The Sanitation and Streets Department provides the following vital customer services to Marion residents: weekly garbage and recycling collection, roadway maintenance, snow and ice removal; roadway striping; repairing and replacement of street signs and signals, seasonal collection of yard waste.
Some Facts about Streets & Sanitation
There are 132.7 center lane miles of road in Marion.
The City of Marion maintains 60 traffic signals
The City of Marion removes more than 12,500 tons of refuse annually.
Marion residents recycle over 825 tons of material on a yearly basis.
Marion has the following snow removal equipment:
6 - single axle dump truck with plows/spreaders
1 - one-ton dump truck with plow/spreader
5 - 4 x 4 pick up trucks with plows
1 - skid steer loader
2 - front end loaders
1 - tandem axle dump truck to haul snow from downtown area
1 - ½ ton pick up with 100 gallon spray unit to spread anti-icing liquid on
Employees split into teams to cover 24 hours, 7 days a week, from January
through approximately April 1 each year.