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City of Marion Holiday Sale for Memberships to the Lincoln Park Aquatics Center

The City of Marion will hold a Holiday Sale for Family Memberships to the Lincoln Park Aquatics Center. This sale will be held from Monday, November 30 through Thursday, December 3, 2015. During this Holiday Sale, the cost of the Family Membership will be $199, and may include up to 8 people on the membership. The discounted memberships may be purchased at the Safety Directors office on the 3rd floor of City Hall from 7:30 am – 5:00 pm or at the Marion Municipal Airport (1530 Pole Lane Rd.) from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.… Read More


City of Marion’s observance of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday

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.… 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


Leaf Collection for City of Marion Residents

Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that leaf collection for city residents will begin Monday, October 19 and continue through Friday, December 11, 2015.

The three options for disposal of leaves by city residents are:

1. Place leaves in the tree lawn area to be vacuumed.
A vacuum-type collector will collect leaves raked to the tree lawn area, with each street having leaves collected during the leaf pick-up season.
As a note, it is requested that residents NOT rake leaves into the streets so water can drain properly into the city’s storm sewer system and therefore, not cause blockage for catch basins and drains.… 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


Street closures for the 2015 Marion Popcorn Festival

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Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that on Tuesday, September 8th at 6:00 pm detours will begin being posted on the following streets in the downtown Marion area to accommodate activities for the 2015 Marion Popcorn Festival:

Center St. between State St. and Campbell St. Church St. between Prospect St. and Main St Main St. between Church St. and Huber St. Prospect St. between Church St. and George St. Oak St. between Center St.… Read More


Miles for Marion 5K & Block Party – Saturday, October 3, 2015

Now is the time to get active in your community! Run or walk your way from Chateau Drive to the Harding Centre in the Miles for Marion 5K and finish Downtown at the Block Party. A beer and wine garden will be available, along with local food trucks. Enjoy corn hole and entertainment until 5pm! This is an event for the entire family.

Race registration begins at 9am and the 5K will begin at 10am.… Read More