City services’ schedules altered for Fourth of July

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing the following closings and adjusted hours for City Offices during the upcoming 2017 Independence Day Holiday week. Many departments in City Hall will be utilizing vacation hours on Monday, July 3rd; therefore, residents are highly encouraged to call and ensure the office relevant to their needs will be open. All […]

Portion of South Prospect Street closed this week

The City of Marion’s Department of Engineering says that South Prospect Street, between Pearl Street and Duluth Avenue, will be closed from Monday, June 19 at 7:00 am through Friday, June 23, 2017 at 5:00 pm. A detour will be in place to direct traffic. The City of Marion Sewer Maintenance crews will be repairing […]

Government closings for 2017 Memorial Day

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that City Departments will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Departments in City Hall will be closed on May 29, 2017. Offices will re-open for normal business on Tuesday, May 30. The Sanitation department will not collect trash, recycling, or yard waste […]

Marion Public Health kicks off annual grass and weed program

Marion Public Health has entered into a contract with the City of Marion to assure property owners maintain their property in accordance to certain City Ordinances. Because the work involved is largely dependent upon how quickly the grass and weeds are growing and that is unpredictable, the length of the contract is dependent upon how […]

Community collaboration results in demolition of buildings, park expansion

A downtown eyesore that has worn out its welcome is on its way to becoming a community asset.  The fire-ravaged buildings at 146 and 148 S. Main St. are about to be razed thanks to a major community collaboration. In their place, for at least the time being, will be an expansion of Founders Park. […]

City government schedule for Good Friday holiday

Marion Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that in observance of the Good Friday holiday, offices located in City Hall will be closed on Friday, April 14, 2017. As a result of offices in City Hall being closed on Friday, the weekly early closure day for the City Hall building will be observed on Thursday, April […]

City starting up 2017 curbside yard waste collection

The City of Marion is announcing that weekly yard waste collection at curbside for the 2017 collection season is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 17 and will run through Friday, December 8. 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 […]

Reminder – City of Marion does not pick up yard waste during winter

The City of Marion does not collect yard waste at curbside during winter months (mid-December through mid-April). Residents may take yard waste directly to Park Enterprise Construction (560 Barks Rd. W.) and drop yard waste off at no-charge. Call Park Enterprise at 740-223-7275 for additional information on acceptance program or for hours of operation.

Marion County passes State Auditor report with no issues, City of Marion shows three concerns

Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost Thursday released a new tool to help cities and counties better assess their financial health and make informed budgetary decisions to avoid potential future fiscal stress. “This effort has one goal: Help improve the financial health of our communities by providing a ‘fiscal physical’ to pinpoint potential problem areas,” […]

Government closings announced for Christmas, New Year’s

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing the following closings and adjusted hours for City Offices over the 2016 Christmas and New Year’s holiday weeks. Please note, as a result of Christmas Day and New Year’s Day falling on Sunday, the holiday will be observed on the Monday of each week. All departments in City Hall will […]