City of Marion

The City Parks Department will be fogging for mosquitoes on Friday mornings from 5:00 - 8:00 am, as weather conditions permit and as needed.  City Parks and high mosquito population areas will be targeted during the fogging times.

Residents with respiratory conditions are advised to keep doors and windows closed during these hours.

 

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The following notice will appear on all billing statements processed in the months of July, August, and September:

REMINDER:  DELINQUENT SANITARY SEWER AND STORM SEWER CHARGES WILL BE ASSESSED ON YOUR 2015 PROPERTY TAXES.  PLEASE MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO PAY THIS AMOUNT BY SEPTEMBER 30, 2014.

Information appearing on monthly statements will serve as notice in lieu of separate letters mailed with identical information.  Affected accounts must be paid or have payment arrangements made by September 30, 2014 to avoid delinquent sanitary sewer and storm sewer charges being certified and forwarded to the Marion County Auditor’s Office for assessment to property tax records.

 

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Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that in observance of the Independence Day holiday, City Departments will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014.

Please Note:  Due to closures on Friday, City Hall’s weekly early closure day will be observed on Thursday, July 3, 2014.  Therefore, on July 3rd most offices in City Hall will close at 3:00 pm, with the exception of the Municipal Court and Utility Billing Offices which will close at 2:00 pm.

The following departments will operate as noted below on Friday, July 4th:

  • All offices in City Hall will be closed.
  • Sanitation crews will not work on Friday, July 4, 2014.  Residents who normally have Friday sanitation service are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Monday, July 7.  Sanitation crews will collect both Friday and Monday’s refuse on Monday.
  • Marion Area Transit buses will not operate on July 4, 2014.
  • The Marion Senior Center will be closed on July 4, 2014.

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

 

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Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that City Departments will be closed on Monday, May 26, 2014 in observance of Memorial Day.

  • All departments in City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 26th.  Offices will be open for normal business on Tuesday, May 27th.
  • Sanitation crews will not collect trash, recycling, or yard waste on Monday, May 26th.  Residents who normally have sanitation services on Monday are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 27th.  Crews will collect both Monday and Tuesday’s refuse on Tuesday, with the possibility that some of Tuesday’s collection could extend into Wednesday, May 28th.
  • Marion Area Transit will be closed on Monday, May 26th.  Normal hours of operation will resume on Tuesday, May 27th.
  • Marion Senior Center will be closed on Monday, May 26th.  Marion Senior Center will re-open for normal business on Tuesday, May 27th.

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

 

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Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that weekly collection of yard waste at curbside is returning as a service of the Sanitation and Streets Department and will begin on Monday, May 5, 2014.  Curbside pick up for yard waste generally occurs on the day following each resident’s regular trash collection day (example: Friday trash pick-up - Monday yard waste pick up).  With limited personnel, this schedule may vary.  Please note that residents on the City’s “Pink Sign Program” as the result of a currently delinquent sanitation and sewer account are not eligible for curbside pick-up of yard waste.

In a specific change to the yard waste program for 2014, there will be a limit of 3 bags and/or 3 bundles of limbs/branches collected from each residence per week during the 2014 yard waste season.  Branches must be tied in bundles no larger than 2 feet in diameter and 5 feet in length.  As in the past, the City will not collect grass clippings as yard waste material at curbside.

Residents are encouraged to drop off grass clippings and yard waste materials, free of charge, to Park Enterprise Construction Co., Inc., located at 560 Barks Rd. W. (between S. Prospect St./Rt. 4 S. and the Barks Rd. overpass).  Requirements for grass and yard waste drop off are:

  1. Must stop at office or other designated location to verify proof of City residency (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.  Paper biodegradable bags are available at most local retail stores.

Also note that the City of Marion is not responsible for the collection and/or disposal of trees or large amounts of brush cut and/or removed from personal property.  Disposal of trees and/or large amounts of brush from personal property is the property owner’s responsibility.  These items may be taken, FREE OF CHARGE for all city residents, to Park Enterprise Construction (560 Barks Rd. W.) for disposal.

Call Park Enterprise at 223-7275 for additional information on acceptance program or for hours of operation. 

 

Additional Information:  City Sanitation and Streets Department  740-382-1479

 

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Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that the City of Marion will sponsor a Community Clean-Up Day on Saturday, May 10, 2014.

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.

Yard waste, appliances, tires, regular garbage, or hazardous materials will not be accepted.

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

For questions on acceptable items, please contact the City Sanitation and Streets Department at (740) 382-1479.

 

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MARMET, ADAMH Board, Marion General Hospital, The Marion Star, Marion County Recycling & Litter Prevention, Aqua Ohio, and Marion County Soil & Water Conservation District will be sponsoring a Medication Disposal Day on Saturday, April 26th from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Bring expired and unused prescriptions, as well as over-the-counter meds to the Marion County Building, 222 West Center Street.  Drive through the rear parking lot for convenient, legal, and environmentally safe disposal of these medications ... no questions asked.  Pills, liquids, creams, and syringes are accepted.  All containers will be recycled, with your identity protected. 

Please do your part to help prevent water pollution, drug addiction, accidental overdoses, and drug-related crime. Call 740-223-4120 for more information.

 

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The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife will release approximately 1,000 Rainbow Trout on Friday morning, March 28th, at North Quarry Park Lake in Marion.  The trout will range in size from 10-13”. This annual event has a daily catch limit of five (5) trout per angler.  The park entrance can be accessed by taking Marion-Williamsport Rd to Hillman-Ford Rd.

 

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For the month of April 2014, the City of Marion will be collecting yard waste at curbside from Monday, April 7 through Friday, April 11.  Curbside pick up for yard waste generally occurs on the day following each resident’s regular trash collection day (example: Friday trash pick-up - Monday yard waste pick up).  With limited personnel, this schedule can vary.

In a specific change to the yard waste program for 2014, there will be a limit of 3 bags and/or 3 bundles of limbs/branches collected from each residence per month during the 2014 yard waste season.  As in the past, the City will not collect grass clippings as yard waste material at curbside.  Branches must be tied in bundles no larger than 2 feet in diameter and 5 feet in length. 

Residents are encouraged to drop off grass clippings and yard waste materials, free of charge, to Park Enterprise Construction Co., Inc., located at 560 Barks Rd. W. (between S. Prospect St./Rt. 4 S. and the Barks Rd. overpass).  Requirements for grass and yard waste drop off are:

  1. Must stop at office or other designated location to verify proof of City residency (Photo ID with address).
  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.  Paper biodegradable bags are available at most local retail stores.

Also noted is that the City of Marion is not responsible for the collection and/or disposal of trees or large amounts of brush cut and/or removed from personal property.  Disposal of trees and/or large amounts of brush from personal property is the property owner’s responsibility.  These items may be taken, FREE OF CHARGE for all city residents, to Park Enterprise Construction (560 Barks Rd. W.) for disposal.

Call Park Enterprise at 223-7275 for additional information on acceptance program or for hours of operation. 

 

Additional Information:  City Sanitation and Streets Department  740-382-1479

 

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The Marion Land Bank will be selling three parcels of property on March 4, 2014 at 10:00 am in the lobby of City Hall.    Full details regarding the lots and minimum bids may be found on the Legal Notices page of the City's website by clicking on the following link.

Land Bank Sale Information

 

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