Center Street and McClellan Ave Disruptions

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, Oberstar, Inc. will be proceeding with sanitary sewer service line replacements on Center Street between Wilkinson Avenue and Presque Isle Avenue. The sanitary lateral work is expected to last two weeks. This work will be done with intermittent road closures to through traffic and detours.

Oberstar will also begin removing and replacing sections of curb on McClellan Avenue between Ridge Street and Cleveland Avenue. Through traffic will be maintained.

This work is a prerequisite for the resurfacing of these streets. The public is urged to use extreme caution and follow all traffic control measures. Additional announcements will be forthcoming for resurfacing activities.

Call for Entries - Summer City Hall Art Exhibit: Inspired by Water

City of Marquette Office of Arts and Culture is excited to announce a call for entries for the Summer City Hall Community Exhibit: Inspired by Water. Local artists are invited to submit a ready to hang art piece inspired by water. This exhibit is a kickoff to the City of Marquette Art Week 2022, What does WATER mean to you? For more information visit https://www.mqtcompass.com/artweek/

Eligibility
Non-juried, all ages. All artwork must be ready to hang on the wall with wire or loop hanger (no sawtooth). One entry per person. All artwork must be inspired by Water

Artwork can be dropped off at City Hall (300 W Baraga) on Thursday June 16th between 10am and 5pm. Exhibit will be up June 20-September 29.

See full call for entries HERE on MQTCompass.com

Inspired by Water is the kickoff to the 2022 Art Week. Public vote will determine a Popular Choice award. To learn more about the City of Marquette Art Weekgo to MQTCompass.com or call the City of Marquette Office of Arts and Culture at 906-228-0472 or email arts-culture@marquettemi.gov

City of Marquette Recognized for Environmental Leadership

The City of Marquette has been recognized for environmental leadership by the statewide Michigan Green Communities program. As part of the 2021 Michigan Green Communities (MGC) Challenge, 44 participating local governments were awarded gold, silver, or bronze seals of achievement reflecting community leadership in areas such as energy efficiency, climate adaptation and resilience, recycling, environmental justice, and more. Ten communities received bronze certification, twelve received silver certification, and twenty-two received gold certification.

The City of Marquette achieved gold status for exemplary action across multiple categories, including planning, economic development, land use, climate resilience, climate adaptation, energy efficiency, renewable energy, materials management (AKA recycling, composting, waste diversion), and water conservation and protection.

The Michigan Green Communities (MGC) program is open to all local governments in Michigan, at no cost. MGC is a sustainability networking, benchmarking, and technical assistance program. It guides and supports communities in adapting to a changing climate, protecting infrastructure, improving the quality of life for residents, and creating a more environmentally and economically sustainable future for the state of Michigan.

Michigan Green Communities is supported by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy; the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services; the Michigan Economic Development Corporation; the Michigan Association of Counties; the Michigan Municipal League; and the Michigan Townships Association. More details about this program can be found at www.migreencommunities.com. Questions regarding the Michigan Green Communities program can be directed to info@migreencommunities.com.

Questions regarding the City of Marquette’s sustainability and environmental efforts can be directed to the City Manager’s Office.

100 Block of West Washington Street Westbound Lane Closure

On Tuesday May 24, from 6:00a.m. to 8:00a.m., the westbound lane in front of 136 West Washington Street will be closed for construction activities. Flag control will be used to direct traffic around the closure area.

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

City of Marquette Offices Closed for Memorial Day

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 St. (in the Peter White Public Library); and the Municipal Service Center, 1100 Wright Street, will be closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.  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.

Radisson Drive Closure

Radisson Dr., between Schoolcraft Rd. and Nicolet Blvd., will be closed to through traffic for a sanitary lateral replacement. The road closure will take place on Tuesday, May 24, at 7:00 a.m. Completion is expected by the end of the day.

100 Block of West Washington Street Westbound Lane Closure

On Friday May 20, from 6:00am to 8:00am, the westbound lane in front of 136 West Washington Street will be closed for construction activities. Flag control will be used to direct traffic around the closure area.

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

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See you tonight for the Boat Parade and the Fireworks!The Boat Parade will organize at 9 p.m. at the elbow of the Lower Harbor breakwater. At 9:30, the parade will complete two laps through the harbor. Boaters can tune to Marine Channel 12 for bulletins at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m. The Fireworks are scheduled to launch at 10:40 p.m. from the Lower Harbor Ore Dock. Tonight's fireworks show will be syncronized to music. Because Food Fest has wrapped up, there will not be speakers in the park. The music will be broadcased on 100.3 The Point. Bring a radio! ... See MoreSee Less
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Have a safe and happy holiday weekend!The Marquette City Police will have extra patrol officers working this weekend specifically to enforce the City of Marquette beach rules during the 4th of July holiday weekend. Here is a reminder to everyone of the following city beach ordinances:(1) Section 4-2 Consumption of alcohol on beaches is prohibited (except by permit).(2) Section 22-24 People littering on beaches will be cited. Also, No Smoking is allowed on the beaches.(3) Section 8-12 Animals are prohibited on all public bathing beaches.Please remember to use only designated signed parking areas at Presque Isle Park; all others will be ticketed.Please enjoy the beaches and help us continue to keep Marquette beaches a fun, clean and safe place for all people to enjoy. ... 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

 

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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