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Community Clean-Up Day

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that the City of Marion will sponsor a Community Clean-Up Day on Saturday, May 10, 2014.

Any City of Marion resident, currently on City Sanitation Service, wishing to dispose of unwanted items may do so by taking those items directly to the Marion County Solid Waste Transfer Station located at 1564 Victory Road,(directly east of the Marion Correctional Institute). Proof of current city sanitation service will be required.… Read More

City of Marion Yard Waste Collection Information

For the month of April 2014, the City of Marion will be collecting yard waste at curbside from Monday, April 7 through Friday, April 11. Curbside pick up for yard waste generally occurs on the day following each resident’s regular trash collection day (example: Friday trash pick-up – Monday yard waste pick up). With limited personnel, this schedule can vary.

In a specific change to the yard waste program for 2014, there will be a limit of 3 bags and/or 3 bundles of limbs/branches collected from each residence per month during the 2014 yard waste season.… Read More

New Police Chief and Police Department Promotions

Mayor  Scott  Schertzer  is  announcing  final  certification  of  test  scores  for  the  Police Department Promotional Exam has been received and that Bill Collins will be promoted to Chief of Police for the City of Marion.

Also being promoted to the position of Police Major will  be  Jeff  Clewell  and  Jon  Shaffer.

A  swearing-in  ceremony  will  be  held  on  Monday,February 24, 2014 at 10:00 am on the 2nd Floor of Marion City Hall.… Read More

Elks “Most Valuable Student” Application Available Online

The 2014 Elks “Most Valuable Student” scholarship application is now available at Ranging from $1,000 per year to $15,000 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2013 competition.

•Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.… Read More