News Headlines and Public Service Announcements
  • MACC Announces Fall Exhibits
  • Photography by Paul Nelson will be on display in October and November in an LSAA Gallery exhibition. Also, artist JoAnn Shelby's work will be in the SmallWorks gallery in November.

    For more about these artists, and the displays, click here.
  • Road Closures Planned for Water Main Repair
  • Meeske Avenue between West Ridge and Bancroft Street will be closed to thru traffic intermittently from Monday, Aug. 31, through Friday, Sept. 4, for water main repairs. If you have any questions, please call 228-0444.
  • Street Disruptions Related to Road Work
  • Beginning Monday, Aug. 31, various streets in the City of Marquette will experience traffic disruptions due to street milling and paving activities 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 can be found here. Weather events may delay and change the dates.
  • Harlow Park Restroom Closed Temporarily
  • The new restroom at Harlow Park will be closed Aug. 26 and 27 for final construction details. The restroom will reopen Aug. 28.
  • Trash to Treasure Day on Sept. 12
  • The City's annual Trash to Treasure Day is scheduled for Sept. 12. On this day, residents are encouraged to place items that are clean and functional, yet unwanted, on the curb; those items are then available for other residents to repurpose or re-use.

    For all the background on this year's Trash to Treasure Day, click here.
  • Jefferson Street Construction Scheduled
  • Beginning at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, Smith Construction will be removing partial sections of curbing and proceeding with sanitary sewer lateral excavations along Jefferson Street, from Lincoln Avenue to the west end. This work is the prerequisite for the curbing replacement and milling/overlaying for this street. This work will be done with intermediate road closures and the public is urged to use extreme caution and follow all warning signs, lane shifts, and other traffic control measures. The work is expected to last through this week. Additional announcements will be forthcoming for mill and overlay activities.

    The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during this process.
  • Marquette Marathon Schedule and List of Closures
  • The annual Marquette Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K, and Kids Fun Run will be held Sept. 4 and 5.

    For a description of the events, including a schedule and a list of street closures, click here.
  • MHC Meeting Canceled
  • The regularly scheduled Marquette Housing Commission meeting for Aug. 25 has been canceled due to a lack of quorum.
  • DDA Meeting Canceled
  • The Sept. 10 meeting of the Marquette Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is canceled due to lack of quorum.
  • Granite Avenue Construction Scheduled
  • Beginning at 7 a.m. on Monday, Smith Construction will be removing partial sections of curbing and proceeding with sanitary sewer lateral excavations along Granite Avenue, between Wright and Huntington Streets. This work is the prerequisite for the curbing replacement and milling/overlaying for this street. This work will be done without any road closures and the public is urged to use extreme caution and to follow all warning signs, lane shifts and other traffic control measures. The work is expected to last through that week. Additional announcements will be forthcoming for mill and overlay activities.

    The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during this process.
  • Gray Street Construction Scheduled
  • Beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Smith Construction will be removing partial sections of curbing and proceeding with sanitary sewer lateral excavations along Gray Street, between Norwood and Wright Streets. This work is the prerequisite for the curbing replacement and milling/overlaying for this street. This work will be done with intermediate road closures and the public is urged to use extreme caution and to follow all warning signs, lane shifts and other traffic control measures. The work is expected to last through that week. Additional announcements will be forthcoming for mill and overlay activities.

    The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during this process.
  • Grove Street Construction Scheduled
  • Beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Smith Construction will be removing partial sections of curbing along Grove Street, between McClellan Avenue and Specker Circle. This work is the prerequisite for the curbing replacement and milling/overlaying for this street. This work will be done with intermediate road closures and the public is urged to use extreme caution and to follow all warning signs, lane shifts and other traffic control measures. The curb work is expected to take a few days. Additional announcements will be forthcoming for mill and overlay activities.

    The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during this process.
  • Hawley Street Construction Scheduled
  • Beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Smith Construction will be removing partial sections of curbing along Hawley Street, between Longyear Avenue and the Bike Path Crossing. This work is the prerequisite for the curbing replacement and milling/overlaying for this street. This work will be done with intermediate road closures and the public is urged to use extreme caution and to follow all warning signs, lane shifts and other traffic control measures. The curb work is expected to take a few days. Additional announcements will be forthcoming for mill and overlay activities.

    The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during this process.
  • Center Street Disruptions
  • Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Smith Construction will be removing partial sections of curbing between Gray and Woodland Avenue. This work is the prerequisite for the curbing replacement and milling/overlaying for this street. This work will be done without any road closures and the public is urged to use extreme caution and follow all warning signs, lane shifts, and other traffic control measures. The curb work is expected to take a few days. Additional announcements will be forthcoming for mill and overlay activities. The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during this process.
  • Fourth Street Disruptions
  • Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Smith Construction will be removing partial sections of curbing between Washington and Spring Streets. This work is the prerequisite for the curbing replacement and milling/overlaying for this street. This work will be done without any road closures and the public is urged to use extreme caution and follow all warning signs, lane shifts, and other traffic control measures. The curb work is expected to take a few days. Additional announcements will be forthcoming for mill and overlay activities. The City of Marquette asks you for your patience during this process.
  • Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2016
  • The Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 for the City of Marquette is available on the City’s website www.mqtcty.org. Hard copies are available for public viewing at the City Clerk’s office at City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Avenue and at Peter White Public Library.
  • Community Master Plan Set for Adoption
  • The City of Marquette is pleased to announce that the City of Marquette Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 6 p.m. to consider adoption of the amended Community Master Plan document. The public is invited to attend this meeting at City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Ave.
  • DDA Makes Annual Presentation to City Commission
  • Recently, the Downtown Development Authority Chairperson, Christine Pesola, presented the DDA's year in review to the City Commission. More information and statistics on their organization and programs/events is available in the linked presentation.
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