(318) 253-9500      City Hall

(318) 253-9327      Water Department

(318) 253-9250      Police Department

(318) 253-7776.     Fire Department

(318) 305-0143      Street Department

(318) 305-1139.     Sewer Department

(318) 253-6960      City Court


Where Everybody is Somebody

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To Our City

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As Mayor, I would like to welcome you to the City of Marksville a friendly community located in Central Louisiana in the parish of Avoyelles. I am a life long resident of Marksville, attended Presentation Catholic School, graduated from Marksville High School and attended Louisiana State University. I served as board member for the Avoyelles Parish School Board for 27 years, including service as Chairman of the Executive Committee, the Finance Committee and the Building and Lands Committee. The School Board is the second largest business in Avoyelles Parish. I have learned first-hand how government works and how to serve the needs of the people.


I have assembled a Citizen’s Advisory Committee to help me lead Marksville through the many challenges our City faces and to make sure we achieve our full potentials. I have organized our city projects with teams of employees to oversee the completion of maintenance jobs throughout the city.  This ensures projects being finished in an organized and timely manner on a rotating and regular scheduled basis. Spring Bayou was once an area that could rightly be called a “Sportsman’s Paradise,” and I am working to restore it to its former glory.  This could provide an economic boost to our City by bringing in wildlife enthusiasts from around the parish and beyond.


I am the father of three  children, married Nancy Baudin, and a business owner for 42 years.  We are very proud of our friendly small town atmosphere and I invite you to browse through our website to familiarize yourself with our businesses, churches, historical sites, Tunica Biloxi Museum, Marksville State Historical Park, walking tracks, fine restaurants and for and added attraction the Paragon Casino Resort (gift shop, three cinemas, golf trail and much more). I invite you to take time to visit our city and experience our quality of life.


City Council


John Lemoine

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More info.

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Michael Gremillion
Mayor pro Temp

District 2

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More info.

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Frank Haravd
District 1

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Mary Sampson
District 3

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Clyde Benson
District 5

More info.

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Joseph Smith
District 4

More info.

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Elster Smith Jr.

Chief of Police

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Jerry Bordelon

Fire Chief


Craig Cottrell

Secretary- Treasurer Supervisor

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Assistant Secretary -Tresurer


Marlayne Aymond

Accounts Payable Clerk

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City Attorney


Angelo Piazza III

City Court



Chief Administrator


Brittany Bonton

Civil Clerk


Jeffrey Carmouche

Ward Marshall

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Rondell Jones

City Manager / Sewer Department

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John Buckles

Water Department Supervisor

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Cloyd Clayton

Street Dept. Supervisor


Renee Borrel

City Engineer



City Hall

427 N. Washington St,

Marksville, LA 71351

(318) 253-9500

Monday - Friday

7:30 AM - 4 PM

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Fire Department

512 N Main St, Marksville, LA 71351

(318) 253-7776

Dial 911 Incase of Emergency

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City Court

422 N Main St, Marksville, LA 71351

(318) 253-6960

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Police Department

422 N Main St, Marksville, LA 71351

(318) 253-9250

Dial 911 Incase of Emergency


City Court Office

422 N Main St, Marksville, LA 71351

(318) 253-6960

7:30 AM - 4 PM

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Water Department

208 Spring Bayou Rd, Marksville, LA 71351

(318) 253-9327

Monday - Friday

7:30 AM - 4 PM

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Street-Beautification Dept

1026 N. Main St, Marksville, LA 71351

(318) 305-1139

Monday - Friday

7:00 AM - 4 PM

127 Spring Bayou Rd.

 Marksville, LA 71351

(318) 305-0143

Monday - Friday

7:00 AM - 3 PM

Sewer Department