In response to Marquette County’s April 2 request for a Governor’s Emergency Declaration and State Assistance, Governor Snyder this morning proclaimed a State of Emergency pursuant to his authority under the Michigan Constitution and Section 3 of the Emergency Management Act, 1976 Public Act 390, MCL 30.402. This declaration will expand the ability for the state to provide resources to assist with public safety and emergency response and will permit local units of government to apply for reimbursement for qualified expenses related to the response efforts. Read the full announcement here.
The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center invites members of the community to celebrate the arts by attending the 18th Annual Art Awards. Take the opportunity to honor outstanding individuals in our community at the MACC on Friday, May 30th at 7 p.m.
The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center announces its May exhibition: The 38th LSAA Annual Members’ Show. This show is a collection of mixed medias by members of the Lake Superior Art Associations.
Beginning immediately the west bound lane of the 1000 block of West Washington St. will be closed between Garfield Ave. and Rublein St., due to a water main break. Reopening of the lane is expected by 6 p.m. today.
Frost levels are approaching depths that may affect water and sewer utilities. Information can be found on the City website. here for preventative measures and procedures should your service freeze. If you suspect your utilities are freezing, please contact the Department of Public Works at 228-0444 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. During after hours or weekends, please contact 228-0488. It is recommended to keep a few jugs of water, suitable for drinking, as well as a bucket of water for toiletry use should you experience a water freeze up. Any updates or additional information can be obtained through our City website as well as future Public Service Announcements.
Due to the deep frost levels, many residents in the City of Marquette were advised to let their water run to prevent water lines from freezing. If you were placed on a let-run, this is a reminder not to shut your water off. Although the air temperatures are warming up, the ground is still frozen and needs more time to thaw before the possibility of pipes freezing is eliminated. The City will notify these residents when the let-run advisory has been lifted. Any updates or additional information can be obtained through our City website as well as future Public Service Announcements.
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); and the Municipal Service Center, 850 W. Baraga Avenue, will be closed on Friday, April 18th, in observance of Good Friday. Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.