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, 11/25/2020 - 1:06pm

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that the Utility Billing Department will be closed to the public beginning Monday, November 30, 2020 for an extended period due to multiple employees being out of the office due to quarantine requirements resulting from positive COVID-19 tests or exposure to an individual with COVID-19.  This closure is being put in place to protect the remaining staff members of this department. 

When notice was received of the positive COVID-19 test result, the affected areas of City Hall were disinfected following established protocols.

Options for making payments while the department is closed are: 

  • Make payments online (https://www.marionohio.us/online-utility-payment),
  • Send payment through U.S. Postal Service
  • Automatic bank draft (contact Utility Billing Department for additional information), or
  • Place payment in the locking drop box between the two front doors of City Hall.



Wed, 11/25/2020 - 10:04am

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that the last week for curbside yard waste collection during the 2020 season is scheduled for December 7-11.     The Mayor notes that this will also be the last scheduled 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 (formerly Park Enterprise), 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 additional information on their acceptance program or for hours of operation.



Thu, 11/19/2020 - 3:29pm

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing upcoming closures that will affect services over the Thanksgiving holiday for City of Marion residents.  The following closures and modifications in operational schedules are being announced for various city departments:

  • All offices in City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27, 2020.
  • The Sanitation and Streets Department will not collect trash, recycling, yard waste, or leaves on Thursday, November 26, 2020.  Services by these crews will resume on Friday, November 27, with the Sanitation Department collecting refuse, recycling and yard waste for both Thursday and Friday on this day; therefore, residents who normally have Thursday sanitation  and  recycling  service  are  asked  to  have  their  collections  at  curbside  by 7:00 a.m. on Friday.  Leaf collection will also resume on Friday.
  • Marion Area Transit will be closed and have no bus service available on Thursday, November 26 or Friday, November 27.  Bus service will resume normal hours of operation on Monday, November 30, 2020.
  • Marion Senior Center continues to be closed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to protect the health and welfare of its members.  Contact the Senior Center (740-387-5444) for senior transportation available weekdays from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm.  The Senior Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 26) with no transportation available that day.  Transportation will be available for dialysis appointments only on Friday, November 27.

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