts, workshops, demonstration and live performances. Art Week is made possible thanks to collaboration with over 100 local artists, businesses, organizations and other community partners.

Some of this year’s new events include an 8-Hour Comic Challenge, nightly concerts at the Marquette Commons, a special Pine Mountain Music Festival performance at the Presque Isle Band Shell, and a Community Drink & Draw at Ore Dock Brewing Company.

Art Week will also feature favorites from years’ past, including the Downtown Marquette Art Stroll, Fresh Coast Plein Air Painting Festival, and a host of workshops, surprise art installations and more.

For a full listing of Art Week events, please visit https://www.marquette365.com/event/2019-city-of-marquette-art-week/. For more information please contact the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center at (906) 228-0472 or email arts-culture@marquettemi.gov.

Road closures planned during construction

Front Street, from Ohio Street to Hewitt Avenue, and Lynn Avenue, from Fair Avenue to Center Street, are closing at 7 a.m. on June 17. Both construction projects will continue for several weeks.
Additionally, Lakeshore Boulevard will be closed on June 17 from roughly 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
See the announcements below for additional information.

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Have you voted for the WORD that will be the theme of our third mural this summer in Marquette on this great wall downtown?! We will be the icing on the total restoration of this building going on NOW! Come on people, we especially need locals and Yoopers to promote the vote! www.powerofwordsproject.org ... See MoreSee Less

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The Noquemanon Trail Network will be hosting biking and running events on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23. To accommodate these events, the Mount Marquette roadway will be closed to vehicular traffic from Friday, June 21 at 10 p.m. until Monday June 24 at 8 a.m. ... See MoreSee Less

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The City of Marquette has a part-time position available for a Homemaker Aide in the Senior Center. 18-29 hours per week. The hiring rate is $10.55/hr. The duties include housekeeping services and occasional errands for senior citizens. Must be capable of meeting physical demands of job and applicants must have a valid Michigan driver’s license and a personal vehicle. No nights, weekends or holidays. Applications and a job description are available in Human Resources or online at www.marquettemi.gov/departments/administrative-services/human-resources/

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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Have you ever wondered why the lakeshore in Marquette's Lower Harbor is so open to public use today compared to years past? Brownfield projects, in coordination with the City of Marquette, the State of Michigan and private developers, have had a transformative effect on lakeshore access and recreation opportunities.

The harbor was was once the home to multiple working ore docks, piles of coal, fuel tanks and industrial refuse. Now, thanks to years of work remediating environmental contamination, creating new public spaces, and developing brownfield sites, Lower Harbor is a place for pedestrians, cyclists, boaters, residents and visitors to recreate and enjoy the Lake Superior shoreline.
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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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