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

Fri, 11/19/2021 - 8:14am

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that the final week for curbside yard waste collection for the 2021 season is scheduled for the week of December 6-10.     The Mayor also reminds residents that this will also be the last final week for leaf pick-up as well.

Yard waste collection service is curtailed during the winter to allow employees to fulfill other duties during these months.  Residents may continue to take yard waste materials, free of charge, to Outdoor Resource Supply, located at 560 Barks Rd. W.  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 Outdoor Resource Supply 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 Outdoor Resource Supply at 740-914-8227 for hours of operation or for additional information on their acceptance program. 



Thu, 11/18/2021 - 8:07am

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 25 and Friday, November 26, 2021.
PLEASE NOTE:  As a result of City Hall offices being closed on Thursday and Friday, offices in City Hall will be observing their weekly early closure day on Wednesday, November 24.  Notable early closures include the Municipal Court office closing at 12:00 pm and the Utility Billing office closing at 2:00 pm.
  • The Sanitation and Streets Department will not collect trash, recycling, yard waste, or leaves on Thursday, November 25, 2021.  Services by these crews will resume on Friday, November 26 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 25 or Friday, November 26.  Bus service will resume normal hours of operation on Monday, November 29, 2021.
  • The Marion Senior Center will be closed on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26, 2021.  Senior Transportation will not be available on either day, with the exception of dialysis appointments.

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



Fri, 11/05/2021 - 7:44am

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that some City departments will be closed on Thursday, November 11, 2021 in observance of the Veterans Day holiday, while other departments will operate on their regular schedule for the day.  The following departments will operate as noted below:

  • All offices in City Hall will be closed.
  • Sanitation crews will collect garbage, recycling and yard waste on November 11.  It is requested that customers with Thursday sanitation service have their collections at curbside by 7:00 am.
  • Marion Area Transit will be open with buses in operating normal business hours on Thursday, November 11.
  • Marion Senior Center will be open to members from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on Thursday, November 11 with senior transportation available from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm.

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 10, 2021.  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.





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