City Council holding special meeting to discuss medical marijuana dispensary

Marion City Council will hold a special meeting on Monday October 30, 2017 to discuss the possibility of a medical marijuana dispensary being opening in the area. While there is no current plan or authorization from the state for one to open, local officials want to make sure they discuss the situation in advance in […]

Marion Republicans choose Fisher as new City Council President

GOP Chairman Gary Risch announced that at a public meeting held June 19, 2017, the Republican Central Committee selected local business owner and 4th ward resident Kate Fisher to replace Dr. Scot Gray as President of  Marion City Council. Gray had resigned from his term that was to last through the end of the year. […]

Marion County Republican Party seeks applicants for City Council President

The Marion County Republican Party is seeking candidates for consideration to fill the unexpired term of Marion City Council President. The local GOP were recently notified by the current President, Dr. Scot Gray, that he would be stepping down effective June 12, 2017. “We are saddened to lose the leadership and experience that Dr. Gray […]

Huddle named to represent Council’s 6th Ward

The Marion County Republican Party has selected Rick Huddle to fill the 6th Ward Councilman vacancy on Marion City Council.  Huddle holds a Master’s Degree from Bowling Green State University and is a retired educator, working for the Marion City Schools, Marion Technical College, and Rushmore Academy. Rick and his wife Cheryl, reside on Uhler […]

Marion County Republican Party seeks applicants to take over City Council’s 6th Ward seat

The Marion County Republican Party is seeking candidates for consideration to fill the unexpired term of Marion City Council 6th Ward Councilman, Dale Osborn.  The local GOP said they were informed by Osborn that he will be stepping down effective April 30, 2016. “We are deeply saddened to lose the experience that Dale brought to […]

Regular City Council Meeting Moved

Due to an anticipated lack of quorum, Marion City Council has announced that their regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, October 14, 2013 has been cancelled. A Special Council Meeting will instead be held on October 22, 2013 at 7:30pm.

After OEPA Denies Extension, Aqua Ohio Starts Use of Chloramine

Aqua Ohio formally notified City of Marion officials late Tuesday afternoon that they would be starting to use chloramine as a secondary disinfectant. The decision to start was made after the Ohio EPA denied a request to for an extension of the current regulations. Aqua Ohio will now use chloramine as a secondary disinfectant in […]

Aqua Ohio to Start Using Chloramine, Hopes Remain for EPA Extension

Saying they probably lacked legal standing, Marion City Council voted Monday evening to pull back on the idea of blocking Aqua Ohio’s plans to start using chloramine as a secondary disinfectant. While the water company and Council stated they will be working together on alternatives, Aqua said after the meeting that they will soon start […]

Just One City Council Committee Meeting Tuesday

Only one Marion City Council Committee will meet this week. The Streets and Sewers Committee will meet on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 6:45pm to discuss a contract for the Milburn Avenue Sewer Improvements Project. City Council meets on the second floor of Marion City Hall and all meetings are open to the public.

Aqua Ohio Agrees to Delay Plans as Council Requests More Time

Following hours of discussion Monday evening, Aqua Ohio officials agreed to a request by Marion City Council to further delay implementing their plan to start using chloramines as a secondary disinfectant at the Marion water plant. The delay will last at least through the next full Council meeting scheduled for June 24, 2013. Marion City […]