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

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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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

 

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



Casey Towns

Chad Towns

Tanechia Riley

Abe Stanley

Brandon Towns

Mike Starr

Town of marion elected officials

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

TOWN OF MARION

REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING

NOVEMBER 12, 2019


The Town of Marion’s Board of Alderman met Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Marion Fire Station for the regular business meeting.  Members present included:  Mayor Danny A. Smith, Aldermen Bubba Hoggatt, Jeffrey Kirkland, and Mark Andrews and Alderwoman Rhonda Davis. Alderwoman Lindsey Franklin was absent.  Guests included Clerk Johnnie Baker, Assistant Clerk Cheryl Futch, Water Superintendent Jimmy Caldwell, Assistant Water Superintendent Stacy Caldwell, Chief Mark Dodd, and Shirley Burch.  Mayor Smith called the meeting to order and Shirley Burch gave the invocation.  Stacey Caldwell led the pledge of allegiance.  Mayor Smith then welcomed the guests.

On motion by Alderman Kirkland, second by Alderwoman Davis to adopt the minutes from the October business meeting.  Motion carried.

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

Alderwoman Davis reported on the Garbage and Trash Ordinance 2019-01 and the Council and Mayor discussed the changes that the Public Works Committee proposed to make to the Ordinance.  The next step will be to advertise for the public hearing to be held next month.  Immediately following the public hearing the Council will take action on the Ordinance.

The Council and Mayor discussed the progress in regards to the Ordinances pertaining to excessive grass, weeds, and plants and the Ordinance on junk and junked vehicles.  This process will take time but will encourage all Marion citizens to become more aware of personal property and how it is maintained.

Mayor Smith advised the Council that Robbie Lawson of Amethyst Construction will be giving the Town a quote on how much it will cost to remove the 70x60 concrete slab where the Old Post Office was on Main Street.

Water Superintendent Jimmy Caldwell gave an update on the LCDBG Water Project.  He advised there is a lot going on and that all is going very smoothly.

Alderman Hoggatt presented to the Mayor and Council details of the upcoming Town of Marion Christmas Party.  The date of the party is December 23rd at 2:00 PM and will be for all citizens of Marion.

On motion by Alderman Hoggatt, second by Alderman Andrews to adopt Resolution 2019-06 – LGAP Application and to authorize Mayor Smith to sign documents for said resolution. Motion carried.

On motion by Alderwoman Davis. second by Alderman Andrews to Adopt Resolution 2019-07 – CWEF Application and authorize Mayor Smith to sign documents for said resolution.  Motion carried.  

Alderman Mark Andrews introduced Ordinance 2019-02 Amended Budget 2019 – General, Water, and Sewer Funds and Ordinance 2019-03 – Budget 2020 – General, Water, and Sewer Funds.

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


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




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Jeffrey Kirkland

P.O. Box 511

Marion, LA 71260



Rhonda Davis

PO Box 18

Farmerville, LA 71241



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