Polar Roll snowbike race set for Saturday

There will be a 35-mile snow bike race in Marquette on Saturday, Feb. 15.

The 35-mile race will start on Washington Street between Third Street and Front Street at 8:00 a.m. and continue down Washington Street to Lakeshore Boulevard and proceed south towards Spring Street. At Spring Street, the race will enter the multi-use path and proceed south to the Carp River bridge and then head under US41 to the Cliffs Power Road to join the South Trails System.

Racers will cross Grove Street by the Golf Course and Wilson Street west of Econo Foods. From here the race will proceed along the Iron Ore Heritage Trail and finish in Ishpeming.

Washington Street between Third and Lakeshore will remain closed from Fridays UP 200 Sled Dog Race until 9 a.m. on Saturday. Front Street will be closed to through traffic between Main and Bluff from 5 a.m. until 9 a.m.. Lakeshore Boulevard will be closed for a short period of time to allow the bike race participants to proceed on their designated route.

Grove Street and Wilson Street will not be closed for this event; however, vehicles could be delayed on Grove Street and Wilson Street at the Harlow Farms subdivision and drivers are encouraged to travel an alternative route. Motorists are advised to be cautious and courteous of bicyclists on Cliffs Power Road and any of the designated street crossings.

PWPL, BLP closed Monday

The Peter White Public Library and the Marquette Board of Light and Power offices will both be closed for the Presidents’ Day holiday on Monday, Feb. 17.

For BLP-related emergencies, please call 228-0300.

Hobbins, Sean Website 2020

Sean Hobbins, Promotion

Effective March 2, Sean Hobbins will be promoted to Assistant City Manager. Sean is currently the Management Analyst in the City Manager’s Office. Sean is a graduate of Northern Michigan University with a master’s degree in Public Administration. Sean was a Fellowship Student at the City while in graduate school and worked for AmeriCorps as a Public Safety Analyst and as a City Management Intern with the City of Royal Oak before being hired by the City as a Management Analyst in 2015.

LePage, Jennifer website

Jennifer LePage, Promotion

Effective March 2, Jen LePage has been promoted to the position of Director of Administrative Services. Jen has a B.S. in Business-Computer Information Systems from NMU and recently received professional certification in Human Resources from the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR). She was hired by the City in 2009 as an IT Specialist and was promoted to Management Analyst in 2012 and subsequently to the position of Assistant City Manager in 2015. the Department Head for Administrative Services, she will oversee the Human Resources, Information Technology and the City Clerk divisions.

Bohor, Susan Website

Susan Bohor, Retirement

Susan Bohor, Director of Administrative Services, has announced her retirement effective Feb. 28. She was a fellowship student from the NMU master’s in public administration program for the City from Jan. 2001-July 2002. She was then hired as the City’s grant administrator. She was promoted to the position of Human Resources Manager/Grants Administrator in Jan. 2006 and subsequently promoted to department head when she was appointed as the Director of Human Resources in Jan. 2008. Susan has been the Director of Administrative Services since being appointed on Aug. 1, 2010, when the divisions of Human Resources, Information Technology and the City Clerk’s Office were organized to the Department of Administrative Services. Prior to her time with the City, Susan gained experience as a Personnel Administrator, Personnel Manager and Director of Personnel and Office Services while employed with Sealy, Inc.

MarquetteMI.Gov

The City of Marquette will co-host an informational meeting with the Noquemanon Trail Network to discuss special events to be held on the NTN South Trails. This meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 in the Citizens Forum at Lakeview Arena.

Officials will address the permitting process, scheduling and conflict resolution. Any group wishing to hold events on the South Trails that charge entry fees are required to attend this meeting.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Interested in working for the 2020 Census? A recruiter will be at City Hall today (2/3) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to answer questions. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

So far this season, 26,360 cubic yards of snow have been removed from City streets! ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

3 weeks ago

City of Marquette - Municipal Government

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.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

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

View on Facebook

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

Copyright 2019 © All Rights Reserved