July 6, 2021 Planning Commission Meeting

The July 6, 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 alanders@marquettemi.gov. Written submissions will be accepted until 12:00 p.m. on July 6, 2021.

Williams Park restrooms closed during construction

Williams Park tennis court resurfacing has begun, and the park’s tennis courts, basketball courts and restrooms will be closed during the project. Minor disruptions to traffic on Ohio St. in front of the park are expected.

The facilities, including restrooms, will reopen once construction is complete. At this time, the plan is for the playground equipment and swings to remain available to the public during the project, which is expected to last approximately 8 weeks.

Third Street Parade Planned for July 4

The Marquette Fourth of July Parade is being held Sunday, July 4, beginning at noon. The parade will begin at the Berry Event Center and proceed down Third Street, past the Marquette Commons, before disbanding at Baraga Avenue. The side streets will be closed to through traffic beginning Sunday at 10 a.m. Fair Avenue, Hewitt Street and Washington Street will remain open until the parade starts. Please plan accordingly.

Also, please be advised that temporary “No Parking” signs will be placed along the Third Street parade route. They will be enforced Sunday morning through the completion of the parade.    

College Avenue Reconstruction

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, June 14th, 2021 College Avenue will be closed to through traffic between Presque Isle Avenue and Third Street.  Work on this section of roadway is expected to last four weeks. 

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.   

Project plans can be accessed at the City of Marquette Engineering website under the Hewitt Ave., Pine St., Front St., College Ave., Project link.

Smith Construction is the general contractor for this project.

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

North Third Street closure between Arch and Michigan

Third Street between Arch Street and Michigan Street will be closed to traffic Friday June 11th, 2021. Oberstar Inc. will be continuing work to connect a water service at 420 North Third Street. This closure will be used once more, early next week, to repave the area disturbed by the work. Traffic will be detoured around the closure via Fourth Street. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction and advisory signing.   

Marquette Arts and Culture Advisory Committee meeting

THURSDAY June 10, 2021 the MARQUETTE ARTS AND CULTURE ADVISORY COMMITTEE will hold its regular monthly meeting. The meeting will be held starting at 5:30PM. This meeting will be in person at the Arts and Culture Center located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front Street Marquette. 

Public Participation

There will be two options for public participation in this meeting: in person or written. 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. Written comments will be presented to the board during the meeting and can be submitted by emailing tmorin@marquettemi.gov. Written submissions will be accepted until 5pm on Thursday June 10, 2021.

Marquette Public Art Commission meeting

WEDNESDAY June 9, 2021 the MARQUETTE PUBLIC ART COMMISSION will hold its regular monthly meeting. The meeting will be held virtually starting at 6:30PM, with board members and Staff attending remotely. This meeting will be available via ZOOM (directions are provided below).

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/83631976403?pwd=c0xVdVJGWlR2bjM1TXpyVEJsQ1Iydz09

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: 836 3197 6403 and Passcode: 504260

The video and phone conference lobby will open at 6:25PM on Wednesday June 9, 2021. When participating via video or phone, you will be placed on mute until the Public Comment portions of the meetings are reached. Once Public Comment begins, the chair will go through each person who raises their hand or requests via chat, providing the opportunity to address the full board. It is recommended participants follow the ZOOM meeting 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 tmorin@marquettemi.gov. Written submissions will be accepted until 5pm on Wednesday June 9, 2021.

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Hewitt Avenue and Pine Street Reconstruction Phase 2

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 10th, 2021, Pine Street between Hewitt Avenue and Prospect Street will be closed to through traffic.  This is the beginning of phase two of a three phase project to replace utilities and reconstruct Hewitt Avenue (Spruce to Pine) and Pine Street (Hewitt to Prospect).  Work on this phase is expected to last five weeks. 

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.   

Project plans can be accessed at the City of Marquette Engineering website under the Hewitt Ave., Pine St., Front St., College Ave., Project link.

Smith Construction is the general contractor for this project.

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

PRESQUE ISLE PARK ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING

The June 9, 2021 Presque Isle Park Advisory Committee meeting will be held virtually with Committee members and Staff attending remotely through Zoom video conferencing.

Public Participation
There will be three options for public participation in this meeting: video conferencing, phone conferencing, or written comment. There will be one public comment period at the beginning part of the meeting.  Comments will be limited to three minutes and speakers must give their name and address.

Members of the public wishing to make a video comment will need to visit: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82799552230

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 (827 9955 2230).

The video and phone conference lobby will open at 5:20 p.m. on June 9, 2021. When participating via video or phone conferencing, you will be placed into a virtual lobby/on-hold until the Public Comment portion of the meeting is reached. Once Public Comment begins, the meeting organizer will go through each person waiting in the lobby one at a time and provide them with the opportunity to address the Committee. It is recommended that participants follow the meeting on YouTube to know when the Public Comment portion is occurring and be ready to make their comment.

Written comments can be submitted by emailing amaciver@marquettemi.gov. Written submissions will be accepted until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

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