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, 03/16/2017 - 12:21pm

A “Spring Sale” for 2017 Family Memberships to the Lincoln Park Aquatic Center will be held Monday, April 3rd through Thursday, April 13th.  During these dates, the cost of a Family Membership will be $225.00 and may include up to 8 people on the membership.  (Regularly priced Family Memberships are $275.00 for up to 6 people).

Memberships available for purchase at the following locations and times:

  • Safety Director’s Office - City Hall, 3rd floor
    Monday through Thursday - 7:30 am - 5:00 pm; Friday - 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Parks Department Office - Marion Municipal Airport, 1530 Pole Lane Road
    Monday through Friday - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    At the Airport only, we will be open on Saturday, April 8th from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  

Accepted forms of payment include checks, cash, Visa or MasterCard. 

For questions or any further information, please feel free to contact the Parks Department at 740-387-5370 or the Safety Director’s Office at 740-387-5865.


Mon, 02/27/2017 - 7:47am

The following street will be closed as indicated below:

    Street:  Bellefontaine Ave. from Cheney Ave. to Davids St.

     Closure Start Date:  Tuesday, February 28 - 7:00 am

     Closure End Date:  Friday, March 3 - 5:00 pm

     City of Marion Sewer Maintenance crews will be repairing a sanitary sewer in this area.


Tue, 02/14/2017 - 9:23am

Mayor Schertzer is announcing that in observance of the President’s Day holiday, offices in City Hall will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017.   The following departments will operate as noted below:

  • Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling on Monday, February 20.  Residents normally having refuse collected on Mondays are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. 
  • Marion Area Transit will be observing regular hours of operation on Monday, February 20.
  • The Marion Senior Center will be closed on Monday, February 20.  As a result of this closure, Senior Center Transportation Services will not be available on Monday, February 20.  All programs, activities, and transportation will resume on Tuesday, February 21.

Essential services including fire and police will operate as usual.