Seasonal Launch Permits

Beginning March 15, the City of Marquette will require all boaters to obtain a launch permit to launch a boat at either Cinder Pond or Presque Isle Marina.

Seasonal launch permits are available for purchase at Lakeview Arena Parks & Recreation office, located at 401 E. Fair Avenue, the City of Marquette’s Treasurer’s office located at 300 W. Baraga Avenue.  Seasonal launch permits will also be available at Cinder Pond Marina office beginning May 9.  The cost is $60.00 per seasonal launch permit, and $15.00 for an additional launch permit (restrictions apply).

Daily launch permits are $6.00 and are available in the red launch boxes located at Cinder Pond and Presque Isle Marina.

Planning Commission Meeting Canceled; Joint Work Session Scheduled

The Marquette City Planning Commission meeting scheduled for March 15, has been canceled due to lack of business for the agenda. The Marquette City Commission and the Planning Commission will conduct a joint work session on the same date beginning at 5:30 PM in the first-floor conference room of the Municipal Service Center, located at 1100 Wright Street. The Planning Commission will present its annual report to the City Commission at this meeting, in addition to discussing community planning concerns for this year and beyond.

Marquette Public Art Commission Meeting

The Marquette Public Art Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m. This meeting will be in-person in the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center, 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 board during the meeting and can be submitted by emailing Written submissions will be accepted until 5pm on Wednesday, March 9.

March DDA Meeting Announcement

A regular meeting of the Marquette Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors will be held Thursday, March 10, at the Marquette Commons, 112 South Third Street. The meeting will begin at 8:00 a.m.

Public Participation

There will be two options for public participation in this meeting: in person or written. Written comments can be submitted by emailing Written submissions will be accepted until 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9.

Call for Artists – Chair With A View, A Community Art Project

Lake Superior Art Association is seeking 24 local artists to design and paint an Adirondack chair as a part of Chair with a View, a community art project in conjunction with Art Week 2022.  Chairs will be installed during Art Week, June 20-25, along the City’s waterfront and displayed throughout the summer. All designs must reflect this year’s theme of water. Designs will be selected by a blind jury on both creativity and originality.  All artists must reside within Marquette County. Artists under the age of 18, must receive permission from a parent or guardian. Artists are required to submit an original design and brief description by March 18.

Applications and guidelines are available the  For questions please contact Lynn Buckland-Brown at or 906-399-9824.

Washington Street Westbound Lane Closure

On Wednesday March 9, the westbound lane of the 200 block of West Washington Street between Third Street and Fourth Street will be closed for construction activities at 202 West Washington Street. Vehicular traffic will be detoured around the closure via Third Street, Bluff Street and Fourth Street. The sidewalk on the north side of the street will also be closed, however the south side will remain open for pedestrian traffic.

The work is weather dependent and may be delayed until Thursday March 10.

The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction and advisory signing.

Lakeview Arena Open Skate Cancelations

The City of Marquette’s Lakeview Arena announces the following open skating cancelations for the Betty Beckman hockey tournament at Lakeview Arena:

Friday, March 4th       No Open Skate 1:00-2:50pm
No Senior Skate 7:00-8:30pm

Saturday, March 5th   No Open Skate 1:00-2:50pm

Sunday, March 6th      No Open Skate 1:00-2:50pm

Please contact the Lakeview Arena office for additional information (906) 228-0460.


Due to the recent large accumulation of snow in the City, the Marquette City Fire Department is asking residents to help out by Adopting a Fire Hydrant. This program is straightforward. We are asking residents to pick out a fire hydrant close to their house or in their neighborhood and keep the area directly around the fire hydrant shoveled and accessible to us in the event of a fire.

Please consider Adopting a Hydrant in your neighborhood, this one simple act could make a difference for you or a neighbor.

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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

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