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
Sometime in mid-July, all Linn County law enforcement radio communications will be encrypted, which means that the public will no longer be able to monitor most law enforcement scanner traffic.
07/05/2017 11:47 AM
The Marion Public Library is hosting a satellite voting station Thursday, July 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
07/05/2017 11:29 AM
Iowa law sets safety standards for the sale of fireworks. The use of fireworks is subject to the authority of the local city or county jurisdiction.
06/21/2017 5:16 PM
Find answers to four common questions that officers and public safety personnel are often asked concerning the use of 911.
06/20/2017 9:10 AM
Abode Construction is tentatively planning on closing the southern (eastbound) lane of 7th Avenue adjacent to 16th Street, as well as, 16th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue.
06/16/2017 4:35 PM
The contractor is starting Stage B on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
06/16/2017 3:53 PM
Bicyclists are encouraged to meet at City Square Park when the market closes, at noon on June 10, July 8 and Aug. 12, to depart on an 8-mile loop around Marion.
06/07/2017 4:52 PM
The work includes milling the existing surface and the placement of two lifts of new hot mix asphalt (HMA) in the locations identified.
06/06/2017 1:19 PM
Blue Zones Project® Marion and Marion Parks and Recreation are again teaming up with area yoga and fitness instructors to offer free outdoor yoga classes.
05/31/2017 8:17 AM
Consumer fireworks usage is allowed in Marion on the following dates: June 24-July 8, 2017; Dec. 31, 2017; Jan. 1, 2018.
05/30/2017 3:47 PM
Account information was provided in a letter mailed to account holders from the Marion Water Department in early May.
05/17/2017 9:14 AM
A new utility billing solution will soon be in place to add convenience and flexibility for Marion residents.
05/05/2017 2:53 PM
Per Chapter 122 of the Marion Code of Ordinances, all solicitors, peddlers and transient merchants are required to obtain a license through the City of Marion prior to the first day of any sale, offer for sale or solicitation.
05/05/2017 2:50 PM
The cost of an additional 18-gallon container is $11 and the 32-gallon container is $20.
05/05/2017 2:48 PM
Nearly 50 representatives from the Iowa DNR, eastern Iowa cities, utility companies and the development community attended.
05/05/2017 2:28 PM