Going forward, the Recycling Drop-Off Facility will be open Tuesdays from Noon-5:45 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
05/22/2020 10:11 AM
The banners will be up from Memorial Day through Veterans Day 2020.
05/21/2020 6:21 PM
For the last several weeks, Parks and Recreation staff have studied public health guidance, explored multiple scenarios, and sought the advice of state and national associations to come to this decision.
05/21/2020 11:23 AM
The proclamation permits summer school activities, including baseball and softball, to resume on June 1. And effective this Friday, May 22, movie theaters, zoos, aquariums, museums, and wedding reception venues will be permitted to reopen with appropriate public health measures in place.
05/20/2020 2:42 PM
Despite the closure of facilities, City staff continue to work on-site and remotely to serve the community. Residents and businesses may conduct City business online, by phone, or via email.
05/15/2020 4:41 PM
The Resident Readiness Survey, available at www.polco.us/MarionIA, is designed to help community leaders understand the comfort level of residents as businesses prepare to reopen.
05/15/2020 11:03 AM
The proclamation continues the other ongoing closures and public health measures, including the prohibition on social, community, recreational, leisure, and sporting gatherings and events of more than 10 people, until 11:59 p.m. on May 27, 2020.
05/13/2020 1:19 PM
The toolkit provides general guidance, CDC recommendations, and best practices for both employee and customer protection by sector. It aligns with recommendations put forth by other metro communities.
05/13/2020 12:33 PM
Marion Fire wants to remind residents of the importance of having a working carbon monoxide detector in their home. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas that can induce headaches, nausea, and feelings of tiredness.
05/13/2020 8:07 AM
Telephone callers are attempting to pass themselves off as City housing inspectors, requesting access to properties and/or entry into homes/structures within the community.
05/12/2020 10:47 AM
The Marion Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce the return of the Marion Farmers' Market at Taube Park. Please note the changes in protocol to keep both vendors and attendees safe.
05/11/2020 8:38 AM
The safety of attendees and employees, and uncertainty surrounding group size limits in the coming months were key factors in this decision. Event organizers continue to explore reasonable alternatives.
05/07/2020 10:34 AM
On May 6, 2020 Governor Reynolds issued a disaster proclamation allowing additional businesses statewide to reopen. In addition, there are limited businesses in Linn County now allowed to reopen under specific circumstances.
Iowans are encouraged to fill out an assessment today at TestIowa.com to determine if they qualify for testing.
05/06/2020 1:38 PM
The funding source for these grants is the City’s share of taxes collected on overnight stays at hotels and motels within the city. Approximately $175,000 is expected to be available for the competitive grant program in the 2020-2021 fiscal year.
05/05/2020 11:44 AM
Most offices are expected to re-open on Monday, May 18, however this date may be adjusted as needed.
04/29/2020 4:25 PM
On Monday, Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the State Public Health Emergency Declaration until May 27, 2020. The proclamation loosens social distancing measures in 77 Iowa counties effective Friday, May 1. Restrictions remain in place until May 15 in the other 22 counties.
04/28/2020 8:13 AM
Marion Public Library is hosting two virtual community input sessions focused on the design of the City’s new library building. They will be held on Monday, May 11 at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, May 12 at 11:30 a.m.
04/28/2020 7:56 AM
This year, Marion’s Urban Forestry Division is encouraging residents to keep the spirit of Arbor Day alive with an at-home ID Your Tree Challenge.
04/23/2020 3:08 PM
The Test Iowa Initiative includes an assessment that was developed in coordination with the Iowa Department of Public Health and it will better inform Iowans of their current health status, whether or not they should get a COVID-19 test, and instructions on how to get tested.
04/22/2020 7:59 AM