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, 01/08/2018 - 2:05pm

Marion City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2018 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.  However, some City departments will operate on a regular or modified schedule for the day.

The following departments will operate as listed below:

  • Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling on Monday, January 15.  Customers 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 for normal hours of operation on Monday, January 15.
  • The Marion Senior Center will open on Monday, January 15.

Essential services including fire and police will operate as usual. 


Tue, 12/19/2017 - 10:32am

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing the following closings and adjusted hours for City Offices over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday weeks.   

  • All departments in City Hall will be closed on Monday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday.  Offices will also be closed on Monday, January 1 in observance of the New Year’s holiday. 
  • Sanitation collection will not take place on December 25 or January 1.  Residents with Monday sanitation service are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 am on Tuesday, December 26 and Tuesday, January 2.  Crews will collect both Monday and Tuesday’s refuse on each Tuesday.  Sanitation crews will also begin collecting live Christmas trees on Tuesday, December 26 and continue tree collection through the month of January.  Live Christmas trees should be placed at curbside on the resident’s trash collection day.  All lights and decorations must be removed from the tree and the tree should NOT be wrapped in plastic.
  • Buses for Marion Area Transit will not be in operation on Monday, December 25 or Monday, January 1.
  • Marion Senior Center will be closed, resulting in programs, activities, and transportation not being available on December 25, December 26, and January 1.

Necessary services including police and fire will operate as usual.

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:12am

The City of Marion is announcing that the last week for its 2017 curbside yard waste collection will take place during the week of December 4-8, 2017.   The week of December 4-8 will also be the last scheduled week for leaf pick-up, as well.

Yard waste collection service is curtailed during the winter months to allow employees to fulfill other duties during these months.  Residents may continue to take yard waste materials, free of charge, to Park Enterprise Construction Co., Inc., located at 560 Barks Rd. W. (between S. Prospect St./Rt. 4 S. and the Barks Rd. overpass).  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 Park Enterprise 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 Park Enterprise at 740-223-7275 for additional information on acceptance program or for hours of operation.