BLP work session planned for May 4

The Marquette Board of Light and Power Board will be holding a working session on Wednesday, May 4, at 5:30 p.m. The topic of discussion will be the property at 400 E. Hampton St. (former site of the Shiras Steam Plant.) The meeting will be held at the main office of the Marquette Board of Light & Power, 2200 Wright St, Marquette, MI 49855. Any additional information will be made available online at www.mblp.org.

April BLP meeting rescheduled

The April Meeting of the Marquette Board of Light and Power Board has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 3 at 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the main office of the Marquette Board of Light & Power, 2200 Wright St, Marquette, MI 49855. Any additional information will be made available online at www.mblp.org.

Intermittent Presque Isle road closure planned during salamander migration

In cooperation with the Superior Watershed Partnership and Northern Michigan University Biology Department, the City of Marquette will be closing a portion of Peter White Drive in Presque Isle Park to facilitate the safe migration of the blue-spotted salamander.

The southwest bend of Peter White Drive, from Moosewood Nature Center to the gate north of the pavilion, will close to vehicular traffic daily at 8 p.m. from March 21 to April 30, or until the completion of the migration. Road barricades will be placed and removed daily to prevent vehicular traffic use of the migration area. Foot traffic is permitted in the area during regular park hours.

Arts and culture committee to meet Feb. 3

The Marquette Arts and Culture Advisory Committee will meet on Thursday, February 3 to discuss the City Annual Art Awards. The meeting will be held starting at 5:30 p.m. This meeting will be in-person at the Arts and Culture Center located in the lower level of Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front Street, Marquette.

Public Participation
There will be one public comment period for the meeting at the beginning of the agenda. Comments are limited to three minutes and speakers must give their name and address before speaking. Written comments will be presented to the Committee during the meeting and can be submitted by emailing tmorin@marquettemi.gov. Written submissions will be accepted until 5pm on Thursday February 3, 2022.

Mandatory meeting planned for groups holding events on NTN South Trails

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.

For additional information, contact the Parks and Recreation department at 906-228-0460 or the NTN at 906-235-6861.

Notice of mailing to Marquette homeowners

The City of Marquette has been notified of an upcoming mailing from American Water Resources (AWR) of Michigan, a subsidiary of American Water. This is a utility insurance service similar to those you may have seen with your natural gas provider. The program is offered by AWR.

This is not a City activity, or otherwise a City-initiated or endorsed program. The City of Marquette and City of Marquette Water Utility are not endorsing the program. Resident responsibilities for maintaining water and sewer laterals are outlined in Chapter 48 of the City Code.

The company provided the following contact information: AWRUSA.com/trustedpartner; Eric Palm at EPalm@amwater.com or (856) 359-2794.

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