The City of Marquette Planning Commission has scheduled a public forum for 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25 at the Citizens Forum in Lakeview Arena. After 15 work sessions on the topic since last September, the Planning Commission will host a public forum Wednesday to share their ideas and gather more public input on how to appropriately regulate short-term and other rental properties in the city.
Attorney Joan Ball from Legal Services of Northern Michigan will present at the Marquette Senior Center on Friday, May 20. Legal Services of Northern Michigan is a non-profit organization that provides free legal advice and services seniors. Topics of the presentation will be estate planning, collections, and identity theft.
The City of Marquette Engineering Department would like to remind City of Marquette residents, community event organizers, business owners, contractors and developers that a Public Right of Way Work Permit is required whenever work or an activity is planned in a public right of way or City held public easement.
The third annual 100DayProject Completion Celebration event will be held on Saturday, May 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Ore Dock Brewing Company in Marquette. The event will celebrate the creativity and work of this year’s participants. A virtual exhibit will also be shown. The public is invited to attend.
The Marquette City Commission work session scheduled for Monday, May 9 at 5:15 p.m. in City Hall Room 103, regarding the Strategic Plan, has been canceled. The meeting has not been rescheduled at this time.
Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, May 11, 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.
In May of 2015, the Marquette Senior Center received a $26,000 grant from the Michigan Recreation and Parks Association to assist seniors 55 and over in the Marquette Senior Center service area to “sample” and explore the outdoor offerings and venues the city has to offer. This unique program has been aptly named the Silver Sampler.
To learn more about the free programs being offered, click here.
On Saturday, May 7, beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing through 1 p.m., the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center will be hosting the 9th annual Hope Starts Here Challenge. Events will include 5k, 10k and half marathon runs, a duathlon and a family-friendly walk and bike ride on the multi-use path.