News from the City of Marion

Posted: Friday, June 28, 2019 - 9:49am

The City of Marion has parcels of real property (vacant) that are available for purchase from the Land Bank Program (City of Marion).  Additional information is available through the following link:

City of Marion Land Bank Properties Available for Sale as of 06/27/19


Posted: Monday, June 3, 2019 - 7:43am

The Marion City Parks Department is announcing that mosquito fogging operations will begin on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.  These operations will occur on Tuesday and/or Thursday evenings between 8 pm – 2 am.  Weekly spraying will continue as needed and as weather permits.  The areas that will be sprayed will rotate based on the mosquito populations.  City residents with respiratory conditions are advised to keep their windows and doors closed during these hours.


Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 3:18pm

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that City Departments will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

  • Departments in City Hall will be closed on May 27, 2019.  Offices will re-open for normal business on Tuesday, May 28.
  • The Sanitation department will not collect trash, recycling, or yard waste on Monday, May 27, 2019.  Residents who normally have sanitation service on Monday are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28.  Crews will be collecting refuse for both Monday and Tuesday throughout the day on Tuesday, May 28, with the possibility that part of Tuesday’s collection could extend into Wednesday, May 29.
  • Marion Area Transit will NOT operate on Monday, May 27, 2019.  Normal hours of operation for bus service will resume on Tuesday, May 28.
  • Marion Senior Center will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019.  All programs, activities, and transportation will resume on Tuesday, May 28.

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


Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 8:20am

Mayor  Scott  Schertzer  is  announcing  that  the  City  of  Marion  will  sponsor  a  Community  Clean-Up  Day  on  Saturday, May 18, 2019.

Any City of Marion resident, currently on City Sanitation Service, wishing to dispose of unwanted items may do so by taking those items directly to the Marion County Solid Waste Transfer Station located at 1564 Victory Road, (directly east of the Marion Correctional Institute).  Proof of current city sanitation service will be required.

Hours of operation will be from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.


Mayor Schertzer reminds City residents that this drop off is free.

Contact the City Sanitation and Streets Department at (740) 382-1479 for additional information.


Posted: Monday, April 15, 2019 - 8:37am

Offices located in City Hall will be closed on Friday, April 19, 2019 in observance of the Good Friday holiday.

PLEASE NOTE:  As a result of offices being closed on Friday, the weekly early closure day for most offices in City Hall will be observed on Thursday, April 18.  Offices will be observing their Friday business hours on this day, with notable early closures being the Municipal Court, and Utility Billing offices closing at 2:00 p.m.

The following departments will operate as noted below on Friday, April 19:

  • Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling.  Customers who normally have refuse collected on Friday are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m.
  • Marion Area Transit buses will not be in operation on Friday, April 19.
  • Marion Senior Center will be closed, resulting in programs, activities, and transportation not being available on Friday, April 19.

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


Posted: Monday, April 1, 2019 - 2:44pm

Contractor Registration is now required for all contractors performing Construction work or services covered by applicable state and local building or housing codes.   

To get additional information regarding registration codes and requirements, CLICK HERE.


Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 - 9:00am

The City of Marion is announcing that weekly curbside yard waste collection for the 2019 collection season is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 15 and will run through Friday, December 6.

The curbside pick-up for yard waste generally occurs on the day following each resident’s regular trash collection day (example: Friday trash pick-up - Monday yard waste pick up).  With limited personnel, this schedule may vary.  Note: Residents with an excessive delinquent sanitation and sewer account balance are not eligible for curbside pick-up of yard waste.

There is a limit of 3 bags and/or 3 bundles of limbs/branches that will be collected from each residence per week during the 2019 yard waste season.  Branches must be tied in bundles no larger than 2 feet in diameter and 5 feet in length.  As in the past, the City will not collect grass clippings as yard waste material at curbside.

Residents are encouraged to drop off grass clippings and yard waste materials, free of charge, to Park Enterprise Construction Co., Inc., located at 560 Barks Rd. W. (between S. Prospect St./Rt. 4 S. and the Barks Rd. overpass).  Requirements for grass and yard waste drop off are:

  1. Must stop at office or other designated location where verification of City residency (i.e. license, utility bill, etc.) may be required.
  2. Items being dropped off must be weighed by Park Enterprise 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.

Also, note that the City of Marion is not responsible for the collection and/or disposal of trees or large amounts of brush cut and/or removed from personal property.  Disposal of trees and/or large amounts of brush from personal property is the property owner’s responsibility.  These items may be taken, FREE OF CHARGE for all city residents, to Park Enterprise Construction (560 Barks Rd. W.) for disposal.

Call Park Enterprise at 740-223-7275 for additional information on acceptance program or for hours of operation. 


Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 9:14am

The Special Collection Events for the Delaware-Knox-Marion-Morrow Solid Waste Distict have been set for 2019.  Each county will have a special collection event during the year as follows:

Morrow County April 27th 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Electronics & Tires
Marion County May 18th 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Hazardous Waste & Paint
Knox County August 24th 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Hazardous Waste & Paint
Delaware County October 12th 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Electronics & Tires

Each collection event will be held at the Fairgrounds for the county listed.

CLICK HERE for a copy of the DKMM Special Collection Flyer or go to for additional information regarding the DKMM 2019 Special Collection Events.


Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 8:44am

Various city offices and departments will observe the President’s Day holiday on Monday, February 18, 2019.  However, some City departments will operate on a normal schedule.  Following are highlighted offices/departments:

List of Offices/Departments Closed on February 18:

  • All offices in Marion City Hall
  • Marion Senior Center
    No Transportation Services will be available on Monday, February 18. All programs, activities, and transportation at the Marion Senior Center will resume on Tuesday, February 19.

Offices/Departments on Normal Schedule:

  • Sanitation and Streets Department
    Crews will collect garbage and recycling on Monday, February 18.  Residents normally having refuse collected on Mondays are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. 
  • Marion Area Transit
    Buses for Marion Area Transit will observe normal hours of operation on Monday, February 18.

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


Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 12:25pm

An announcement regarding an upcoming sale of parcels of land through the Marion City Land Bank is being announced.  CLICK HERE to be directed to the Legal Notices page of the City's website for full details regarding this sale.