City of Marion's Year End Holiday Schedule Announced

Mayor Schertzer is announcing closures and modifications in operational schedules for City of Marion departments for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.  It is important to note that as a result of Christmas Day and New Year’s Day falling on a Saturday this year, the federally observed holiday will occur on the Friday December 24, 2021 and Friday, December 31, 2021.   

  • All  offices  in  City  Hall  will  be  closed  on  Friday,  December  24,  2021  and  Friday, December 31, 2021.  
NOTE:  Due to City Hall offices being closed on each Friday, offices in City Hall will be observing their early closure day on Thursday, December 23 and Thursday, December 30.  Notable early closures include the Municipal Court and Utility Billing offices closing at 2:00 pm.   It is important to note that schedules are subject to change; therefore, residents are highly encouraged to call ahead to ensure the office relevant to their needs will be open.
  • Sanitation collection will not take place on Friday, December 24 or Friday, December 31.  Residents with Friday sanitation service are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 am on Monday, December 27 and Monday, January 3.  Crews will collect both Friday and Monday’s refuse on each Monday.  Sanitation crews will also begin collecting live Christmas trees on Monday, December 27 and continue tree collection through the month of January.  Live Christmas trees should be placed at curbside on the resident’s trash collection day.  The tree should NOT be wrapped in plastic and ALL lights and decorations must be removed.
  • Buses for Marion Area Transit will operate on a shortened schedule on Thursday, December 23, with the last drop-off scheduled for 2:30 pm.  Bus Service will NOT be in operation on Friday, December 24, 2021 or on Friday, December 31, 2021.
  • The Marion Senior Center will be closed on Friday, December 24, 2021 and Friday, December 31, 2021.  Senior Transportation will not be available on either day, with the exception of dialysis appointments.

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