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Taking Steps Towards Financial Security – Investment Basics & Saving Options

Depending on your financial goals in retirement, it may be necessary for you and your spouse to consider supplemental retirement plan options. In this session, we’ll explore your retirement savings choices and help you add security to your retirement plan. Another important component to financial security is ensuring your investments are allocated correctly to help you reach your retirement goals. We’ll walk through some investment basics and provide tips to help you evaluate your current investment line-up.

Finally, we’ll put it all together by highlighting a tool all MERS participants have access to – the Full Picture report builder. You’ll learn how this resource utilizes your retirement and investment information to provide a customized retirement readiness plan based on your goals.

Please note: This is a group session and we will not be able to provide one-on-one education. If you would like personalized account information, please contact the MERS Service Center at 800.767.MERS (6377) and we will be happy to assist you.

Location:

Marquette Township
Community Room
1000 Commerce Drive
Marquette, MI 49855

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Date/Time:

Thursday, September 12
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Registration:

Register for this event.

Notice of Vacancy – Meter Service Crew Leader

TO:                             Public Works Bargaining Unit

DATE:                        August 19, 2019       

POSITION:               Meter Service Crew Leader        

DIVISION:                Water Distribution

POSTING PERIOD

Monday, August 19, 2019 through Friday, August 23, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

The duties and responsibilities as well as the minimum qualifications are contained in the attached job description.  A Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Water Distribution System Operator Certification, S-4 level or above must be attained within 6 months of becoming eligible per DEQ requirements.  (See attached State of Michigan Requirements for Certification).

This position may include second and third shifts, and / or weekends, and will be available beginning October 21, 2019.

RATE OF PAY (includes hole rate)

Entry $20.23/hr, 6 months $21.45/hr, 1 yr $22.60/hr, 2 yrs $23.83/hr, 3 yrs $25.03/hr.

TO APPLY

Employees interested in this position must come to the Human Resources Department to sign for the posting before 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 23, 2019.  Please take this posting down after 4:00 p.m. Friday, August 23, 2019.  MUST BE SIGNED IN INK.

City of Marquette Offices closed for Labor Day

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, Aug. 30, and will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2, in observance of Labor Day. Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain operational during this time. There will be no change in garbage pickup for City residents.

Following the Labor Day holiday, City Hall employees will begin their winter hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. These hours will remain in effect through next spring.

Street disruptions planned during road work

As part of the ongoing Street Improvement Project, Payne & Dolan, Inc. will begin milling on Monday, Aug. 19. Paving will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Initial milling work is slated to begin on Grandview Drive and asphalt paving is to start on Grandview Drive also. All work is scheduled to take place under flag control or temporary closure to through traffic. The following is a sequence of the planned schedule and the approximate dates for milling & paving.

Milling:

Monday, August 19, 2019
Grandview Drive (Altamont to Hampton)
Lincoln Avenue (Jefferson to Cleveland)
Cleveland Avenue (McClellan to the Cul De Sac)
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Eighth Street (Magnetic to Cul De Sac)
Garfield Avenue (Waldo to Center)
Lynn Avenue (Center to Fair)
Birch Avenue (Waldo to Center)
Waldo Street (Lincoln to Garfield)
Friday, August 23, 2019
Lincoln Avenue (Center to Roundabout)
Clark Street (Longyear to Ballfield Parking Lot)

Asphalt Paving:

Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Grand View Drive (Altamont to Hampton)
Lincoln Avenue (Jefferson to Cleveland)
Cleveland Avenue (McClellan to Cul De Sac)
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Eighth Street (Magnetic to Cul De Sac)
Clark Street (Longyear to Ballfield Parking Lot)
Lincoln (Center to Roundabout)
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Garfield Avenue (Waldo to Center)
Lynn Avenue (Center to Fair)
Birch Avenue (Waldo to Center)
Waldo Street (Garfield to Lincoln)

The above dates are approximate and due to weather and other circumstances, milling and paving may move a day or two earlier or later. Please also adhere to the temporary No Parking signs that will precede the milling and paving.

Payne & Dolan will work with the residents / businesses along the streets so they may gain access to their homes and businesses. However, short delays may be possible while work is taking place in front of the access drives.

The milling & paving hours of operation will start around 7 a.m. and continue through 7 p.m. or as needed.

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

Schlemm, Lisa Homemaker Aide 09 2019

Lisa Schlemm, New Hire

Lisa Schlemm was hired as a Homemaker Aide at the Senior Services Center on July 19th. Lisa is a graduate of Marquette Senior High School and has worked for the VA as a caregiver, as well as in retail before being hired by the City.

Road closures planned during car show

A classic car auto show will be held on Third Street on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The following streets will be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m.:

  • Third Street from Michigan Street to Park Street
  • Ohio Street from Front Street to Fourth Street
  • Hewitt Avenue from Front to Fourth
  • Prospect Street from Front to Fourth
  • Crescent Street from Front to Fourth

Traffic will be detoured using Michigan, Fourth and Magnetic Streets.

2020 proposed budget, calendar available

The Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 for the City of Marquette is available on the City’s website at www.marquettemi.gov. Hard copies will be available for public viewing at the City Clerk’s office in City Hall, located at 300 W. Baraga Ave., as well as in the Peter White Public Library.
The following dates have been scheduled for meetings on the budget by the City Commission:

  • Aug. 14 beginning at 3 p.m.
  • Aug. 19 beginning at 5:15 p.m.
  • Aug. 21 beginning at 3 p.m.
  • Aug. 28 beginning at 5:15 p.m.

These meetings will be held in the City Commission Chambers at City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Ave. The citizens of the City of Marquette are invited and encouraged to attend.

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The City of Marquette is accepting applications for a Motor Pool Technician. Applicants must have basic mechanical skills and possess a valid driver’s license and a State of Michigan Class A CDL with Air Brake and Tanker endorsements within 180 days of hire. Testing will be required. Applications and a complete job description are available in Human Resources, 300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, Michigan 49855 or online at www.marquettemi.gov. Applications will be accepted in Human Resources through February 14, 2020. EOE ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you to all of the City's board and committee members!
To get involved, please visit marquettemi.gov/boardapplication.Congrats Connect Marquette members Antonio, Kristina, and Nathan for your appointment to the City of Marquette board/committees!
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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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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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