City Council


  • 6 pm
  • 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month
    • In July, only the third Tuesday of the month
    • In December, only the first Tuesday of the month
  • City Hall
    194 N Main Street
    Marion, NC 28752

The public is always welcome to attend Council meetings and to speak on any issue they wish. 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.

Upcoming Planning Session

The Marion City Council will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. at Marion City Hall, located at 194 North Main Street in Marion.  The purpose of the meeting is for the City Council to conduct a Planning Session to discuss current and future projects and priorities.

For more information, please contact Landdis Hollifield, City Clerk, 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


The Mayor and all five members of the City Council are elected at-large on a non-patisan 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

Council Member Don Ramsey