City Departmental Closures to be Observed in honor of Veterans Day

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that some City departments will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2023 in observance of the Veterans Day holiday on Saturday November 11, while other departments will operate on their regular schedule for the day.  A schedule for notable departments follows:

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, November 9.  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 following departments will operate as noted below on Friday, November 10:

  • All offices in City Hall will be closed.
  • Sanitation crews will collect garbage, recycling, and yard waste on November 10.  It is requested that customers with Friday sanitation service have their collections at curbside by 7:00 am.
  • Marion Area Transit will be open with buses operating normal business hours on Friday, November 10.
  • Marion Senior Center will be open on Friday, November 10 with Senior Transportation available from 8:00 am - 3:30 pm.  The Center will also host a special "Veterans Day Celebration" beginning at 12:00 pm with a free lunch for all local veterans followed by a ceremony recognizing and honoring veterans in attendance.  The public is welcome with non-veteran guests being able to purchase lunch tickets at the door for $4.00.  Contact the Senior Center at 740-387-6100 for additional information.

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

City residents are also reminded that yard waste and fall leaf pick-up will continue through Friday, December 2023.  The options available for disposal of leaves are as follows:

  1. Leaves may be raked to the tree lawn area to be vacuumed (Residents are reminded that leaves are NOT to be raked into the street or parking lane);
  2. Leaves may be placed in biodegradable paper bags (limit 3 per week) for City sanitation workers to pick up; or
  3. Leaves may be taken to the free drop-off location at 560 Barks Rd. W. in biodegradable paper bags.  Proof of City residency may be required.