Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

C.Hemphill_Dec.28, 2015 – Transfer and Storage of School Board Minutes

J.Gomillion_Dec.28, 2015 – Accrual and payment of interest on utility customer deposits

M.Humphreys_Dec.28, 2015 – Use of Tire Engineer in a business name

M.Fisher_Dec.28, 2015 – Senate Bill 2804 (2015)

A.Jernigan_Dec.28, 2015 – Polling place and method of voting for a school bond issue

W.White_Dec.28, 2015 – Authority of County to Enter into Lease-Purchase Agreement of Volunteer Fire Protection District

J.Mayo_January 8 2016 – Early and Periodic Screening and Diagnostic Treatment Program

A.Lancaster_Jan.15, 2016 – Nepotism

R.Leatherman_Jan.15, 2016 – Fee in Lieu Payments pursuant to MCA Section 37-31-104

M.Currier_Jan.15, 2016 – Certificate of Need (CON) – Brain and Spinal Cord Facility

K.Turner_Jan.15, 2016 – Flood and Drainage Control District Authority to Levy Special Ad Valorem Tax

D.Berry_Jan.19, 2016 – Educational Benchmarks

D.Mosley_Jan.19, 2016 – Senate Bill 2500 (2015)

D.O’Donnell_Jan.22, 2016 – Open Meetings Policy and Procedures

R.Lawrence_Jan.22, 2016 – Municipal Sale of Surplus Vehicle

D.Ringer_Jan.22, 2016 – Authority of municipality to impose restrictions on placement of height barrier on private road

J.Sims_Jan.22, 2016 – Potential liability of a municipality relating to dilapidated buildings located on private property

R.Brock_Jan.22, 2016 – Authority of selectman to request records in possession of the municipality

M.Duncan_Jan.29, 2016 – Increase in salaries of District Attorneys and other employees

J.Webb_Jan.29, 2016 – Collection of solid waste fees

G.Carnathan_Jan.29, 2016 – Bid requirements for legal advertising

S.Slover_Jan.29, 2016 – Response to Board of Supervisors to Citizen Complaint

J.Lamar,Jr._Jan.29, 2016 – Actions of school board members

J.Henson_Jan.29, 2016 – Control of Feral Swine

J.Turnage_Jan.29, 2016 – Separation of Powers

W.F.Hornsby,III_Jan.29, 2016 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 17-3-1

A.Godfrey_Jan.29, 2016 – Fantasy Sports Wagering in the state of Mississippi

K.Upchurch_Jan.29, 2016 – Fifteen percent fee derived from leasing Penitentiary lands is not a fee-in-lieu of ad valorem taxes

N.Anderson_Feb.5, 2016 – Interlocal agreement for tax collection by the county on behalf of the city

J.McWilliams_Feb.5, 2016 – Application of MCA Section 25-1-113

W.Simmons_Feb.5, 2016 – Employment by Municipality of County Supervisor

K.Upchurch_Feb.5, 2016 – Request for reconsideration of Gaylor opinion (March 22, 2013)

R.Shepard_Feb.5, 2016 – Use of Canteen Fund Money of the George County Regional Correctional Facility

M.McCardle_Feb.5, 2016 – Authority of municipality to renovate a municipal building to be leased to a private individual

Senator Massey_Feb.10, 2016 – State Trooper Pay

T.Tyner_Feb.12, 2016 – Withholding of car tags due to delinquent sewer fees

J.Hedglin_Feb.12, 2016 – Notice of right of redemption

W.Townsend_Feb.12, 2016 – Nepotism

J.Lamar, Jr._Feb.12, 2016 – Authority of Board of Supervisors to pay for county superintendent of education office utilities

K.Treadway_Feb.12, 2016 – Use of school property by private advertising vendor

C.Hemphill_Feb.19, 2016 – Late fees on utility bills

M.Bland_Feb.19, 2016 – Nepotism

J.Chiles_Feb.19, 2016 – Authority of County to contribute funds to Private Economic Development Foundation

S.Begley_Feb.19, 2016 – Extension of Authorization for Business Improvement Districts

S.Jackson_Feb.19, 2016 – Municipal police department

B.Dye_Feb.26, 2016 – Super Majority Vote on Zoning Matter

M.Alfonso_Feb.26, 2016 – Section 37-13-91 of the MS Code

J.Lamar,Jr._Feb.26, 2016 – Blanket Bonds or Individual Bonds for Deputy Circuit Court Clerks

J.Neal_Feb.26, 2016 – Municipal Ordinance Enforcement on State Owned Property

D.Caldwell_Feb.26, 2016 – Execution on Real Property Covered by Homestead Exemption

J.Bobo_Feb.26, 2016 – Disclosure of Information to Contractors

S.Shurden_Feb.26, 2016 – Application of the MS Open Meetings Act to the MS Public Service Commissioners’ Attendance at Training Conference

G.Carnathan_March 2 2016 – Authority of Board of Supervisors to make a donation to the Salvation Army

D.McDonald_March 4, 2016 – Separation of Powers

B.Cockrell_March 4, 2016 – Joint Venture by Memorial Hospital at Gulfport for CMR services

J.Farese_March 4, 2016 – Authority of Board of Supervisors

W.White_March 4, 2016 – Authority of Board of Supervisors to contract with Cororner or Medical Investigator to transport dead bodies

T.Howell_March 4, 2016 – School board hearing process

G.Grant Gulledge_March 11, 2016

J.Anderson,Jr._March 18, 2016 – Ordinance

A.Thomas_March 25, 2016 – Traffic Tickets

P.Scott Phillips_March 25, 2016 – Delta Regional Medical Center – Electronic Medical Records

P.Teeuwissen_March 25, 2016 – Refund of Excess Tax Sale Bid to Property Owner

R.Moore_March 25, 2016 – Disposition of abandoned property by a County

T.Mitchell_April 1, 2016 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 45-33-26

N.Thompson_April 1, 2016 – Municipal Question

D.O’Donnell_April 1, 2016 – Authority of County to Pay for Cost of Private Dam Inspection

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