Traffic control changes planned in City

The City of Marquette recently underwent a study that was conducted by both Johnson Controls and DLZ, in an effort for long-term energy savings, in addition to efficiency in vehicular traffic.

As a result, the City will be implementing the following changes, beginning this month:

  1. Left-turn arrow signals at Lincoln and West Washington, both east and west
  2. Left-turn arrow signals at West Washington and McClellan in all directions
  3. Directional traffic signals at North McClellan and West Ridge
  4. Removal of directional traffic signals at North Front and Hewitt, to be replaced with a four-way stop.

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Planning Commission meeting rescheduled

The Marquette City Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 17 has been rescheduled to take place on Tuesday, July 24. The meeting will be held in the second-floor conference room at the Municipal Service Center, located at 1100 Wright St., and the meeting will commence at 6 p.m. There are no business items on the agenda for the meeting; the Planning Commission will hold this meeting to conduct a work session on the Land Development Code project.

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Board of Review meeting set for July 17

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review, City of Marquette will meet on July 17, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at City Hall, Council Chambers, 300 W. Baraga Ave, Marquette, MI for the following purposes.

  1. An owner of property that is a “Principal Residence” on May 1 may appeal to the July Board of Review in the year for which an exemption was claimed or in the immediate succeeding 3 years if the exemption was not on the tax roll. For taxes levied after December 31, 2011, an owner who owned and occupied a principal residence on June 1 or November 1 for which the exemption was not on the tax roll may file an appeal with the July or December Board of Review in the year for which the exemption was claimed or in the immediate succeeding three years if the exemption was not on the tax roll. MCL 211.7cc(19)
  2. Request for current year only for poverty exemptions, but not poverty exemptions denied by the March Board of Review.
  3. Request for P.A. 161 of 2013 Disabled Veterans Exemption.
  4. Correct clerical errors or mutual mistake of facts.

All required forms and documentation shall be received five days prior to said meeting.

Miles Anderson, City Assessor
300 W Baraga Avenue
Marquette, Ml 49855

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Phase 2 work to begin on Fifth Street project

Beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, July 10, Fifth Street between Baraga Avenue and Fisher Street will be closed to through traffic for Phase 2 reconstruction work. This is the second phase of this two-phase project. This phase is expected to last six weeks.

The Fifth Street work will detour traffic to Spring Street, Altamont Street and Fisher 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 Fifth Street Reconstruction Project link at www.marquettemi.gov.

Smith Construction Company is the general contractor for this project.

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

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‘Superheroes on the Run’ set for July 7

On Saturday, July 7, beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing through 1 p.m., the Superior Arts Youth Theater will be hosting “Superheroes on the Run”. Events will include a kids 1-mile run, a 5k run and a 10k run on the multi-use path.

The runs begin at Lakeview Arena and head north along the multi-use path adjacent to Lakeshore Boulevard toward Presque Isle Park. The 1-mile run will turn around before the intersection with Wright Street. 5k runners will turn around near the Dead River Bridge. The 10k race continues to and around Presque Isle before returning.

Returning runners will use the multi-use path along Pine Street and finish west of Lakeview Arena.

No roads will be closed, however the public is asked to be aware of pedestrians crossing the streets.

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City Manager office hours scheduled for July 11

Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Dandelion Cottage room, located on the first floor near 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.

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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.

Public Participation
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 shobbins@marquettemi.gov, 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.
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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

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