Government Hours, Services Altered for Thanksgiving

In observation of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, Marion Public Health will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22nd and 23rd. The closing will affect all divisions of the Marion Public Health including the Administrative, Vital Statistics, Environmental Health, Nursing, Emergency Preparedness, and WIC divisions. Additional information about Marion Public Health can be found at […]

County Transfers Several Roads to Marion Township

The Marion County Commissioners on Thursday, November 8, approved a request by the Marion County Engineer Brad Irons to transfer several county roads to the jurisdiction of Marion Township. A township trustee objected to a couple of the transfers saying they do not fit into their plowing schedule. The roads being transferred were Waterworks Road, […]

Engineering Contract Approved for New Road, Subdivision will get Sidewalks

During their meetings this week, the Marion County Commissioners approved a contract for engineering services to build a road through the Marion Campus, a plan to build sidewalks within a subdivision, a contract for plowing, and more funding for the Coroner’s Office. Marion County Engineer Brad Irons requested that the Commissioners approve an agreement with […]

Drop Off Called a Success with Historical Drugs Surrendered

Once again, the partnership formed by Marion County Recycling & Litter Prevention, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, ADAMH board, Marion General Hospital, Marion County Commissioners and Marion City Police Department had a successful National Prescription Drug Take Back Day last weekend. In addition to commonly found current prescriptions, organizers say they received some truly historic […]

Government Closings for Holiday

In observation of the Labor Day holiday, all divisions of Marion Public Health will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2012. The closing will include the WIC office and the Environmental Health, Public Health Nursing, Vital Statistics and Administrative Divisions. Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing the following closures for the City of Marion on Monday, […]

Power Outage to Cause BMV, Title Office Closure

The Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) and Title offices at the Marion County Building will be forced to close their doors Friday, August 24, in the afternoon. The Marion County Commissioners say an electrical transformer will be replaced Friday and that will result in no power for most of the afternoon. Other offices in the […]

Proposal to Increase County Sales Tax to Appear on November Ballot

The Marion County Commissioners Tuesday morning voted 2-1 to place a 0.25 percent sales tax increase proposal on the November ballot for voters to decide. During more than an hour of discussion, there were voices for and against the increase, of which the lion’s share would go to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the Multi-County Correctional Center.

Marion Commissioner, Wife Honored by Ohio State Fair

The Ohio State Fair inducted nine new Hall of Fame members on Thursday, July 26 in the Rhodes Center Auditorium. Those being inducted include Marion County Commissioner Ken Stiverson and his wife Janet. Morrow County resident Bryan Hetterscheidt was also inducted.

City Officials Say It May Be Too Late for County Tax Plan

Marion County Commissioner Ken Stiverson appeared Tuesday evening at the Marion City Council’s Finance Committee meeting to present a plan to share revenues from a proposed sales tax increase. While City officials expressed appreciation to Stiverson for developing and presenting the plan, several said it may have come too late for them to hold off on their plans to request an income tax increase.

Local Government Closings for Holiday

Local government offices and services will be closed or altered for the Fourth of July holiday on Wednesday.