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, 12/22/2016 - 4:09pm

Weather permitting, the intersection of Holmes Place and Orchard Street will be closed from Tuesday, December 27 at 7:00 am through Friday, December 30, 2016 at 5:00 pm for work that is being completed for the LoDo Neighborhood Improvement Project.

Holmes Place will be accessible from Garden Street.


Mon, 12/19/2016 - 8:39am

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing the following closings and adjusted hours for City Offices over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday weeks.  Please note, as a result of Christmas Day and New Year’s Day falling on Sunday, the holiday will be observed on the Monday of each week. 

  • All departments in City Hall will be closed on Monday, December 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday and Monday, January 2 in observance of the New Year’s holiday.  Various departments may be observing different business hours than normal on Friday, December 23; therefore, it is suggested that residents call ahead to ensure the department they are wanting to do business with is open.
  • Sanitation collection will not take place on December 26 or January 2.  Residents, with Monday sanitation service, are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 am on Tuesday, December 27 and Tuesday, January 3.  Crews will collect both Monday and Tuesday’s refuse on each Tuesday.  Sanitation crews will also begin collecting live Christmas trees on Tuesday, December 27 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 should be removed from the tree and the tree should NOT be wrapped in plastic.
  • Buses for Marion Area Transit will not be in operation on Monday, December 26 or Monday, January 2.
  • Marion  Senior  Center  will  be  closed  Friday,  December  23  through  Monday, December 26, as well as Friday, December 30 through Monday, January 2.

Necessary services including police and fire will operate as usual.


Mon, 12/19/2016 - 8:23am

The following street will be closed as indicated below:

    Street:  Holmes Place from Orchard St. to Garden St.

     Closure Start Date:  Tuesday, December 20 - 7:00 am

     Closure End Date:  Friday, December 23 - 5:00 pm

     This closure is due to work being done in conjunction with the LoDo Neighborhood Improvement Project.