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

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 4:52pm

City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 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 21.  Customers who normally have refuse collected on Monday are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. 
  • Marion Area Transit will be open for normal hours of operation on Monday, January 21.
  • The Marion Senior Center will open on Monday, January 21.

Essential services including fire and police will operate as usual.


Tue, 12/18/2018 - 8:55am

The following closings and adjusted hours for City Offices are being announced for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday weeks:   

  • Many departments will be utilizing vacation time on Monday, December 24 and Monday, December 31; therefore, it is highly encouraged that residents call to ensure the office relevant to their needs will be open. 

    All offices in City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday and Tuesday, January 1 in observance of the New Year’s holiday. 

  • Sanitation collection will not take place on Tuesday, December 25 or Tuesday, January 1.  Residents with Tuesday sanitation service are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 am on Wednesday, December 26 and Wednesday, January 2.  Crews will collect both Tuesday and Wednesday’s refuse on each Wednesday.  Sanitation crews will also begin collecting live Christmas trees on Wednesday, December 26 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 must be removed from the tree and the tree should NOT be wrapped in plastic.
  • Marion Area Transit will have buses in operation until 2:30 pm on Monday, December 24 and will then be closed on Tuesday, December 25 and Wednesday, December 26.  Transit services will also be closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
  • Marion Senior Center will be closed on Monday, December 24, Tuesday, December 25, Monday, December 31, and Tuesday, January 1.  Programs, activities, and transportation will not be available through the Senior Center on these days.


Necessary services including police and fire will operate as usual.


Fri, 11/16/2018 - 10:14am

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that all City departments will be closed on Thursday, November 22, 2018 for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Offices in City Hall will also be closed on Friday, November 23, 2018.

PLEASE NOTE:  As a result of offices in City Hall being closed on Thursday and Friday, the weekly early closure day for the City Hall building will be observed on Wednesday, November 21.  Therefore, most offices in City Hall will be observing their Friday business hours on Wednesday, November 21, with notable early closures being the Municipal Court and Utility Billing offices closing at 2:00 p.m.
  • The Sanitation and Streets Department will not collect trash, recycling, yard waste or leaves on Thursday, November 22, 2018.  Refuse collection will resume on Friday, November 23, with crews collecting both Thursday and Friday’s refuse.  Residents who normally have Thursday sanitation service are asked to have their refuse at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Friday.  Leaf collection will also resume on Friday.  Residents may rake leaves to the tree lawn area to be vacuumed; place the leaves in biodegradable paper bags for City pickup; or take biodegradable paper bagged leaves to the free drop off site at 560 Barks Rd. W. (Park Enterprise Construction).  There is no charge for the leaf drop off; however, proof of City residency may be required.
  • Marion Area Transit will be closed and have no bus service available on Thursday, November 22 or Friday, November 23.  Normal bus service will resume on Monday, November 26, 2018.
  • Marion Senior Center will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23.  All programs, activities, and transportation will resume at the Senior Center on Monday, November 26, 2018.

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