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The Village of Marvin owns and maintains over 16 miles of roads in Marvin. Last year, Council adopted an ordinance that prohibits anyone from damaging Village streets, curb/gutter, sidewalks, drainage ditches, or traffic control signage. If you see vendors in your subdivision (such as trash collectors,...



WUMA or The Western Union Municipal Alliance was formed in 2020 to study, investigate, advocate for, and promote regional issues affecting towns in the Western Union County area, including land use planning, transportation, economic development, etc. Currently the alliance includes delegates from...



One-stop early voting for the Nov. 2, 2021 municipal elections is underway at the Monroe Library Griffin Room. The last day to vote early is Saturday, Oct. 30. The Monroe Library is the only early voting location used for municipal elections. Early voting hours are 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Monday...





Well, admittedly... we’re no paint experts, but we’ll save all the bold mustards, faint daffodils, and sunset hues on the paint shelves for those with more courageous style! While we like yellow, we thought a crisp white may look better for our new Village Hall.

What you see...



Due to mandatory officer training and COVID-19 quarantines, the Union County Sherriff’s Officeis struggling with off duty coverage at New Town and Marvin Road. They are trying diligently to find coverage, but we may see some interruptions in coverage over the next week. We just wanted to update...



On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, Marvin voters will elect a Mayor (2-year term) and Three Council Members (4-year terms). This election cycle the Village has offered a voluntary forum for candidates to introduce themselves.

Click below to learn about the candidates that chose to participate:



Early voting for the 2021 municipal elections will take place from Thursday, October 14 until Saturday, October 30.

Voting Hours: Monday through Friday, 8am - 6pm.

Note: The only weekend early voting will be on Saturday, October 30 from 8am until 3pm.



The Marvin Village Council is considering interring a time capsule on the site of the new Village Hall when the project is complete. If you have any ideas that you would like to share about this, including what to include and how long to inter the capsule, please respond to this post. Stay tuned for...





You may have seen a recent survey/public input session from NCDOT regarding the Marvin Road/New Town Road roundabout on NextDoor or other social media outlets.

Don’t fret! It’s still coming; there are many circumstances where public involvement activities are solicited closer...



Coffee with Council will be held tomorrow Thursday, October 7 from 10-11am at Village Hall (10004 New Town Rd). Please come out, meet two members of the Village Council, and talk about local issues that matter to you! All attending are asked to be respectful of everyone in attendance.







Please consider applying for the vacancy on the Parks, Recreation, and Greenways Board. The Board is currently planning the inaugural Marvin Day Celebration, a festival to celebrate the Marvin Community to be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Additionally, the Board coordinates volunteer workdays and...



The construction of Marvin Village Hall on the corner of New Town & Marvin School Roads is progressing! The building is framed, the windows are in, and the roof is being installed.

We are exhilarated to show everyone this progress and we cannot wait for the project to be completed in...





Coffee with Council will be held tonight from 6-7pm at Village Hall (10004 New Town Rd). Please come out, meet two members of the Village Council, and talk about local issues that matter to you! All attending are asked to be respectful of everyone in attendance.





WUMA or The Western Union Municipal Alliance was formed in 2020 to study, investigate, advocate for, and promote regional issues affecting towns in the Western Union County area, including land use planning, transportation, economic development, etc. Currently the alliance includes delegates from...



Union County Water will be performing routine maintenance between Sept. 19-25. During that time, please limit your irrigation use to help reduce water demand. Thank you for your patience and we appreciate the opportunity to continue to provide you with clean, safe drinking water.





Twenty years ago this Saturday, our country experienced a tragedy of a magnitude not seen since the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. Thousands of American lives were lost on American soil. We at the Village of Marvin hope you will take a moment of silence on Saturday to honor and remember those we...



Looking for service hours? Want to make a difference in the community? We hope you will consider getting involved in the community by either serving on one of the Village's advisory boards or by volunteering at Marvin Efird Park.

Currently, there are the following board vacancies:

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The Marvin Village Council and Staff know how difficult these first few days of school have been for parents and residents caught in school traffic. Please be patient and carpool if you can. It will take time for the schools to adapt.



The Marvin Village Council & Staff wishes everyone a relaxing Labor Day on Monday. Please note that Village Hall will be closed on Monday, September 6 in observance.



Coffee with Council will be held next Thursday, September 2 from 10-11am at Village Hall (10004 New Town Rd). Please come out, meet two members of the Village Council, and talk about local issues that matter to you! All attending are asked to be respectful of everyone in attendance.





The Union County Master Gardeners are holding a free 1.5 hour composting class on September 25 from 1:30-3:00pm at Roots Farm (540 Providence Road, Weddington, NC 28173).

The class will contain information on various types of composting, what kitchen scraps and brown matter can be used for...



WUMA or The Western Union Municipal Alliance was formed in 2020 to study, investigate, advocate for, and promote regional issues affecting towns in the Western Union County area, including land use planning, transportation, economic development, etc. Currently the alliance includes delegates from...





Earlier this year, the Village of Marvin was informed of cost increases in the New Town/Marvin Road roundabout (RAB). Of course, this meant Marvin tax payers would have to pay more or push the project down the road further.

Both options were unacceptable to the Village Council. They diligently...



Looking for service hours? Want to make a difference in the community? We hope you will consider getting involved in the community by either serving on one of the Village's advisory boards or by volunteering at Marvin Efird Park.

Currently, there are the following board vacancies:

    ...


Coffee with Council will be held next Tuesday, August 24 from 6-7pm at Village Hall (10004 New Town Rd). Please come out, meet two members of the Village Council, and talk about local issues that matter to you! All attending are asked to be respectful of everyone in attendance.



The new Marvin Village Hall is under construction! Once completed, we will be looking for donations of items of local historical significance to display in the lobby. We would also greatly appreciate items crafted from local repurposed materials. If you have any of item that fits this description,...



At their regular meeting on August 10, the Village Council appointed Roger Nielsen to the Board of Adjustment as a Regular Member for a term expiring 3/1/2023. Thanks Roger for serving your community!



Did you know 100% of the executive staff at the Village of Marvin have Advanced Degrees in their respective fields?

Yes, you read that right. 100%! That’s high quality representing your needs!



On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, Marvin voters will elect a Mayor (2-year term) and Three Council Members (4-year terms). This election cycle the Village has offered a voluntary forum for candidates to introduce themselves.

Click below to learn about the candidates that chose to participate:

    ...


2021 Tax Bills will be sent out soon! Union County will be collecting the Village's taxes from now on. You will receive one tax bill in the mail from Union County that itemizes your County and Local taxes.

The Marvin property tax rate for 2021 is unchanged from 2020, $0.06 per $100 of...



Please take note that regular meetings of the Village Council (2nd Tuesday of each month) will now begin at 6pm, instead of 6:30pm beginning at the August 10 meeting.



Due to a lack of quorum, the MHD Strategic Plan Committee Meeting for tonight did not occur. The Committee's next meeting will be in September.



On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, Marvin voters will elect a Mayor (2-year term) and Three Council Members (4-year terms). This election cycle the Village has offered a voluntary forum for candidates to introduce themselves.

Click below to learn about the candidates that chose to participate:



Unfortunately, we have made the tough decision to postpone Marvin's National Night Out event until Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 5:30 - 8pm due to the threat of inclement weather.

Additionally, we did not want to encourage the gathering of large groups indoors due to the recent rise...