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

Wed, 03/29/2023 - 9:23am

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that offices located in City Hall will be closed on Friday, April 7, 2023 in observance of the Good Friday holiday.

PLEASE NOTE:  As a result of offices being closed on Friday, the weekly early closure day for many offices in City Hall will be observed on Thursday, April 6.  Most offices will be observing their Friday business hours on this day, with notable early closures being the Municipal Court and Utility Billing offices closing at 2:00 pm.  The Probation Department will close at 3:00 pm.

The following departments will operate as noted below on Friday, April 7:

  • Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling.  Customers who normally have refuse collected on Friday are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 am.
  • Marion Area Transit buses will not be in operation on Friday, April 7.
  • Marion Senior Center will be closed on Friday, April 7.  No senior transportation will be available that day with the exception of dialysis appointments.

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



Wed, 03/15/2023 - 11:22am

The Lincoln Parks Aquatics Center will be holding a Spring Sale for 2023 Aquatics Memberships.   Adult, Youth, Family, Senior Citizen, and Water Walking memberships will be included in the sale that begins Wednesday, March 15, 2023 and will run through Friday, April 28, 2023.

Memberships can be purchased as follows:

  • In person at the following locations during the hours listed:
         Parks Department Office
  1530 Pole Lane Rd
  Monday - Friday:  8:00 a - 3:00 p
  City Hall - Mayors Office
  233 W. Center St. - 3rd Floor
  Monday:  8:00 a - 4:30 p; Tuesday - Thursday:  10:00 a - 1:30 p


The final day for the Spring Sale is Friday, April 28, 2023.



Mon, 02/13/2023 - 7:53am

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that in observance of the Presidents Day holiday, many City of Marion departments will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2023;  however, some departments will be operating on a normal schedule.  Following is information regarding office and departmental schedueld for February 20, 2023:

  • All offices in Marion City Hall will be closed.
  • Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling on Monday, February 20.  Residents with Monday sanitation collection are asked to have their trash and recycling at curbside by 7:00 a.m.
  • Marion Senior Center will be closed on Monday, February 20.  No senior transporation will be available that day with the exception of dialysis appointments.
  • Marion Area Transit will be observing normal hours of operation on Monday, February 20.

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





Railroad-Related Issues

Trouble with trains? Click here for a resource guide on making reports and/or complaints regarding railroads to the appropriate, responsible agencies.


High Grass & Weeds Complaints

Vegetation over six-inches (6”) in height on private property within the City of Marion is considered a violation of City ordinance. Click here for more details or to report a high grass and weed violation.


Love Our Neighborhoods

City employees and Marion residents working together to revitalize our community by focusing on neighborhood improvement.

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