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



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




AUGUST 13, 2019

The Town of Marion’s Board of Alderman met Tuesday, August 13, 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. Guests included Clerk Johnnie Baker, Assistant Clerk Cheryl Futch, Water Superintendent Jimmy Caldwell, Assistant Water Superintendent Stacy Caldwell, Ann Smith, and Jeff Maxwell.  Chief of Police Mark Dodd, and Alderwomen Rhonda Davis and Lindsey Redd was absent.  Mayor Smith called the meeting to order and Alderman Hoggatt gave the invocation.  Alderman Andrews 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 July regular business meeting.  Motion carried.

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

 The Council and Mayor discussed a trash container project which may be implemented in the near future.

 Jeff Maxwell of Maxwell CPA presented the Financial Report for the year ended December 31, 2018. Jeff fielded questions presented by the Council and Mayor.  Jeff stated that 2018 was a good year for the Town of Marion.  Jeff did express concern in regards to water and sewer rates being too low to keep up with the ever increasing expenses for repairs and maintenance for both of these services.

 Mayor Smith appointed a Public Works Committee that will be chaired by Rhonda Davis.  The other members include Jeffrey Kirkland, Jimmy Caldwell, and Cheryl Futch.


Mayor Smith presented to the council a conceptual rendering of a new Town Park that would be where the old bank building was located.  The council will give this project some thought and bring their input back to Mayor Smith next month.

Below are Projects and Scheduled Events:

1. 45 people attended the LA Delta Community College Information Meeting.
2. Trees are being cut at the Walking Trail.
3. Union Parish Detention Center continues to provide inmates for the Town to utilize in the labor of street maintenance among other things
 4. Sales Tax was good for the month of July.
5. The Town of Marion Facebook is being utilized and there is an active Neighborhood Watch program.                  

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


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













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


Casey Towns

Chad Towns

Tanechia Riley

Abe Stanley

Brandon Towns

Mike Starr

Town of Marion

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-

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