Sept. 14 City Commission meeting: participation details

Due to Executive Orders issued from the Office of the Governor, the September 14 City Commission meeting will be held without the public in physical attendance. The public is invited to view and participate in the meeting electronically.

The meeting will be streamed on Channel 191 and YouTube starting at 6 p.m. The YouTube channel is located at www.youtube.com/user/CityofMarquetteGov. Please note that the livestreams may have at least a 20 second delay.

Public Participation
There will be two options for public participation in the meetings: phone conferencing or written comment. There will be two public comment periods during each meeting, one at the beginning and one at the end. Comments will be limited to three minutes and speakers must give their name and address.


Written comments will be limited to 500 words. Written comments can be submitted directly to shobbins@marquettemi.gov, written submissions will be accepted until 12 p.m. on Monday, September 24.
To make a comment over the phone, please call 312-626-6799 and use Meeting ID: 868 4770 1912.

Sept. 15 Planning Commission meeting: participation details

The Sept. 15 Planning Commission meeting will be held virtually with Commission members and Staff attending remotely through Zoom video conferencing. The only agenda item for the meeting is a work session on potential amendments to the Land Development Code.

This meeting will be streamed on the City of Marquette YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/CityofMarquetteGov). Please note that the YouTube livestream will have at least a 20 second delay.

Public Participation
There will be three options for public participation in this meeting: video conferencing, phone conferencing, or written comment. There will be three public comment periods for the meeting, one at the beginning, one during the public hearing request, and one at the end. Comments will be limited to three minutes and speakers must give their name and address.

Members of the public wishing to make a video comment will need to visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84814048255

Members of the public wishing to call in and make a comment over the phone will need to call 312-626-6799 and enter the meeting ID (848 1404 8255).

The video and phone conference lobby will open at 5:50 p.m. on Sept. 15. When participating via video or phone conferencing, you will be placed into a virtual lobby/on-hold until the Public Comment portions of the meetings are reached. Once Public Comment begins, the Chair will go through each person waiting in the lobby one at a time and provide them with the opportunity to address the Commission. It is recommended that participants follow the meeting on YouTube to know when the Public Comment portion is occurring and be ready to make their comment.
Written comments can be submitted by emailing dstensaas@marquettemi.gov. Written submissions will be accepted until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15.

“Words to Live and Bike By” Mural winners announced

On behalf of the Marquette Public Art Commission, the City of Marquette Arts & Culture Division is excited to announce the winning artists and design proposals for the Words to Live and Bike By bike path mural project.
The Words to Live and Bike By project involves the painting of five text-inspired, site-specific murals on the surface of the Holly Greer Bike Path in Marquette. Applicants were asked to submit design proposals that reflect a unique and imaginative interpretation of each word and their accompanying locale.
The winners and their words and locations are as follows:

  • Michele Tuccini; “REMEMBER”; Founders Landing
  • Delaney Pickett; “GRATITUDE”; Marquette Commons
  • Ben Pawlowski; “DREAM”; Mattson Lower Harbor Park
  • Stella Larkin and Superior Watershed Partnership; “RESPECT”; between Picnic Rocks and McCarty’s Cove
  • Alan McAnulty; “HOPE”; Clark Lambros Park

Painting will take place between Sept. 14-25.

For additional questions and information, please contact Tiina Morin, Arts & Culture Manager at tmorin@marquettemi.gov or (906) 225-8641.

Sept. 17 BZA meeting: participation details

The Board of Zoning Appeals special meeting will be held virtually with Board members and Staff attending remotely through Zoom video conferencing.

This meeting will be streamed on the City of Marquette YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/CityofMarquetteGov). Please note that the livestreams will have at least a 20 second delay.

Public Participation
There will be three options for public participation in this meeting: video conferencing, phone conferencing, or written comment. There will be one public comment period for the meeting during the public hearing. Comments will be limited to three minutes and speakers must give their name and address.

Members of the public wishing to make a video comment will need to visit
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86485487656
Members of the public wishing to call in and make a comment over the phone will need to call 312-626-6799 and enter the meeting ID (864 8548 7656).

When participating via video or phone conferencing, you will be placed into a virtual lobby/on-hold until the Public Comment portion of the meetings is reached. Once Public Comment begins, the Chair will go through each person waiting in the lobby one at a time and provide them with the opportunity to address the Board. It is recommended that participants follow the meeting on YouTube to know when the Public Comment portion is occurring and be ready to make their comment.

The video and phone conference lobby will open at 6:50 p.m. on Sept. 17.
Written comments can be submitted by emailing alanders@marquettemi.gov. Written submissions will be accepted until 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17.

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