The City of Marion continues to maintain its strong Aa1 bond rating, as assigned by Moody’s Investors Service. Marion has received this rating consistently since 2010 with each issuance of bonds.
10/05/2017 2:52 PM
The park is located at 6303 Partners Avenue, east of Highway 13 and south of Highway 151, and adjacent to the 184-acre Marion Enterprise Center. It will open to the public immediately following the ribbon cutting ceremony.
10/05/2017 8:23 AM
As part of a partnership with the UI Public Policy Center’s Crime and Justice Policy Research Program, Marion police will work with researchers to learn about intelligence-led policing and network analysis.
10/03/2017 4:36 PM
Starting on October 3, 2017, the intersection of 15th Street and 5th Avenue will be closed to traffic.
The All-Star Community Award is the most prestigious honor given by the League to cities. Winners were named in August and Marion was among three of Iowa’s 943 cities to garner such recognition.
09/29/2017 11:57 AM
The closure is expected to last 4-5 weeks, weather permitting.
09/21/2017 9:07 AM
The symbols are being installed as recommended in Marion's Master Trails Plan and encourage the use of different modes of transportation throughout the city.
09/15/2017 11:03 AM
The Marion Messenger is published quarterly for the residents of Marion, Iowa. It highlights City policies, new developments and upcoming events.
09/14/2017 1:00 PM
Across the community, many projects and developments are improving the city’s curb appeal, adding new amenities and contributing to the quality of life we all enjoy.
09/14/2017 12:14 PM
Starting Monday, September 11, 2017, Winslow Road will be closed north of Para Drive to County Home Road.
09/08/2017 3:48 PM
Eastern Iowa Excavating & Concrete will begin the 31st Street Rehabilitation Project from 1st Avenue to 3rd Avenue on Sept. 11. Both lanes of traffic will be closed.
09/08/2017 10:35 AM
Each week, for four weeks, a different fitness class will be offered free of charge at the Klopfenstein Amphitheater. Classes will take place every Tuesday evening from 6-7 p.m. during the month of September.
09/01/2017 8:56 AM
On Thursday, August 24, 2017, Winslow Road was opened to traffic as the contractor has completed the major items of the reconstruction project.
08/24/2017 9:15 AM
On Monday, August 28, 2017, the Contractor is planning on starting the Lucore Road Reconstruction Project.
08/23/2017 9:48 AM
Marion was among three of Iowa’s 945 cities to garner such recognition for the Klopfenstein Amphitheater for the Performing Arts at Lowe Park.
08/01/2017 2:32 PM
Marion ranked well above the national and peer benchmarks with 90 percent of respondents indicating that Marion is an excellent or good place to raise children.
07/20/2017 7:42 AM
Capital projects typically provide a long-term public benefit. They have a lifespan of more than 10 years and cost over $25,000.
07/11/2017 2:14 PM
Last month, Marion City Council awarded $169,000 in hotel/motel funds to 15 area organizations.
07/10/2017 3:47 PM
Monthly solid waste collection fees and bag tag prices to increase.
07/05/2017 2:38 PM
As of July 1, 2017, the Building Inspection Department is enforcing the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC) as adopted by Council.
07/05/2017 2:23 PM