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Michael Kohler, Retirement

Michael Kohler II, Captain of Detectives in the Marquette Police Department, is retiring effective Aug. 4, after more than 26 years of service. Mike has an associate’s degree in Applied Science/Police Administration from Kirtland Community College and was hired as a Marquette City Police Officer in September of 1992. Prior to starting with the department, he had worked part-time as a Patrol Officer for West Branch City and as a Deputy Sheriff-Road Patrol for Arenac County Sheriff’s Department. Mike was promoted to Detective Corporal in 2008, Detective Sergeant in 2009, Detective Lieutenant in 2014 and Captain of Detectives in 2015. Mike’s last day in the office is July 25. A retirement party in his honor will be held in the Commission Chambers from 1-3 p.m. on July 25th.

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James Tregear, Promotion

James Tregear, Heavy Equipment Operator, has successfully posted to the position of Arborist/Heavy Equipment Operator in the Facilities and Maintenance Department effective July 22. Jim was hired as a Equipment Mechanic/Apprentice in 2010 in Motor Pool. He transferred to the position of Heavy Equipment Operator in 2015 and then transferred to Forestry in 2016. In addition to his three years of experience in Forestry, Jim is also an ISA certified Arborist. Jim is replacing Dan Carter who was promoted to Supervisor-Arborist/Sexton in June.

Road closures planned for Blueberry Festival

The following streets will be closed to traffic on Friday, July 26 from 5 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. to accommodate for the 18th annual Blueberry Festival:

  • Washington Street from Third Street to Front Street
  • Front Street from Washington Street to Spring Street

The following streets will be closed to through traffic:

  • Front Street from Bluff Street to Washington Street
  • Main Street from Third Street to Lakeshore Boulevard
  • Front Street from Baraga Avenue to Spring Street

Traffic will be detoured using Baraga Avenue and Third Street.

To ensure no cars are parked in the event area and allow for vendor set-up Friday morning, parking will be prohibited on the 100 block of West Washington and the 100 and 200 blocks of South Front Street after 2 a.m. on Thursday, July 25.

‘Run for Recovery’ set for July 24

On Wednesday, July 24 the Great Lakes Recovery Center will be hosting the “Run for Recovery”. There will be a 5km walk, a 5km run and a 10k run starting at 5 p.m. and ending at approximately 8:30 p.m.
The 5km walk will start at the Great Lakes Recovery Center at 241 Wright Street and proceed north on the pedestrian corridor, crossing Hawley Street, then continuing along the multi-use path to Presque Isle Park before turning around and returning along the same route.
The 5km and 10km races will also start at the Great Lakes Recovery Center at 241 Wright Street. Runners will proceed south along a route through NMU’s campus to the multi-use path at Lakeshore Boulevard. Runners will then proceed south on the multi-use path. 5km runners will turn around at Crescent Street and 10 km runners will turn around at Hampton Street and return along the same route.
No streets will be closed however participants will be crossing streets and the public is asked to obey crossing guards and use caution while driving in these areas.

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Lauri Anderson, New Hire

Lauri Anderson was hired as a Homemaker Aide on July 17th. Lauri has a culinary certificate from the Jacobetti Center and worked a year in housekeeping for UPHS and for two years as dietary aide for Mill Creek Assisted Living before being hired by the City.

Waldo Avenue disruptions and closures planned

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, July 17, Oberstar, Inc. will be removing partial sections of curbing and proceeding with sanitary sewer lateral replacements on Waldo Avenue from Lincoln Avenue to Garfield Avenue. 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.

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The Phil Niemisto statue, located in the Phil Niemisto Pocket Park on the 100 block of West Washington Street, will be removed for the winter for repairs by artist Earl Senchuk. The statue will be replaced in the spring of 2020. ... See MoreSee Less

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Effective immediately, Lincoln Ave. will be closed to through traffic between Cleveland Ave. and Magnetic St., due to a water main break. Repair is expected to be completed by the end of day. ... See MoreSee Less

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Due to recent snow accumulations, the fall leaf pickup has been suspended, and no further leaf pickup will take place this year. The compost site located at 1415 Pioneer Rd. will be open for disposal for the last day of the season on Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 3 p.m. to dark. Crews will return in the spring to
conduct brush and leaf collection.
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The City of Marquette household rubbish drop-off site, located at 1415 Pioneer Road, will be open for the last day of the season, on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Compost site will be open Saturday, Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 3 p.m. to dusk. This site will then be closed for the season.

An announcement will be issued when both sites reopen Spring 2020.
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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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