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Mayor Lofton’s statement on the passing of former Mayor John Keefer

Posted on January 24, 2022

OFFICIAL CITY OF MARLIN STATEMENT Today, we learned of the passing of former Mayor John Keefer. The Hon. John Keefer served as Mayor for the City of Marlin from May 2017 to May 2019. I have spoken with Mrs. Keefer and expressed condolences from the city and citizens of Marlin. This has come as a...

Nanostone Approval 2021

Posted on September 2, 2021

Greetings Marlinites, It was stated on Tuesday night, August 31, 2021 during our Special Called meeting that the Nanostone pilot had "not been approved." The previous city council approved the upgrade to the Nanostone ceramic filters around November or December 2020. This current council approved to allow our current engineers to initiate the pilot study...

Brotherhood Ride- Never Forget 2021

Posted on September 2, 2021

We are coming to your town! We will be riding through Marlin on Monday Sept 6th arriving at approximately 2pm-4pm. We are planning on riding into town from the south on 6 and headed out north on Hwy 6.   The Texas Brotherhood Ride consists of Firefighters, Police Officers and EMS personnel who ride bicycles to honor...

PSA- Street Repair Closure 8.25.2021

Posted on August 25, 2021


Mayor’s Letter 8.20.2021

Posted on August 20, 2021

Greetings Marlinites,                                                                                                     08/20/21 I would like to shed some light on some misinformation that is spreading rampant throughout our community. I was never so naïve that I thought that by taking this office in 2019, I would make major changes occur within a 2-year time frame. Being native to Marlin, I watched the deterioration of...

7.28.2021 Mayor’s COVID-19 Letter

Posted on July 28, 2021

  07/28/2021 Good evening all,   Yesterday, we learned that several employees at city hall have tested positive for the coronavirus. Other employees are being tested today or will be tested by tomorrow. City Hall is being sanitized by the Fire Dept routinely and will continue to be. We cannot mandate anyone from the public...

Falls County: Need Help Paying Your Bill

Posted on July 22, 2021

http://WWW.EOACWACO.ORG 1st and 3rd Thursdays: 9:30am-3:30pm Call 254.756.0954 with any questions            WHERE? Booker T. Washington Resource Center 1005 Commerce Street Marlin, TX. 76661  PLEASE BRING WITH YOU:     * Most recent utility bill     * Birth Certificate for each household member     * Copy of State or...

Flood Warning 7.12.2021

Posted on July 12, 2021

FLOOD WARNING The City of Marlin in Falls County is currently under a FLOOD ADVISORY by the NWS until 2:30 pm. We are issuing this notice because we have had multiple reports of bridge underpasses with high water, water backing up into homes, and street flooding. The rain is not expected to end until 5:00...

Notice: City Ordinance 6-1008

Posted on June 15, 2021

Per Marlin City Ordinance 6-1008, In any of the residential districts, no parking space, garage or carport or other vehicle storage space or structure shall be used for the storage of any truck, truck trailer or van, except panel and pick-up trucks not exceeding one and one-half (1 1/2) ton capacity.   Meaning that 18-wheelers...

Mayor’s Town Hall- 6.14.2021 @ 6:00pm

Posted on June 8, 2021

Monday, June 14, 2021, 6:00 pm Marlin High School Auditorium Come prepared with questions and get the facts!!!

Notice: Council Meeting 6.8.2021

Posted on June 8, 2021

Council Meeting 6.8.2021 A limited number of citizens will be allowed at tonight's meeting due to no update from the governor as of yet. 

Animal arrangements during storm 6/7/2021

Posted on June 7, 2021

  Due to the torrential rains in the City Marlin over the past several days, many areas of the city are flooding. The MACC facility is prone to this condition as well until the plumbing/drainage is completed. The plumbing/drainage work is being done but continues to be delayed by weather events. Today, public works personnel...

City Hall internet and phones are down 6/7/2021

Posted on June 7, 2021

City Hall internet and phones have been down. We are working with IT and AT&T trying to get them back up as quickly as possible. At this time we have no estimated time for it to be restored. Please be patient as we work through this as best we can.

Live Oak Street/ Hwy 7: TXDOT Update

Posted on May 20, 2021

Live Oak Street/Hwy 7 Update: TXDOT will be repairing the cordoned part of Live Oak Street/Hwy 7 next week. Until then, our city crews will continue to maintain and monitor the affected area.


Posted on May 14, 2021

Please do not use the Falconer Park playground bridge until a replacement can be found and installed. Please share this announcement with your friends, family and/or neighbors.

Note: Volunteers Pothole Patching

Posted on March 24, 2021

Thanks to all who have reached out the City of Marlin to volunteer their time and labor. In recent months we have had multiple communications from individual citizens offering to assist the city in filling potholes in particular areas of the city, and we have worked with them in doing so by providing the fill...


Posted on March 15, 2021

Mayor Lofton Update March 11, 2021

Posted on March 11, 2021

Good morning, The Public Works Dept. is continuing to work major sewer and water leak repairs across our community. Currently they are working on 2 sewer leaks and one water leak that is impacting customers in the areas where they are located. They have received numerous requests for pothole repairs and they are working diligently...

City of Marlin Tree Limb and Brush Station

Posted on March 5, 2021

City of Marlin Tree Limb and Brush Station located on 147 will be open to citizens March 8, 2021-March 12, 2021 from 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Tree Limbs and brush ONLY. **No wood,fencing, tires, etc..** Since it will be open during the week, it will not be open as scheduled for the second weekend of the...
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