The Public Services Department maintains a holiday collection schedule to coincide with City/department holidays and the Linn County Solid Waste Agency
01/21/2019 8:38 AM
The Marion Fire Department (MFD) is pleased to be named a $1,000 Walmart Community Grant award recipient. The funds will be used to purchase smoke detector batteries for the department’s Battery Up! program.
01/15/2019 3:32 PM
The mayor will review his city’s accomplishments and look ahead to 2019 and beyond at the luncheon and presentation at the Cedar Rapids Marriott, 1200 Collins Road NE.
12/20/2018 4:29 PM
The City of Marion is requesting proposals from parties interested in acquiring and relocating two properties; 525 11th Street and 520 12th Street in Marion. Tours will be available upon request the week of Jan. 7, 2019. Responses are due by Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.
12/13/2018 11:35 AM
A ribbon cutting will be held Dec. 12 to celebrate the completion of two new segments of Grant Wood Trail stretching from 31st Street east to Highway 13. It will take place at 12:30 p.m. on the trail near the intersection of 35th Street and 4th Avenue, north of the Centex station in Marion.
12/11/2018 11:24 AM
The intent of the grant will be to assist non-profit, charitable organizations or other entities interested in assisting low-and- moderate income individuals with programs that address housing instability in the community.
11/30/2018 2:14 PM
The Water Department maintains the water mains required to deliver water to homes and businesses. Property owners are responsible for the connection to the water main, the piping that carries the water from the water main, the curb stop box, the water meter, shutoff valves and pipes.
11/28/2018 4:51 PM
The City of Marion is pleased to announce that Kelly Dybvig will join the staff of the Marion Public Library as Deputy Director.
11/28/2018 4:20 PM
Two open house sessions will be held on Dec. 12 from 11:15-11:45 a.m. and from 5:30-6 p.m. These will be held at Marion Public Library and offer an opportunity to connect with Hollie Trenary over coffee and a treat. No RSVP is required.
11/27/2018 1:41 PM
Marion Mayor Nicolas AbouAssaly will review the City's accomplishments of the past year and look ahead to 2019 and beyond during the 25th annual Marion State of the City luncheon.
10/31/2018 9:25 AM
Mayor AbouAssaly invites all Marion residents for coffee and conversation the last Saturday of each month. This Saturday, Oct. 27 from 7:30-9 a.m. at Mr. Beans, 1080 East Post Road. All ages are welcome.
10/26/2018 8:26 AM
10/19/2018 9:02 AM
The full closure to through traffic will be for approximately 3-4 weeks, with one lane closures extending beyond that time period.
10/18/2018 12:20 PM
As the leaves begin to fall, the Marion Yard Waste Facility will extend its hours to seven days a week.
10/18/2018 9:27 AM
The Marion Fire Department keeps very busy during the month of October educating area youth on fire safety. They visited about 620 kindergarten students, 560 first graders and 621 third graders during Fire Prevention Week alone.
10/11/2018 2:34 PM
Improvements are underway at the intersection of South 11th Street and Grand Avenue. It should be open by Monday, Oct. 15, weather permitting.
10/11/2018 2:17 PM
Dawn Cline, community outreach services coordinator for the Marion Public Library, was recently honored by the Iowa Library Association (ILA) with the inaugural Distinguished Career Award.
10/11/2018 2:04 PM
The 2018 Swamp Fox Festival parade theme celebrated “Sports through the Years.”
10/03/2018 3:43 PM
In an effort to improve firefighting skills, the Marion Fire Department will be conducting a live house burn on Saturday, Oct.6. This training will take place at 880 2nd Street. The estimated training times are from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
10/02/2018 10:09 AM
On Tuesday, Oct. 2 the City of Marion celebrate the completion of the Lucore Road reconstruction project with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The ceremony will take place at 9 a.m. at the corner of Lucore Road and Hunters Ridge Road.
10/01/2018 12:54 PM