Presque Isle Park Road Closure

The entrance to Presque Isle Park on Peter White Drive will be closed Monday, November 1, 2021 for maintenance activities. Traffic will be detoured through the Presque Isle Marina boat launch parking lot to maintain public access to the park. The work is expected to be completed by the end of the day.

Norwood Street Closure

Norwood Street between Fitch Avenue and Presque Isle Avenue will be closed to through traffic on October 27, 2021 for a storm sewer main repair.  The closure is expected to last from 7a.m. to 7p.m.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

MCACA Grant Recipients

The City of Marquette is excited to announce all city arts and culture organizations who were awarded grants from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. On Friday, October 22, Council members announced that a total of $176,275 was awarded to organizations in Marquette County. The grant recipients for Marquette are:

Hiawatha Music Co-op - $11,250

Lake Superior Theater - $13,750

Liberty Children’s Art Project - $11,825

City of Marquette–Art Week - $7,600

Marquette City Band - $10,450

Marquette County Historical Society - $19,500

Marquette Maritime Museum - $16,250

Marquette Symphony Orchestra - $16,250

Marquette-Alger RESA - $12,000

Superior Arts Youth Theater - $18,750

Superior String Alliance - $13,750

Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum - $19,500

Other County recipients include Ishpeming Public Schools with $5,400.

This year, $605,118 was awarded to organizations and schools throughout the Upper Peninsula, and over $10.7 million statewide.

For more information contact the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center at 906-228-0472 or e-mail

Arts and Culture Office Closed for Staff Education and Development

The Office of Arts & Culture will be closed Thursday, October 21 and Thursday, October 28 for City staff education & professional development. The Arts & Culture staff will check the email periodically throughout both days for immediate needs and will respond to phone messages the following day (Friday 10/22 and Friday 10/29).

The Deo Gallery and Studio Spaces will remain open according to Peter White Public Library hours both days.

Contact the Office of Arts & Culture with any questions or concerns. or (906) 228-0472

October 19 Planning Commission Meeting

The October 19, 2021 meeting of the Planning Commission will start at 6:00 p.m. and be held in the Commission Chambers of City Hall located at 300 W. Baraga Avenue.

Written comments can be submitted by emailing Written submissions will be accepted until 12:00 p.m. on October 19, 2021.

Winterizing Restrooms

The City of Marquette maintenance crews will begin winterizing park and athletic restrooms for the season starting Friday, October 15.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Garbage and Recycle Cart Delivery Update

Garbage and recycle carts from the fall order are scheduled to be delivered the week of October 18.  Carts will show up on your curb and price adjustments to your utility bill will be made after the delivery. Carts may be used immediately.

We appreciate your patience.

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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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