Welcome to the City of Marion

As Mayor of the City of Marion, I welcome you to the newly updated City of Marion website. I hope that you enjoy your time browsing and find the information provided useful and informative. As our website is still a work in progress, I ask for your patience as we continue to update and add information over the coming months.

Marion is a community rich in heritage and history and I would invite you to stop and experience the history, attractions, culture, food and more if you have not done so in the past.

Scott Schertzer - Mayor

Latest News from the City of Marion

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:14am

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.


Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:56am

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.


Wed, 03/26/2014 - 3:22pm

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.