On Saturday, August 10, 2019, beginning at 6:00 a.m. and continuing through 6:00 p.m., Pine Street from Fair Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard and Powder Mill Road from County Road 550 to the north end will be closed and Wright Street from Presque Isle Avenue to Lakeshore Boulevard will be closed to thru traffic for the “Ore to Shore” Mountain Bike Race.
The public is advised to use caution when traveling on Wright Street, Hawley Street, River Park Circle and Schneider Mill Court. Race participants will be crossing at designated locations at varying times.
Marquette Board of Light and Power will hold a special meeting
Tuesday, May 7 at 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at 2200 Wright Street
Marquette, MI 49855
The purpose of the meeting is to award proposals for MEC Sound Retrofit Project and the purchase of circuit breakers.
The City of Marquette Parks and Recreation Advisory Board’s April meeting will take place Monday, April 22. The meeting, which will begin at 6 p.m. in the Citizens Forum at Lakeview Arena, was originally scheduled for April 15, but had to be canceled due to a lack of quorum.
Extra days have been added to the first two weeks to assist in spring cleaning. The site is open from 3 to 7 p.m. (or when capacity is met) on April 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, and 30, as well as May 1 and 2.
The City of Marquette’s Household Rubbish and Compost site will open April 22.
The Household Rubbish site, located at 1415 Pioneer Road, is a site for City residents paying the “solid waste” fee to dispose of household items too large for curbside pickup. The daily capacity of this site is regulated by the MDEQ and once capacity is met, the site will close, without exception.
The site is opening Monday, April 22 and will be open Mondays and Wednesdays from 3 to 7 p.m., as well as on the second Saturday of each month from 1 to 4 p.m. Again, the site may close early on any day if capacity is met.
Regular hours will begin May 6.
The Compost site, also located at 1415 Pioneer Road, is opening Tuesday, May 4 and will be open each Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Residents must bring a photo ID and a current City water bill showing a “solid waste” fee payment to enter both sites.
The City of Marquette provides under City Code, Chapter 2 Administration, Division 3 Finance, Public Relations; Section 2-522 Policies and Procedures a mechanism for community stakeholders to submit for waiver of City fees and/or in-kind services provided by the City and/or cash payments. Requests for Promotional Funds may include grant funding, fee relief, provision of in-kind City services, cash or a combination of any or all of these items.
Applications for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 – Oct. 1, 2019 through Sep. 30, 2020 – must be received or postmarked by March 31, 2019. Any applications received or postmarked after this date will NOT be eligible for consideration. It is important to note all applications may not be funded. Funding will depend upon City priorities and available dollars. Applications and information are available on the city website at www.marquettemi.gov 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 (906) 228-0460.
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: AWRUSA.com/trustedpartner; Eric Palm at EPalm@amwater.com or (856) 359-2794.
Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, January 9, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Dandelion Cottage room, located on the first floor off of 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.
On Tuesday, Dec. 11, starting at 8 a.m., East Ridge Street will be closed to through traffic from Front Street to High Street for a water service installation. Work is expected to be completed by Tuesday, Dec. 18.
With a 13-hour time difference, over 6,000 miles and more than 22 hours of travel time between us, one might say Higashiomi, Japan is more than a “hop, skip and jump” away!
Join us for a welcoming community reception at the Huron Gallery, Peter White Library on Aug. 29 between 6 and 8 p.m. Our seven delegates represent the many facets of Higashiomi. Your presence will help convey the warm and inviting community we have in Marquette. Following a short program, enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres by Copper Crust Co. The Marquette Area Sister Cities Partnership Committee is proud to host the events for the Sister City delegation. The Japanese delegation is being led by Hitoki Taguchi.
Additionally, the community is invited and encouraged to welcome our guests when they arrive at Sawyer International Airport, August 26 at 8:20 p.m. Both events are free to the public.
For more information about the Japanese delegation, contact Paulette Lindberg at 869-4141 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Arts and Culture Center is temporarily located in the main level of the Peter White Library at 217 N. Front St. We can be reached at 228-0472, or via email at email@example.com.
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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.
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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 ... See MoreSee Less
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