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

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.



Wed, 11/18/2020 - 5:02pm

With COVID-19 cases rising at an alarmingly rapid rate, Mayor Schertzer issued an Executive Order for the operation of Marion City Hall.  Highlights of this Executive Order are shown below.

  • As of Monday, November 23, 2020, City Hall will be open to the public on Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm until further notice.  These hours are in effect for all departments in City Hall, with the exception of Marion Municipal Court and Probation.  Contact the Marion Municipal Court Office at 740-387-2020 option 1 or Misdemeanor Probation at 740-387-2020 option 2 to obtain the hours of operation for either of these offices.
  • In order to help reduce potential exposure during this new wave of the virus, City officials request that only one person per party enter City Hall to conduct necessary business.
  • Due to a statewide mandate issued on July 23, 2020, individuals entering City Hall will be required to wear a facial covering at all times.  This mandate is in effect for any person that is 10 years of age and older.  Other alternatives will be offered to those that cannot wear a mask due to medical conditions or disability.
  • At the City Hall security screening area, all individuals will be required to state the reason for their business, complete a temperature check, and sign in for contact tracing purposes.

Please note, if circumstances change and conditions warrant, modifications will be made to the services provided by the City of Marion.  If this occurs, information will be relayed to the media and shared on the City of Marion website.



Wed, 11/04/2020 - 12:17pm

Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission has announced that they may be able assist residents with their sewer and sanitation bills.  Residents should call 740-383-2154 ext. 529 for additional details and information.