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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.

Sincerely,
Scott Schertzer - Mayor

Latest News from the City of Marion

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:17pm

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing the following closings and adjusted hours for City Offices during the upcoming holiday week: 

City Hall - Many departments in City Hall will be utilizing vacation time over the holiday period of December 24 - 26 and December 31 - January 2.  Therefore, residents are highly encouraged to call and ensure the office relevant to their needs will be open.  All offices will be closed on December 25, 26, and January 1.  Click here for a complete list of business hours for each department  in City Hall for the weeks of December 22 and December 29.

Sanitation - Sanitation collection will not take place on December 25 or January 1.  For residents with Thursday sanitation service, please have collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Friday, December 26 and Friday, January 2.  Crews will collect both Thursday and Friday’s refuse on each Friday.  Sanitation crews will also begin collecting live Christmas trees on Monday, December 29.  Live Christmas trees should be placed at curbside on the resident’s garbage day.  Residents are asked to NOT wrap trees in plastic, as City crews will chip the trees at curbside for two weeks following Christmas.

Marion Area Transit - Marion Area Transit will close at 12:00 p.m. on December 24 and will remain closed through December 26.  On December 31, buses will operate normal hours and will then be closed January 1 and 2.

Senior Center - The Marion Senior Center will be closed on December 25 - 26, as well as December 31 - January 1.

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

 

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 3:29pm

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that all City departments will be closed on Thursday, November 27th for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Offices in City Hall will also be closed on Friday, November 28th.

PLEASE NOTE:  As a result of City Hall offices being closed on Friday, the weekly early closure day will be observed on Wednesday, November 26th.  Therefore, City offices will close at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26th, with the exception of the Municipal Court Office and Utility Billing, which will close at 2:00 p.m.

The Sanitation and Streets Department will not collect trash, recycling, yard waste, or leaves on Thursday, November 27th.  Refuse collection will resume on Friday, November 28th 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 residence may be required.

Marion Area Transit buses will not operate on Thursday, November 27th or Friday, November 28th.  Normal bus service will resume on Monday, December 1st.

Marion Senior Center will be closed on Thursday, November 27th and Friday, November 28th.  The Senior Center will re-open for regular business on Monday, December 1st.

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

 

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 12:58pm

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that offices in City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 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 this day, the Center will be honoring and providing a complimentary lunch for all local Veterans.    The 12:00 pm luncheon will be followed by a performance of patriotic music by Sweet Adelines and a special military-focused presentation.  Honor Flight information will also be available.  Dinner tickets are $3 per person (FREE for veterans).  Contact the Senior Center at 387-6100 by November 7, 2014 to RSVP or for additional information.
  • Marion Area Transit buses will not be in 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.