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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January 2018 ACAC Meeting Location Change

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library’s Lions Room has been moved to the Wave Room in the Marquette Arts and Culture Center, located in the lower level of Peter White Public Library. All other 2018 meetings will be held in the Lions Room.

Please call 228-0472 or email arts-culture@marquettemi.gov for more information.

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Christmas Tree Drop-off Sites Open Dec. 26

Properties paying the “Solid Waste” fee on their monthly bills are eligible to use the Christmas tree drop-off sites. Owners and tenants of properties not paying the fee should contact their regular waste hauler for service. These sites are supported by fees, not taxes.

Beginning Dec. 26 and continuing through Jan. 15 there will be two drop-off sites available for Christmas tree disposal.

One site is located at the west end of the Lakeview Arena parking lot at 401 E. Fair Ave. Please place trees inside orange fencing.

A second site is located at Hurley Field at 240 Mesnard St. Please place trees inside orange fencing.

Residents are to remove all decorations and stands before disposing of their tree.

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A work session has been scheduled for Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. between the City Commission and Planning Commission to discuss the recommended Land Development Code (LDC) amendments regarding recreational marijuana licenses. The City Commission approved an ordinance in October allowing recreational licenses in the City and the Planning Commission has held four work sessions to discuss how to accommodate these licenses into the LDC.

The Planning Commission approved the recommendations after a public hearing held at their meeting on Jan. 7.

For the full text of these recommendations, as well as illustrative maps and a breakdown of the full public process regarding this topic, please visit marquettemi.gov/marijuana.
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The City of Marquette has a part-time position available for a Clerical Aide/Election Support in the Clerk’s Office. This position averages up to 29 hours per week. Must be available to work a flexible schedule Monday through Friday. The hiring rate is $10.75 /hr and includes paid time-off benefit. Applicant must have previous office experience, good customer service skills, be proficient in Word & Excel and type 40 wpm.

Applications and a job description are available at www.marquettemi.gov or in the Human Resources Office located at 300 W. Baraga Ave. Applications will be accepted through January 24, 2020. EOE
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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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