Presque Isle Bandshell bookings suspended

Due to age and the elements, the Presque Isle Bandshell structure is under review by independent engineering consultants. City of Marquette Parks and Recreation is suspending future bookings at this facility until this engineering analysis is complete. All current bookings through October 2021 will be honored.

More information is expected to become available by January 2022. If the venue is deemed structurally sound, bookings will reopen for the summer 2022 season. An announcement will be issued at that time to outline the reservation process.

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Dale Daugherty, New Hire

Dale Daugherty has been hired as a Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator effective Aug. 23. Dale has worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator for Eagle Mine and an Operator for Neenah Paper. Welcome, Dale!

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Janell Irie, New Hire

The City of Marquette Finance Department welcomes Janell Irie as the new Utility Billing Clerk as of Aug. 16. Janell has worked for the City of Manistique in various positions including utility billing and most recently worked for Longyear as an accountant. Welcome, Janell!

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James MacDonald, Retirement

Water Supervisor Jim MacDonald has announced his retirement effective Oct. 15. Jim was hired by the City as Relief Operator at the Water Treatment Plant in 1982. He was promoted to his current position as Supervisor in 1996. The City would like to extend best wishes to Jim after 37 years of public service.

Pamela Greenleaf, Retirement

Pamela Greenleaf, Administrative Assistant for the Department of Municipal Utilities has announced her retirement effective Sept. 30 after 34 years of public service. Pam started with the City in 1984 in the Clerk’s Office and promoted to Clerk/Typing Receptionist, Engineering Secretary and Community Development all prior to her most recent/current position in Municipal Utilities. Congratulations, Pam!

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Barry Just, Retirement

Facilities Maintenance Mechanic Barry Just retired effective Thursday, Sept. 9th. Barry was originally hired by the City as a Heavy Equipment Operator in the Parks Department in February of 2002. Congratulations, Barry!

City Absentee Ballots Being Mailed to Residents

Absentee ballots have now been mailed to City residents who have returned signed applications requesting them.

The City Clerk’s Office is open Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Signed election material may be dropped off in person, by mail or by utilizing the metal drop boxes, located at the southwest entrance to City Hall, at 300 W. Baraga Ave or in front of the main entrance of the Municipal Service Center, at 1100 Wright Street.

Residents can apply for an absentee ballot, as well as check their ballot or application status, using the State of Michigan portal located at


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🎇Hooray!🎆 A huge thanks to the Marquette Area Fourth of July Celebration Committee and their amazing volunteers! ... See MoreSee Less
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See you tonight for the Boat Parade and the Fireworks!The Boat Parade will organize at 9 p.m. at the elbow of the Lower Harbor breakwater. At 9:30, the parade will complete two laps through the harbor. Boaters can tune to Marine Channel 12 for bulletins at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m. The Fireworks are scheduled to launch at 10:40 p.m. from the Lower Harbor Ore Dock. Tonight's fireworks show will be syncronized to music. Because Food Fest has wrapped up, there will not be speakers in the park. The music will be broadcased on 100.3 The Point. Bring a radio! ... See MoreSee Less
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Have a safe and happy holiday weekend!The Marquette City Police will have extra patrol officers working this weekend specifically to enforce the City of Marquette beach rules during the 4th of July holiday weekend. Here is a reminder to everyone of the following city beach ordinances:(1) Section 4-2 Consumption of alcohol on beaches is prohibited (except by permit).(2) Section 22-24 People littering on beaches will be cited. Also, No Smoking is allowed on the beaches.(3) Section 8-12 Animals are prohibited on all public bathing beaches.Please remember to use only designated signed parking areas at Presque Isle Park; all others will be ticketed.Please enjoy the beaches and help us continue to keep Marquette beaches a fun, clean and safe place for all people to enjoy. ... See MoreSee Less
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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



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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