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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.

Sincerely,
Scott Schertzer - Mayor

Latest News from the City of Marion

Thu, 12/15/2022 - 12:52pm

Mayor Schertzer is announcing closures and modifications in operational schedules for City of Marion departments for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.  It is important to note that as a result of Christmas Day and New Year’s Day falling on a Sunday this year, the federally observed holiday will occur on Monday, December 26, 2022 and Monday, January 2, 2023.    

  • All offices in City Hall will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2022 and Monday, January 2, 2023. 
NOTE:  Offices in City Hall will be observing their early closure day on Friday, December 23 and Friday, December 30.  Notable closures include the Municipal Court and Law Director’s offices as closed on Friday, December 23, 2022.  The Probation Office will be open on Friday, December 23, 2022 between the hours of 8:00 am – Noon.  Municipal Court will be open on Friday, December 30, 2022 between 8:30 am – Noon.  The Probation Dept will be open 8:00 am – Noon.  It is important to note that schedules are subject to change; therefore, residents are highly encouraged to call ahead to ensure the office relevant to their needs will be open.
  • Sanitation collection will not take place on Monday, December 26, 2022 or Monday, January 2, 2023.  Residents with Monday sanitation service are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 am on Tuesday, December 27 and Tuesday, January 3.  Crews will collect both Monday and Tuesday’s refuse on each Tuesday.  Sanitation crews will also begin collecting live Christmas trees on Tuesday, December 27 and continue tree collection through the month of January.  Live Christmas trees should be placed at curbside on the resident’s trash collection day.  The tree should NOT be wrapped in plastic and ALL lights and decorations must be removed.
     
  • Buses for Marion Area Transit will operate on a normal schedule on Friday, December 23, 2022 and Friday, December 30, 2022.  Bus Service will NOT be in operation on Monday, December 26, 2022 or on Monday, January 2, 2023.
     
  • The Marion Senior Center will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2022 and Monday, January 2, 2023.  Senior Transportation will not be available on either day, with the exception of dialysis appointments.

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

 

 

Fri, 12/02/2022 - 12:28pm

The Lincoln Parks Aquatics Center will be holding a Holiday Sale for 2023 Aquatics Memberships.   Adult, Youth, Family, Senior Citizen, and Water Walking memberships will be included in the sale that begins Monday, December 5, 2022 and will run through Friday, December 30, 2022.

Memberships can be purchased in person at the following locations during the hours listed:

Parks Department Office
1530 Pole Lane Rd
Monday through Friday – 8:00 a – 3:00 p

City Hall - Mayors Office
233 W. Center St. - 3rd Floor
Monday – 8:00 a - 4:30 p; Tuesday - Thursday – 10:00 a - 1:30 p

Memberships may also be purchased online through the following link:  https://lpac.recdesk.com/Community/Membership

The final day for the Holiday Sale is Friday, December 30, 2022.

 

 

Thu, 11/17/2022 - 10:24am

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing upcoming closures that will affect services for City of Marion residents over the Thanksgiving holiday.  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 24 and Friday, November 25, 2022.

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 23.  Notable early closures include the Municipal Court office 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 24, 2022.  Services by these crews will resume on Friday, November 25 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 24 or Friday, November 25.  Bus service will resume normal hours of operation on Monday, November 28, 2022.
  • Marion Senior Center will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 25, 2022.  No Senior transportation will be available on Thursday or Friday, with the exception of dialysis appointments on Friday only.

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

 

 

  

 

Railroad-Related Issues

Trouble with trains? Click here for a resource guide on making reports and/or complaints regarding railroads to the appropriate, responsible agencies.

 

High Grass & Weeds Complaints

Vegetation over six-inches (6”) in height on private property within the City of Marion is considered a violation of City ordinance. Click here for more details or to report a high grass and weed violation.

 

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