#01-17

January 30, 2017

2017 General Election: Council Elections - One Seat, Two Candidates

 

Marceline, MO - Candidate filing for the Marceline City Council closed at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, January 17th.  The General Election for the City of Marceline will be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.  This year,    more>

 

#05-16

July 1, 2016 

City Of Marceline Adds Recycling Services to Residential Solid Waste Services - Signs Five (5) Year Agreement with Advanced Disposal

 

Marceline, MO - On June 21st, Marceline City Council entered into a five (5) year agreement with Advanced Disposal Services Solid Waste Midwest, LLC to provide solid waste and recycling services the residents of the City of Marceline.   more> 

 

#04-16

January 10, 2016

Marceline Holiday Closure Schedule for Presidents Day

 

Marceline, MO  Marceline City Government offices will be closed for normal business in observance of the Presidents Day on Monday, February 15, 2016 . The following are reference dates that may be helpful for scheduling purposes:   more>

 

#03-16

January 20, 2016 

2016 General Election: Council Elections - Two Seats, Two Candidates

 

Marceline, MO   Candidate filing for the Marceline City Council closed at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, January 19th. The General Election for the City of Marceline will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016.   more> 

 

#02-16

December 21, 2015

2016 General Election: Municipal Swimming Pool Bond Issue

 

Marceline, MO  On November 3, 2015 voters approved a 1/2 Cent Local Parks Sales Tax to complete Part One of the funding needed to replace the City's current fifty-nine year old pool with a new municipal swimming pool facility to serve our community in the years to come.   more>

 

#01-16

January 20, 2016 

Councilmen Carver and Holt earn designation as Certified Municipal Officials from the Municipal Governance Institute

 

Marceline, MO   Councilman John Carver and Councilman Jeri Holt of Marceline have both earned the prestigious designation of Certified Municipal Official (CMO) from the Missouri Municipal League’s Municipal Governance Institute (MGI).   more> 

 

#32-15

December 21, 2015

Christmas and New Year Closure Schedule

 

Marceline, MO  Marceline City Government offices will be closed for normal business in observance of the Christmas and New Year Holidays. The following are reference dates that may be helpful for scheduling purposes:   more>

 

#31-15

December 15, 2015 

Candidate Filing Open for Marceline City Council

 

Marceline, MO   It's that time of year again - Candidate filing for the Marceline City Council. The General Election will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Two (2) Councilpersons will be elected at large to serve three (3) year terms. Currently, those seats are held by Councilman Jeri Holt and Councilman Josh Shoemaker.   more> 

 

#30-15

December 4, 2015

City Awarded $40K Small Community Engineering Assistance Program Grant

 

Marceline, MO  On December 3, 2015, the City of Marceline took a step forward in improving its infrastructure. The City was awarded a $40,000.00 Small Community Engineering Assistance Program (SCEAP) Grant by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Mayor Josh Shoemaker and Water/Wastewater Superintendent Kevin Wiggins accepted the Grant from DNR Environmental Specialist, Kelsey Kempker, at a ceremony held at City Hall (pictured right).   more>

 

#29-15

November 23, 2015 

Thanksgiving Closure Schedule

 

Marceline, MO  The Marceline City Government will be closed for normal business in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The following are reference dates that may be helpful for scheduling purposes:   more> 

 

#28-15

November 9, 2015

Christmas for Kids Celebration!

 

Marceline, MO   It’s that time of year again! The holiday season is just around the corner - which means the Marceline Police Department is gearing up for its annual Christmas for Kids Celebration. Christmas for Kids was started two years ago as a community outreach program with the goal of bringing the community together to sponsor underprivileged children & families in the Marceline area.   more>

 

#27-15

October 26, 2015 

Special Election: Municipal Swimming Pool

 

Marceline, MO  On August 18, 2015, the Marceline City Council approved Ordinance #15-07.19 calling for a special election to authorize the City to impose a ½ cent city-wide sales tax to finance the acquisition, Construction and operation of a Municipal Swimming Pool. The election will be held on November 3, 2015 to qualified voters within the City limits.   more> 

 

#26-15

October 19, 2015

Structure fire and subsequent arrest

 

Marceline, MO   The Marceline Police and Fire Departments responded to 111 South Adams in reference to a structure fire. Upon arrival the structure was found to have an active fire in the southwest bedroom. The fire was extinguished successfully without loss of the structure.   more>

 

#25-15

September 15, 2015 

Annual change from chloramines to chlorine

 

Marceline, MO  The Cities of Marceline, Brookfield and the Public Water Supply District Number 3 (PWSD # 3) implement a flushing program every year. Beginning September 21, 2015, public utilities employees will flush the water mains by opening fire hydrants and allowing them to flow freely for a short period of time. The flushing cleans out sediment and allows routine maintenance of the fire hydrants. Flushing may result in some discoloration and the presence of sediment in your water. These conditions are not harmful and should be of short duration.   more> 

 

#23-15

July 9, 2015

Marceline Veterans Home Initiative – A Call to Action

City seeks assistance for a letter writing campaign to government officials

 

Marceline, MO   City Manager Richard Hoon and Bob Green, the Project Coordinator, have been steadfast in meeting with government officials at the State and Federal level in an effort to bring attention to a facility currently in the possession of the City for re-purposing to a VA Veteran’s Home. The facility, the former St. Francis Hospital (aka Marceline Business Complex) is currently vacant, and is well-suited for a home for future care of our Veterans.   more>

 

#22-15

July 8, 2015 

Park Pond Renovation Project Begins!

 

Marceline, MO  Now that the Independence Day Celebration is over, City personnel will begin draining water from the park pond in Ripley Park, as the first step in the Park Pond Renovation Project. This project, led by the Downtown Marceline organization in partnership with the City, is being funded by a donation from Marceline resident Don Reynolds in memory of his late wife, Anneliese.   more> 

 

#21-15

June 30, 2015

Marceline Holiday Schedule for Independence Day

 

Marceline, MO  Marceline City Government offices will be closed for normal business in observance of Independence Day on Friday, July 3, 2015.  The follow are reference dates that may be helpful for scheduling purposes:   more>

 

#20-15

June 22, 2015 

Donelson appointed Marceline Police Chief

 

Marceline, MO  Chief Robert Donelson was appointed to his current position as Chief of Police on Friday morning during shift change at the Police Department. Mayor Josh Shoemaker, Council Members and City Staff were present to observe as City Manager Richard Hoon read the appointment for a one-year term beginning June 19, 2015.   more> 

 

#18-15

May 21, 2015

Marceline Holiday Closure Schedule for Memorial Day

 

Marceline, MO  Marceline City Government offices will be closed for normal business in observance of the Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, 2015. The following are reference dates that may be helpful for scheduling purposes:   more>

 

#17-15

May 19, 2015 

Perfect attendance students get red carpet treatment

 

Marceline, MO  Students celebrate their final day of school today and look forward to the warm days of summer ahead. In tradition, 36 students from Walt Disney Elementary were given special treatment in recognition of their perfect attendance record during the school year.   more> 

 

#16-15

May 7, 2015

Main Street USA Street-Span Christmas Lights Fundraiser

 

Marceline, MO  Twentyfive years ago the Marceline, Missouri community came together and raised money to purchase Christmas lights for Main Street USA. It was truly a magical night then, when Santa threw the switch and the entire downtown area of Walt Disney's boyhood lit up.   more>

 

#15-15

April 27, 2015 

Marceline resident recipient of 2015 Citizen Driver Award

Truck stop in Oak Grove, MO renamed in her honor

 

Marceline, MO  The City of Marceline is proud to announce that local resident and long-haul truck driver, Sandy Long has been awarded the TravelCenters of America LLC., 2015 Citizen Driver Award. In honor of this recognition, the TA Travel Center located in Oak Grove, Missouri has been renamed the Sandy Long / TA Travel Center.   more> 

 

#14-15

April 23, 2015

Christmas in May?

 

Marceline, MO   After decades of use, the Christmas decorations that have spanned the streets of Main Street USA have finally been replaced. Although paid from current funds, the Marceline Area Chamber of Commerce is still seeking donations.   more>

 

#13-15

April 22, 2015 

IDA Commissions Hotel Feasibility Study for the Marceline area

 

Marceline, MO   The Industrial Development Authority (IDA) of the City of Marceline, Missouri has retained the Growth Services Group (GSG), a national workforce intelligence and consulting firm, to conduct a Hotel Feasibility Study for the community.   more> 

 

#12-15

April 15, 2015

Marceline celebrates its 4th Annual Railroad Heritage Day on May 2nd

 

Marceline, MO   On Saturday, May 2 Marceline will celebrate their 4th annual Railroad Heritage Day. Local railroad history can be found in all corners of Marceline. The Walt Disney Hometown Museum is located in the former train station and the Marceline Railroad Story is located in The Beanery, once a restaurant that served train passengers. Ripley Park holds a retired Santa Fe way car (caboose) and a retired steam engine. South of town in the former rail yards stands one of the few remaining sand and coal chutes.   more>

 

#11-15

April 13, 2015 

Newly elected Council Members take oath of office City honors outgoing Council Members, selects Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem

 

Marceline, MO  At the Special City Council Meeting on April 13, 2015, one of the Council’s first actions was to formally recognize the public service of outgoing Mayor Jacob Gordon, and Councilman Mark Hatfield. Mayor Gordon served on the Council from April 2010 through April 2014 and Councilman Hatfield served on the Council from April 2009 through April 2014, serving as Mayor from 2011 to 2014. Each was presented with plaques honoring their service to the City.   more> 

 

#10-15

April 10, 2015

Two new officers join the Marceline Police Department

 

Marceline, MO   The City of Marceline welcomes two of the newest members of the Marceline Police Department this month. Officer Wendell Shrock began employment with the Ctiy on April 1, 2015, while Officer Rhonda Doke joined the City on April 8, 2015.   more>

 

#09-15

April 10, 2015 

New addition to Marceline High School in progress

 

Marceline, MO   If you haven’t driven by Marceline High School in the past month, you may be surprised to see a hub of construction activity on the west side of the current facility along Highway 5.   more> 

 

#08-15

March 26, 2015

Multiple agency assistance leads to arrest

 

Marceline, MO   On March 25, 2015, the Marceline Police Department led an investigation into a residential burglary resulting in the theft of a vehicle in the 300 block of West Santa Fe Street. The police department was assisted by the Linn County Sheriff’s Office, Brookfield Police Department, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol.   more>

 

#07-15

March 19, 2015 

Marceline approves City’s Strategic Plan

Council unanimously votes for Vision and Plan implementation

 

Marceline, MO   During its regular scheduled meeting on March 17, 2005, the Marceline City Council approved Ordinance #15-03.06 to implement the City’s first Strategic Plan, supported by its Vision and Mission Statement. The 5-year plan defines where Marceline is going, how it will get there and the measures of success over time. It will also ensure the most effective use of the City’s limited resources by focusing those resources on key priorities.   more> 

 

#06-15

March 18, 2015

Marceline Carnegie Library now offers eBook technology

 

Marceline, MO   It’s finally here! The Marceline Carnegie Library is now up-to-date with technology thanks to a gracious donation from Michael and Ximena Olinger. The Library is now able to provide eBook services to current and future library card holders. If you do not have a library card and would like to be able to enjoy these services, stop in and the Library staff will be happy to get you set up.   more>

 

#05-15

March 16, 2015 

Black Knight Robotics rank 15th in regional competition

 

Marceline, MO    Marceline High School Robotics team "Black Knight Robotics" competed at the Greater Kansas City Regional FIRST® Robotics Competition on March 12-14, 2015. The competition was a 3-day event and they completed the qualification rounds with the rank of 15 out of 54.   more> 

 

#04-15

March 9, 2015

Marceline Community Arts & Tourism Survey

 

Marceline, MO   We need YOUR help! The City of Marceline, the North Missouri Arts Council and the Marceline Industrial Development authority have partnered with the University of Missouri Extension to identify ways to use community arts and tourism to increase Marceline’s community economic development efforts.   more>

 

#03-15

February 13, 2015 

Marceline Holiday Closure Schedule for Presidents Day

 

Marceline, MO    Marceline City Government offices will be closed for normal business in observance of the Presidents Day on Monday, February 16, 2015 . The following are reference dates that may be helpful for scheduling purposes:   more> 

 

#02-15

January 23, 2015

Marceline General Election 2015

 

Marceline, MO   Candidate filing for the Marceline City Council closed at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, January 20th. The General Election for the City of Marceline will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. This year, two (2) Councilpersons will be elected at large to serve three (3) year terms.   more>

 

#01-15

January 22, 2015 

Marceline: Community Planning for a United Vision

 

Marceline, MO    The City of Marceline invites the public to a 2-part Visioning & Community Planning sessions on February 12th and 26th at 5:30 pm at the Walsworth Community Center. All area residents are invited to attend. The sessions, titled “Marceline: Community Planning for a United Vision” are being hosted by the City of Marceline, and facilitated by the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission.   more> 

 

#13-14

December 19, 2014

Christmas and New Year Closure Schedule

 

Marceline, MO   Marceline City Government offices will be closed for normal business in observance of the Christmas and New Year Holidays. The following are reference dates that may be helpful for scheduling purposes:   more>

 

#12-14

December 17, 2014 

Candidate Filing Period Open for City Council

 

Marceline, MO    It's that time of year again - Candidate filing for the Marceline City Council. The General Election will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. This year, two (2) Councilpersons will be elected at large to serve three (3) year terms. Currently, those seats are held by Councilman Mark Hatfield and Councilman Jacob Gordon. Councilman Gordon is currently serving as our Mayor.   more> 

 

#11-14

November 26, 2014

Busy Bee Too Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

 

Marceline, MO   The public is invited to join the Marceline Chamber of Commerce and the City of Marceline in celebrating the opening of Busy Bee Too with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday, November 29 at 4:00 pm, located at 114 N. Main Street USA.   more>

 

#10-14

November 21, 2014 

The future is “brighter” in Downtown Marceline

Downtown LED lighting upgrade begins

 

Marceline, MO    As some of the public may have noticed, Main Street USA is starting to shine brighter. The Electric Department has begun changing out the high pressure sodium lights to brighter, energy efficient LED bulbs in the downtown.   more> 

 

#09-14

November 7, 2014

Veterans Day and Thanksgiving Closure Schedule

 

Marceline, MO  The Marceline City Government and will be closed for normal business in observance of 2014 Veterans Day and Thanksgiving Holidays. The following are reference dates that may be helpful for scheduling purposes   more>

 

#08-14

November 5, 2014 

Housing demolition targets 2 dilapidated homes

 

Marceline, MO    The demolition of two dilapidated residential homes begins today in an effort to clean up Marceline neighborhoods. The 2-story structure located at 214 W. Howell structure will be demolished first and graded back to its original state. The structure at 207 E. Walker is scheduled for demolition immediately after. The contractor for these demolitions is Dwayne Tarpening.  more> 

 

#07-14

October 27, 2014

Red Ribbon Week Poster Contest

This year's theme:  "Love yourself, be drug free"

 

Marceline, MO  The Walt Disney Elementary School along with the Marceline Police Department are participating in Red Ribbon Week October 27-31. Red Ribbon serves as a catalyst to mobilize communities to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities.   more>

 

#06-14

October 7, 2014 

Annual change from chloramines to chlorine

 

Marceline, MO   The Cities of Marceline, Brookfield and the Public Water Supply District Number 3 (PWSD # 3) implement a flushing program every year. Beginning October 20, 2014, public utilities employees will flush the water mains by opening fire hydrants and allowing them to flow freely for a short period of time. The flushing cleans out sediment and allows routine maintenance of the fire hydrants. Flushing may result in some discoloration and the presence of sediment in your water. These conditions are not harmful and should be of short duration.  more> 

 

#05-14

September 12, 2014

Family Health Center cuts ribbon on its new facility

 

Marceline, MO  The City officially celebrated the new home of Family Health Center on September 12, 2014 with the ribbon-cutting ceremony, located at 1600 N. Missouri Avenue. Tours of the new medical and dental facilities were provided, as well as serving of light refreshments.   more>

 

#04-14

August 27, 2014 

New Company Breaks Ground in Marceline

Power, Process & Industrial first business in North Industrial Park

 

Marceline, MO   The City of Marceline and the Marceline Industrial Development Authority (IDA) is proud to announce a ground breaking ceremony for the City’s newest business: Power, Process & Industrial (PPI). The ceremony will be held at 9:00 am, Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at the North Industrial Park (Old Airport location, entering from Broadway Avenue). This event is open to the public.  more> 

 

#03-14

August 22, 2014

Marceline awarded FY 2014 Recreational Trails Grant

$90,600 Grant for Country Club Lake Walking / Jogging Trail Renovation and Extension

 

Marceline, MO  On August 18, 2014, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced its approval of the City’s 2014 Recreational Trails Grant Application. FHWA received 28 applications with a total funding request of over $3.5 million.   more>

 

#02-14

August 19, 2014 

Marceline R-V Schools back in session

Residents urged to use caution

 

Marceline, MO   It's back to school time - and time to leave a little earlier for work and to be vigilante of the children going to school! On August 20th, Marceline R-V Schools will be unloading students on their first day back to school between 7:30 and 8:15 am. The schools have set the pick up time at the end of the day at 2:45 to 3:15 pm.  more> 

 

#01-14

August 19, 2014

Marceline launches new website!

 

Marceline, MO  On the heels of moving forward into the world of social networking last week, the City of Marceline is proud to announce the launch of its new website located at its same address at www.marcelinemo.us.  more>