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

Erik Redd

Wes Franklin

Casey Towns

Chad Towns

Tanechia Riley

Abe Stanley

Brandon Towns

Travis Pilgreen

Mike Starr


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!


Town of marion elected officials

Town of Marion


     May 8, 2018

The Town of Marion’s Board of Alderman met Tuesday, May 8 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Marion Fire Station for the regular business meeting.  Members present included:  Mayor Kenneth Franklin, Aldermen Bubba Hoggatt, Jeffrey Kirkland, and Johnny B. Gilliam, and Alderwoman Lindsey Redd.  Guests included Clerk Johnnie Baker, Assistant Clerk Cheryl Futch, Water Superintendent Jimmy Caldwell, Assistant Water Superintendent Stacy Caldwell, Police Chief Mark Dodd, Larry Thomas, and Sherlyn Thomas.  Alderman Ralph Holley was absent.  Mayor Franklin called the meeting to order and Alderman Hoggatt gave the invocation.  Mayor Franklin then led the pledge of allegiance and welcomed the guests.

 Mayor Franklin opened the floor for public comments.  Mr. Thomas addressed the council in regards to his recent water bills being extremely high.  Water Superintendent Jimmy Caldwell will check for any problems the Town might have with the water at the Thomas’s address.

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

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

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

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

Jeffrey Kirkland

P.O. Box 511

Marion, LA 71260

Ralph Holley

234 Crow St.

Marion, LA 71260

Town of Marion

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

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:                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