Announcement for Year End Holiday Schedule Adjustments and Closures

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.