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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

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 8:19am

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, many City of Marion departments will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2021; however, some departments will be operating on a normal schedule.  Following is information regarding office and departmental schedules for Monday, January 18, 2021:

  • All offices in Marion City Hall will be closed.
  • Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling on Monday, January 18.  Residents who normally have refuse collected on Monday are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. 
  • Buses for Marion Area Transit will not be in operation on Monday, January 18.  Bus service will return with normal hours of operation on Tuesday, January 19.
  • 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 options that are available weekdays from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm.  Senior transportation will be available on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (Monday, January 18).

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

 

 

Tue, 12/29/2020 - 3:40pm

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that the Utility Billing Department will re-open to the public beginning Monday, January 4, 2021.  The department will be open during the hours that City Hall is open to the public, which is from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on Monday through Friday. 

Additional options for making payments outside of the hours listed above are: 

  • Make payments online (https://www.marionohio.us/online-utility-payment),
     
  • Send payment through U.S. Postal Service,
     
  • Automatic bank draft (contact Utility Billing Department for additional information), or
     
  • Place payment in the locking drop box between the two front doors of City Hall. 

 

 

Wed, 12/16/2020 - 3:58pm

The following closures and modifications in operational schedules for City Offices are being announced for Christmas and New Year’s holiday weeks:  

  • All offices in City Hall will be closed on Friday, December 25, 2020 in observance of the Christmas holiday and Friday, January 1, 2021 in observance of the New Year’s holiday.  Departmental hours may vary from normal business hours on Thursday, December 24 and Thursday, December 31; therefore, residents are highly encouraged to call to ensure the office relevant to their needs will be open.
     
  • Sanitation collection will not take place on Friday, December 25 or Friday, January 1.  Residents with Friday sanitation service are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 am on Monday, December 28 and Monday, January 4.  Crews will collect both Friday and Monday’s refuse on each Monday.  Sanitation crews will also begin collecting live Christmas trees on Monday, December 28 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 operate on a shortened schedule on Thursday, December 24 and Thursday, December 31.  The last drop-off, on December 24 and December 31 will occur at 1:30 pm.  Marion Area Transit will be closed on Friday, December 25, as well as Friday, January 1, 2021.
     
  • 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 options that are available weekdays from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm.  The Senior Center offices will be closed, with no transportation available, on Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday.  The Senior Center offices will also be closed for the New Year’s holiday on Thursday, December 31 and Friday, January 1, with no transportation available on these days.

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