Lakeview Arena 2023 Summer Public Skating

The City of Marquette announces Lakeview Arena Public Skating Hours for the summer:

Youth Drop-In Hockey                     

Friday 9:00am-10:30am (ages 12U) beginning July 28

Friday 10:30am-12pm (ages 13+) beginning July 28

Public Skate (all ages)                       

Monday-Friday 3:00pm-4:50pm beginning July 24

Saturday 3:00pm-5:00pm 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/26, 9/3

Adult Drop-In Hockey (18 & older)  

Monday 9:30-11:00pm beginning July 17

The public skating schedule will be affected by special events and tournaments.  

Saturday, August 12 there will be no public skating for the Ore to Shore bike race. 

Saturday, August 19 there will be no public skating for a goalie clinic.

Please see the City’s website, Lakeview Arena Facebook page, or call the Lakeview Arena office for additional information.

July Board of Review Scheduled for July 18, 2023


Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review, City of Marquette will meet on July 18, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. at City Hall, Council Chambers, 300 W. Baraga Ave, Marquette, MI for the following purposes.

  1. Request for current year only for poverty exemptions, but not poverty exemptions denied by the March Board of Review.
  2. Request for P.A. 161 of 2013 Disabled Veterans Exemption.
  3. Correct clerical errors or mutual mistake of facts.

All required forms and documentation shall be received five days prior to said meeting.

Dulcee Ranta, City Assessor

300 W Baraga Avenue

Marquette, MI 49855

Marquette City Manager Community Office Hours

Marquette City Manager Karen Kovacs will hold her next community office hours on Wednesday, July 12 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Shiras Room, on the top level of Peter White Public Library (Front Street side).  The meeting is intended to provide an informal opportunity to discuss issues within the community, and to give citizens the opportunity for direct dialogue with City staff about interests and concerns.

Summer Property Tax Bills

Summer tax bills totaling approximately $40.2 million dollars will be mailed to Marquette City property owners on June 30.  The due date for payment of City summer taxes is September 14, 2023.

Tax collection begins July 1, 2023 and payments are accepted without interest through September 14, 2023 at the City Treasurer’s office or online (fees apply) at Interest of 1% is added to the summer tax bill on September 15 and on the 15 of every following month.

The 2023 summer property tax bill represents millage levies for the City of Marquette, Library, Senior Millage, DDA, Marquette Public Schools, State Education, Marquette-Alger RESA, County Operating, and Iron Ore Heritage Authority.

As a reminder City Hall will be closed in observation of Independence Day Monday, July 3 at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) and Tuesday, July 4.

Fourth of July Parade

Beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 4, Washington Street from McClellan Avenue to Third Street and Third Street from Washington Street to Baraga Avenue will be closed to through traffic to hold the annual Fourth of July Parade.  Third and Washington Streets are scheduled to re-open as soon as the parade is completed. 

McClellan Avenue from Baraga Avenue to Ridge Street and areas on Baraga Avenue east and west of McClellan Avenue along with east and west of Third Street will be closed for parade staging starting at 10:00 a.m.  These areas will open to traffic as soon as the parade is completed.

North Front Street will remain open as an emergency vehicle route.

100 Block of W. Washington Street Closure Time Update

West Washington Street will be closed to vehicular traffic between Front Street and Third Street from 2:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. every Wednesday between June 28, 2023 and August 30, 2023 for the Marquette DDA Wednesday Farmers Market. Street parking will be prohibited on the 100 block of West Washington after 2:30 p.m. on the days of the closures.

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City of Marquette Founders Landing Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The community is invited to participate in a Founder’s Landing Piers Ribbon Cutting Ceremony held on Thursday, June 29, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) at Founders Landing South Pier.

The ceremony will feature presentations from City officials and contractors involved in the completion of the piers, as well as a special performance by the Marquette City Band.


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



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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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