City of Marquette Operations Closing to the Public

Posted on March 23, 2020

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
For Immediate Release
March 23, 2020
For More Information:
City Manager’s Office / 228-0435 / manager@marquettemi.gov
CITY OF MARQUETTE OPERATIONS CLOSING TO THE PUBLIC
Due to Executive Order 2020-21, beginning Tuesday, March 24, all City facilities will be closed to the
public. This includes City Hall, the Municipal Service Center, Fire Stations 1 and 2, the Police
Department, Lakeview Arena, the Senior Center, the Wastewater Treatment Plant, and the Water
Treatment Plant. Presque Isle Park will be closed to vehicular traffic, however pedestrian traffic is still
permissible. City announcements and Commission agendas will be sent to local media and will be
available online.
City operations will continue, however the City will be operating at reduced staffing levels for the
duration of the Executive Order and phone availability will be limited. To contact the City about
essential business, please prioritize electronic communication when possible. Contact information for
each City Department is available at www.marquettemi.gov/departments/.
All non-essential meetings and gatherings remain canceled. This includes meetings of all City statutory
and advisory boards and committees scheduled between now and April 13, unless the meetings are
critical in nature. If a meeting is deemed critical in nature, City announcements will be sent at that time.
This does not apply to City Commission meetings. Instructions on how to view and participate in the
March 30 City Commission meeting will be published later this week.
For emergency services, please dial 911. For non-emergency police assistance, please dial 906-228-0400. The Police Department will be evaluating non-emergency calls and will dispatch services
accordingly.
For more information on billing, senior services and updates regarding City services during the COVID19 pandemic, please visit www.marquettemi.gov/covid19.