The construction on Front Street has been delayed and will now begin Sept. 11.
Several road construction projects are beginning in the City on Sep. 10 and 11. Portions of Front Street, East Baraga Avenue, Prospect Street and Lincoln Avenue will be closing. See the PSAs below for more information.
The City of Marquette was recently notified that residents may be on the receiving end of a mass mailing regarding Michigan voter registration.
While the mailings from the Voter Participation Center and the Center for Voter Information are directed at possible unregistered voters, even registered voters have reported receiving the mailing.
The City of Marquette is unaffiliated with this mailing.
If residents would like to verify their registration status, they can visit www.michigan.gov/vote, or they can contact the Clerk’s Office directly at 228-0430.
Those with questions or comments related to the mailing can contact the Voter Participation Center directly at 202-659-9570; the Center for Voter Information can be reached at 202-766-5675.
On Saturday, Sep. 8, there will be a pair of organized walking events in the City. No roads will be closed for these events, and participants are expected to follow the rules of the road, however the public is asked to be aware of and be considerate toward people crossing the streets.
One event will begin at 10 a.m. at the Marquette Commons and will conclude at approximately 11:30 a.m. From the Commons, at 112 S. Third Street, the walk will proceed west on the multi-use path to Seventh Street, then north on the multi-use path spur to Washington Street, then east on the Washington Street sidewalk to the multi-use path at Lakeshore Boulevard, looping around Mattson Lower Harbor Park Street before heading south on the multi-use path to Spring Street, and west on the multi-use path returning to the Marquette Commons.
The other event, beginning at 10 a.m. and continuing until noon, will start at the NMU Jacobetti Complex, then cross Hawley Street at the multi-use path, before proceeding to Presque Isle and returning along the same route.
Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, Sep. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Dandelion Cottage room, located on the first floor off of the Huron Mountain Gallery 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.
Beginning Oct. 1, the City’s Lakeview Arena’s Public Skating Hours are as follows:
This schedule may be affected by tournaments and holidays. Please see the City website at www.marquettemi.gov, the Lakeview Arena Facebook page, or call the Lakeview Arena office for additional information 228-0460.
In accordance with the provisions of the General Laws for the local units of government, Part III, Act 43 (2nd Ex. Ses.), the Board of Light and Power of the City of Marquette will hold a public hearing on its 2018-19 operating budget. Such hearing will be at 4:30 p.m. Monday, September 10, 2018 in the Board of Light and Power’s meeting room, 2200 Wright Street, Marquette, Michigan. A copy of the budget document will be available for public inspection during regular hours Monday through Friday at the offices of the City Clerk – City Hall, Marquette, Michigan, the Peter White Public Library, Marquette, Michigan, and the Marquette Board of Light and Power, Marquette, Michigan.
Please note that the Regular MBLP Board Meeting has been changed from Tuesday, September 11 to Monday, September 10 at 4:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the MBLP’s Main Office, 2200 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855.
The annual Marquette Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5k and kids fun runs will be held Aug. 31 and Sept. 1.
The Friday, Aug. 31 Kids Fun Run will start at 7 p.m. at Lakeview Arena. Runners will cross Pine Street to the multi-use path, then continue north on the multi-use path for approximately 0.75 miles, crossing Wright Street, before turning around and returning along the same route.
The Saturday, Sept. 1 5k begins at Presque Isle at 8 a.m. and follows the multi-use path south to Fair Avenue, then west on Fair Avenue to Third Street, then south on Third to the finish on Michigan Street.
The Saturday, Sept. 1 marathon and half marathon begin west of the City limits and enter the City on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail. Runners are expected to arrive within the City limits at approximately 8:30 a.m. and follow the Heritage trail to McClellan Avenue, then continue on the multi-use path to Lakeshore Boulevard. At that point, runners will divide as follows:
The races cross numerous streets including Wilson, McClellan, Fifth, Fourth, Third, Front, Lakeshore, Wright, and Hawley. Road closures include Peter White Drive at Presque Isle, Pine from Lakeshore to Fair, Fair from Pine to Presque Isle, Third from Fair to Michigan, and Michigan from Third to Front. In addition, Presque Isle will be closed to truck traffic from Fair Avenue to Wright due to the ongoing construction. Northbound truck traffic will be detoured west on College Avenue. Southbound Truck traffic will be detoured east onto Lakeshore Boulevard. Magnetic Street between Front and Presque Isle will be open.
Presque Isle Park will be closed to vehicular traffic Saturday, Sept. 1, from 7 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. due to the use of the park for the Marquette Marathon.
Additionally, roads will be closed from 5 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., except for Michigan, which will be closed until 4 p.m. All the other roads will be open with crossings manned by volunteers and City Police, who will stop cars to allow runners to cross from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. At that point, crossings will revert to rules of the road. The public is advised to use caution when driving and to obey the police and all road crossing attendants.
The Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 for the City of Marquette is available on the City’s website www.marquettemi.gov. Hard copies are available for public viewing at the City Clerk’s office at City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Avenue and at Peter White Public Library.
The following dates have been scheduled for meetings on the budget by the City Commission:
These meetings will be held in the City Commission Chambers at City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Avenue.
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Timeline PhotosJULY 27 CITY COMMISSION MEETING: PARTICIPATION DETAILS
Due to Executive Orders issued from the Office of the Governor, the July 27 City Commission meeting will be held without the public in physical attendance. The public is invited to view and participate in the meeting electronically.
The meeting will be streamed on Channel 191 and YouTube starting at 6 p.m. Please note that the livestreams may have at least a 20 second delay.
There will be two options for public participation in the meetings: phone conferencing or written comment. There will be two public comment periods during each meeting, one at the beginning and one at the end. Comments will be limited to three minutes and speakers must give their name and address. Written comments will be limited to 500 words. Written comments can be submitted directly to email@example.com, written submissions will be accepted until 12 p.m. on Monday, July 27. To make a comment over the phone, please call 312-626-6799 and use Meeting ID: 826 8302 4683. ... See MoreSee Less
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