October 20, 2022 MBRA Meeting Canceled

The October 20, 2022 regular meeting of the City of Marquette Brownfield Redevelopment Authority Board has been canceled due to lack of s quorum.  The rescheduled meeting date for the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority is to be announced.  Meetings are held at the Municipal Service Center, 1100 Wright Street, Marquette, MI. 49855.

Rubbish/Compost Drop Off Site Seasonal Update

The City of Marquette’s solid waste drop-off site is nearing the end of the season.  Please note that for the safety of those using the site, it will now close at dusk.

The last day to use the rubbish drop-off site will be Wednesday, October 26.

The compost and brush drop-off site will continue to be open on Tuesdays from

3 p.m. to dusk and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The tentative closing date for the season is Tuesday, November 8.

The site will reopen in the spring and a new schedule will be posted later this winter.

Marquette DDA Board District Tour

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority Board will be participating in a tour of infrastructure in need of repairs in Downtown Marquette. No official business of the DDA will be conducted.  The tour will begin on Monday, October 24, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. departing from Marquette Commons, 112 S. Third St.

November DDA Meeting Rescheduled

The regular meeting of the Marquette Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors scheduled for Thursday, November 10, 2022 has been rescheduled for Thursday, November 17, 2022. The meeting will begin at 8:00 a.m. at the Marquette Commons, 112 South Third Street

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, November 16, 2022.

Lake Superior Performance Rally

The Lake Superior Performance Rally car race is taking place on Saturday, October 15, 2022. This community event will require the closure of Mount Marquette Rd from Cliffs Power Rd to M553 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Volunteers will ensure that all trail crossings are closed, but cyclists, hikers, and pedestrians are asked to avoid utilizing the recreational area surrounding Cliffs Power Rd between the hours of 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2022.

Norway Ave Closure

Norway Avenue, between Kaye Avenue and College Avenue, will be closed to through traffic on Tuesday, October 11 beginning at 7:00 a.m. for a sewer lateral replacement. This project is expected to be completed by the end of the day.

Absentee Ballots Available, May Be Returned Through Election Day

Registered voters who have received an absentee ballot have until 8 p.m. on Election Day, November 8, to return their completed, signed absentee ballot to the City Clerk’s office.

Absentee ballots may be returned:

  • By mail to 300 W. Baraga Avenue - one stamp is required
  • In person at the City Clerk’s Office, located at 300 W. Baraga Avenue
  • To one of our three, 24-hour secure drop box locations:
    • Lakeview Arena – 401 E. Fair Avenue
    • Municipal Service Center – 1100 Wright Street
    • City Hall – 300 W. Baraga Avenue

Absentee ballots may be requested by mail until Friday, November 4, and may be picked up in person in the Clerk’s Office until 4 p.m. on Monday, November 7.

Opening Receptions for PWPL and DEO Galleries

On Thursday, October 13, from 6-8 p.m. the Peter White Public Library and the City of Marquette Office of Arts and Culture will be hosting the opening receptions for the three art galleries within the walls of PWPL.

Marc Himes and Louise Laakso Lundin will be giving their artist talks at 6:30 p.m. in the Deo Gallery.

The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning Students will speak beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Huron Mountain Club Gallery.

The Deo Gallery is owned by the City of Marquette and is located in the basement of the PWPL in the City’s Arts & Culture Center; it is curated monthly by the Lake Superior Art Association. The Deo Gallery’s exhibit will be up through October 28. PWPL galleries’ exhibits will be up through November. Receptions are free and open to the public.


The Deo Gallery: Water. Color. Wood. Marc Himes and Louise Laakso Lundin
Woodturning and Watercolors by award-winning, accomplished artists.
Artist Talk at 6:30 p.m.

Huron Mountain Club Gallery (Main floor): The Best of Us: An NCLL Retrospective, Northern Center for Lifelong Learning Students

A variety of student photographers ranging in experience, equipment, and subjects.

Artist Talk at 7:00 p.m.
Lower Level Lobby Gallery (Outside the Deo Gallery): Digital Humans, Lari Wendt

Digital images combining realistic human features and abstract images.

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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



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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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