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City of Marion Observance of Good Friday

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Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that in observance of the Good Friday holiday, offices located in City Hall will be closed on Friday, March 25, 2016. Due to City Hall being closed on Friday, offices will be observing their weekly early closure day on Thursday, March 24.

The following departments will operate as noted below on Friday, March 25:

Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling. Customers who normally have refuse collected on Friday are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m.… Read More


City Hall Closed for President’s Day holiday

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Mayor Schertzer is announcing that in observance of the President’s Day holiday, offices in City Hall will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2016. The following departments will operate as noted below:

Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling on Monday, February 15. Residents who normally have refuse collected on Monday are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m.

Marion Area Transit buses will not be operating on Monday, February 15.… Read More


Marion Community Foundation’s 2016 Scholarship Program Open

Marion Community Foundation’s 2016 Scholarship Program is now underway for area high school seniors and graduates. The Foundation’s scholarship program, which has grown exponentially since its first award in 2000, now includes more than 75 funds.

In 2015, scholarship funds generated 185 awards to 134 Marion area students – exceeding $339,000. “In just the last 5 years, the number of scholarship funds has nearly doubled – from 40 to 75 – and the amount of awards quadrupled,” said Marion Community Foundation President and CEO Dean Jacob.… Read More


City of Marion schedule for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

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City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2016 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. However, some City departments will operate on a regular or modified schedule for the day.
The following departments will operate as listed below:

Sanitation crews will collect garbage and recycling on Monday, January 18. Customers who normally have refuse collected on Monday are requested to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m.… Read More


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


Eight New Funds at Marion Community Foundation

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MARION – Local donors, including Marion’s “favorite daughter,” Mary Ellen Withrow, have created eight new funds at Marion Community Foundation in the past month. This brings the total funds in the Foundation’s portfolio to 210. The new funds include scholarships, organizational endowments, donor advised funds, and unrestricted funds.
Withrow, who served as the 40th Treasurer of the United States during the Clinton administration, created the Mary Ellen Withrow Scholarship Fund for female students from any Marion County high school, with special consideration for students pursuing an education in the field of finance or political science.… 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