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

Tue, 11/24/2015 - 2:07pm

The City of Marion will hold a Holiday Sale for Family Memberships to the Lincoln Park Aquatics Center.  This sale will be held from Monday, November 30 through Thursday, December 3, 2015.  During this Holiday Sale, the cost of the Family Membership will be $199, and may include up to 8 people on the membership.  The discounted memberships may be purchased at the Safety Directors office on the 3rd floor of City Hall from 7:30 am – 5:00 pm or at the Marion Municipal Airport (1530 Pole Lane Rd.) from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Checks, cash, and Visa or MasterCard are accepted forms of payment.


Fri, 11/20/2015 - 12:45pm

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that all City departments will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2015 for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Offices in City Hall will also be closed on Friday, November 27, 2015.

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 25.  Therefore, most offices in City Hall will be observing their Friday business hours on Wednesday, November 25, 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 26, 2015.  Refuse collection will resume on Friday, November 27 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 26 or Friday, November 27.  Normal bus service will resume on Monday, November 30, 2015.
  • Marion Senior Center will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27.  The Senior Center will re-open for regular business on Monday, November 30, 2015.

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


Tue, 11/03/2015 - 1:30pm

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that offices in City Hall will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in observance of Veteran’s Day. 

The following city departments will operate as noted:

  • Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling.  Customers normally having refuse collected on Tuesday are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 am. 
  • The Marion Senior Center will be open normal operating hours on November 11.  On this day, the Center will be honoring and providing a complimentary lunch for all local Veterans.  The luncheon which is being hosted at the Marion Senior Center, 2375 Harding Highway E., and will be served at noon.  In addition to the complimentary lunch, for all veterans, a special memento of the occasion will be provided.  Dinner tickets are $3 for non-veterans.  The public is welcome!  Contact the Center at (740) 387-6100 for more information or to RSVP.
  • Marion Area Transit will be open for operation on November 11.

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


The Mayor would also like to remind residents of the options available for disposal of leaves:

1)  Leaves may be raked to the tree lawn area to be vacuumed (Residents are reminded that leaves are not to be raked into the street);

2)  Leaves may be placed in biodegradable paper bags (limit 3 per week) for City sanitation workers to pick up; or

3)  Leaves can be taken to the free drop off location at 560 Barks Rd. W. in biodegradable paper-bags.  Proof of City residence may be required.