Curbside Brush and Leaf Pickup Scheduled

Curbside brush collection will be conducted April 26 – 30. The brush volume from each property is limited to one pickup load, a pile approx. 12’L x 6’W x 5’H.

Crews will collect loose or brown bagged leaves May 3 – 14. Street sweeping and sand pickup will be conducted during leaf collection dates for all residential routes. The City will not collect material after the last date listed for each route.

The composting drop-off site located at 1415 Pioneer Rd. is opening April 24 for the season. It is open Tuesdays 3pm – 7pm and Saturdays 9am – 1pm. Any yard waste will be accepted but brush will be limited to one pickup load per day.  “Solid Waste” fee payment on a City water bill and ID is required for admittance.

The Household Rubbish site will open April 26. It is open Mondays and Wednesdays 3pm – 7pm and the second Saturday of each month 1pm – 4pm. Extra days have been added to the first two weeks to assist with spring cleaning. Thursday, April 29, Saturday, May 1, and Thursday, May 6. Dates and the map of the City of Marquette’s curbside brush and leaf collection and compost and rubbish site opening can be found on the city website www.marquettemi.gov

April 22 Elections Board Meeting: Participation Details

The April 22 meeting of the City Elections Board will be held virtually with Committee members and Staff attending remotely through Zoom video conferencing. This meeting will be streamed on the City of Marquette YouTube channel, at https://www.youtube.com/user/CityofMarquetteGov. Please note that the YouTube livestream will have at least a 20 second delay, and that anyone that wishes to offer public comment via Zoom (directions are provided below) will need to open the livestream to follow along while they wait to enter the meeting.

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/87823866981

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: 878 2386 6981

The video and phone conference lobby will open at 3:50 p.m. on April 22. When participating via video or phone, you will be placed in a virtual waiting room 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, providing the opportunity to address the full board. It is recommended participants follow the along on YouTube 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 kwhitney@marquettemi.gov. Written submissions will be accepted until 3:50 p.m. on April 22.

April 22 DDA Work Session: Participation Details

On Thursday, April 22, the Marquette Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors will be holding a work session to discuss the potential establishment of a Tax Increment Financing district to include the Third Street Corridor. The work session will be held virtually, with board members and staff attending remotely beginning at 8:00 a.m. This work session will be streamed on the City of Marquette YouTube channel, at https://www.youtube.com/user/CityofMarquetteGov. Please note that the YouTube livestream will have at least a 20 second delay, and that anyone that wishes to offer public comment via Zoom (directions are provided below) will need to open the livestream to follow along while they wait to enter the meeting.

Public Participation

There will be three options for public participation in this work session: 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/86430236699.

Members of the public wishing to call in and make a comment over the phone will need to call 312-626-6799and enter the meeting ID: 864 3023 6699. 

The video and phone conference lobby will open at 7:50 a.m. on April 22. When participating via video or phone, you will be placed in a virtual waiting room until the Public Comment portions of the work sessions are reached. Once Public Comment begins, the chair will go through each person waiting in the lobby, providing the opportunity to address the full board. It is recommended participants follow along on YouTube 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 work session and can be submitted by emailing Becky@downtownmarquette.org. Written submissions will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on April 21.

City Commission to Interview Six City Manger Finalists

The Marquette City Commission on Saturday, May 1 will conduct public interviews with six finalists for the job of City Manager.

The six candidates for the position are Richard Downey of Kronenwetter, Wis.; Sean Hobbins of Marquette, Mich.; Karen Kovacs of Milan, Mich.; John Kramer of Aurora, Ill.; Gary Simpson of Marquette, Mich.; and Dan Stoltman of Kremmling, Colo.

Downey holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Central Michigan University and a degree in political science from Kent State. He has served as Kronenwetter’s Village Administrator since 2012 and has previously served as a City Administrator in Illinois and Kansas.

Hobbins holds a Master of Public Administration degree, as well as a political science degree, from Northern Michigan University. He is currently the Assistant City Manager in Marquette, where he previously spent five years as the Management Analyst. Prior to working in the City of Marquette, Hobbins held a fellowship role at the City of Royal Oak, Mich.

Kovacs holds an accounting degree, with a minor in applied technology in business, from Oakland University. Currently, she is the City Administrator of Milan, Mich., a position she stepped into in July of 2019. Previously, she spent nearly four years as the Finance Director and Treasurer in Milan. Prior, she was employed as a Governmental Accounting Professional Consultant for Plante & Moran, PLLC.

Kramer holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Illinois’ Aurora University, as well a bachelor’s degree from Northern Michigan University. He has been employed as the Director of Operations for Aurora’s Fox Valley Park District since 2016 and worked previously for the Chicago Zoological Society and the City of Wood Dale, Ill.

Simpson earned a degree in business administration from South Carolina’s Winthrop University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Michigan. He has been employed as Marquette’s Chief Financial Officer since 2000, with previous experience in municipal finance in East Lansing and South Haven, Mich., as well as in North Carolina and South Carolina.

Stoltman earned a Master of Public Administration degree and a Graduate Certificate in Public Land Planning from Eastern Michigan University and a degree in Political Science from Oakland University. He has served as the Town Manager of Kremmling, Colo. since 2019 and worked previously as the Assistant City Administrator and Interim Public Works Director in Washburn, Wisc.

The interviews are each scheduled to last for one hour and will be conducted in a special meeting, which is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 1. The meeting will be held in City Commission Chambers at City Hall and will be broadcast live on Chanel 191 and YouTube. Due to the current public health situation, members of the public will not be allowed to attend the meeting in person, but participation will be guaranteed through remote means.

April 19 Local Development Finance Authority Meeting: Participation Details

The April 19 LDFA meeting will be held virtually with Board Members and Staff attending remotely through Zoom video conferencing.

The meeting will be streamed on the City of Marquette YouTube channel starting at 4 p.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/82548535671 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 825 4853 5671.

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. 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. The video and phone conference lobby will open at 3:50 p.m.

Written comments can be submitted to gsimpson@marquettemi.gov. Written submissions for the

meeting will be accepted until 3 p.m. on Monday, April 19.

Parks & Recreation Advisory Board Meeting: Participation Details

The April 19 Parks & Recreation Advisory Board meeting will be held virtually at 5:30 p.m. 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/87036124609

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 (870 3612 4609).

The video and phone conference lobby will open at 5:20 p.m. on April 19. 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.


Written comments can be submitted by emailing amaciver@marquettemi.gov. Written submissions will be accepted until 3 p.m. on Monday, April 19.

West Washington Street: 100 Block Streetscape

Streetscape construction on Washington Street between Third Street and Front Street is scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 21.  The roadway will remain open to traffic throughout most of the project, but street parking will be limited.

Access to businesses and residences will be kept available throughout the project.  The project is scheduled to be completed by June 19.

Arrow Constructions Inc. is the general contractor for this project.

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

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