Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that all City departments will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2015 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Offices in City Hall will also be closed on Friday, November 27, 2015.
PLEASE NOTE: As a result of offices in City Hall being closed on Thursday and Friday, the weekly early closure day for the City Hall building will be observed on Wednesday, November 25. Therefore, most offices in City Hall will be observing their Friday business hours on Wednesday, November 25, with notable early closures being the Municipal Court and Utility Billing offices closing at 2:00 p.m.
The Sanitation and Streets Department will not collect trash, recycling, yard waste, or leaves on Thursday, November 26, 2015. Refuse collection will resume on Friday, November 27 with crews collecting both Thursday and Friday’s refuse. Residents who normally have Thursday sanitation service are asked to have their refuse at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Friday. Leaf collection will also resume on Friday. Residents may rake leaves to the tree lawn area to be vacuumed; place the leaves in biodegradable paper bags for City pickup; or take biodegradable paper bagged leaves to the free drop off site at 560 Barks Rd. W. (Park Enterprise Construction). There is no charge for the leaf drop off; however, proof of City residency may be required.
Marion Area Transit will be closed and have no bus service available on Thursday, November 26 or Friday, November 27. Normal bus service will resume on Monday, November 30, 2015.
Marion Senior Center will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27. The Senior Center will re-open for regular business on Monday, November 30, 2015.
Necessary services including fire, police, and airport will operate as usual.