The City of Marion was among 20 cities to be honored at the 2018 City Livability Awards Program during The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 86th Annual Meeting in Boston. Marion was selected from a pool of over 150 applicants and recognized for its Uptown Artway placemaking project.
06/11/2018 12:17 PM
On Monday, June 11, 2018 Abode Construction will begin Stage D of the project.
06/08/2018 4:05 PM
On June 7, the City of Marion announced a new partnership between its Police and Fire Departments, assigning four firefighter/paramedics to be part of the Special Response Team.
06/08/2018 11:45 AM
Enjoy the outdoors and several of Marion's parks and trails when you participate in "Pedaling through the Parks" on Saturday, June 23.
06/07/2018 8:57 AM
The goal of the 100-day challenge is to personally contact every business in Marion, Iowa from May 15 to August 23, 2018. The effort will allow the beat officers and supervisors to engage with business owners, employees and managers.
05/21/2018 10:21 AM
This project includes milling the existing surface and the placement of two lifts of new HMA. (Hot Mix Asphalt) [Some streets that do not have existing HMA on them will remain concrete and will just have the HMA added to them.] The schedule below was provided by LL Pelling and is weather dependent.
The program is designed to recognize veterans and military personnel and their families who have ties to Marion. The banners, each featuring the honoree’s military photo, name, branch, rank and dates of service, will be placed on as many as 125 decorative streetlight poles throughout Marion.
05/17/2018 2:58 PM
Per Chapter 122 of the Marion Code of Ordinances, all solicitors, peddlers and transient merchants are required to obtain a license through the City of Marion prior to the first day of any sale, offer for sale or solicitation.
05/14/2018 12:09 PM
Marion residents that receive municipal solid waste collection can utilize the Yard Waste Drop-off Facility located at 195 35th Street.
05/14/2018 12:07 PM
Did you know that signs other than official traffic or street signs are not allowed in the City right-of-way?
05/14/2018 12:05 PM
Last fall, Marion City Council revised the number of days/times consumer fireworks are permissible within Marion city limits. For the upcoming Independence Day holiday, consumer fireworks are only permissible on July 4, 2018 from noon to 11 p.m.
05/14/2018 12:02 PM
The Marion Messenger is a quarterly publication for the residents of Marion. It helps inform residents of city policies, new developments and community events.
05/08/2018 4:59 PM
This City of Marion is seeking public input on the bridge design for the proposed pedestrian bridge over Marion Boulevard. The bridge is part of the CeMar Trail Project which extends from the southwestern City limits into Uptown Marion.
05/08/2018 3:33 PM
The Heritage Area Agency on Aging, in partnership with the Marion Public Library and Marion Parks and Recreation Department, is pleased to announce the grand opening of the Encore Café in Marion for seniors ages 60 and above.
05/01/2018 10:30 AM
Wilford Stone, a Cedar Rapids-based employment attorney will speak on several recent high profile employment discrimination and harassment lawsuits. He will provide tips for recognizing and preventing discrimination in the workplace.
04/20/2018 3:24 PM
Greg Wildebour (pictured on right) with MidAmerican Energy presented a $2,000 check to Tree Board Chair Marilyn Tormey at its monthly board meeting on April 11.
04/20/2018 1:51 PM
The Marion Fire Department and Marion Parks and Recreation Department will be conducting a prescribed burn in City-maintained natural areas of Lowe Park on select dates through the spring season.
04/10/2018 8:27 AM
The Future Four will be part of an application to Iowa Great Places. That designation is given to communities with a strong vision for innovation and enhancing vitality and quality of life.
04/02/2018 11:19 AM
The water rate increase is needed in part to pay down the Water Department's $2.2 million SRF loan from 2010 for Well #7 and to fund a number of capital improvements.
03/21/2018 3:10 PM
Iowa law requires that you pull over as far to the right side of the road as you can and come to a complete stop. If you are in a roundabout, continue through the roundabout and then stop as soon as you can. Do not pull over to left side of the road if you are on a multi-lane road.
03/21/2018 1:38 PM