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, 08/26/2016 - 8:54am

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing the following closures for the City of Marion on Monday, September 5th in observance of the Labor Day holiday:

  • All offices in City Hall will be closed.
  • Sanitation crews will not work on Monday, September 5th.  Residents that normally have Monday sanitation service are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6th.  Sanitation crews will collect both Monday and Tuesday’s refuse on Tuesday, with the possibility that some of Tuesday’s collection could extend into Wednesday.
  • Marion Area Transit buses will not operate on Monday, September 5th.  Normal bus routes will resume on Tuesday, September 6th.
  • Marion Senior Center will be closed on Monday, September 5th.  All programs, activities, and transportation will resume on Tuesday, September 6th.

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


Fri, 08/26/2016 - 8:50am

The following street will be closed to daily during the dates and times listed below:

     Street:  Forest St. between Sugar St. and Florence St.

     Closure Start Date:  Monday, August 29 - 7:00 am

     Closure End Date:  Friday, September 2 - 5:00 pm  

     A contractor for Columbia Gas will be working at this location.


Thu, 08/18/2016 - 2:07pm

The closure of a section of Bellefontaine Ave. at the Norfolk Southern rail crossing has been extended for continued repair work.  Following is additional information received from the rail company regarding the closure.

The following street will be closed to during the dates and times listed below:

     Street:  Bellefontaine Ave. from Miami St. to Gill Ave.

     Closure Start Date:  Monday, August 15 - 7:00 am

     Closure End Date:  Friday, August 26 - 5:00 pm  

     Norfolk Southern will be completing repairs on the tracks at this location.