TRAFFIC DISRUPTIONS – SANITARY AND STORM SEWER CLEANING

Beginning this spring and continuing until the fall of 2018, various areas in the City of
Marquette will experience traffic disruptions due to cleaning and televising of the City’s
sanitary and storm sewer mains. Upper Peninsula Rubber Co. will be performing the
work at various locations throughout the City of Marquette.

This project is being funded by a Storm Water, Asset Management and Wastewater grant
though the State of Michigan. Televising will be performed using state of the art 3D
video inspection equipment. Televising of these mains will provide the City of Marquette
condition ratings that will aid in the decision making for future asset management.

The public is advised to be aware and to follow all traffic controls. Work will be ongoing
until the fall of 2018.

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PORTION OF SPRING STREET CLOSED APRIL 7

Beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 7 and continuing through noon on Sunday, April 9, Spring
Street and the sidewalk will be closed between Front Street and Third Street for an event in front of
the Ore Dock Brewing Company.

No detour will be provided.

Egress from the MarqTran drive through and the Marquette History Museum will be available at the
west end of Spring Street.

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NOMINATING PETITIONS AVAILABLE FOR CITY ELECTIVE OFFICES

The Marquette City Clerk’s Office is accepting nominations for the City elective offices which will
be filled this year. There will be three vacancies on the Marquette City Commission, and two
vacancies on the Marquette Board of Light and Power. Packets containing nominating petition forms,
the required certificates, and information sheets are available in the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall,
300 W. Baraga Ave. in Marquette.

The deadline for filing nominating petitions is 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25. To be eligible to run for
office in the City, candidates must have been residents of the City for at least one year, and must not
be in debt to the City.

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MARQUETTE AREA SISTER CITY PARTNERSHIP TO SELECT JAPAN DELEGATES

Marquette area residents interested in visiting Marquette’s Japanese Sister City of Higashiomi this
year should contact Paulette Lindberg, Vice Chair of the Marquette Area Sister Cities Partnership or
stop by the Marquette Arts and Culture Center in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library
for a paper application.

A 10-person delegation will depart from Marquette on Oct. 26 for a 10-night visit, returning on Nov.
6. The trip cost is $2,600. This is the 38th year of Marquette’s Sister City relationship with Japan.
Five public meetings will be held to help educate future delegates and prepare them for travel to
Japan. The first two are scheduled for April 27 and May 13 in the Peter White Public Library.

For more information, contact Paulette Lindberg by phone at 228-6459 or 869-4141 or by emailing
paulettelindberg@gmail.com.

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PROMOTIONAL FUND AND FEE WAIVER DEADLINE APPROACHING

Applications for 2017-2018 Promotional Funds and Discount Fee Waivers must be received or
postmarked by March 31.

Applications and information are available on the city website at www.mqtcty.org or at the
Community Services, Parks & Recreation office, located in Lakeview Arena at 401 E. Fair Avenue,
Marquette.

For any questions, please contact Community Service-Parks and Recreation Division at 228-0460.

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PUBLIC ART TASK FORCE SPECIAL MEETING SET FOR MARCH 23

A special meeting of the Public Art Task Force has been scheduled for Thursday, March 23 at 4:30 p.m.
This assembly replaces a meeting that was canceled earlier in the month due to a lack of quorum. The
meeting will take place in the Wave Room of the Marquette Arts and Culture Center, located in the
lower level of the Peter White Public Library, at 217 N. Front Street in Marquette.

Community members are invited to attend and there is an opportunity for public comment. Please call
228-0472 or email arts-culture@mqtcty.org for more information.

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On behalf of the City, the Superior Watershed Partnership (SWP) applied for, and was awarded, a $2.5M grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for the Lakeshore Boulevard Reconstruction Project.

The Marquette Lakeshore Restoration grant is funded through the National Coastal Resiliency Program administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Although 35 coastal resiliency projects were funded nationally, only two projects were located on the Great Lakes (see map). If the project is approved by the City Commission, the City will be required to provide a local match of $3M. The SWP will also provide $50,000 in match funds.

There will be a public information session on this topic held on April 3rd in the Citizens' Forum room at Lakeview Arena. More information can be found at: www.marquettemi.gov/lakeshoreblvd/
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The City of Marquette is accepting applications for seasonal employment for Tourist Park Attendant. Testing will be required for some positions. Position starting and ending dates are variable. Applications and complete job descriptions are available in the Human Resources Office, 300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, Michigan 49855 or online.

www.marquettemi.gov/departments/administrative-services/human-resources/
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City staff will be conducting an April 3 informational session, aimed at educating the public about the proposed Lakeshore Boulevard project.

The forum is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. on April 3 in the Citizens’ Forum room in Lakeview Arena, located at 401 E. Fair Ave. in Marquette. This session will include an explanation of the project by City staff and will provide an opportunity for residents to review the basics of the proposal.

For more information, please visit: www.marquettemi.gov/lakeshoreblvd
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City of Marquette - Municipal Government

The 36th Annual Pigs N Heat Charity Hockey Game benefiting the Marquette County Fire Relief Fund was played last night at
Lakeview Arena.
The Pigs came out on top by a score of 7- 4 over the Heat.

We would like to thank everyone for coming out and giving such tremendous support to both teams for such a worthy cause.
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The Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority has distributed the 2019 household hazardous waste (HHW) collection schedule. The HHW drop-off location in the City of Marquette will be at the Rubbish/Compost Site located at 1415 Pioneer Rd.

This is a free service provided to all Marquette County residents.
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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

 

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