Mandatory Anti-Harassment Training & Policy

The City is committed to providing a workplace that is free of discriminatory harassment, including sexual harassment, and to educating employees on recognizing and reporting illegal harassment.  To further that end, the City has updated its policies and made arrangements to train all employees on harassment (including sexual harassment) in the workplace.  A copy of the updated Anti-Harassment Policy and Complaint Procedure is attached to this memo along with a new EEO/Title VI Policy. In conjunction with the distribution of these policies, we have arranged for Laura Reilly, of the law firm Kendricks Bordeau Keefe Seavoy & Larsen, to present several training sessions on the topic of illegal harassment and how to prevent and/or report it. 

Attendance at one of the training sessions listed below is mandatory for all full-time and regular part-time employees and managers.  Please meet with your supervisor to determine which of the following sessions you will be attending and notify Michelle in Human Resources at 225-8584 so that she can place you on the schedule.  We need to know in advance which session you will be attending so that we can make sure we can evenly distribute employees between the 5 sessions.

November 12th:            9:00 am Municipal Service Center-Room 103

November 13th:            9:00 am City Hall Commission Chambers

November 13th:            3:00 pm City Hall Commission Chambers

November 14th:                        9:00 am Fire Hall 1

December 3rd:              8:00 am City Hall Commission Chambers (make-up day)

Please keep the attached policies with your other City policies. In addition, you will need to sign off on the acknowledgement sheet indicating that you have received a copy of each new or revised policy. 

Please contact Human Resources if you have any questions.

Notice of Vacancy – Heavy Equipment Operator

TO:                              Public Works Bargaining Unit

DATE:                         October 25, 2019

POSITION:                 Heavy Equipment Operator – Water Department

DEPARTMENT:         Public Works    

POSTING PERIOD

Friday, October 25, 2019 through Thursday, October 31, 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.  This position may include second and third shifts, and / or weekends.

RATE OF PAY  

Entry $19.30/hr., 6 months $20.44/hr., 1 yr. $21.57/hr., 2 yrs. $22.67/hr., 3 yrs. $23.89/hr.

TO APPLY

Employees interested in signing for this position posting must come to Human Resources to sign for the posting before 4:00 p.m. Thursday, October 31, 2019.  Please take this posting down after 4:00 p.m. Thursday, October 31, 2019.   MUST BE SIGNED IN INK.

 AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Derek Griffin, New Hire

Derek Griffin has been hired as a new Police Officer effective Monday, October 14th. Derek has a bachelor’s degree from Northern Michigan University (NMU) in Criminal Justice. He also obtained his MCOLES certification from NMU’s Police Academy in August of 2019. Prior to working for the City, Derek had been a Police Officer for Chocolay Township. Derek can be reached at extension 8917.

Lake Superior Urban Stormwater / Coastal Wetland Restoration Work Planned

Hawley Street between Presque Isle Avenue and Lakeshore Boulevard will be closed to through traffic beginning October 28, at 8:00 a.m. Lakeshore Boulevard (except from Fair Avenue to Pine Street), Wright Street and Pine Street will be re-opened.

In the event of future Lakeshore Boulevard closures Hawley Street will be open to one lane traffic. Be advised that weather may cause the closure of Lakeshore Boulevard before a public service announcement can be made. Motorists and pedestrians are encouraged to allow for extra time to reach their destination and use caution when traveling through this area.

Questions regarding the project can be directed to Curt Goodman, Director of Municipal Utilities at cgoodman@marquettemi.gov or 225-4055.

MCACA Grant Recipients

The City of Marquette is pleased to announce the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) 2020 grant recipients from Marquette County. On Friday October 18, the MCACA awarded $157,688 to the following organizations in Marquette County:

Lake Superior Theatre Inc. – $11,250
Liberty Children’s Art Project – $15,000
City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center – $15,000
Marquette City Band – $10,000
Marquette County Historical Society – $18,000
Marquette Maritime Museum – $15,000
Marquette Symphony Orchestra – $12,500
Northern Michigan University – DeVos Art Museum – $14,188
Superior Arts Youth Theater  – $12,500
Superior String Alliance, Inc. – $12,500
The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum – $15,000
Ishpeming Public Schools – $6,750.

This year, $683,760 was awarded to organizations and schools throughout the Upper Peninsula, and over $9.7 million statewide. For more information contact the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center at 228-0472 or e-mail arts-culture@marquettemi.gov.

Hawley Street traffic to be disrupted during work

Hawley Street between Presque Isle Avenue and Lakeshore Boulevard will be reduced to one lane traffic beginning at 8:00 a.m., October 22, 2019 for the construction of a new stormwater drain and the creation of new wetlands. The lane reduction will be intermittent and is anticipated to last through mid-November. Motorists and pedestrians are encouraged to use caution when traveling through this area.

Questions regarding the project can be directed to Curt Goodman, Director of Municipal Utilities at cgoodman@marquettemi.gov or 906-225-4055.

Traffic disruptions planned during soil boring activity

Beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 22, various areas in the City of Marquette will experience traffic disruptions due to soil boring operations. Tri Media Consultants will be performing soil boring sampling for future street reconstruction projects. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through these areas and be aware of all flagging and traffic control. Work will be continuing throughout the week on the following dates and locations:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 22: Marquette Drive and Lakeview Drive
  • Wednesday, Oct. 23: Lakeview Drive, Union Street from Wilkinson to Presque Isle
  • Thursday and Friday, Oct. 24-25: Property adjacent to Lakeshore Boulevard from Pine to Hawley.

Be advised that the weather may delay these operations until the next available day

Winter Parking

The Winter Parking Ban will begin November 1st and run through April 1st, 2020. City residents, NMU students, and visitors are reminded to find off street parking during the hours of 1 a.m. and 6 a.m. during this time. Violation of the winter parking ban is a $75.00 fine.

Residents are reminded that front yard parking is prohibited within the City of Marquette unless authorization is given by the Community Development office. This request must be made through them and a determination to allow this will be based on certain criteria. Front yard parking without prior approval is a violation of City ordinance, subject to a $50.00 fine for first offense. For more information, contact Community Development at 228-0425.

Furthermore, parking in the right of way is prohibited in the City of Marquette unless authorized by the Police Department. This also must be requested and permission will only be granted after it is determined that it is the only viable option. Violation of right of way parking without prior approval is a violation of City ordinance and a $50.00 fine. For more information regarding this, please contact the Marquette City Police Department at 228-0400.

Property owners are encouraged to make arrangements for off street parking during the winter parking ban for residents and tenants of homes and rental units.

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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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