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City of Ishpeming 5-year Recreation Plan Update Survey

NOTICE OF TRAFFIC PATTERN CHANGE: MAIN STREET FROM CANDA STREET TO EUCLID STREET

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NOTICE OF WATER SYSTEM/HYDRANT FLUSHING BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 29TH

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 City of Ishpeming Water System/Hydrant Flushing

The City of Ishpeming DPW will begin water system flushing on September 29th, 2022. Flushing will generally occur between the hours of 7 am and 3 pm and will take up to four weeks to flush the entire system.

Generally speaking, flushing will begin at the north end of town (Eighth Addition) and progress southward.  Some deviations will occur as flushing approaches the water storage tank.

When flushing occurs in your neighborhood, the accumulated sediment in the water mains will be stirred up and much of the sediment will be flushed out of the system.  However, due to limitations on the system, some sediment will remain, causing discolored water.  If your water appears discolored it is recommended that you give it time to clear up then run your cold water faucet for a few minutes to make sure the discolored water is cleared.  We recommend water customers avoid washing laundry during the period hydrants are flushed in their area.  Water service should not be interrupted and no boil advisories are required as a result of this process.

Please contact the DPW at 486-9371 with any questions or concerns you might have.

 

City of Ishpeming 5-year Recreation Plan Update Survey

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Click here for the link to the City of Ishpeming Recreation Survey

 

NOTICE OF TRAFFIC PATTERN CHANGE: MAIN STREET FROM CANDA STREET TO EUCLID STREET

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For More Information:

City Manager’s Office /485-1091 ext 203/204 / Citymanager@ishpemingcity.org

 

Notice Traffic Change – Main Street

The City of Ishpeming will be changing the Traffic Pattern on Main Street between Canda and Euclid from One-way to Two-way beginning October 3, 2022.

What people can expect to see with the change:

  • Northbound traffic will Yield to Euclid
  • Parking will be in opposite directions (no changes to the number of parking spaces).
  • A yellow line will separate directional traffic (North and South)
  • Removal of One-way signs within the new Two-way zone

Traffic from Empire to Euclid will remain One-way on Main Street.

 

City Board and Commission Vacancies

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CURRENT BOARD AND COMMISSION VACANCIES

The following Boards or Commissions have vacancies:

  • Board of Review  – Three Vacancies
  • Planning Commission  – One Vacancy
  • Parks and Recreation Commission – Two Vacancies
  • Housing Appeals Board – One Vacancy 
  • Zoning Board of Appeals –  Two Vacancies
    (one is an Alternate Board Member)
  • Cemetery Board – One Vacancy
  • Compensation CommissionOne Vacancy
  • Marquette County Transit Authority – One City Representative Vacancy

 

 

Iron Ore Heritage Trail seeking input for 5-year Recreation Plan

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If interested in providing input, please click the following link for the survey.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/M9JDC69

 

Notice of upcoming Board of Review Vacancies

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CITY OF ISHPEMING

NOTICE OF VACANCIES ON

THE BOARD OF REVIEW

There will be three vacant seats on the City of Ishpeming Board of Review.  The Board of Review hears assessed value appeals.  Board Members are paid hourly at a rate of $15.00 per hour.  Qualified individuals interested in running for the vacant seats on the Board of Review must file a Nominating Petition and file a sworn Affidavit of Identity with the City Clerk.  Candidates must be a resident of and registered to vote in the City of Ishpeming.  The deadline for filing a nominating petition and Affidavit of Identity with the City Clerk is Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 4:00 p.m.at the Ishpeming City Hall, 100 E. Division Street.  Please call 906-485-1091, Ext. 203 with any questions.

 

Help Wanted at the West End Transfer Station (in West Ishpeming)

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The West End Transfer Station in Ishpeming Township is seeking a part-time drive and general laborer.  A Licensed Class B CDL is preferred.  Interested applicants should contact Kristin Thornton at her email treasurer@ishpemingtownship.com or call 906-485-5411,  Extension 204.

 

Iron Ore Heritage Trail Asphalt Repair Project – Ishpeming/Negaunee

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT DATED JUNE 23, 2022

 FROM:  CAROL FUSHER, ADMINISTRATOR, IRON ORE HERITAGE RECREATION AUTHORITY

906-235-2923, IRONOREHERITAGE@GMAIL.COM

 ISHPEMING, MI – Pleased be advised that Oberstar has been hired by the Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority for an asphalt repair project on portions of the IOHT from Winthrop Junction in Ishpeming (start of pavement at Washington Street in Ishpeming) to the Canadian National railroad crossing in Negaunee starting on June 27.  Portions of the trail will be closed for 2 weeks to allow crews to cut bumpy and cracked pavement, cut and remove tree roots, and repave.  The work will be down in sections ranging from 2 feet long to 203 feet long. Please use caution in these areas.  IOHT Trail users in Negaunee and Ishpeming are advised to use the detours provided on the attached maps.  Users should expect to use city roadways to detour around construction areas for their safety and the safety of the construction crews.

Please visit the Iron Ore Heritage Trail Website for further information and to view maps.

 

 

 

COMPOST AVAILABLE AT THE ISHPEMING AREA WASTEWATER FACILITY

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ISHPEMING AREA WASTEWATER FACILITY
IS SELLING EPA CLASS “A” EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY COMPOST
MAY THROUGH OCTOBER

Hours: Monday -Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

$15.00 per load (approx. 1.5 yards)

Class “A” compost is approved for any use.

Questions call 906-486-4391

 

Notice of Construction – Campground along Malton Road

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For More Information:

City Manager’s Office /485-1091 ext 203/204 /

citymanager@ishpemingcity.org

Notice of Construction

The City of Ishpeming has awarded the contract for construction of the Campground along Malton Road. Construction will begin immediately (June 15, 2022) and is expected to continue until September 2, 2022. This schedule is subject to change.

Residents and Visitors should be aware that all trails crossing through the construction site are CLOSED 6AM – 6PM Daily beginning June 15, 2022. Heavy Equipment will be in the area and for the safety of everyone, the area must remain free of Bikes, Riders, Horses, Walkers, etc.

A rustic Campground is a natural fit to this landscape and will ultimately improve access to many of the local trail systems by creating an inviting place to stay while enjoying a visit. These trail systems offer direct access to the City of Ishpeming and its variety of local services.

Our contractors are aware that not all people will get the notice and be working carefully to contain their work, mark the area and be watchful for users on the trails. We ask that the community help to raise awareness and please avoid the area when closed.

Traveling along Malton Road, you can expect to see “work area”, “trucking” and other signs alerting to construction. Please drive cautiously through the area.

 
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