City of Marquette Arts and Culture Accepting Funding Requests for Art Week 2021 Events

The City of Marquette Arts & Culture Division is currently accepting funding requests for Art Week 2021 events and activities, Monday, June 21 through Saturday, June 26. Art Week kicks off the summer event season, inviting local artists, organizations, and businesses to come together and collaborate on a series of arts and cultural programming, including; concerts, workshops, performances, demonstrations, exhibits and installations, and more. This year’s theme is RECONNECTING Through the Arts. While it is not required, it is strongly encouraged that proposed events connect to and play off this theme. In addition, events must take place outdoors, allow for appropriate social distancing, and be free and open to the public.

Funding requests can be submitted via an online form: https://bit.ly/3cZQHf5

Individuals, organizations, and businesses are all welcome to apply. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 16; applicants will be notified the following week. More information about this year’s Art Week, including a full schedule of events, will be released later this Spring.

The 2021 City of Marquette Art Week is supported by the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs.

For questions or more information, please contact the Arts & Culture Division at (906) 228-0472 or arts-culture@marquettemi.gov.

March 29 City Commission Meeting: Participation Details

Due to directives from the State of Michigan, the March 29 City Commission meeting will be held virtually without the public in physical attendance. The public is invited to view and participate in the meeting electronically.

The meeting will be streamed on YouTube and Channel 191 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, March 29.

To make a comment over the phone, please call 312-626-6799 and use Meeting ID: 813 9945 1285

Grove Street Closure

Grove Street will be closed to through traffic Monday, March 29th between Homestead Street and McClellan Avenue. Oberstar will be working to install sanitary sewer and water services to 734 Grove Street.  The closure will begin at 8:00am and Grove Street is expected to be reopened to traffic by 6:00pm. Traffic will be detoured around the road closure by way of Homestead Street and Wilson Street. Residents on Grove Hill Court and Grove Street west of Grove Hill Court will have access from McClellan Avenue. Residents on Grove Street east of Grove Hill Court will have access from the US41/Homestead side of the closure. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction and advisory signing.   

City of Marquette Offices Closed for Good Friday

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 be closed on Friday, April 2, in observance of Good Friday. 

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.

On Monday, April 5, City facilities will continue being closed to the public, due to the Directives from the State of Michigan.  This includes City Hall, the Municipal Service Center, Fire Stations 1 and 2, the Police Department, Lakeview Arena, the Senior Center, the Wastewater Treatment Plant, and the Water Treatment Plant.  City operations will continue.  To contact the City about essential business, please prioritize electronic communication when possible.  Contact information for each City Department is available at www.marquettemi.gov/departments/.

For emergency services, please dial 911.  For non-emergency police assistance, please dial 906-228-0400.  The Police Department will be evaluating non-emergency calls and will dispatch services accordingly.

For more information on billing, senior services and updates regarding City services during the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit www.marquettemi.gov/covid19/.

April 1 Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting: Participation Details

The April 1, 2021 meeting of the Board of Zoning Appealswill be held virtually, with board members and Staff attending remotely. This meeting will be streamed on the City of Marquette YouTube channel, at https://www.youtube.com/user/CityofMarquetteGov. Please note that the YouTube livestream will have at least a 20 second delay, and that anyone that wishes to offer public comment via Zoom (directions are provided below) will need to open the livestream to follow along while they wait to enter the meeting.

Public Participation

There will be three options for public participation in this meeting: video conferencing, phone conferencing, or written comment. There will be two public comment periods for the meeting, one near the beginning of the agenda and one at the end. Comments are limited to three minutes and speakers must give their name and address before speaking.

In order to offer a live video comment, you must visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85066821701

Members of the public wishing to call in and make a comment over the phone will need to call 312-626-6799and enter the meeting ID: 850 6682 1701.

The video and phone conference lobby will open at 6:50 p.m. on April 1, 2021. When participating via video or phone, you will be placed in a virtual waiting room 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, providing the opportunity to address the full board. It is recommended participants follow the along on YouTube to know when the Public Comment portion is nearing, and to be ready to comment.

Written comments will be presented to the board during the meeting, and can be submitted by emailing alanders@marquettemi.gov. Written submissions will be accepted until 6:50 p.m. on April 1, 2021.

Waterfront Lifeguards Needed/ Lifeguard Certification and Re-Certification Courses Being Offered

The City of Marquette is seeking qualified individuals to serve as waterfront lifeguards for the 2021 summer beach season.  The position requires the employee to be at least 16 years old and to be Waterfront Lifeguard Certified.  

Application can be made through the City’s website at:   https://www.marquettemi.gov/departments/administrative-services/human-resources/

The Marquette City Fire Department will be offering the following Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Certification and Re-certification courses.  (This is not a swimming class; all candidates must be proficient swimmers and comfortable in the water).   

Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Certification Course
A $200 class fee will be invoiced to any participant that is not hired by the City for the 2021 summer beach season.

Friday, April 23, 2021

4:00pm-8:00pm (Marquette High School Pool)

Saturday, April 24, 2021 AND Sunday, April 25, 2021

8:00am-4:00pm (Marquette High School Pool)

Monday, April 26, 2021

4:00pm-8:00pm (Marquette High School Pool)

There are online learning components that must be completed prior to pool sessions.  Students must attend and pass all four classes to become certified.  REGISTER NO LATER THAN April 20, 2021. 

Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Re-Certification Course
A $100 class fee will be invoiced to any participant that is not hired by the City for the 2021 summer beach season. 

Tuesday, April 27, 2021                                                              

4:00pm-8:00pm (Marquette High School Pool)  

Wednesday, April 28, 2021                                                         

4:00pm-8:00pm (Marquette High School Pool) 

Students must have an active certification card to enroll in the re-certification course.  Students must attend and pass both classes to become certified.  REGISTER NO LATER THAN April 20, 2021. 

Interested individuals may register and/or receive application information by contacting Teresa Locknane at the Marquette City Fire Department- 906-225-8596 or tlocknane@marquettemi.gov.  

March 25 Ad Hoc Housing Committee Meeting: Participation Details

The March 25, 2021 meeting of the Ad-Hoc Housing Committee will be held virtually, with board members and Staff attending remotely. This meeting will be streamed on the City of Marquette YouTube channel, at https://www.youtube.com/user/CityofMarquetteGov. Please note that the YouTube livestream will have at least a 20 second delay, and that anyone that wishes to offer public comment via Zoom (directions are provided below) will need to open the livestream to follow along while they wait to enter the meeting.

Public Participation

There will be three options for public participation in this meeting: video conferencing, phone conferencing, or written comment. There will be two public comment periods for the meeting, one near the beginning of the agenda and one at the end. Comments are limited to three minutes and speakers must give their name and address before speaking.

In order to offer a live video comment, you must visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81704270458

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: 817 0427 0458

The video and phone conference lobby will open at 8:00 a.m. on March 25. When participating via video or phone, you will be placed in a virtual waiting room 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, providing the opportunity to address the full board. It is recommended participants follow the along on YouTube to know when the Public Comment portion is nearing, and to be ready to comment.

Written comments will be presented to the board during the meeting, and can be submitted by emailing dstachewicz@marquettemi.gov. Written submissions will be accepted until 7:59 a.m. on March 25.

Seasonal Launch Permits

Beginning March 24, 2021, the City of Marquette will require all boaters to obtain a launch permit to launch a boat at either Cinder Pond or Presque Isle Marinas.

Seasonal launch permits are available for purchase at Lakeview Arena Parks & Recreation office by calling 906-228-0460.  Purchases will be handled over the phone, as the office remains closed to the public.  Seasonal launch permits will also be available at Cinder Pond Marina office beginning May 3, 2021.  The cost is $60.00 per seasonal launch permit, and $15.00 for an additional launch permit (restrictions apply).

Daily launch permits are $6.00 and are available in the red launch boxes located at Cinder Pond and Presque Isle Marinas.

Tierney Street Disruptions

Beginning Monday, March 22, Oberstar will be working in Tierney Street north of Mesnard Street to install a sewer service to 1157 Tierney Street.  Work in the street is expected to last two days. Oberstar is working with Bothwell Middle School to avoid disruptions and Tierney Street will remain open to traffic. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction and advisory signing.   

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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: 7:30 am - 4:30 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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