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, 06/29/2015 - 4:17pm

According to Parks Superintendent, Mike Cheney, weather permitting, mosquito fogging operations for the City of Marion, which is handled by the Marion City Parks Department, will begin during the week of June 29.  Fogging operations will occur on Thursday or Friday mornings, typcially between the hours of 4:00 and 7:00 a.m.  The areas that will be sprayed will rotate based upon mosquito populations, with fogging operations continuing as needed throughout the summer and as weather permits.

City residents with respiratory conditions are advised to keep their windows and doors closed during the above listed hours.


Fri, 06/26/2015 - 9:17am

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that in observance of the Independence Day holiday, City Departments will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015.

Please Note:  Due to closures on Friday, City Hall’s weekly early closure day will be observed on Thursday, July 2, 2015.  Therefore, on July 2, most offices in City Hall will close at 3:00 pm.  Municipal Court Offices will close at 2:00 pm and the Utility Billing Office will close at 4:00 pm.

The following departments will operate as noted below on Friday, July 3rd:

  • All offices in City Hall will be closed.
  • Sanitation crews will not work on Friday, July 3, 2015.  Residents who normally have Friday sanitation service are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Monday, July 6.  Sanitation crews will collect both Friday and Monday’s refuse on Monday.
  • Marion Area Transit buses will not operate on July 3, 2015.  Normal hours of operation for bus service will resume on Monday, July 6.
  • The Marion Senior Center will be closed on July 3, 2015.  All programs, activities, and transportation will resume on Monday, July 6.

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


Wed, 06/24/2015 - 3:30pm

Beginning Thursday, June 25, 2015, the main entrance to the lobby of City Hall will be closed during construction work that will be taking place in front of and near the main entrance to Marion City Hall (233 W. Center St.).  This closure will last for approximately 2 weeks, but is weather permitting and could therefore be extended if necessary.  During the construction process, it will be necessary for the public to enter City Hall through doors at the rear of the building, also referred to as the Police Entrance.