City Council


  • 6 pm
  • 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month
    • In July, only the third Tuesday of the month
    • In August, only the third Tuesday of the month
    • In November, no meetings are held on the day of a City election on the first Tuesday of the month in odd numbered years
    • In December, only the first Tuesday of the month
  • Marion Community Building
    191 N Main Street
    Marion, NC 28752

The public is always welcome to attend Council meetings. Individuals who want to speak to Council about an issue must sign up to make a public comment by 6:05 p.m. the day of the meeting. Public comments are typically taken near the beginning of the meeting agenda. The public is encouraged to contact the City Manager at 828-652-3551 to arrange to appear on the City Council agenda, but is not required to do so. Special meetings of City Council are held periodically and announced in accordance with State law. Meeting schedules are advertised on the City’s website.

Public Notice

Marion City Council will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, December 19, at 6 p.m. at the Marion Community Building, located at 191 North Main Street. The purpose of this meeting is to hold a Public Hearing for a rezoning matter. For information about this meeting, call City Clerk/Public Information Officer Landdis Hollifield at 828-652-3551, ext. 306.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Historic City Council Minutes 1892- 1992

Historic City Council Minutes 1992-2007


The Mayor and all five members of the City Council are elected at-large on a non-partisan basis by the citizens of Marion for four year staggered terms.

Meet the Mayor and Council Members

Steve Little

Mayor Steve Little

Woody Ayers

Mayor Pro Tem Woody Ayers

Council Member Chet A. Effler

Council Member Ann Harkey

Council Member Billy Martin

Don Ramsey

Council Member Don Ramsey