The first presentation in the new speaker series will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7 in the Council Chambers at Marion City Hall (1225 6th Avenue, Marion). The program is offered free of charge and the public is encouraged to attend. Leslie Wright, vice president of community building
01/17/2018 10:13 AM
Do you want to provide input on City policies and help shape both our city and its government? Apply to be one of 100+ volunteers that serve on Marion boards or commissions.
01/10/2018 1:48 PM
The Public Services Department maintains a holiday collection schedule to coincide with City/Department holidays and the Linn County Solid Waste Agency.
01/10/2018 1:38 PM
Join the Marion Parks and Recreation Department on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 between 5:30-7 p.m. to provide input on the next phase of improvements scheduled at Lowe Park. An all-inclusive playground, open air pavilion and restroom facility are planned near the south entrance to the park at Irish Drive.
01/03/2018 9:18 PM
The plan encourages walking and biking to school and was created using input from the City of Marion, Marion Independent School District, Corridor Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), Linn County Public Health and feedback from community members, students and parents within the district.
12/27/2017 12:02 PM
Collection will take place Tuesday-Saturday the weeks of Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.
12/27/2017 9:35 AM
For the first time, the Marion Firefighter’s Association is pleased to offer a $500 scholarship to one graduating senior from Marion High School and one graduating senior from Linn-Mar High School.
12/27/2017 9:28 AM
On Friday, Dec. 29, with 17 years as Marion’s City Engineer and a 39-year career in public service, Dan Whitlow will retire from the City of Marion. The City is hosting a retirement reception and open house in his honor on Friday, Dec. 29 from 3-4:30 p.m. on the first floor at Marion City Hall.
12/22/2017 2:04 PM
The Marion Fire Department will help make the holidays a little brighter for some area senior citizens on Thursday, Dec. 21 when they deliver Christmas gifts on behalf of Home Instead Senior Care’s “Be a Santa to a Senior” program.
12/18/2017 2:58 PM
The Marion water supply is routinely monitored for the presence of drinking water contaminants. Quarterly testing over the course of at least one year is required to determine any correcting actions if necessary.
12/15/2017 2:48 PM
Marion Mayor Nick AbouAssaly will review the City's accomplishments of the past year and look ahead to 2018 and beyond during the 24th annual Marion State of the City luncheon.
12/14/2017 11:18 AM
The closure of this intersection began September 25 for the replacement of culverts, ditch grading and concrete paving, which is now complete.
12/07/2017 9:54 PM
On December 6, 2017, the 5th Avenue and 15th Street intersection was reopened to traffic, along with 14th Street south of 7th Avenue.
12/06/2017 5:04 PM
As of December 5, 2017, Lucore Road has reopened to traffic for the winter season.
12/06/2017 4:59 PM
The reception will take place from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7 in the atrium at Marion City Hall, 1225 6th Avenue, Marion. A brief program is planned for 5 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided.
12/04/2017 11:51 AM
A few preventative measures could prevent the potential damage and inconvenience of frozen water pipes in your home this winter. Take the time to do it now.
11/30/2017 8:56 AM
You may be eligible for exemption from garbage fees if your residential dwelling is vacant for an extended period of time.
11/30/2017 8:55 AM
The Marion Fire Department wants everyone to remain safe this holiday season. Here are some important reminders from the National Fire Protection Agency if you plan to display a real Christmas tree inside your home.
11/28/2017 9:39 AM
The Marion Messenger is published quarterly for the residents of Marion, Iowa. It highlights City policies, new developments and upcoming events.
11/28/2017 8:30 AM
Effective Dec. 1, 2017, Marion residents will see a 25 cent Stormwater Utility fee increase on their City utility bills – going from $4.92 to $5.17 per month. Since most residents are on a 2-month billing schedule, this will translate to a 50 cent increase per billing cycle.
11/22/2017 9:15 AM