News Headlines and Public Service Announcements
  • LDFA Special Board Meeting Scheduled
  • The Local Development Finance Authority Board will hold a special meeting on Friday, Sept. 19, at 12:30 p.m. in City Hall Room 103. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss and schedule a Public Forum for the SmartZone Development and TIF Plan.
  • Hockey on Third Parade Set for Thursday
  • Beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18, the Marquette Downtown Development Authority will be sponsoring the annual “Hockey on Third” parade. The parade will start at Pine Street behind the NMU Superior Dome, then proceed south on Pine to Fair, then west on Fair to Third, then south on Third to Arch, then east on Arch to Front, then north on Front to Fair, then east on Fair to Pine, then north on Pine, returning to the parking lot behind the dome. The parade is expected to finish by approximately 6:45 p.m.
  • Wetland Mitigation Herbicide Treatment Planned
  • Between Wednesday, Sept. 17 and Friday, Sept. 19, herbicides will be applied to the invasive and aggressive species at the wetland mitigation sites on Presque Isle adjacent to Island Beach Road and behind the old Shiras swimming pool.
  • Westland Drive Road Closure
  • Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 15, Westland Drive from Forest Park Drive to the westerly end will be closed to allow for the reconstruction of the street and storm water utilities. This project is scheduled to be substantially complete in two weeks. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction and advisory signing. Smith Paving, Inc. is the general contractor for this project. The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during the construction process.
  • Lakeshore Boulevard Partially Reopened
  • Effective immediately, Lakeshore Boulevard between Fair Avenue and Wright Street has been reopened. Lakeshore Boulevard between Wright Street and Hawley Street is still closed until further notice.
  • Local Attorney Featured in National Publication
  • Recently, local elder law attorney Bob Anderson was interviewed for the feature member story in the August/September edition of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys News publication. Click here for the full article.
  • Marquette Community Foundation Grant Opportunity
  • The Marquette County Community Foundation recently announced they are accepting applications for the Fall 2014 grant cycle. Check out their website here for more information.
  • Carp River Sanitary Sewer Crossings Project
  • Beginning at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 9, Lake Street from Hampton Street to U.S. 41 will be closed to through traffic to allow for the replacement of the sanitary sewer transmission mains that cross the Carp River. This project is scheduled to be substantially complete by mid-October. The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction and advisory signing. Lake Street will be closed at U.S. 41. Hebert Construction, Inc. is the general contractor for this project. The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during the construction process.
  • Street Disruptions Due to Milling - Revised Schedule
  • The schedule for the milling operations on various streets in the City of Marquette has been revised by Payne & Dolan, Inc. The public is advised to be aware of all flagging, detours, advisory signing and traffic control devices and to use caution when traveling through these areas. The contractor’s tentative schedule is as below. Weather events may delay and change these dates.
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