City Closures and Service Information for Veterans Day

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that some City departments will be closed on Thursday, November 11, 2021 in observance of the Veterans Day holiday, while other departments will operate on their regular schedule for the day.  The following departments will operate as noted below:

  • All offices in City Hall will be closed.
  • Sanitation crews will collect garbage, recycling and yard waste on November 11.  It is requested that customers with Thursday sanitation service have their collections at curbside by 7:00 am.
  • Marion Area Transit will be open with buses in operating normal business hours on Thursday, November 11.
  • Marion Senior Center will be open to members from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on Thursday, November 11 with senior transportation available from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm.

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


City residents are also reminded that yard waste and fall leaf pick-up will continue through Friday, December 10, 2021.  The options available for disposal of leaves are as follows:

1)  Leaves may be raked to the tree lawn area to be vacuumed (Residents are reminded that leaves are NOT to be raked into the street or parking lane);

2)  Leaves may be placed in biodegradable paper bags (limit 3 per week) for City sanitation workers to pick up; or

3)  Leaves may be taken to the free drop off location at 560 Barks Rd. W. in biodegradable paper-bags.  Proof of City residency may be required.