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 of marion elected officials

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

 Unfortunately, effective December 1, 2020, we are no longer allowed to accept cash per our town auditor.  We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you! 

HOME OF THE MAYHAW FESTIVAL


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

 

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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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

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

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​TOWN OF MARION

REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING

November 10, 2020​


The Town of Marion's Board of Aldermen met Tuesday, November 10, 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, Mark Andrews, and Alderwoman Lindsey Redd.  Guests included Clerk Johnnie Baker, Assistant Clerk Cheryl Futch, Water Superintendent Jimmy Caldwell, Assistant Water Superintendent Stacy Caldwell, and Chief of Police Mark Dodd.  Aldwerwoman Rhonda Davis was absent.  Mayor Smith called the meeting to order and Chief Dodd gave the invocation.  Water Superintendent Jimmy Caldwell led the pledge of allegiance and then Mayor Smith welcomed the guests.


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


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


On motion by Alderman Hoggatt, second by Alderman Kirkland to rescind action to provide $500.00 for 2021 to the Union Humane Society.  Motion carried.


On motion by Alderman Kirkland, second by Alderman Andrews to provide $1,000.00 for 2021 to the Union Humane Society pending the Humane Society making the changes recommended by the Town of Marion's legal counsel on the Marion/Union Humane Society Co-Operative Endeavor Agreement.  Motion carried.


Mayor Smith updated the council on the Down Town Park.  Bart Dougdale will be providing a conceptual rendering of the park in the near future.


Alderman Jeffrey Kirkland introduced Ordinance 2020-03-2020 Amended Budgets.


Alderman Mark Andrews introduced Ordinance 2020-04-2021 Budgets.


On motion by Alderman Hoggatt, second by Alderwoman Redd to adopt Resolution 2020-05 authorizing Mayor Danny A. Smith to conduct business, negotiate, and sign all agreements regarding CDBG for Disaster Recovery/FEMA Public Assistance Non Federal Share Match Program for Union Parish in the aftermath of 2016 severe storms and flooding events.  Motion carried.


On motion by Alderman Kirkland, second by Alderwoman Redd to grant liquor license to Brothers Quick Mart, Double Quick #5, and Dollar General.  The motion was presented with a roll call vote with the following result:


YEA: Kirkland, Redd, Andrews

NAY: Hoggatt

ANSTAIN: None

ABSENT: Davis


Police Chief Dodd made the request to hire a full time officer.  Chief Dodd advised the counsel of the need for the officer.


On motion by Alderman Kirkland, second by Alderman Hoggatt to enter into Executive Session regarding personnel matters for a full time employee.  Motion carried.


On motion by Adlerman Kirkland, second by Alderwoman Redd to come out of Executive Session.  Motion carried.  No action was taken.


On motion by Alderman Kirkland, second by Alderman Andrews to hire Ashley Rhodes as a full time police officer and send to the academy. The motion was presented with a roll call cote with the following reuslts:


YEA: Kirkland, Andrews, Hoggatt, Redd

NAY: None

ABSTAIN: None

ABSENT: Davis


On motion by Alderman Hoggatt, second by Alderman Kirkland to hire Brady Byrnes as a part time police officer and send to the academy with an agreement of a two year commitment to the Town of Marion. Motion carried.


Grant Application has been submitted to Claiborne Electric for eight portable speed bumps.


Marion Storywalk Celebration was a huge success at the Marion Walking Path.  50 children participated with a total of 100 in attendance.


U.P.D.C. inmates worked in Marion on Friday, 10/30/2020.  Also a male resident did some community service.


Marion Christmas Activities including the parade have been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns and State Fire Marshal restrictions and LA. Dept. of Health guidelines.


The Town of Marion now offers payment of water bills, ticket/fines, and property tax online.  Visit www.townofmarionla.com and click on the government section to locate the access to pay online.


​The Council was adjourned.