Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing upcoming closures that will affect services over the Thanksgiving holiday for City of Marion residents. The following closures and modifications in operational schedules are being announced for various city departments:
• All offices in City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27, 2020.
• The Sanitation and Streets Department will not collect trash, recycling, yard waste, or leaves on Thursday, November 26, 2020. Services by these crews will resume on Friday, November 27, with the Sanitation Department collecting refuse, recycling and yard waste for both Thursday and Friday on this day; therefore, residents who normally have Thursday sanitation and recycling service are asked to have their collections at curbside by 7:00 a.m. on Friday. Leaf collection will also resume on Friday.
• Marion Area Transit will be closed and have no bus service available on Thursday, November 26 or Friday, November 27. Bus service will resume normal hours of operation on Monday, November 30, 2020.
• Marion Senior Center continues to be closed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to protect the health and welfare of its members. Contact the Senior Center (740-387-5444) for senior transportation that are available weekdays from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm. The Senior Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 26) with no transportation available that day. Transportation will be available for dialysis appointments only on Friday, November 27.
Necessary services including fire, police, and airport will operate as usual.