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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:



Coffee with Council will be held next Thursday, August 5 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.



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...







For those who have filed to run in the Marvin Mayoral and Council elections on November 2, 2021, a candidate questionnaire is available to share information about yourselves and why you are running for office.

To be eligible to participate, you must have filed to run for office with the...





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,...



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 let us know. Stay tuned for future...



A Better Quality of Service at a Lower Cost!

It is an exciting time to be a Marvin resident! Beginning April 1, 2022, the Village will be taking over ALL solid waste and recycling services. With that, residents will see many positive changes to come with their current services.

Check...



On this day 27 years ago, the North Carolina General Assembly officially incorporated Marvin as a Village. Even though the Marvin community existed for more than 100 years prior, incorporating as a municipality allowed Marvin residents to chart their own course towards the future. We are proud...



The Marvin Village Council and Staff wishes everyone a Happy Independence Day. We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday weekend celebrating the birth of our great country. Village Hall will be closed on Monday, July 5 in observance.



National Night Out 2021
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
5:30pm - 8pm
Marvin Efird Park
8909 New Town Road

Come join the fun for National Night Out! National Night Out is a community event which is meant to increase awareness about police programs...



At their June 24 work session meeting, the Village Council appointed Richard Holzberg to serve on the Planning Board for a term expiring 3/1/2024.

Thanks Richard for serving your community!



The July 1 meeting of the Marvin Heritage District Strategic Plan Committee Meeting has been canceled. The Committee's next meeting will be held on Thursday, August 5 at 6:30pm.



The Village of Marvin is pleased to announce the hiring of Hunter Nestor as the Planning and Zoning Administrator. Mr. Nestor will begin work on Tuesday, July 6th, 2021.

Mr. Nestor has spent the last 3 years with Western Piedmont Council of Governments (WPCOG) in Hickory, NC as a Community...



The meeting of the Western Union Municipal Alliance scheduled for Thursday, June 24 at 4pm at Wesley Chapel Village Hall has been canceled. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, July 22 at 4pm at Wesley Chapel Village Hall.

WUMA or The Western Union Municipal Alliance was formed in...



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:

    ...


The Marvin Village Council & Staff wishes all who celebrate a Happy Juneteenth this Saturday.

Juneteenth, also known as "Freedom Day," "Jubilee Day," or "Emancipation Day" is holiday commemorating June 19, 1865 on which Union Army General Gordon Granger...



The Marvin Village Council & Staff wishes all our residents a Happy Fathers Day this Sunday. We hope everyone takes a moment to appreciate all our fathers do for us.



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,...



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...



Disc golf is coming soon to Marvin Efird Park. The Ace Place Course by Innova will be a great addition to the Park, but we need your help. Would you consider being a sponsor for this piece of Marvin history?

Sponsorships are available, please see the flyer below for more details.



National Night Out is back in 2021!

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
5:30pm - 8pm
Marvin Efird Park
8909 New Town Road

Stay tuned for more information very soon!



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:

    ...


At their regular meeting on Tuesday, June 8, the Village Council appointed Kenneth Marino to serve on the Planning Board. Thanks Ken for serving your community!



The Marvin Village Council wishes everyone a Happy Flag Day. Flag Day commemorates the adoption of our national flag by the Second Continental Congress on June 14, 1777.



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:

    ...


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...



Please remember that left turns onto Marvin Road from New Town Road are prohibited between the hours of 3:30pm - 6:30pm, Monday through Friday. Those needing to turn left onto Marvin Road must proceed to the roundabout at New Town and Waxhaw-Marvin Road and turn around. Please see the map below for...



Please excuse the condition of the plants on the roundabouts on New Town Road. The Village is in the process of choosing better plants that will be planted this fall. It's our goal to ensure that these new plants will thrive and bring a beautiful splash of color to the Marvin landscape.



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:

    ...


This past week, NCDOT closed a portion of New Town Road between Village Hall and Marvin Road from Monday through Wednesday, in order to remove a dying oak tree that was leaning into towards the roadway.

We strive to provide advanced notice of all road closures, however, the Village...



Mayor Pollino’s email has unfortunately been hit by a phishing scam. Please do not open any emails from m87449135@gmail.com or any other addresses claiming to be Mayor Pollino. If you have received emails from Mayor Pollino requesting anything, please disregard.

We apologize for any...



Village Hall will be closed in commemoration of Memorial Day on Monday, May 31. The Marvin Village Council and Staff encourage all residents to take a moment on this solemn day to remember those we've lost in service to our great nation.



Are you on Nextdoor? Do you regularly receive local news on the platform? Make sure you're subscribed to the Village of Marvin on Nextdoor to ensure you're getting the latest and most up-to-date news.

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Please take note that New Town Road is currently closed to through traffic, while a dying tree is being removed from Banks Presbyterian Church. Those needing to use this route should proceed to Joe Kerr Road off of Marvin Road and Marvin School Road.



Oh Deer! I Built a Wildlife Habitat and now the Wildlife is Destroying my Garden…Now What?

So far in our 2021 Speaker Series, we’ve talked about attracting wildlife to our public and private property. But sometimes you get a little more than you bargained for. Rupert...



On Tuesday, May 11, 2021, the Marvin Village Council adopted Proclamation 2021-05-01 to Honor Emergency Medical Services Personnel. EMS personnel have been vital throughout the pandemic and we all cannot thank them enough for serving our communities.

You can read the full proclamation...



As part of the rollout of MarvinNC.gov, we are showcasing new website features. This week we'd like to show off the new page for the Village Hall project. Intended to be a focal point of the Marvin community, Marvin Village Hall will be under construction soon for approximately 8 months. To read...



Thanks to everyone who joined us physically and virtually for the Spring Town Hall Meeting. The Marvin Village Council and Staff presented updates on numerous ongoing projects, including Village Hall, the Marvin Heritage District, and much more. Unfortunately, we experienced technical difficulties...



Mark your calendars for the Village of Marvin’s Spring Town Hall! This is your chance to speak back and forth with the Village Council in an open public forum about important issues in the community. Questions may be asked in person or submitted to the Village Clerk. Council and Staff will also...



The Village of Marvin has been in communication with the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality: Air Quality Division regarding the numerous concerns and complaints regarding the pungent smell often experienced within our community. As of Friday, May 7, 2021, the South Carolina Department...



Please remember that left turns onto Marvin Road from New Town Road are prohibited between the hours of 3:30pm - 6:30pm, Monday through Friday. Those needing to turn left onto Marvin Road must proceed to the roundabout at New Town and Waxhaw-Marvin Road and turn around.

Please see the map...



Mark your calendars for the Village of Marvin’s Spring Town Hall! This is your chance to speak back and forth with the Village Council in an open public forum about important issues in the community. Questions may be asked in person or submitted to the Village Clerk. Council and Staff will also...



Mark your calendars for the Village of Marvin’s Spring Town Hall! This is your chance to speak back and forth with the Village Council in an open public forum about important issues in the community. Questions may be asked in person or submitted to the Village Clerk. Council and Staff will also...





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:

    ...


The Marvin Village Council and Staff wishes everyone a Happy Mothers Day. We hope that everyone takes a moment this Sunday to give thanks to all our mothers for all that they do.



Mark your calendars for the Village of Marvin’s Spring Town Hall! This is your chance to speak with the Village Council in an open public forum about important issues in the community. Questions may be asked in person or submitted to the Village Clerk.

Council and Staff will also...



LandDesign and Jones Homes USA will hold a public information meeting on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 from 5-7 pm at Village Hall (10004 New Town Road) for the purpose of receiving public comment on the development of a major subdivision, “The Estates at Marvin Branch.”

To participate...



As part of the recent rollout of the Village's new website, MarvinNC.gov, we want to introduce to residents some of the new features. The next feature we would like to showcase is the new page on transportation.

Curious about the Village's road maintenance schedule? Want to review...



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:

    ...


Tomorrow, Friday, April 30, 2021 at noon, the Marvin Village Council and Staff will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Village Hall at the site at the corner of New Town and Marvin School Road. Parking will be available at Marvin Elementary School and a shuttle will be provided. Refreshments...



Mark your calendars for the Village of Marvin’s Spring Town Hall! This is your chance to speak with the Village Council in an open public forum about important issues in the community. Questions may be asked in person or submitted to the Village Clerk.

Council and Staff will also use...



As shown in the photos below, today marks the beginning of the installation of new street signs for the Canterfield Creek and Weddington Chase subdivisions. Show your Marvin pride!

Please contact Christina Amos, Village Manager, if you wish to have your signs replaced.





On Friday, April 30, 2021 at noon, the Marvin Village Council and Staff will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Village Hall at the site at the corner of New Town and Marvin School Road.

Parking will be available at Marvin Elementary School and a shuttle will be provided. Refreshments...



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:

    ...


The new Marvin Village Hall will soon be under construction! Once completed in roughly 8 months time, 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...



As part of the recent rollout of the Village's new website, MarvinNC.gov, we want to introduce to residents some of the new features. The next feature we would like to showcase is the new photo gallery.

Are you a shutterbug? Do you want to share your photos of life in Marvin? Please...



Earth Day is on Thursday, April 22 and features events held around the world to show support for environmental protection. The Village of Marvin is so fortunate to be home to many certified wildlife habitats, as well as residents that care so much about the environment.

This Earth Day, we...



The Village of Marvin will be coordinating a community clean-up event on Saturday, April 24 from 8-11am, where volunteers will help pick up litter along roadsides in the Village. For those wishing to volunteer, registration will be held from 8-9am at Marvin Efird Park (8909 New Town Road).



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:

    ...


Guest Speaker: Annie Howell, Union County Extension Master Gardener

April 27, 2021 at 6:30 PM on Zoom

Annie Howell has a great knowledge of native plants and insects (including moths and butterflies, the spokes models of the insect kingdom). She will discuss ways to attract pollinators...



With the rollout of MarvinNC.gov, we want to highlight some new features. Next up is the interactive trails map. Trying to plan the perfect day outdoors? Need to know where to park? Use the map to find out!



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...



On April 13, 2021, at their regular meeting, the Marvin Village Council adopted a resolution to oppose a proposed bill being considered in the North Carolina General Assembly that would reform zoning statewide to allow duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, and/or townhomes wherever single-family housing...



The Village of Marvin will be coordinating a community clean-up event on Saturday, April 24 from 9-11am, where volunteers will help pick up litter along roadsides in the Village.

For HOA leaders and those wishing to volunteer that are not associated with a subdivision, registration will...



The Village of Marvin is requesting residents volunteer at Marvin Efird Park on Saturday, April 17 at 10am. This is a great opportunity to earn service hours and to serve your community. Social distancing will be required.

For more information, please contact Parks and Recreation.



On Saturday, April 17 from 10am-12pm, we will have a Master Gardener (or two) in the Community Garden at Marvin Efird Park. Come check out the garden, do a little planting and bring your gardening questions.

It will be the first weekend after our last frost day, so it will be a great day...



The playground at Marvin Efird Park will remained closed on Wednesday, April 14 and Thursday, April 15 due to maintenance.



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:

    ...


As part of the recent rollout of the Village's new website, MarvinNC.gov, we want to introduce to residents some of the new features. The next feature we would like to showcase is the new page on facility rentals.

Are you looking for a venue for your event? Check out the facility rentals...



The playground at Marvin Efird Park will be closed for maintenance today, April 12 and tomorrow, April 13.

Thanks for your cooperation.



The Village of Marvin is requesting residents volunteer at Marvin Efird Park on Saturday, April 17 at 10am. This is a great opportunity to earn service hours and to serve your community. Social distancing will be required.

For more information, please contact Parks and Recreation.



On Saturday, April 17 from 10am-12pm, we will have a Master Gardener (or two) in the Community Garden at Marvin Efird Park. Come check out the garden, do a little planting and bring your gardening questions. It will be the first weekend after our last frost day, so it will be a great day to start...



The Marvin Community Garden includes 24 raised garden beds that measure 9’ x 3’ x 11”. The garden enclosure is approximately 500 square feet. Benefits of a Community Garden include social interactions, a sense of community, nutritious food and recreational and educational opportunities.

The...



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:

    ...


Please remember that left turns onto Marvin Road from New Town Road are prohibited between the hours of 3:30pm - 6:30pm, Monday through Friday. Those needing to turn left onto Marvin Road must proceed to the roundabout at New Town and Waxhaw-Marvin Road and turn around.

Please see the map...



Unfortunately, a quorum will not be present for the Marvin Heritage District Strategic Plan Committee meeting on Thursday, April 1 at 6:30pm, meaning that the meeting will not take place. The agenda items for this meeting will be postponed to the May 6 meeting.



As part of the growth of our communications, the Village of Marvin has joined Twitter!

Please follow us at @VillageofMarvin for the latest news and updates!



As part of the recent rollout of the Village's new website, MarvinNC.gov, we want to introduce to residents some of the new features. The next feature we would like to showcase is the resources tab on our homepage.

Are you new to Marvin? Are you looking to change your garbage collection...



The Village of Marvin is aware of the bipartisan “Increase Housing Opportunities” bills (HB401 and SB349) and we are following closely. Staff has been in communication with the North Carolina League of Municipalities (NCLM), Centralina Council of Government (CCOG), as well as our local...



As of Monday, March 29, the office hours for Marvin Village Hall will be effective:

Monday - Thursday: 10am - 2pm
Friday - Closed



As part of the recent rollout of the Village's new website, MarvinNC.gov, we want to introduce to residents some of the new features. The next feature we would like to showcase is the consolidated page for agendas, minutes, and recordings.

Did you miss that last Council meeting? Want...



At their February 25 work session meeting, the Village Council appointed Parag Patel to serve on the Planning Board.

Thanks Parag for serving your community!



The Village of Marvin Council and Staff wishes everyone a Happy (and Lucky) Saint Patrick's Day. This day celebrates Irish heritage, Irish culture and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland.

Remember to wear green so you don't get pinched!



As part of the recent rollout of the Village's new website, MarvinNC.gov, we want to introduce to residents some of the new features. The next feature we would like to showcase is the new public notice and newsletter archives.

Did you misplace that meeting notice and Webex information?...



Remember that daylight savings time begins Sunday, so be sure to set your clocks ahead one hour before you go to sleep Saturday night.



The Village of Marvin has officially joined Twitter! Please follow us at @VillageofMarvin for the latest news and updates.



Dear Residents,

The redesign for the intersection at Waxhaw-Marvin Road and Bonds Grove Church Road Is underway, and we would like your input! Union County has identified this intersection as one of the top 15 intersections in the County that need reconfiguration for safety and traffic flow...



Dear Residents and Neighbors of Marvin,

We would like to inform you that the applicant for the Aventon apartment complex has withdrawn their rezoning application for 298 apartments on 19 acres at the corner of New Town Road and Providence Road. This means that the rezoning process will not...



Want to see what's coming to the Village of Marvin in 2021 and beyond? Curious to see what Council and Staff are working on? Check out our upcoming projects newsletter! Topics include: Spring Town Hall Meeting, Park & Greenway Improvements, Expansion of the Marvin Loop Trail, Village Hall,...



The Marvin Community Garden includes 24 raised garden beds that measure 9’ x 3’ x 11”. The garden enclosure is approximately 500 square feet. Benefits of a Community Garden include social interactions, a sense of community, nutritious food and recreational and educational opportunities....



Please remember that left turns onto Marvin Road from New Town Road are prohibited between the hours of 3:30pm - 6:30pm, Monday through Friday. Those needing to turn left onto Marvin Road must proceed to the roundabout at New Town and Waxhaw-Marvin Road and turn around.

Please see the map...



As part of the recent rollout of the Village's new website, MarvinNC.gov, we want to introduce to residents some of the new features. The first of these is the interactive projects map.

Are you curious what's going on at a nearby construction site? Wondering when a subdivision is...



The Union County Planning Board heard the case for the Aventon Apartments rezoning proposal earlier this week. The proposal was for 310 apartments on 19 acres at the SW corner of New Town Road and Providence Road. At their March 2 meeting the Union County Planning Board vote unanimously to deny the...



The Union County Planning Board will be hearing the case for the Aventon Apartments rezoning proposal tonight at 7pm. This is a rezoning proposal for 310 apartments on 19 acres at the SW corner of New Town Road and Providence Road, The property is in unincorporated Union County, but this affects Village...



The Union County Planning Board will be hearing the case for the Aventon Apartments rezoning proposal at their next meeting on March 2nd at 7pm. This is a rezoning proposal for 310 apartments on 19 acres at the SW corner of New Town Road and Providence Road, The property is in unincorporated Union...



We hope you will consider getting involved in the community by serving on one of the Village's advisory boards. As of March 1, there will be one vacant seat on the Planning Board.

Attention Younger Residents (18+): Please volunteer! Serving on advisory boards is a great way to develop...



Dear Residents,

Coffee with Council will be held next Tuesday, February 23 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! As attendance continues to rise for these events, please be...



What is MARSH?

MARSH or the Marvin Area for the Restoration and Sustainability of wildlife Habitat is an organization affiliated with the Village of Marvin that seeks to educate and engage our community about the importance and benefits of restoring, protecting and conserving...



The Village of Marvin is requesting residents volunteer at Marvin Efird Park on Saturday, February 20 at 10am.

Looking at the weather forecast it looks like Saturday will be perfect but rain between now and then. Volunteers need to be prepared for mud and water and should bring gloves that...



The Marvin Community Garden includes 24 raised garden beds that measure 9’ x 3’ x 11”. The garden enclosure is approximately 500 square feet. Benefits of a Community Garden include social interactions, a sense of community, nutritious food and recreational and educational opportunities.

The...



At their February 9 regular meeting, the Village Council appointed Jennifer Barbara as an alternate for the Board of Adjustment. Congratulations to Jennifer! Thank you for serving the community!



We hope you will consider getting involved in the community by serving on one of the Village's advisory boards. As of March 1, there will be one vacant seat on the Planning Board.

Attention Younger Residents (18+): Please volunteer! Serving on advisory boards is a great way to develop...



Dear residents,

We would like to issue a correction about yesterday’s post regarding the public involvement meeting for the Aventon apartment complex. We have discovered that the developer did in fact attempt to send us an invitation in advance, but they had sent it to our marvinnc.org...



Dear Residents of Marvin,

Apologies for the short notice, but we were just made aware that the second public involvement meeting for the Aventon apartment complex will be held tomorrow, February 11th, at 6:30pm. (The developer was not statutorily required to send our office an invitation)....



The Village of Marvin is requesting residents volunteer at Marvin Efird Park on Saturday, February 20 at 10am. This is a great opportunity to earn service hours and to serve your community. Social distancing will be required.

For more information, please contact Derek Durst, Public Facilities...





We hope you will consider getting involved in the community by serving on one of the Village's advisory boards. As of March 1, there will be one vacant seat on the Planning Board.

Attention Younger Residents (18+): Please volunteer! Serving on advisory boards is a great way to develop...



The Marvin Community Garden includes 24 raised garden beds that measure 9’ x 3’ x 11”. The garden enclosure is approximately 500 square feet. Benefits of a Community Garden include social interactions, a sense of community, nutritious food and recreational and educational opportunities.

The...



2021 will be an exciting year in the Village of Marvin. With upcoming projects like Village Hall, the Marvin Heritage District, a Disc Golf Course at Marvin Efird Park, and more, we have a lot of news to share!

Stay tuned for a newsletter detailing these projects and more!



Near the close of 2020, the Village Council adopted an ordinance to address traffic issues at the New Town & Marvin Road intersection until the roundabout is constructed. Ensuring the public safety is paramount amongst the priorities of Village Council & Staff.

The ordinance prohibits...





We hope you will consider getting involved in the community by serving on one of the Village's advisory boards. Currently, there is one vacant alternate seat on the Board of Adjustment.

Attention Younger Residents (18+): Please volunteer! Serving on advisory boards is a great way to...



WUMA or The Western Union Municipal Alliance was formed in August 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...



The Village Council has yet to decide whether we will officially move forward with the Marvin Heritage District, on New Town Road between Marvin Road and Marvin School Road. Before any decisions are made, we want your input on a list of proposed commercial uses, which will help define the character...



Dear Marvin Residents,

There is a high-density residential rezoning proposal at the Southwest corner of New Town Road and Providence Road (behind the storage facility). The proposal is for a 310-unit apartment complex on 19 acres, which yields a density of over 16 units per acre. This property...



The Village of Marvin offices are closed until further notice due to COVID-19 exposure. To reach office staff go to MarvinNC.Gov, hover over Administration and click Staff Directory.

We apologize for the inconvenience.