News Headlines and Public Service Announcements
  • HAC meeting canceled
  • The Harbor Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for July 18 has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items.
  • PATF meetings scheduled
  • The Harbor Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for July 18 has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items.
  • New parking meters installed downtown
  • New on-street parking meters are being installed curbside throughout Downtown Marquette, as the Downtown Development Authority begins implementing the next phase of its strategic parking management plan. The goal of effective parking management is to regulate parking spaces in a manner that ensures a percentage of spaces are available at any given time. Parking meters help to control turnover that is vital for maximizing the potential flow of customers to the downtown district’s retail, service, and dining establishments. For more information, click here.
  • Library board to hold July 18 budget meeting
  • The Peter White Public Library's board of trustees will hold a budget work session on Tuesday, July 18. The session is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. in the library's Shiras Room.
  • City Board of Review to meet July 18
  • The City's Board of Review is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, July 18, at 9 a.m. in the Commission Chambers of City Hall.
  • Public Art Task Force meeting Wednesday
  • A meeting of the City’s Public Art Task Force will be held on Wednesday, July 12. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Arts and Culture Center, located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library, at 217 N. Front St.
  • Angeli to hold office hours
  • Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to noon in the main floor conference room 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.
  • Wright Street work continues
  • Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Sugarloaf Avenue between Clark Street and Wright Street and Tracy Avenue from Norwood Street to Wright Street will be closed to through traffic for Phase 2 reconstruction work. This is the second phase of eight phases. This phase is expected to last four weeks.
  • ACAC meeting rescheduled
  • The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for Thursday, July 6 has been rescheduled to Thursday, July 13 at 5 p.m. All meetings take place in the Lions Room in the Peter White Public Library, located at 217 N. Front Street Marquette.
  • Wilson reconstruction begins
  • Beginning at 7 a.m. on Thursday, July 6, Wilson Street, between Grove Street and Forest Park Drive, will be closed to through traffic for Phase 1 reconstruction work. This is the first phase of three phases. This phase is expected to last three weeks.
  • City offices closed for 4th of July
  • City offices located at Marquette City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Avenue; the Lakeview Arena, 401 E. Fair Avenue; the Arts and Culture Center, 217 N. Front St. (in the Peter White Public Library), will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.
  • Parade scheduled for Tuesday
  • Tuesday's annual 4th of July parade will involve a handful of street closures.
  • Household rubbish site closed Tuesday
  • The City of Marquette Household Rubbish drop-off site located at the old Cliffs Dow site, off of Lakeshore Boulevard will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. The site will reopen Saturday, July 8. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • BLP offices closed for 4th
  • The Marquette Board of Light and Power offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
  • Compost site closed for holiday
  • The City of Marquette Compost drop-off site located at the old Cliffs Dow site, off of Lakeshore Boulevard, will be closed on Saturday, July 1 and Monday, July 3 in observance of Independence Day. The site will reopen Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Hours are 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Superhero Run scheduled for July 1
  • On Saturday, July 1, 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 between Lakeview Arena and Presque Isle. No roads will be closed, however the public is asked to be aware of pedestrians crossing the streets.
  • Summer tax bills mailed June 30
  • Summer tax bills totaling approximately $31.2 million dollars will be mailed to Marquette City property owners on June 30. The due date for payment of City summer taxes is Sept. 14.
  • July Exhibits: Kathleen Mooney and Paula Kiesling
  • The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center announces its July LSAA Gallery exhibition: “Orkney Inspirations – Scotland” by Kathleen Mooney. Mooney’s paintings are exhibited in national and international art competitions, cultural centers and museums. The SmallWorks Gallery will also feature work by Paula Kiesling.
  • Minor traffic disruptions during NTN festival
  • From Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 26, the Noquemanon Trail Network (NTN) will be hosting a series of biking, hiking, and running events. There will be a couple of minor traffic disruptions during Saturday, including along M553 (McClellan Avenue) and no Mount Marquette Road.
  • Corpus Christi procession scheduled for June 18
  • Beginning at noon on Sunday, June 18 the Diocese of Marquette will be hosting a procession. The procession will begin at noon at St. Peter’s Cathedral and proceed north on Fourth Street to St. Michael’s Church.
  • June MAWTAB meeting rescheduled
  • The Marquette Area Wastewater Treatment Advisory Board meeting has been rescheduled from June 15 to June 29. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Marquette Area Wastewater Treatment Facility, located at 1930 U.S. 41 South.
  • Fair Avenue reconstruction phase 1 to begin June 12
  • Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, June 12, Fair Avenue between McClellan Avenue and Gray Avenue will be closed to through traffic for Phase 1 reconstruction work. This is the first of three phases. This phase is expected to last three weeks.
  • Land Development Code kick-off meeting scheduled
  • The City of Marquette Community Development Department, in conjunction with the Planning Commission and planning & zoning consultant McKenna Associates of Michigan, will host an open-house style kick-off meeting for the project of creating a Land Development Code for the City.
  • Portion of multi-use path to close June 5-19
  • The multi-use path will be closed between Seventh Street and McClellan Avenue June 5-19 for additional work required for the placement of an overpass associated with the new hospital. During this period of the bike path closure, the public will be directed to use the sidewalk on Washington Street.
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