City offices closed April 19

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 Friday, April 19, in observance of Good Friday.

Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.

Phase 1 of Third Street work to begin April 15

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, April 15, Third Street between Baraga Avenue and Rock Street will be closed to through traffic for Phase 1 reconstruction work. This is the first phase of two phases. This phase is expected to last four weeks.

The Third Street work will detour traffic to Baraga Avenue, Fourth Street and Rock Street. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction, detour and advisory signing.

A phasing schematic can be accessed at the City of Marquette Engineering Division web site under the Third Street Reconstruction Project link at www.marquettemi.gov.

Oberstar, Inc. is the general contractor for this project.

The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during the construction process.

Phase 1 of Altamont work to begin April 15

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, April 15, Altamont Street between McMillan Street and Blemhuber Avenue will be closed to through traffic for Phase 1 reconstruction work. This is the first phase of two phases. This phase is expected to last four weeks.

The Altamont Street work will detour traffic to Fisher Street, Champion Street and Blemhuber Avenue. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction, detour and advisory signing.

A phasing schematic can be accessed at the City of Marquette Engineering Division web site under the Altamont Street Reconstruction Project link at www.marquettemi.gov.

Oberstar, Inc. is the general contractor for this project.

The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during the construction process.

Spring Street closure set for April 12-14

Beginning at 5 p.m. on April 12 and continuing through 5 p.m. on April 14, Spring Street will be closed to motor vehicles between Front Street and Third Street for the sixth annual Festival of the Angry Bear, sponsored by the Ore Dock Brewing Company.

No detour will be provided.

Egress from the MarqTran drive through and the Marquette History Museum will be available at the west end of Spring Street.

Angeli to hold office hours

Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, April 10, 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.

MBRA schedule updated

At the meeting on March 28, the Marquette Brownfield Redevelopment Authority voted to amend the remainder of its 2019 meeting schedule. Beginning in April, meetings will be held on the third Thursday of the month at 8 a.m. in the upstairs conference room of the Municipal Service Center, located at 1100 Wright St. in Marquette.

Seasonal Launch Permits available for purchase

Beginning March 27, the City of Marquette will require all boaters to obtain a launch permit to launch a boat at either Cinder Pond or Presque Isle Marina.

Seasonal launch permits are available for purchase at Lakeview Arena Parks & Recreation office, located at 401 E. Fair Avenue and at the City Treasurer’s office, located at 300 W. Baraga Avenue. Seasonal launch permits will also be available at the Cinder Pond Marina and Presque Isle Marina offices beginning on May 7. The cost is $60 per seasonal launch permit, and $15 for an additional launch permit (restrictions apply).

Daily launch permits are $6 and are available in the red launch boxes located at Cinder Pond and Presque Isle Marinas.

DDA Farmers Market meetings

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority will hold a work-session on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. in order to discuss the operations of the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market.  A special meeting of the Marquette Downtown Development Authority will be held at 9:00 a.m. immediately following the work-session on March 29, 2019 to further discuss the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market.

Both meetings will be held at the Marquette Commons, 112 South Third Street, Downtown Marquette, MI.

For information:  Contact the Marquette DDA  906-228-9475

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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

City Hall:

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