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    Iowa DOT Resurfacing Hwy 151 and Hwy 13 Intersection

    The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) with contractor LL Pelling is doing work on the HWY 151 and HWY 13 intersection for the next several weekends.

    07/23/2018 9:38 AM

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    Marion Re-Designated as Iowa Great Place

    T​he Iowa Great Places program celebrates communities ​with a bold vision for the future. The program supports the development of new and existing infrastructure intended to cultivate the unique and authentic qualities of neighborhoods, communities and regions in Iowa.

    07/19/2018 3:23 PM

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    What do the Bicycle-Friendly Street Markings Mean?

    The symbols serve as a reminder to share the road. Bicyclists may, but are not required to ride on or over the lane markings. It is most important for the bicyclist to ride where he/she feels most safe and comfortable.

    07/19/2018 8:46 AM

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    Deck Safety

    Within Marion city limits, permits are required for constructing any deck over 30 inches off the grade, or any that are built over a basement window, or built to support a story above, a roof or an unusual load.

    07/10/2018 10:51 AM

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    Swimming Pool Safety at Home

    Pool safety is a priority of the Marion Building Department, therefore a permit is required when installing.

    07/10/2018 10:45 AM

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    Road Closed: Indian Creek Road & 35th Avenue

    The goal is to have Tower Terrace Road open to traffic from Winslow Road to Lennon Lane in the fall of this year.

    07/06/2018 9:13 AM

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    Hours for Marion Splash Pads Extended through July

    From June 29 to July 31, the splash pad hours will be 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

    06/29/2018 12:30 PM

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    Military Tribute Banners Installed Along Marion’s Central Corridor

    Fifty-one veterans and military personnel with ties to Marion are honored in the inaugural year of the program.

    06/29/2018 9:22 AM

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    Digitized Oxley Books Now Available Online

    The History of Marion, Iowa written by Marvin Oxley was recently digitized and added to the Marion Public Library's online digital archives.

    06/29/2018 9:12 AM

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    Sanitary Sewer Sliplining Project Underway

    On Monday, June 25, Municipal Pipe and Tool began the sanitary sewer sliplining project. Traffic impacts will be limited as they will only be setup to access the existing manholes in the middle of the street.

    06/25/2018 9:49 AM