Casey Towns

Chad Towns

Tanechia Riley

Abe Stanley

Brandon Towns

Mike Starr

Chief of Police


Mark Dodd

300 Joe Brown Rd.

Marion, LA 71260



Marion Fire Department


Marion Fire Chief: Jimmy Caldwell


MFD Members:

Stacy Caldwell

Bryan Strother

Nap Riley

Don Charles

Roger Reeves

Mike Brantley

Michael Gilliam

Address:

146 Hopkins Dr.

Marion, LA 71260

(318) 292-4715 (B)


Mayor Danny Smith began his first term on January 1, 2019.  His first term will end on December 31, 2022

 

Marion City Council: The Honorable-

 

Mark Andrews

177 Baker St.

Marion, LA 71260



Bubba Hoggatt

P.O. Box 376

Marion, LA 71260



Lindsey Redd

783 Main St.

Marion, LA 71260


Town Departments:

 

Town Clerk:     Johnnie Baker- johnnieb@centurytel.net

Assistant Clerk:   Cheryl Futch- cherylfutch@centurytel.net

 

Police Dept.:          Chief of Police: Mark Dodd-markdodd@centurytel.net

 

Fire Chief:                Jimmy Caldwell


 

Public Works:           Jimmy Caldwell-Superintendent

                                     Stacy Caldwell-Assistant

 

Ambulance Services:   Union Parish utilizes Pafford MS

                                         Dial 911 for emergency services

                                         For non-emergency dial (318) 368-7033

Jeffrey Kirkland

P.O. Box 511

Marion, LA 71260



Rhonda Davis

PO Box 18

Farmerville, LA 71241



Town of marion elected officials

TOWN OF MARION

SPECIAL MEETING

JUNE 14, 2019
The Town of Marion’s Board of Alderman met Friday, June 14, at 6:00 p.m. at the Marion
Town Hall for a special business meeting. Members present included: Alderman Jeffrey
Kirkland and Alderwomen Lindsey Redd and Rhonda Davis. Guests included Clerk Johnnie
Baker. Members not present included Aldermen Bubba Hoggatt and Mark Andrews. Mayor
Smith called the meeting to order. Alderwoman Rhonda Davis gave the invocation.
On motion by Alderman Kirkland, second by Alderwoman Davis to grant liquor license to
Brothers Kwik Mart. The motion was presented for a roll call vote with the following result;
YEA: Kirkland, Davis, Redd
NAY: None
ABSTAIN: None
Absent: Hoggatt, Andrews
On motion by Alderwoman Redd, second by Alderman Kirkland to adjourn. Motion carried


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Town of Marion

HOME OF THE MAYHAW FESTIVAL

RESOLUTION 2019-03

MILLAGE: GENERAL ALIMONY 7.43 mills


The official resolution is on file for viewing at the Town of Marion offices located at 398 Main St. Marion, LA 71260.


​BE IT RESOLVED, that the following millage(s) are hereby levied on the 2019 tax roll on all property subject to taxation by Town of Marion:


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the proper administrative officials of the Parish of Union, State of Louisiana, be and they are hereby empowered, authorized, and directed to spread said taxes, as hereinabove set forth, upon the assessment roll of said Parish for the year 2019, and to make the collection of hte taxes imposed for and on behalf of the taxing authority, according to law, and that the taxes herein levied shall become a permanent lien and privilege on all property subject to taxation as herein set forth, and collection thereof shall be enforceable in the manner provided by law.


The foregoing resolution was read in full, the roll was called on the adoption thereof, and the resolution was adopted by the following votes:

YEAS: HOGGATT, ANDREWS, REDD, KIRKLAND

NAYS: NONE

ABSTAINED: NONE

ABSENT: DAVIS


CERTIFICATE:


I hereby certify that the forgoing is a true and exact copy of the resolution adopted at the board meeting held on April 16, 2019, at which meeting a quorum was present and voting.


Marion, Louisiana, this 16th day of April 2019.


Official Signature of Town Clerk, Johnnie Baker, is on the official 2019 Millage Resolution document located at Marion Town Hall at 398 Main St. Marion, LA 71260

​TOWN OF MARION

REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING

 
The Town of Marion Council Meeting ​scheduled met Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Fire Station for the regular business meeting.  Members present included: Mayor Danny A. Smith, Aldermen Mark Andrews, Bubba Hoggatt, and Jeffrey Kirkland, and Alderwoman Rhonda Davis, and Lindsey Redd.  Guests included Clerk Johnnie Baker, Assistant Clerk Cheryl Futch, Water Superintendent Jimmy Caldwell, Assistant Water Superintendent Stacy Caldwell, Chief of Police Mark Dodd, and Virginia Baker.  Mayor Smith called the meeting to order and Alderman Hoggatt gave the invocation.  Alderman Kirkland led the pledge of allegiance and then Mayor Smith welcomed the guests.


On motion by Alderman Hoggatt, second by Alderwoman Davis to adopt the minutes from the March regular business meeting.  Motion carried.


On motion by Alderman Kirkland, second by Alderman Andrews to approve the budget to actual/financial report comparisons. Motion carried.


June 30th is Mayor Smith's last official day with 911.  Mayor Smith is looking forward to having more time to spend in Marion.


The council and mayor discussed the Town's animal control situation.  It was decided that a cooperative endeavor agreement would be drawn up between Marion and the Union Humane Society to help cover the cost of services provided by the Society.  The agreement will be voted on in a future regular business meeting.  


There is currently a lot of effort being given to shorten the delinquent bill list.  This effort will continue.


Selection of the Official Journal has been tabled until the July 2020 regular business meeting.


Mayor Smith shared with the council the test results taken by the State on 3/18/2020.  The results showed that the new carbon filtration system is working to control TTHM levels in Marion drinking water with the levels being well below the State's maximum level of 80 micrograms/liter.


The Town of Marion received a $10,000.00 grant from Claiborne Electric Round Up Trust Grant to help fund the purchase of a lift for the garbage truck.  The lift has been received and installed and is being used. This will increase efficiency in garbage collection.


The Town of Marion has applied to CenterPoint Energy for two pieces of firefighting equipment.


The Marion Mayhaw Festival activities have been rescheduled for Labor Day Weekend.  


Delta Community College Banners are now up on Main Street.


The Town appreciates the recent donation of benches for the Walking Trail.  The benches have been refurbished and have been placed along the trail.


Gravel has been placed for parking across from the Fire Station.


On motion by Alderman Hoggatt, second by Alderman Andrews to pay bills.  Motion carried.

On motion by Alderman Kirkland, second by Alderwoman Davis to adjourn.  Motion carried.