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, 01/13/2016 - 5:09pm

The 2015 income tax forms for both personal and business returns are now available on the Auditor/Income Tax page of the City's website.  To be directed to the 2015 forms and instructions, click here.


Tue, 01/12/2016 - 9:35am

City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2016 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 18.  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 18.  Normal bus service will resume on Tuesday, January 19.
  • The Marion Senior Center will be closed on Monday, January 18.  All programs, activities, and transportation will resume on Tuesday, January 19.

Essential services including fire and police will operate as usual. 


Wed, 12/16/2015 - 10:31am

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing the following closings and adjusted hours for City Offices during the weeks of December 21 and December 28: 

City Hall - Many departments in City Hall will be utilizing vacation time over the holiday period of December 24 - 25 and December 31 - January 1.  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 and January 1.  Click here for a complete list of business hours for each department  in City Hall for the weeks of December 21 and December 28.

Sanitation - Sanitation collection will not take place on December 25 or January 1.  Residents with Friday sanitation service are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 am on Monday, December 28 and Monday, January 4.  Crews will collect both Friday and Monday’s refuse on each Monday.  Sanitation crews will also begin collecting live Christmas trees on Monday, December 28 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 should be removed from the tree and the tree should NOT be wrapped in plastic, as City crews will chip the trees at curbside.

Marion Area Transit - Marion Area Transit will close at 1:00 pm on Thursday, December 24 and will remain closed through Friday, December 25.  On Thursday, December 31, Marion Area Transit will observe normal operating hours and will then be closed on Friday, January 1.

Senior Center - The Marion Senior Center will be closed on December 24 - 25, as well as December 31 - January 1.

Necessary services including police and fire will operate as usual.