Call for nominations for the 22nd Annual Art Awards

The City of Marquette is welcoming citizens to nominate deserving members of the community to be considered for the 2018 Annual Art Awards. These awards are offered to recognize and thank citizens who have demonstrated artistic excellence and/or have made significant contributions to awareness of arts in our community.

Nominations for the 22nd Annual Art Awards are being accepted for the following categories: Arts Volunteer, Arts Activist, Arts Educator, Youth Award, Visual Artist, Performing Artist, Special Recognition, Community Arts Impact, Art Business Honor Roll and Writer.

Nomination forms and criteria may be picked-up at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center, located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front Street, or found online at https://goo.gl/1Yniqq. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, March 16.

The Award recipients will be honored at a public ceremony in May. Please note that nominations for non-residents are welcome as long as the nominee has made contributions to the City of Marquette. A complete list of past award winners can be found at https://goo.gl/3yPsWi. For more information, contact the MACC at arts-culture@marquettemi.gov or 228-0472.

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Glass not accepted in recycling stream as of Jan. 1

The City of Marquette contracts with Waste Management to haul curbside garbage and recycling within the City limits. All items are then delivered to the Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority (MCSWMA).

Effective Jan. 1, 2018, the MCSWMA will not be accepting glass as a recyclable item. Please place all glass in your waste cart or bag for disposal. Please visit www.mcswma.com for more information.

Effective Jan. 1, 2018, the Waste Management Transfer Station recycle containers at 910 W. Baraga Ave. will not be accepting glass. The hours available are Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

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City offices closing for holidays

City offices located in Marquette City Hall, at 300 W. Baraga Ave.; the Lakeview Arena, at 401 E. Fair Ave.; the Arts and Culture Center, at 217 N. Front St. in the Peter White Public Library; and the Municipal Service Center, at 1100 Wright St., will be closed for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays on Monday, Dec. 25; Tuesday, Dec. 26; Monday, Jan. 1; and Tuesday, Jan. 2. Marquette Police, Fire and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.
There will be no change in garbage pickup for City residents.

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Notice of Mailing to Marquette Homeowners

The City of Marquette has been notified of an upcoming mailing from American Water Resources (AWR) of Michigan, a subsidiary of American Water. This is a utility insurance service similar to those you may have seen with your natural gas provider. The program is offered by AWR. This is not a City activity, or otherwise a City-initiated or endorsed program. The City of Marquette and City of Marquette Water Utility are not endorsing the program. Resident responsibilities for maintaining water and sewer laterals are outlined in Chapter 48 of the City code.

The company provided the following contact information:
• Website: AWRUSA.com/trustedpartner
• Email: Eric Palm at EPalm@amwater.com
• Phone: (856) 359-2794

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22nd Annual Art Awards – Request for Award Design Proposals

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center (MACC) is seeking proposals from area artists for the design and fabrication of the 22nd Annual Art Awards. The Awards are the most prestigious honor conferred by the City on an individual artist, arts organization, business and arts patron, who have made an outstanding impact on arts and culture. The selected submission will design and fabricate ten identical awards to be presented at the ceremony and branded as the official award for the next several years.

The award proposal must be a three dimensional, free standing object easily handled by one person. Compensation for design and fabrication is $800. Artists must submit: resume or CV, concept for proposed design including, sketches and narrative description. Artist must also submit three images (prefer digital format on CD, thumb drive, or by email) that show the scope and breadth of their work.

Proposals are due by 5 p.m. on Friday Feb. 9, 2018. This is NOT a postmark deadline. Entries must be in the possession of the MACC by the deadline time and date. Late proposals will not be considered. Proposals may be submitted in person at the MACC, located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St. They will be accepted Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. They can also be mailed to the Marquette Arts and Culture Center c/o Arts Award, 300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855. Proposals can be emailed to tharris@marquettemi.gov.

For questions about this RFP, please email: tharris@marquettemi.gov or call Arts and Culture Manager at 225-8641.

 

 

 

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Due to recent snow accumulations, the fall leaf pickup has been suspended, and no further leaf pickup will take place this year. The compost site located at 1415 Pioneer Rd. will be open for disposal for the last day of the season on Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 3 p.m. to dark. Crews will return in the spring to
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The City of Marquette household rubbish drop-off site, located at 1415 Pioneer Road, will be open for the last day of the season, on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Compost site will be open Saturday, Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 3 p.m. to dusk. This site will then be closed for the season.

An announcement will be issued when both sites reopen Spring 2020.
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The City of Marquette currently has a need for applicants for the Board of Review. There are three vacancies on the board and board members are compensated for their time ($500 for the March sessions and $50 each for July and December meetings). The Board hears appeals on property assessment and serves a critical function.

Applicants must be in good financial standing with the City, registered voters within the City limits and residents of the City for at least a year. Please apply at: www.marquettemi.gov/boardapplication/
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Due to ice and snow conditions, the Presque Isle Park loop is closed. An announcement will be issued when regular hours resume. ... See MoreSee Less

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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 am - 5 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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