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

TOWN OF MARION

REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING

OCTOBER 8, 2019

              The Town of Marion’s Board of Aldermen met Tuesday, October 8, 2019 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 Alderwomen Lindsey Redd and Rhonda Davis. Guests included: Clerk Johnnie Baker, Assistant Clerk Cheryl Futch, Water Superintendent Jimmy Caldwell, Assistant Water Superintendent Stacy Caldwell, Ann Smith, Virginia Baker, Lake Medlin, Barbara Medlin, Lessie B. Jamerson, Billy Ray Jamerson, Johnny B. Gilliam, and Connie Wallace. Mayor Smith called the meeting to order and Johnnie B. Gilliam gave the invocation. Lake Medlin led the Pledge of Allegiance. Mayor Smith then welcomed the guests 


Mayor Smith opened to floor for public comments. Lessie B. Jamerson asked for permission for the Friendship Chapter 93 to have a Christmas Parade on December 7, @ 11:00 am. Mayor Smith and the Council agreed with the date and time of the parade. 


On motion by Aderwoman Redd, second by Alderman Andrews to adopt the minutes from the September business meeting. Motion carried. 


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


Mayor Smith recognized Connie Wallace for a job well done in cleaning up some property on Hwy 551/MLK in Marion. 


Lake Medlin gave a report from the Marion American Patriotism Committee. The committee will be making sure all flags are properly maintained and flown correctly. 


Ordinance 2019-01 an ordinance for Garbage and Trash was introduced by Councilmen Kirkland. 


On motion by Alderman Kirkland second by Alderman Hoggatt to continue enforcing Ordinance 99-01 Excessive Grass, Weeds, and Plants, and Ordinance 03-2010 Junk and Junked Vehicles. Motion carried. 


Mayor Smith gave an update on the Downtown Park Project. Mayor Smith expressed a desire to complete this project at no cost to the Town. The project would provide a beautiful space in the middle of Marion on Main Street. 


Alderwoman Davis gave a report from the Public Works Committee in regards to previous concerns regarding dogs inside the Walking Trail. 


On motion by Alderwoman Davis, second by Alderman Andrews to add a sign at the Walking Trail with rules for the Trail. Motion carried. 


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


Mayor Smith reported on these items:

1.) Walking Trail directional signs arrived and ready to be installed. 

2.) Sign for Isaac Cole PVT Rd. has been made and ready to be installed. 

3.) Boards are being replaced at the Walking Trail bridge. 

4.) U.P.D.C inmate labor is continuing to be utilized. 

5.) Riley Company is surveying Town property across the street from Fire Station on Gayle Street. 

6.) Mayor Smith appointed Bubba Hoggatt to Chair an Events/Activites Committee. Other members will be Lindsey Redd, Rhonda Davis, and Kim Stinson. 

7.) Mayor Smith appointed Mark Andrews to Chair a Buildings and Grounds Committee. Other members will be Jeffrey Kirkland and Jimmy Caldwell. 


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




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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

 

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Town of Marion


Casey Towns

Chad Towns

Tanechia Riley

Abe Stanley

Brandon Towns

Mike Starr

Jeffrey Kirkland

P.O. Box 511

Marion, LA 71260



Rhonda Davis

PO Box 18

Farmerville, LA 71241



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

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

                                         For non-emergency dial (318) 368-7033