Marathon (Town of)

Site: Town Office

Service: Town Services

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Responsible for the daily operations of the town
Agency Services
Description (Service) Responsible for the daily operations of the township
  • Clerk's Office 
  • Human Resources 
  • Policies and Procedures
Building and By-Law 
  • Building Permits 
  • By-Laws 
  • Functions are performed by a Chief Building Official and a By-law Enforcement Officer
Duties include services in the areas of: 
  • Planning 
  • Zoning and building 
  • Business and lottery licenses 
  • By-law enforcement and animal control
Community Services 
  • Maintains the Marathon Recreation Complex 
  • Provides resources for and is responsible to the Community Development Commission and the Parks and Recreation Commission 
  • Manages and maintains several municipal recreation facilities 
  • Summer, fall, winter, and spring programming including public swimming, Red Cross swimming lessons, public skating, and drop-in hockey, among others 
  • Assists groups and organizations with their leisure activity interests and initiatives 
  • Prepares long-term strategies including the identification of community leisure activity needs 
  • Actively promotes all recreation programs to ensure maximum participation and cost effectiveness 
  • Coordinates annual special events such as the Christmas Parade and Volunteer Service Awards 
  • Provides assistance to groups seeking financial or other assistance
Economic Development provides: 
  • Business directory 
  • Business licensing 
  • Business start-up 
  • Community profile 
  • Development and administration of a community Economic Development Strategy, including economic and community development initiatives, business retention and expansion, and the promotion of industrial and commercial development 
  • Community tourism projects, as well as operating the Marathon Visitor Information Centre
Emergency Services is responsible for: 
  • Emergency plan 
  • Volunteer fire department 
  • Burn permits 
  • Provides free home fire safety inspections for residents, and will install smoke detectors if requested
Finance provides information on: 
  • Budget 
  • Financial information 
  • Payment due dates 
  • Performance measures 
  • Tax rates 
  • User fees and service charges
Works and Operations is responsible for: 
  • Airport 
  • Garbage collection 
  • Landfill site 
  • Recycling 
  • Roads 
  • Snow removal policy 
  • Water 
  • Water conservation tips
Hours Mon-Fri 10 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Marathon
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application process
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-229-1340
After Hours Phone 807-229-6125
Fax 807-229-1999
Primary Contact Darcy Skworchinksi, Chief Administrative Officer; Email:
Alternate Contact Louise Lees, Deputy Clerk; Email:
Primary Executive Rick Dumas, Mayor; Email:
Located In Community Marathon
Address 4 Hemlo Dr
Marathon, ON P0T 2E0
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Intersection Hemlo Dr and Jackson Cres
Mailing Address Bag TM 
Marathon, ON P0T 2E0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Funding City / Town
Elections 2018