Speakers Bureau

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Ever wonder about the plan for Marion’s growth? Want to find out more about new City initiatives? Interested in updates from specific City departments?

The City of Marion wants to be your best resource for getting answers to important questions. 

City officials are available upon request to speak to community groups, students, and professional associations about City services, programs, and topics that matter to you.

This service is available at no charge to civic groups and service clubs, schools, churches, professional organizations and neighborhood associations. The courtesy of at least four weeks advance notice is requested.

Presentations are typically 20 minutes in length, with an opportunity for questions to follow. Topic and presentation length can be tailored to your group’s interests and needs.

Possible presentations include:

Local Government
Marion’s Strategic Plan
City Government 101
Marion’s Growth and Development
Central Corridor Plan
Trails Master Plan
Latest from Parks & Recreation
Stormwater Education
All About Roundabouts
Water Department Updates
Role of the Civil Rights Commission

Public Safety
Fire Safety
Weather Safety
Home Safety
Senior Safety
First Aid
Residential Sprinkler Education
Fire and EMS Careers
Emergency Planning/Preparedness
Evacuation Training for Businesses

Library Services
Expansion/Renovation Project
Value of Libraries
Library/Community Partnerships
Library Services/Programs - for adults, teens or children
Downloadable Materials - ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, music
Online Resources for Historical/Genealogical Research
Home School Resources

Community Initiatives
Blue Zones Project
Uptown Marion

Tours of various City facilities are also available upon request.

Complete this form to request a presentation for your organization.

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Questions can be directed to Amber Bisinger, communications coordinator, by calling 319-743-6345 or emailing.
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