Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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Please read this important notification and share with those who may be affected:

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 12:30 p.m.

The US Army Corp of Engineers is currently releasing water from the Marion Reservoir.

Residents near the Cottonwood River should be aware that water will rise, causing possible flooding outside of the river banks. 
Roads may become impassable.

Water is expected to rise at the Cottonwood River tonight, Tuesday, May 21, 2019 near Marion at
approximately 5:30 p.m. and near Florence at approximately 10:30 p.m.

At this time, the USACE is releasing the minimum amount of water necessary; however, it may become
necessary to release additional amounts at any time.

Marion County Clerk
Tina D. Spencer

  • ALL repairs to flooded structures within a designated Special Flood Hazard Area require a Floodplain Development Permit.Fees for floodplain development permits may be waived if damage was caused by recent flooding.Please inquire at the Planning & Zoning Department at 203 South Third Street, Marion, or call (620) 382-2945.
Election time is fast approaching!

Are you interested in being an active part of your school, city, or improvement district?

Complete a FILING PACKET to be on the ballot!

Deadline to file as a candidate is NOON on June 3, 2019.


Contact the County Clerk's office for more information.

The Transfer Station is providing more convenience for disposal of household trash!

An outside bin will be available overnight through the week at the Transfer Station, 320 W. Santa Fe, Marion.
It will be
set out on Mondays at 7:00 am until Saturdays at Noon.

 Household trash only!  (non-recyclables)

  NO C&D (construction & demolition waste)
  NO LOOSE TRASH  (must be in sealed trash bag)

Questions?  Contact Transfer Station Director Bud Druse at 620-381-3888.
Planning & Zoning Board Meeting
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, March 28, 2019 7:00 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority
Planning and Zoning

Marion County Planning Commission/ Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting at 7:00pm.

Meeting will be held at the Marion Community Building -Downstairs

at 203 North Third St, Marion. 


Owned by Sharon Omstead On Friday, January 04, 2019

NOTICE:  The recording of the April 8, 2019 Commission meeting had technical issues.  Click here for the audio recording!

NOTICE:  The recording of the May 13, 2019 Commission meeting had a minor technical issue for 10 minutes of the meeting.  Click here to listen to the audio recording for the 10-minute portion!


We are providing space on our Courthouse walls for local artists to display their work for sale.

Contact the County Clerk's office for more details!

Marion County is in Central Kansas approximately 60 miles northeast of Wichita.  The county seat, Marion, is located between McPherson to the west and Emporia to the east.   It is home to Marion Reservoir and Marion County Park and Lake.

1906 - 2019

Marion County Offices Open Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

All offices open through normal lunch hours.

(Individual departments may have different hours of operation.)