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  • MBRA Regular Meeting Rescheduled for June 4
  • The regular meeting of the City of Marquette Brownfield Redevelopment Authority Board has been rescheduled from May 28 to June 4. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. in Room 103 of Marquette City Hall (300 W. Baraga Ave.).
  • MBRA Special Meeting Scheduled for May 27
  • There will be a special meeting of the City of Marquette Brownfield Redevelopment Authority Board at 8 a.m. on May 27 in Room 103 of Marquette City Hall (300 W. Baraga Ave.). The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Founders Landing Project.
  • Lakeshore Boulevard Reopens
  • Lakeshore Boulevard will be reopened to through traffic between Hawley Street and Fair Avenue, effective at noon on Friday, May 22.
  • Summer Park Hours Begin Friday
  • The City of Marquette’s official park hours go into effect on Friday, May 22. The City park hours are from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. There is no camping or overnight parking allowed in any City park. As of Friday, May 22, the road around Presque Isle will be closed for walking hours on the following days and times: Monday and Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Compost Site Closed Monday
  • The City of Marquette compost drop-off site located at the old Cliffs Dow site will be closed on Saturday, May 23 and Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day. The site will reopen on Wednesday, May 27 from 3 to 7 p.m.
  • Rally for Respect Walk Scheduled
  • On Thursday, May 21, the Marquette Senior High School will be hosting a Rally for Respect Walk.

    The walk will begin at 3 p.m. and continue through approximately 4 p.m. The walk will begin at Marquette Senior High School, continue east on the sidewalk along College Avenue, then proceed south on the sidewalk on Third Street to the Marquette Commons.

    The walk will occur on City sidewalks and no City streets will be closed for this event, however motorists traveling in these areas are asked to be aware of walkers crossing streets.
  • Recognition of Volunteers
  • The City of Marquette would like to thank the following individuals for their service on volunteer advisory boards and committees: Lorraine Thoune, Aging Services Advisory Committee, 8/1/13 – 5/4/15; Natasha Koss, Sustainable Community Ad Hoc Committee, 9/30/13 – 5/14/15.
  • NEWSFLASH:2014 Annual Report of the Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority
  • The Marquette County Solid Waste Management Authority recently published their 2014 Annual Report. The document has been posted to the City website. The report can be found at the following link: *2014 Annual Report of the MCSWMA *
  • Temporary Traffic Disruptions Possible on Washington
  • Starting Tuesday, May 19 and continuing through Wednesday, May 27, traffic on Washington Street will be periodically stopped between Lincoln Avenue and Seventh Street to allow access for trucks working at the Liberty Way construction site.

    The hauling will occur during weekdays between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Workers with flags will be posted on Washington Street to direct traffic and stop cars.

    Motorists traveling on Washington Street between Lincoln Avenue and Seventh Street are asked to obey workers and be prepared to stop.

    Similar work is expected to occur between June 1 and June 20 on the same weekday schedule and at the same times.
  • City Offices Closed for Memorial Day
  • City offices located at Marquette City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Avenue; Lakeview Arena, 401 E. Fair Avenue; the Arts and Culture Center, 217 N. Front St. (in the Peter White Public Library); and the Municipal Service Center, 850 W. Baraga Avenue, will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

    Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.

    Following the Memorial Day holiday, City offices will begin summer hours, and will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Any questions can be directed to the City Manager’s Office at 228-0435.
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