Welcome to the City of Marion

As Mayor of the City of Marion, welcome to our official website.  The purpose of this website is to provide information about our city government, departments, services, and activities.  Whether you are a resident, business owner or visitor, we invite you to explore and access the resources throughout our web pages.

The Marion community is rich in heritage and history, including the Home and Memorial Tomb of 29th U.S. President Warren G. Harding and his wife Florence.  I invite you to stop and experience our history, attractions, culture, food and more.

Scott Schertzer - Mayor

Latest News from the City of Marion

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 12:45pm

Memberships for Lincoln Park Family Aquatic Center's 2015 season are now on sale in the Safety Director's Office on the 3rd floor of Marion City Hall.  2015 memberships are being sold at 2014 prices.  Pricing information is listed on the Aquatic Center's News and Information page.

For additional iformational, call 740-387-5865.


Tue, 01/13/2015 - 4:52pm

All departments in City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 19, 2015 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.  However, some City departments will operate on a regular or modified schedule for the day.  The following departments will operate as listed below:

  • Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling on Monday, January 19.  Customers who normally have refuse collected on Monday are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. 
  • Buses for Marion Area Transit will not be in operation on Monday, January 19.  Marion Area Transit will also be closed for training on Tuesday, January 20.
  • The Marion Senior Center will be closed on Monday, January 19.

Essential services including airport, fire, and police will operate as usual.


Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:17pm

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing the following closings and adjusted hours for City Offices during the upcoming holiday week: 

City Hall - Many departments in City Hall will be utilizing vacation time over the holiday period of December 24 - 26 and December 31 - January 2.  Therefore, residents are highly encouraged to call and ensure the office relevant to their needs will be open.  All offices will be closed on December 25, 26, and January 1.  Click here for a complete list of business hours for each department  in City Hall for the weeks of December 22 and December 29.

Sanitation - Sanitation collection will not take place on December 25 or January 1.  For residents with Thursday sanitation service, please have collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Friday, December 26 and Friday, January 2.  Crews will collect both Thursday and Friday’s refuse on each Friday.  Sanitation crews will also begin collecting live Christmas trees on Monday, December 29.  Live Christmas trees should be placed at curbside on the resident’s garbage day.  Residents are asked to NOT wrap trees in plastic, as City crews will chip the trees at curbside for two weeks following Christmas.

Marion Area Transit - Marion Area Transit will close at 12:00 p.m. on December 24 and will remain closed through December 26.  On December 31, buses will operate normal hours and will then be closed January 1 and 2.

Senior Center - The Marion Senior Center will be closed on December 25 - 26, as well as December 31 - January 1.

Necessary services including fire, police, and airport will operate as usual.