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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​TOWN OF MARION
REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING

July 9, 2019

The Town of Marion's Board of Aldermen met Tuesday, July 9, 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 Alderwomen Lindsey Redd and Rhonda Davis.  Guests include Clerk Johnnie Baker, Assistant Clerk Cheryl Futch, Water Superintendent Jimmy Caldwell, and Assistant Water Superintendent Stacy Caldwell.  Chief of Police Mark Dodd was absent.  Mayor Smith called the meeting to order and Alderwoman Davis gave the invocation.  Alderwoman Redd led the pledge of allegiance.  Mayor Smith then welcomed the guests.


On motion by Alderman Hoggatt, second by Alderman Kirkland to adopt the minutes from the June regular business meeting and the Special Meeting hd June 14, 2019. Motion carried.


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


The Council  and Mayor discussed the current Ordinance on Junk, Debris, Excessive Grass, Etc.  Each councilmember was asked to study the Ordinance and to research how the Town should pursue getting all Citizens to adhere to the Ordinance.


The Mayor and Council discussed an upcoming Trash Can Program.  More information will be gathered this next month on ways to best implement the program.  The program should alleviate current ongoing problems with cans and trash and will benefit the entire Town.


Below are Projects and Scheduled Events:

1.) Trustee Labor (Utilizing this labor will help our full time employees and the Town.)

2.) LCDBG FY2020/21 Sewer Application (The Town is hopeful that this project will be funded and begin after the completion of the current LCDBG)

'3.) Town wide Neighborhood Watch Program (The Town is currently collaborating with other agencies to kick off this program)

4.) The Town was awarded a match grant from Center Point Energy Community for about $2,000.00

5.)  The Town has been awarded $15,200 from the Community Water Enrichment Fund (CWEF) for the fund years 2018-2019.  The grant will help replace the 2" water lines with 6" water lines to about 15 customers.


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


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

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

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



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