Town Departments:

Town Clerk:     Johnnie Baker-

Assistant Clerk:   Cheryl Futch-

Police Dept.:          Chief of Police: Mark

Fire Chief:                Kenneth Franklin

Public Works:           Jimmy Caldwell-Superintendent

                                     Stacy Caldwell-Assistant

Parks & Recreation: George Herring-Supervisor

Ambulance Services:   Union Parish utilizes Pafford MS

                                         Dial 911 for emergency services

                                         For non-emergency dial (318) 368-7033

Erik Redd

Wes Franklin

Casey Towns

Chad Towns

Tanechia Riley

Abe Stanley

Brandon Towns

Travis Pilgreen

Mike Starr

Chief of Police

Mark Dodd

300 Joe Brown Rd.

Marion, LA 71260

Marion Fire Department

Marion Fire Chief: Kenneth Franklin

MFD Members:

Jimmy Caldwell

Stacy Caldwell

Bryan Strother

Nap Riley

Don Charles

Roger Reeves

Mike Brantley

Michael Gilliam

Jeffrey Kirkland

P.O. Box 511

Marion, LA 71260

Ralph Holley

234 Crow St.

Marion, LA 71260


572 Main St.

Marion, LA 71260

(318) 292-4715

Mayor Kenneth Franklin

Governing Periods: Served the town as Mayor from 1987 until 1990. He was elected again in 1995 and is still serving as Mayor today!


Marion City Council: The Honorable-


Bobbie Wayne

188 Kennedy St.

Marion, LA 71260

Bubba Hoggatt

P.O. Box 350

Marion, LA 71260

Lindsey Redd

783 Main St.

Marion, LA 71260

Town of marion elected officials

Town of Marion

Town of Marion


​JANUARY  9, 2018

The Town of Marion’s Board of Alderman met Tuesday, January 9, at 7:00 p.m. at the Marion Fire Station for the regular business meeting.  Members present included:  Mayor Kenneth Franklin, Aldermen Bubba Hoggatt, Ralph Holley, and Johnny B. Gilliam, and Alderwoman Redd.  Guests included Clerk Johnnie Baker, Assistant Clerk Cheryl Futch, Water Superintendent Jimmy Caldwell, Assistant Water Superintendent Stacy Caldwell,  Rob Shadoin, Carol Shadoin and Bruce Hampton.  Police Chief Mark Dodd was absent. Mayor Franklin called the meeting to order and gave the invocation.  Mayor Franklin led the pledge of allegiance and then welcomed the guests.

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

On motion by Alderman Holley, second by Alderwoman Redd to approve the financial reports.  Motion carried.

Alderman Holley gave an update on; the project that he is working on to get new street signs for the Town of Marion.

On motion by Alderman Hoggatt, second by Alderman Kirkland to adopt Resoluetion 2018-01.  Resolution to set minimum bid price of 2009 Chevrolet Impala to $300.00.  Motion carried.


     WHEREAS, the Town of Marion opened bids for surplus property on August 8, 2017.

     WHEREAS there was not a bid received on the 2009 four door, white, Chevrolet Impala.

     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Town of Marion is setting the minimum bid for the 2009 four door, white, Chevrolet Impala at $300.00. 

     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the 2009 four door, white, Chevrolet Impala will be sold as a private sale on February 5, 2018 to the highest bidder.

     PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED THIS 9th day of January 2018.

Representative Rob Shadoin addressed the council and gave an update on the past performance of sessions held in Baton Rouge.  The state budget and education was discussed.  Also Representative Shadoin expressed his desire to please the people and to take to the state the concerns of the citizens and that he will work to make progress in those areas of concern.

Bruce Hampton advised the council that he has an interest in the vacant seat that was created by Judge Jay McCallum moving to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

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

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