Forest Service Seeking Committee Members To Advise On Recreation Site Fees

December 13, 2017

Michigan – The U.S. Forest Service is seeking volunteer committee members to advise the agency on recreation fee changes at national forest sites throughout the northeastern United States. Vacancies exist for four current positions and four “back-up” replacement positions on the Eastern Region Recreation Resource Advisory Committee. Committee members provide recommendations on new or changing recreation site fees for national forests and grasslands in 13 northeastern states. Committee members receive travel and per diem expenses for regularly scheduled meetings, but do not receive pay or other compensation.

Nominated committee members must represent one of the following interests: Winter Motorized Recreation Summer Non-Motorized Recreation Winter Non-Motorized Recreation Local Environmental Groups American Indian tribes

Members will be appointed for three-year terms based on the following criteria: Qualifications to represent the desired interest group Rationale for committee service and desired contributions Experience working successfully as part of a collaborative group Nominees’ demonstrated ability to represent minorities, women and persons with disabilities will also be considered in membership selections.… Read the rest

Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum Second Thursday Creativity Series Thursday, December 14th

December 13, 2017

Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum
Second Thursday Creativity Series

Thursday, December 14th

5:30-7:30

Join us for loads of fun with “Charlie Brown Christmas” themed crafts, creative snacks, live music and FREE Culver’s Custard. Free with admission or membership. Call the museum at 906-226-3911… Read the rest

Northern Center for Lifelong Learning Self-Guided Tour Of A Crèche Collection

December 13, 2017

Marquette, Michigan – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning is offering a self-guided tour of a crèche collection that includes more than 300 pieces from around the world. The event will take place from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at 128 Timber Lane in Marquette.

A crèche is a model that represents the scene of Jesus Christ’s birth. NCLL member Carol Margriff began collecting crèche’s in 1966 and has shared them with the community over the past 50 years.

The cost is free, but attendees are encouraged to donate $5 to the Marquette County Habitat for Humanity. Register by Thursday, Dec. 14, by calling 227-2979. For more information, contact Carol Margriff at 249-9975 or margrifs@gmail.com.… Read the rest

Agenda City Of Negaunee Regular Meeting Thursday December 14, 2017

December 13, 2017

AGENDA CITY OF NEGAUNEE REGULAR MEETING THURSDAY DECEMBER 14, 2017 @ 7:00 P.M. NEGAUNEE SENIOR CENTER 410 Jackson St. Negaunee MI., Tobin Street Entrance, City Hall Telephone (906)-475-7700
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. PLEDGE TO FLAG
3. ROLL CALL
4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
5. PUBLIC COMMENT (3 min. limit)
6. PUBLIC HEARING
6.1 ORDINANCE AMENDMENT #420.01(C) TRAVEL ON DESIGNATED ROUTE – 2ND READING
` 7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
7.1 APPOINTMENT MAYOR PRO TEM
7.2 CITY MANAGER AGREEMENT
7.3 CITY OF NEGAUNEE PEG CHANNEL
7.4 UPDATE ON APPEAL TO ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
8. NEW BUSINESS
8.1 MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARY
8.2 APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
8.3 COUNCIL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, ETHICS POLICY AND SET REGULAR MEETING DATES
9. CONSENT AGENDA
9.1 MINUTES – NOVEMBER 9, 2017 REGULAR MINUTES, NOVEMBER 17, 2017 SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES 9.2 CLAIMS AND ACCOUNTS 9.3 REVENUE/EXPENDITURE REPORTS -TRIAL BALANCES 9.4 SAW GRANT 9.5 REDEVELOPMENT READY COMMUNITIES PARTICIPATION 9.6 PA 152 RESOLUTION 9.7 CHARITABLE GAMING LICENSE – NEGAUNEE BOOSTER CLUB 9.8 DESIGNATE CITY DEPOSITORIES
10.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Saturday Book Babies – Dec. 16

December 13, 2017

Marquette – Saturday Book Babies will be held on Saturday, December 16 from 10:30 to 10:50 a.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0 to 24 months and stay for a playtime afterwards. The event is free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – Traditional Music Jam – Dec. 16

December 13, 2017

Marquette – A traditional music jam will be held on Saturday, December 16 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Community Room of the at the Peter White Public Library.

Join other musicians for a community jam session celebrating traditional folk music. Acoustic musicians and vocalists are invited to bring their instruments for an informal gathering to play music together. A limited quantity of sheet music is available for use for those not familiar with the songs.

A music jam is not about performing, but a chance for people interested in traditional acoustic music share their love of music and learn a new song or instrumental technique. Listeners and singers are always welcome.

There is no admission charge. For more information, call 226-4328 or visit www.pwpl.info. … Read the rest

Calendar – Outdoors – 70th Annual Marquette Christmas Bird Count – Dec. 16

December 13, 2017

Marquette – The 70th Annual Marquette Christmas Bird Count will be held on Saturday, December 16 beginning at 8 a.m. at Mattson Park in Marquette’s Lower Harbor.

The count will last until about noon. New participants will be paired with experienced counters. There is no cost to participate in the count. Please remember to dress warmly. For information call 906-869-2489.… Read the rest