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.

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.

Brief Third Street closure starts Monday

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 23, Third Street will be closed to through traffic between Magnetic Street and Kaye Avenue to accommodate grading and paving work at the intersection of Third Street and College Avenue. This closure is expected to last two days. Access to businesses and residences along Third Street will be provided throughout the closure.

A detour route will be provided. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction, detour, and advisory signing.


The City of Marquette asks for your patience during the construction process.

June 14 City Commission Meeting: Participation Details

The June 14 meeting of the Marquette City Commission will be held in person at City Hall, and public attendance will be permitted, in accordance with the current State of Michigan guidelines. Face masks will be required for all unvaccinated attendees.

Written comments will still be accepted in advance for public comment periods and for public hearings.; written comments are limited to 500 words. Written comments should be submitted directly to shobbins@marquettemi.gov, and will be accepted until noon on Monday, June 14.

Feb. 22 City Commission Meeting: Participation Details

Due to directives from the State of Michigan, the February 22 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, February 22.
To make a comment over the phone, please call 312-626-6799 and use Meeting ID: 812 6968 8942

Feb. 23 Police-Fire Pension Board Meeting: Participation Details

The Feb. 23 Police & Fire Retirement System meeting will be held electronically in an effort to protect the health and safety of the public. The meeting will be streamed on the City of Marquette YouTube channel starting at 10 a.m. The YouTube channel is located at www.youtube.com/user/CityofMarquetteGov. Please note that the livestream will have at least a 20 second delay.


Public Participation
There will be three options for public participation in these meetings: video conferencing, phone conferencing or written comment. There will be two public comment periods for 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.
Members of the public wishing to make a video comment will need to visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89403247428 on a computer or smart device that has a camera. 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 894 0324 7428.
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 Board.
Written comments can be submitted to mschlicht@marquettemi.gov. Written submissions for the meeting will be accepted until 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23.

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