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

Mon, 01/10/2022 - 4:49pm

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that all offices in Marion City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. 

The following departments for the City of Marion will operate as noted below on Monday, January 17, 2022:

  • Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling on Monday, January 17.  Residents who normally have refuse collected on Monday are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. 
  • Marion Area Transit will be open with bus service available on Monday, January 17, 2022.
  • Marion Senior Center will be open with transportation available on Monday, January 17.

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



Wed, 12/15/2021 - 3:18pm

Mayor Schertzer is announcing closures and modifications in operational schedules for City of Marion departments for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.  It is important to note that as a result of Christmas Day and New Year’s Day falling on a Saturday this year, the federally observed holiday will occur on the Friday December 24, 2021 and Friday, December 31, 2021.   

  • All  offices  in  City  Hall  will  be  closed  on  Friday,  December  24,  2021  and  Friday, December 31, 2021.  
NOTE:  Due to City Hall offices being closed on each Friday, offices in City Hall will be observing their early closure day on Thursday, December 23 and Thursday, December 30.  Notable early closures include the Municipal Court and Utility Billing offices closing at 2:00 pm.   It is important to note that schedules are subject to change; therefore, residents are highly encouraged to call ahead to ensure the office relevant to their needs will be open.
  • Sanitation collection will not take place on Friday, December 24 or Friday, December 31.  Residents with Friday sanitation service are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 am on Monday, December 27 and Monday, January 3.  Crews will collect both Friday and Monday’s refuse on each Monday.  Sanitation crews will also begin collecting live Christmas trees on Monday, 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.  The tree should NOT be wrapped in plastic and ALL lights and decorations must be removed.
  • Buses for Marion Area Transit will operate on a shortened schedule on Thursday, December 23, with the last drop-off scheduled for 2:30 pm.  Bus Service will NOT be in operation on Friday, December 24, 2021 or on Friday, December 31, 2021.
  • The Marion Senior Center will be closed on Friday, December 24, 2021 and Friday, December 31, 2021.  Senior Transportation will not be available on either day, with the exception of dialysis appointments.

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



Fri, 11/19/2021 - 8:14am

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that the final week for curbside yard waste collection for the 2021 season is scheduled for the week of December 6-10.     The Mayor also reminds residents that this will also be the last final week for leaf pick-up as well.

Yard waste collection service is curtailed during the winter to allow employees to fulfill other duties during these months.  Residents may continue to take yard waste materials, free of charge, to Outdoor Resource Supply, located at 560 Barks Rd. W.  Requirements for yard waste drop off are:

  1. Must stop at office or other designated location (verification of City residency may be required - i.e. license, utility bill, etc.)
  2. Items being dropped off must be weighed by Outdoor Resource Supply employee before materials are discarded.
  3. Residents using plastic bags are required to remove waste from bags and then discard of plastic bags properly.  Biodegradable paper bags are available at most local retail stores.

Call Outdoor Resource Supply at 740-914-8227 for hours of operation or for additional information on their acceptance program. 





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