DDA Holiday Parade

Beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 8, the Marquette Downtown Development Authority will be hosting the annual Holiday Parade.  The parade will start at the Berry Events Center parking lot and exit on to Pine Street.  The parade will then proceed south on Pine Street to Fair Avenue, then west on Fair Avenue to Third Street, then south on Third Street to its conclusion at Third Street & Baraga Avenue.

The following street will be closed to all traffic from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m:

  • Third Street from Bluff Street to Spring Street.

The following streets will be closed to through traffic from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m:

  • Washington Street from Front Street to Third Street
  • Washington Street from Third Street to Fourth Street
  • Main Street from Front Street to Third Street
  • Jackson Cut Alley from Fourth Street to Main Street
  • Bluff Street Alley from Front Street to Third Street

The streets will re-open upon conclusion of the parade at approximately 7:30 p.m.  

Marquette City Manager Community Office Hours

Marquette City Manager Karen Kovacs will hold her next community office hours on Wednesday, December 14 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.

December DDA Meeting Announcement

A regular meeting of the Marquette Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors will be held Thursday, December 8, 2022 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 jodi@downtownmarquette.org. Written submissions will be accepted until 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2022.

Portion of Lakeshore Blvd Closed

Lakeshore Boulevard will be closed to through traffic between Pine Street and Fair Avenue, for storm structure cleaning on Monday, December 5. This project will begin at 7 a.m. and is expected to be completed by the end of the day.

December Board of Review Scheduled for December 13, 2022

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review, City of Marquette will meet on December 13, 2022 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 or July 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, Ml 49855

DDA Informational Meeting Announcement

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority will be making an informational presentation at the December 8, 2022 regular meeting of the Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors. The meeting will begin at 8:00 a.m. at the Marquette Commons, 112 S. Third Street, Marquette, MI 49855. The purpose of this presentation is to inform the Board, taxing jurisdictions, and the general public of the Authority’s accomplishments of the past year and the goals and projects to be undertaken in the coming year.

Pursuant to Michigan Public Act 57 of 2018, this presentation will fulfill the first of two informational meeting requirements for the 2022 calendar year.

Winter Property Tax Bills

Winter tax bills totaling approximately $1.9 million dollars will be mailed to Marquette City property owners on November 30, 2022.   Tax collection begins December 1, 2022, and payments are accepted at the City Treasurer’s office without penalty through February 14, 2023.   A penalty of 3% is added to the winter tax bill on February 15, 2023.  On March 1, 2023, taxes are delinquent and are transferred to the County Treasurer for collection.

The 2022 winter property tax bill represents millage levies for Marquette County Transit, County Aging, County Medical Care Facility, County Dispatch, County Rescue, and County Veterans’ Affairs.

City of Marquette Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

City offices located at Marquette City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Avenue; the Lakeview Arena, 401 E. Fair Avenue; the Arts and Culture Center, 217 N. Front Street (in the Peter White Public Library); and the Municipal Service Center, 1100 Wright Street, will be closed November 23-25, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain operational during this time. 

There will be no change in garbage pickup for City residents.

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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

 

Hours

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

Police and Fire on duty 24/7

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