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Holiday Hours announced for City Offices

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Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing the following closings and adjusted hours for City Offices during the weeks of December 21 and December 28. City Hall Many departments will be utilizing vacation time over the holiday period of December 24 – 25 and December 31 – January 1. Therefore, residents are highly encouraged to call and ensure the office relevant to their needs will be open. All offices will be closed on December 25, and January 1.… Read More

Director of Public Service for City of Marion Retires

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Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing the retirement of Jay M. Shoup, Director of Public Service for the City of Marion, effective December 31, 2015. During his tenure with the City of Marion, Mr. Shoup oversaw the operation of the City’s Airport, Engineering, Maintenance, Sanitation, Streets, Transit, Utility Billing, and Water Pollution Control Departments. He has also served on the Marion County Regional Planning Commission and the City Planning Commission.

When joining the City of Marion as Director of Public Service on April 7, 2008, Jay continued his years in the public sector that originally began in the late 1960’s as a summer intern for the City engineering department.… Read More

City of Marion Offices Closed for Veterans Day Observance

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that offices in City Hall will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 in observance of Veteran’s Day.

The following city departments will operate as noted:

Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling. Customers normally having refuse collected on Tuesday are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 am.

The Marion Senior Center will be open normal operating hours on November 11. On this day, the Center will be honoring and providing a complimentary lunch for all local Veterans.… Read More

City of Marion’s receipt of a $300,000 grant announced

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Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that the City of Marion has received notification of a $300,000 competitive grant award for a Neighborhood Revitalization project in the Lodo Neighborhood (Lower Downtown Neighborhood) from the Office of Community Development (OCD), a division of the Ohio Development Services Agency. OCD recently announced that thirty-five (35) top ranking proposals were being awarded a total of $9,698,000 through the PY 2015 Community Development Competitive Set-Aside Program.… Read More