Kids Cove Enclosure Picket Return

Pickets from the Kids Cove playground enclosure at Mattson Lower Harbor Park have been removed and can be picked up at:

Lakeview Arena Citizens Forum

Monday, November 7

11am-2pm and 4pm-7pm

If you sponsored a picket for the original enclosure constructed in 1996, your sponsored picket is available to you.  The effort to return pickets to original donors is made possible by City of Marquette Playgrounds for All Committee, Marquette Rotary Clubs and City of Marquette.

US41/Front Street Roundabout Closure

MDOT will be closing the roundabout at US41/Front Street from 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 2 through 6:00 a.m. Thursday, November 3and 6:00 p.m. Thursday, November 3 through 6:00 a.m. Friday, November 4 for milling and paving work. The work is weather dependent, and the schedule is subject to change. A detour route will be posted around the closure with US41 through traffic being detoured via M-553 and Division Street.

Motorists are advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction and advisory signing.

Community Master Plan Project

The City of Marquette is working with the consulting firm of Beckett and Raeder to update their Community Master Plan.

The Community Master Plan provides a long-term vision for the community and helps to guide future policies by examining data and community input.

To help guide the vision for the City of Marquette we need your input!

A website has been created where you can visit to view information about how to participate as well as sign up for an e-newsletter that will be forthcoming.

The website link is:

Opening Reception for DEO Gallery November Exhibit

On Thursday, November 10 from 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. the City of Marquette Office of Arts and Culture will host the opening reception for the November Deo Gallery Exhibit: Grids & Pixelation: Visual Poetry. Grids & Pixelation: Visual Poetry features weavings by Carol Irving and the acrylic paintings of Michael Friend. These Upper Peninsula based artists have both been featured in the Grand Rapids Art Prize competition and have displayed their work regionally as part of public and private collections.

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 open through the month of November. Receptions are free and open to the public. Light refreshments are provided. Artist talk will begin at 7:00 p.m.

The Deo Gallery: Carol Irving and Michael Friend, Grids & Pixelation: Visual Poetry
Weavings and Acrylic Paintings
Artist Talk at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 10

Other Exhibits at the PWPL:

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.
Lower Level Lobby Gallery (Outside the Deo Gallery): Digital Humans, Lari Wendt

Digital images combining realistic human features and abstract images.

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.


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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Municipal Service Center:

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