Marion, Virginia

Clerk/Finance Department

The Finance Department and Clerk's Office, headed by the Town Clerk/Director of Finance Cindy Y. Stanley, is responsible for all of the Town's financial operations. These include development of the budget, end of year audit, all financial reporting and reconcilement, utility billing and collections, real estate and personal property tax billing and collections, business licenses, accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivables, funds from various outside sources such as Smyth County, the Commonwealth of Virginia and the United States Treasury, investment management and debt issuance and management in accordance with general accounting procedures.

We are located on the main floor of the Municiple Building (Town Hall). Customers may visit us from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Town holidays. There is parking available at the front and rear entrances of the building, and the building is handi-cap accessible through the rear entrances.

A utilitiy drop-box is located off Town Street behind the Municipal Building.


Water, Sewer, & Refuse Collection

Your water & sewer bill is based on your actual water consumption

Payment is due 20 days from the mailing date - Visa, Cash or Check accepted

Inside Corporation Limits - Water

First 2,000 gallons-$11.70 minimum charge.
Over 2,000 gallons-$7.42 per 1,000 gallons.

Outside Corporation Limits - Water

First 2,000 gallons-$23.37 minimum charge.
Over 2,000 gallons-$ 14.81 per 1,000 gallons.

Inside Corporation Limits - Sewer

First 2,000 gallons-$11.70 minimum charge.
Over 2,000 gallons-$7.07 per 1,000 gallons.

Outside Corporation Limits - Sewer

First 2,000 gallons-$23.37 minimum charge.
Over 2,000 gallons-$14.10 per 1,000 gallons.

Refuse (Garbage Collection)-Residential Charges - $15.00 per month

Water Charges for County Meters by Contract - $5.00 per 1,000 gallons.

Water Charges for Schools - $4.71 per 1,000 gallons.

Water Deposits(Renters) -$  50.00  

Water / Sewer Connections

Residential Water Tap Inside Corp  -  3/4'' or 1" service      $900.00     
Residential Water Tap Outside Corp - 3/4'' or 1" service   $1,100.00
Residential Sewer Tap Inside Corp - 4" service      $900.00
Residential Sewer Tap Outside Corp - 4" service     $1,100.00


All other specialty water and sewer tap fees not specifically designated above will be 
calculated on a case by case basis comprised of actual labor, materials, and equipment 
used. An estimate of the fee will be provided by the Town but the invoice will be charged
on actual costs incurred.


If you are in need of a new water or sewer connection, please contact the Town Engineer's Departmenet (783)-4113 ext. 1002

General Taxes

Real Estate - $0.17 per $100 assessed value

Personal Property - $0.40 per $100 assessed value

Special Downtown Tax - $0.17 per $100 assessed value

Meals Tax - 7%

Lodging Tax - 8%

Mobile Home - $0.17 per $100 assessed value


Town Hall, Main Floor
138 West Main Street
P.O. Box 1005 (Mailing Address)
Marion, VA 24354



Department Staff:

Anita  Catron
Catron, Anita
Deputy Clerk
378-5022 E-mail
Justin Farris
Farris, Justin
Meter Reader
Heather Goodpasture
Goodpasture, Heather
Fiscal Technician
Christy Horne
Horne, Christy
Administrative Assistant
Paula  Null
Null, Paula
Senior Fiscal Technician
378-5024 E-mail
Mike  Richardson
Richardson, Mike
Meter Reader
Cindy Stanley
Stanley, Cindy
Town Clerk / Director of Finance
378-5021 E-mail
Samantha White
White, Samantha
Deputy Clerk
378-5030 E-mail