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

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 5:25pm

Due to weather conditions, Marion Area Transit buses will not be in operation on Monday, January 21st. 

Bus services is expected to return to normal hours of operation on Tuesday, January 22.


Mon, 01/14/2019 - 4:52pm

City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 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 21.  Customers who normally have refuse collected on Monday are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. 
  • Marion Area Transit will be open for normal hours of operation on Monday, January 21.
  • The Marion Senior Center will open on Monday, January 21.

Essential services including fire and police will operate as usual.


Tue, 12/18/2018 - 8:55am

The following closings and adjusted hours for City Offices are being announced for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday weeks:   

  • Many departments will be utilizing vacation time on Monday, December 24 and Monday, December 31; therefore, it is highly encouraged that residents call to ensure the office relevant to their needs will be open. 

    All offices in City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday and Tuesday, January 1 in observance of the New Year’s holiday. 

  • Sanitation collection will not take place on Tuesday, December 25 or Tuesday, January 1.  Residents with Tuesday sanitation service are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 am on Wednesday, December 26 and Wednesday, January 2.  Crews will collect both Tuesday and Wednesday’s refuse on each Wednesday.  Sanitation crews will also begin collecting live Christmas trees on Wednesday, December 26 and continue tree collection through the month of January.  Live Christmas trees should be placed at curbside on the resident’s trash collection day.  All lights and decorations must be removed from the tree and the tree should NOT be wrapped in plastic.
  • Marion Area Transit will have buses in operation until 2:30 pm on Monday, December 24 and will then be closed on Tuesday, December 25 and Wednesday, December 26.  Transit services will also be closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
  • Marion Senior Center will be closed on Monday, December 24, Tuesday, December 25, Monday, December 31, and Tuesday, January 1.  Programs, activities, and transportation will not be available through the Senior Center on these days.


Necessary services including police and fire will operate as usual.