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

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 9:39am

The City of Marion is reminding residents that the last week for its 2019 curbside yard waste collection will take place during the week of December 2-6, 2019.   The week of December 2-6 will also be the last scheduled week for leaf pick-up, as well.

Yard waste collection service is curtailed during the winter months to allow employees to fulfill other duties during these months.  Residents may continue to take yard waste materials, free of charge, to Outdoor Resource Supply (formerly Park Enterprise), located at 560 Barks Rd. W.  Requirements for yard waste drop off are:

  1. Must stop at office or other designated location (verification of City residency may be required - i.e. license, utility bill, etc.)
  2. Items being dropped off must be weighed by Park Enterprise employee before materials are discarded.
  3. Residents using plastic bags are required to remove waste from bags and then discard of plastic bags properly.  Biodegradable paper bags are available at most local retail stores.

Call Outdoor Resource Supply at 740-223-7275 for additional information on acceptance program or for hours of operation. 


Tue, 11/05/2019 - 9:16am

In observance of the Veterans Day holiday, departments in City Hall will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2019; 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, recycling and yard waste on November 11.  It is requested that customers with Monday sanitation service have their collections at curbside by 7:00 am
  • The Marion Senior Center will be open normal operating hours on November 11.  The Senior Center will honor and provide a complimentary lunch for all local Veterans on Monday, November 11.  The luncheon will be hosted at the Marion Senior Center (2375 Harding Highway E.) and is scheduled to begin at 11:30 am.  In addition to the complimentary lunch, a pinning ceremony and musical tribute to the military will be held.  The public is welcome, with non-veterans being able to purchase lunch tickets for $3 at the door.  Contact the Center at (740) 387-6100 for more information or to RSVP.
  • Marion Area Transit will observe normal hours of operation on November 11.

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

City residents are also reminded that yard waste and fall leaf pick-up will continue through Friday, December 6, 2019.  The options available for disposal of leaves are as follows:

1)  Leaves may be raked to the tree lawn area to be vacuumed (Residents are reminded to not rake leaves into the street or parking lane);

2)  Leaves may be placed in biodegradable paper bags (limit 3 per week) for City sanitation workers to pick up; or

3)  Leaves may be taken to the free drop off location at 560 Barks Rd. W. in biodegradable paper-bags.  Proof of City residency may be required.


Tue, 10/29/2019 - 3:31pm

Trick-or-Treat in the City of Marion will be held from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm on Thursday, October 31.

In 1999, Marion City Council passed legislation which set "Trick-or-Treat" night within the City of Marion for October 31 of each year between the hours of 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm, unless October 31 falls on a Sunday.  If October 31 falls on a Sunday, "Trick-or-Treat" night will be observed on the preceding Saturday.  As a result of the passage of this Ordinance, the date for Trick-or-Treat cannot be moved unless legislation is presented before full City Council.