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, 05/24/2021 - 12:32pm

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that City Departments will be closed on Monday, May 31, 2021 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

-   Departments in City Hall will be closed on May 31, 2021.
- The Sanitation Department will not collect trash, recycling, or yard waste on Monday, May 31, 2021.  Residents who normally have sanitation services on Monday are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 1.  Crews will be collecting refuse for both Monday and Tuesday throughout the day on Tuesday, June 1 with the possibility that part of Tuesday's collection could extend into Wednesday, June 2.
- Marion Area Transit will NOT operate on Monday, May 31, 2021.  Normal hours of operation for bus service will resume on Tuesday, June 1.
- Marion Senior Center continues to be closed as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  Contact the Senior Center (740-387-6100) for transportation options that are available through the center. 

NOTE:  At this time, plans continue to progress for the re-opening of the Marion Senior Center on Tuesday, July 6.  The Center will be re-opened with safety protocols and guidelines in place as required by the Ohio Department of Health.


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



Thu, 05/20/2021 - 2:13pm

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that a class for Lifeguard Certification will be held at Lincoln Park Aquatics Center during the week of June 7, 2021.  Scholarships are available, for qualifying individuals, for the cost of the certification class.  Individuals interested in participating and becoming a certified lifeguard should contact Andrew Franklin at 740-725-9622 to sign-up for the class.



Fri, 04/23/2021 - 10:22am

On Sunday, April 25, 2021, S. Main St. between Center St. and Church St. will be closed from 7:00 am until 4:00 pm.  This section of street will be undergoing permanent changes on this date.  Parking changes will occur and wil be restriped and the street will be reduced to one lane in each direction.  Drivers need to be aware of this and other permanent changes to the traffic pattern near this location.





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.

Love Our Neighborhoods

City employees and Marion residents working together to revitalize our community by focusing on neighborhood improvement.

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