ACAC meeting set for May 9

A special Arts and Culture Committee meeting will be held on May 9 at 5:30 p.m. The Committee will discuss the Spear Dock Project in the Lower Harbor. This special meeting will be held at City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center located at 217 N. Front Street in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library. Please call 228-0472 or email tharris@marquetemi.gov for more information.

Hope Starts Here Challenge

On May 11, beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing until 1 p.m., the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center will be hosting the annual “Hope Starts Here Challenge”.  Events include a kids 1-mile run and 5K, 10K, and half marathon runs, a duathlon, and a family-friendly walk and bike ride. 

The kids 1-mile run, the duathlon 5K runs, and the 5K and 10K runs start at Lakeview Arena then head east on the sidewalk on Fair Avenue and north along the multi-use path toward Presque Isle Park. The 1-mile run will turn around before the intersection with Wright Street, while the 5K turns around near the Dead River Bridge. The 10K race continues to and around Presque Isle before returning. Returning runners will use the multi-use bike along Pine Street and then cross Pine Street to return to Lakeview Arena.

The half marathon starts at Lakeview Arena then heads east on the sidewalk on Fair Avenue, before crossing Lakeshore Boulevard and proceeding south on the multi-use pathway. The course continues south to the turnaround at the Carp River. The course then returns toward Lakeview Arena, going past Lakeview Arena and continuing to and around Presque Isle before returning. Returning runners will use the multi-use bike along Pine Street and cross Pine to return to Lakeview Arena.

The duathlon will consist of a 5K run, a 10-mile mountain bike, and a 5K run.  The 5K run will follow the same route described above. The bike portion will start at Lakeview Arena, cross Pine Street and enter the Berry Events Center parking lot, then proceed through NMU to the pedestrian corridor located west of Lakeshore Boulevard, in the process crossing Wright Street, Hawley Street, Schneider Mill Court and Powdermill Road.

The family-friendly walk and bike ride will start at Lakeview and will use the sidewalk along Fair Avenue to NMU, crossing at Presque Isle Avenue. The turnaround is at the discretion of the participant.

No roads will be closed, however the public is asked to be aware of pedestrians crossing the streets.                                      

City Manager to hold office hours

Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, May 8, 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.

Seventh Annual High School Art Show

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center will host original artwork by high school aged students from Marquette County in the Deo Gallery and the MACC studio space, located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front Street in Marquette. This seventh annual show is an opportunity for the community to see the artistic talent of our local youth and for the students to present what they’ve achieved during the academic year.

The show will run from May 1 through May 31, and there will be an artist reception on Thursday, May 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. The public is invited to attend and refreshments will be provided.

For more information or questions, contact (906) 228-0472 or email arts-culture@marquettemi.gov.

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The City of Marquette has seasonal positions available for Lifeguards at all public beaches. Applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes weekends and holidays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Red Cross Waterfront Certification and a current CPR card are required. Red Cross certified waterfront classes are being conducted through NMU at the PEIF pool. For class information contact Katie Moe at 906-227-2421 or go to www.nmu.edu/recsports/lifeguard-certification-course.

Applications and a job description are available at the Human Resources Department, City of Marquette, 300 W. Baraga Ave. Marquette, Michigan 49855 or online at: www.marquettemi.gov/departments/administrative-services/human-resources/
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Just a reminder that the City Commission will be holding a special meeting today (May 7) at 5:15 p.m. to make a decision on grant funding for Lakeshore Boulevard.

More information can be found here: www.marquettemi.gov/lakeshoreblvd/

The video of this meeting can be seen here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=pP7B6IlTwj8
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The City Commission will be conducting a public forum on May 6 to discuss and review questions regarding the changes in state law regarding recreational marijuana sales as a part of the process of developing a City ordinance.

The forum is scheduled to begin at 5:15 p.m. on May 6 in Commission Chambers in City Hall. The public forum will include a presentation by the City Attorney and will provide an opportunity for residents to make comments to the City Commission.
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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

 

Hours

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M-F: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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M-F: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

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