Casey Towns

Chad Towns

Tanechia Riley

Abe Stanley

Brandon Towns

Mike Starr

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

 

Town of marion elected officials

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

Jeffrey Kirkland

P.O. Box 511

Marion, LA 71260



Rhonda Davis

PO Box 18

Farmerville, LA 71241



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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HOME OF THE MAYHAW FESTIVAL

Town of Marion

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

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

​September 8, 2020


The Town of Marion's Board of Aldermen met Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the Marion Fire Station for the regular business meeting.  Members present included: Mayor Danny A. Smith, Alderman Bubba Hoggatt, Jeffrey Kirkland, and Mark Andrews. and Alderwoman Lindsey Redd.  Guests included: Clerk Johnnie Baker, Assistant Clerk Cheryl Futch, Water Superintendent Jimmy Caldwell, and Assistant Water Superintendent Stacy Caldwell. Alderwoman Rhonda Davis and Police Chief Mark Dodd were absent.  Mayor Smith called the meetingto order and Clerk Baker gave invocation.  Assistant Clerk Futch led the pledge of allegiance and then Mayor Smith welcomed the guests.


​Mayor Smith opened the public hearing for the closing of the LCDBG FY 2018-2019. There being no comments the hearing was closed.


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


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


On motion by Alderman Andrews, second by Alderman Kirkland to give an annual donation in the amount of $500.00 to the Union Humane Society in connection with the cooperative endeavor agreement between the Town of Marion and the Union Humane Society. This donation should begin in 2021.


Mayor Smith advised the contractor for the downtown park should be contacting him in the near future.


On motion by Alderman Hoggatt, second by Alderwoman Redd, adopt Ordinance 2020-02 Claiborne Electric Franchise Agreement.  Motion carried.


On motion by Alderman Kirkland, second by Alderwoman Redd to adopt Resolution 2020-04 Residential Antidisplacement and Relocation Assistance Plan.  Motion carried.  A full copy of the resolution is on file at the Marion Town Hall.


Mayor Smith reminded everyone to call on duty police or 911 when traffic offenders are spotted in town.  This will help to keep Marion safe.


Fire Chief Jimmy Caldwell advised there is a burn ban, but some burning will be allowed if proper precautions are taken and the residents call the Fire Chief @ (318)292-4715 prior to burning.


Mayor Smith advised the water stayed on through Hurricane Laura and the sewer system did well also.


Pallets of water and MREs were distributed to Marion residents and neighbors from surrounding area on August 31, September 1, and September 2, 2020.


One hundred fifty backpacks were given out on September 5, 2020 at the Marion Community Back to School Bash.


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


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