Two upcoming plans for the city of MQT are looking for more public input in the next couple weeks.
The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has announced that more assistance will be given for developing the Baraga Avenue section of downtown. The area hosts a wide array of businesses, museums and access to the courthouse, as well as hosting the Baraga Avenue Harvest fest.
The DDA sent out this press release about the involving the public in the development of the area.
The Marquette DDA recently received a MI Place Plan initiative grant for redesign assistance to Baraga Avenue. The MI Place Plan team, a collaboration between the Michigan Municipal League (MML), the MSU Urban and Regional Planning Program, and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA), will be in Marquette on Thursday, February 27, 2014 and will be conducting a visioning session. The community is invited to attend and share their input and vision for the future development and design of Baraga Avenue. The project parameters are Baraga Avenue from Third Street to Lakeshore Blvd.
The artist survey can be found here, while the open public survey can be found here.
Brice Burge is the Managing Editor of MQT Social Scene. He can be reached at briceMQT@gmail.com.