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


JULY 10, 2018

The Town of Marion’s Board of Alderman met Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Marion Fire Station for the regular business meeting.  Members present included:  Mayor Kenneth Franklin, Aldermen Johnny B. Gilliam, and Jeffrey Kirkland, and Alderwoman Lindsey Redd.  Guests included Clerk Johnnie Baker, Assistant Clerk Cheryl Futch, Water Superintendent Jimmy Caldwell, Assistant Water Superintendent Stacy Caldwell, Roderick Kelly, Alice Kelly, Marcus Jaggers, and Patsy Pearson.  Aldermen Ralph Holley and Bubba Hoggatt and Chief Mark Dodd  was absent.  Mayor Franklin called the meeting to order and Alderman Gilliam gave the invocation.  Mayor Franklin then led the pledge of allegiance and welcomed the guests. 

On motion by Alderman Gilliam, second by Alderwoman Redd to adopt the minutes from the June regular business meeting.   Motion carried.

On motion by Alderman Gillaim, second by Alderman Kirkland to approve the budget financial reports.  Motion carried.

Judy Garrett of Garrett and Garrett CPA’s presented the 2017 financial Audit.

Balsamo’s One Stop made inquiries about selling daiquiris. his was referred to the Town’s attorney, Joe Cusimano.  Mr. Cusimano advised if the daiquiris were sold with a lid on them and a separate staw, it is a closed container and considered package.  The daiquiris cannot be consumed on the premises.

The Council will be consider making a contribution toward start up funds for the presence of Delta Community College in Farmerville.

Roderick Kelly gave a presentation for the opening of Cre Cre’s on 396 Main Street.  An Open House is scheduled for Friday, August 3rd and the Grand Opening Friday, August 31st. 

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

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


Town of Marion