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

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 4:44pm

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that City Departments will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

  • Departments in City Hall will be closed on May 30, 2022.
  • The Sanitation department will not collect trash, recycling, or yard waste on Monday, May 30, 2022.  Residents who normally have sanitation service on Monday are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31.  Crews will collect refuse for both Monday and Tuesday throughout the day on Tuesday, May 31, with the possibility that part of Tuesday’s collection could extend into Wednesday, June 1.
  • Marion Area Transit will NOT operate on Monday, May 30, 2022.  Normal hours of operation for bus service will resume on Tuesday, May 31.
  • Marion Senior Center will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022.  No senior transportation will be available that day with the exception of dialysis appointments.

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


Tue, 05/17/2022 - 12:52pm

Lincoln Park Aquatics Center will open for the 2022 season on Saturday, May 28th (weather permitting).

Hours for the 2022 season will be as follows:

Sunday & Monday   12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday         Closed
Thursday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday & Saturday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Daily Admission Rates are:

Adults        $8.00
Children (4-17) $5.00
Seniors (55 and older) $4.00
Children 3 and under Free
Half Price Admission after 4:00 every day


Please visit the Parks & Aquatics Center Facebook page for the most up-to-date information on the status of the Aquatics Center.


Mon, 05/16/2022 - 10:43am

Public Works Director Jim Bischoff is announcing that the Utility Billing Department will be closed for in-person payments from Monday, May 16 through Wednesday, May 18 due to quarantine requirements as a result of employees being directly exposed to an individual with COVID-19.  This closure is being put in place to protect the remaining staff members of this department, as well as the public.   Online, dropbox, payments received via mail, and phone payments will be processed during this time.  The department will re-open for in-person payments on Thursday, May 19.





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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