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

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 4:06pm

The Income Tax Return form for filing 2019 City of Marion Income Tax is now available on the Auditor/Income Tax page of the City's website.  To be directed to the page with the 2019 form and instructions, click here.


Tue, 01/14/2020 - 9:04am

City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020 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 20.  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 20.
  • The Marion Senior Center will open on Monday, January 20.

Essential services including fire and police will operate as usual.


Wed, 12/18/2019 - 11:48am

The following closures and modifications in operational schedules for City Offices are being announced for Christmas and New Year’s holiday weeks:  

  • Many departments will be utilizing vacation time on Tuesday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 31; therefore, residents are highly encouraged to call ahead to ensure the office relevant to their needs will be open.  All offices in City Hall will be closed on Wednesday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday and Wednesday, January 1 in observance of the New Year’s holiday. 
  • Sanitation collection will not take place on Wednesday, December 25 or Wednesday, January 1.  Residents with Wednesday sanitation service are asked to have their refuse at curbside by 7:00 am on Thursday, December 26 and Thursday, January 2.  Crews will handle both Wednesday and Thursday’s trash collection on each Thursday.  Sanitation crews will also begin collecting live Christmas trees on Thursday, 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 buses will operate on a shortened schedule on December 24.  On Tuesday, December 24, the last pick-up will occur at 1:00 pm, with the last drop off taking place at 1:30 pm.  Marion Area Transit will be closed on Wednesday, December 25.  Transit services will also be closed on Wednesday, January 1, 2020.
  • The Marion Senior Center will be closed on Tuesday, December 24, Wednesday, December 25, Tuesday, December 31, and Wednesday, January 1.  Transportation will be available for dialysis patients only on these days.  All other programs, activities and transporation will not be available through the Senior Center on the above noted dates.

Necessary services including police and fire will operate as usual.