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 elected officials



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:






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


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





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
Absent: Hoggatt, Andrews
On motion by Alderwoman Redd, second by Alderman Kirkland to adjourn. Motion carried


Town of Marion

Casey Towns

Chad Towns

Tanechia Riley

Abe Stanley

Brandon Towns

Mike Starr

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-

Assistant Clerk:   Cheryl Futch-


Police Dept.:          Chief of Police: Mark


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



January 14, 2020

The Town of Marion's Board of Alderman met Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the Marion Fire Station for the regular business meeting.  Members present included: Mayor Danny A. Smith, Mark Andrews, and Jeffrey Kirkland and Alderwomen Rhonda Davis and Lindsey Redd.  Guests included Clerk Johnnie Baker, Assistant Clerk Cheryl Futch, Water Superintendent Jimmy Caldwell, Assistant Water Superintendent Stacy Caldwell, Ann Smith, Bobby Earl Hicks, Chief Mark Dodd, and Officer Ashley Rhodes.  Alderman Bubba Hoggatt was absent.  Mayor Smith called the meeting to order and Alderwoman Davis gave the invocatio.  Ann Smith led the pledge of allegiance. Mayor Smith then welcomed the guests.

On motion by Alderwoman Redd, second by Alderwoman Davis to adopt the minutes from the December regular business meeting. Motion carried.

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

Mayor Smith reiterated how important it will be to have a good U.S. Census and advised there are several that are interested in working for the Census Bureau in the upcoming survey. An accurate count will benefit the Town.

An order has been placed for 350 high quality trash carts with lids.  These will be stamped with the "Town of Marion" and with an identifying number. The cans will be for residents and businesses.

Mayor Smith has signed the U.P. 911 Communications District Cooperative Endeavor Agreement.

Mayor Smith is working with Chief Dodd on selecting a code enforcement office.  This officer will work to see that Ordinances 2010-03 and 99-01 for junk, junked vehicles, trash, and debris are enforced as well as other ordinances.

Mayor Smith shared with the Council and guests that Walmart has contributed $1,500 towards the new downtown park and the Claiborne Electric will be making  a donation as well.

On motion by Alderman Kirkland, second by Alderwoman Davis to adopt the Town of Marion Sexual Harassment Policy. Motion carried.

The committee for the Mayhaw Pageant and Festival will begin meeting soon to begin planning for the 2020 events.  This year a Mayhaw Banquet will be added to the annual festivities.

The council was given a copy of the current Water Bill Collection Policy for review.  Changes to the policy will be decided on in the February regular business meeting.

Fire Chief Jimmy Caldwell will be trying to recruit some firefighters and will also be scheduling some classes as well as attending already scheduled classes that are in the area.

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

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

**A signed copy of the above meeting minutes is on file and available at Town Hall in Marion.**