Friday, April 03, 2020

KANSAS GOVERNOR LAURA KELLY'S EXECUTVE ORDER 20-16  Statewide "stay home" order unless performing an essential activity (read the order for details)

MARION COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE:  1st Confirmed Positive Case in Marion County

Information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Marion County Health Department.


PUBLIC ATTENDANCE OF COUNTY COMMISSION MEETINGS BY TELECOMMUNICATION ONLY.  Pursuant to KS Governor Order 20-16, in-person attendance at the County Commission meetings will not be allowed at this time.  We encourage attendance by telecommunication which also allows public interaction.
To join the County Commission meetings from your computer, tablet or smartphone, go to or by phone dial 1-866-899-4679.  The access code is 639-484-901#.

Please contact individual County offices directly for any questions or assistance.

Freedom of Information Officer

The County Clerk has been designated as the Freedom of Information Officer for Marion County by County Resolution 2013-08 dated on May 20, 2013.

Statutory Duties are as Follows:

  • Prepare and provide educational materials and information concerning the open records act.
  • Be available to assist the county and members of the general public to resolve disputes relating to the open records act.
  • Respond to inquiries relating to the open records act.
  • Establish the requirements for the content, size, shape and other physical characteristics of a brochure required to be displayed or distributed or otherwise made available to the public under the open records act. 

Marion County's Guide to Open Records is available at the County Clerk's Office.

A Citizen's Guide to KOMA/KORA provides more information on the Kansas Open Meetings Act and the Kansas Open Records Act.

Request for Record Form