Representatives from the Marquette Area Sister Cities Partnership are still seeking Marquette area residents interested in visiting Marquette’s Japanese Sister City of Higashiomi this year. There are five spaces still available. The delegation will depart from Marquette on Oct. 26 for a 10-night visit, returning on Nov. 6. This is the 38th year of Marquette’s Sister City relationship with Japan.
The Marquette Downtown Development Authority (DDA) meeting scheduled for May 11 has been canceled due to a lack of quorum. The next regular scheduled meeting of the DDA is June 8 at 7:30 a.m. in the DDA offices at 203 South Front Street.
Beginning this spring and continuing until the fall of 2018, various areas in the City of Marquette will experience traffic disruptions due to cleaning and televising of the City’s sanitary and storm sewer mains. The public is advised to be aware and to follow all traffic controls. Work will be ongoing until the fall of 2018.