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Tuesday, 06 August 2013 10:44

Marlette City Council approves fireworks restrictions

(MARLETTE) -- The Marlette City Council unanimously approved a resolution for a new city ordinance restricting the use of fireworks during their meeting Monday night. The new resolution bans the use of fireworks within city limits the day before, day of, and day after a national holiday from midnight to 8:00 a.m. Violation of the ordinance is a class D misdemeanor with a maximum fine of $250. Marlette Police Chief Brian McGinnis said that dispatch received numerous complaints from residents about fireworks during and around the fourth of July holiday. Information on the new ordinance is avaliable on the Marlette Police Department's Facebook page. Citizens are encouraged to contact city hall if they have any questions or concerns about the ordinance.