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

High Grass & Weeds Complaints

Vegetation over six-inches (6”) in height on private property within the City of Marion is considered a violation of City ordinance. Reports of high grass and weeds can be made to the Safety Director’s Office. An inspector will follow-up and inspect all reports, as well as act proactively work to identify properties needing attention.

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Latest News from the City of Marion

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 3:18pm

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that City Departments will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

  • Departments in City Hall will be closed on May 27, 2019.  Offices will re-open for normal business on Tuesday, May 28.
  • The Sanitation department will not collect trash, recycling, or yard waste on Monday, May 27, 2019.  Residents who normally have sanitation service on Monday are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28.  Crews will be collecting refuse for both Monday and Tuesday throughout the day on Tuesday, May 28, with the possibility that part of Tuesday’s collection could extend into Wednesday, May 29.
  • Marion Area Transit will NOT operate on Monday, May 27, 2019.  Normal hours of operation for bus service will resume on Tuesday, May 28.
  • Marion Senior Center will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019.  All programs, activities, and transportation will resume on Tuesday, May 28.

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


Tue, 04/23/2019 - 8:20am

Mayor  Scott  Schertzer  is  announcing  that  the  City  of  Marion  will  sponsor  a  Community  Clean-Up  Day  on  Saturday, May 18, 2019.

Any City of Marion resident, currently on City Sanitation Service, wishing to dispose of unwanted items may do so by taking those items directly to the Marion County Solid Waste Transfer Station located at 1564 Victory Road, (directly east of the Marion Correctional Institute).  Proof of current city sanitation service will be required.

Hours of operation will be from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.


Mayor Schertzer reminds City residents that this drop off is free.

Contact the City Sanitation and Streets Department at (740) 382-1479 for additional information.


Mon, 04/15/2019 - 8:37am

Offices located in City Hall will be closed on Friday, April 19, 2019 in observance of the Good Friday holiday.

PLEASE NOTE:  As a result of offices being closed on Friday, the weekly early closure day for most offices in City Hall will be observed on Thursday, April 18.  Offices will be observing their Friday business hours on this day, with notable early closures being the Municipal Court, and Utility Billing offices closing at 2:00 p.m.

The following departments will operate as noted below on Friday, April 19:

  • Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling.  Customers who normally have refuse collected on Friday are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m.
  • Marion Area Transit buses will not be in operation on Friday, April 19.
  • Marion Senior Center will be closed, resulting in programs, activities, and transportation not being available on Friday, April 19.

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