25th Annual City of Marquette Art Awards- Call for Nominations Extended

The City of Marquette Office of Arts & Culture welcomes citizens to nominate deserving members of
the community to be considered for the 2022 Annual Art Awards. These awards are offered to recognize and thank citizens and organizations who have demonstrated artistic excellence and/or made significant contributions to the awareness of arts in our community.

Nominations for the 25th Annual Art Awards are being accepted for the following categories: Arts
Volunteer, Arts Advocate, Arts Educator, Youth Award, Visual Artist, Performing Artist, Writer,
Special Recognition, Arts Organization, and Arts Business.

For more information about the Annual Art Awards and a complete list of previous award recipients,
please visit https://www.mqtcompass.com/annual-art-awards/. A nomination form is available at
https://forms.office.com/r/1ztR8f2qJz. Please note that nominations for non-residents are welcome as
long as the nominee has made contributions in the City of Marquette. To ensure a large pool of
nominees, the nomination period has been extended to July 31st.

Award recipients are honored annually at a special ceremony and reception. This year’s ceremony is
scheduled for the evening of Saturday, October 8 at the Masonic Center in Downtown Marquette.
More information about the ceremony will be announced at a later date.

For more information, contact the Office of Arts & Culture at arts-culture@marquettemi.gov or 906-

July Board of Review Schedule for July 19, 2022


Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review, City of Marquette will meet on July 19, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at City Hall, Council Chambers, 300 W. Baraga Ave, Marquette, MI for the following purposes.

  1. An owner of property that is a "Principal Residence" on June 1 may appeal to the July Board of Review in the year for which an exemption was claimed or in the immediate succeeding 3 years if the exemption was not on the tax roll.  MCL 211.7cc(19) 
  2. Request for current year only for poverty exemptions, but not poverty exemptions denied by the March Board of Review.
  3. Request for P.A. 161 of 2013 Disabled Veterans Exemption.
  4. 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 13 from 10 a.m. to noon in the main floor conference room of the Peter White Public Library.  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.

Closure of Center Street Between Garfield and Lynn

On Wednesday July 6 beginning at 7:00am and continuing through Friday July 8, Center Street between Garfield Avenue and Lynn Avenue will be closed for a sewer service installation. Traffic will be detoured around the closure via Garfield, Lynn, and Waldo.

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

Fourth of July Parade

Beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, 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.

Summer Property Tax Bills

Summer tax bills totaling approximately $36.8 million dollars will be mailed to Marquette City property owners on June 30th.  The due date for payment of City summer taxes is September 14th, 2022.

Tax collection begins July 1st, 2022 and payments are accepted at the City Treasurer’s office without interest through September 14th, 2022.  Interest of 1% is added to the summer tax bill on September 15th and on the 15th of every following month.

The 2022 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.

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City of Marquette - Government


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A Special Meeting of the Marquette City Planning Commission will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Citizens Forum of Lakeview Arena tonight, Wednesday, February 20, 2024. The purpose of the Special Meeting is to facilitate a presentation of the Draft Community Master Plan Update for the community. ... See MoreSee Less
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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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