Street disruptions possible during road work

Beginning Monday, Aug. 12, various streets in the City of Marquette will experience traffic disruptions due to crack sealing activities by JCS, Inc.

The public is advised to be aware of all flagging and traffic control devices and to use caution when traveling through areas requiring this process. The contractor will be starting at the north end of the City of Marquette and working their way towards the south and from east to west.

It is anticipated that all these areas will be completed by the end of August.

Schroeder, Christopher 2019

Chris Schroeder, Resignation

Christopher Schroeder, part-time Rental Code Inspector in the Fire Department has resigned effective August 8th. Chris is a licensed residential builder in Michigan. He worked in construction and owned his own business before being hired by the City on April 8th. Chris is leaving to accept a full-time position with another organization.

Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic

On Saturday, August 10, 2019, beginning at 6:00 a.m. and continuing through 6:00 p.m., Pine Street from Fair Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard and Powder Mill Road from County Road 550 to the north end will be closed and Wright Street from Presque Isle Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard will be closed to thru traffic for the “Ore to Shore” Mountain Bike Race.

The public is advised to use caution when traveling on Wright Street, Hawley Street, River Park Circle and Schneider Mill Court.  Race participants will be crossing at designated locations at varying times.

Marquette City Manager offers community office hours

Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, August 14, 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.

Spectacle 2019: Call for artists, performers, creatives

The Marquette Spectacle is looking for artists, performers, musicians and creative community members of all ages to participate in the 2019 show. The open call and information meeting will take place Thursday, Aug. 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center. This year’s Spectacle is aiming to bring the community together through a combination of installation work, theater, dance and music. All are invited to share their acts and talents, or to sign up to volunteer. Opportunities include parade, park installations, costume design, pop-up performances and finale. All are welcome!

The Marquette Spectacle will be held on Oct. 12 at Harlow Park and based upon the theme of “Beyond the Veil” – what lurks beyond the edges of reality in our woods, our cities, ourselves? The artistic direction of the event will continue to be honed as more become involved in the project.

For more information or questions, please contact the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center at 228-0472 or via email at arts-culture@marquettemi.gov. The Marquette Arts and Culture Center is located 217 N. Front Street in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library.

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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

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+1 906-228-0465

 

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