Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

A.Lassitter St.Pe’_April 22, 2016 – Reducing number of polling places

J.Sutton_April 22, 2016 – Authority of County to Pay Claim for Damage to Private Vehicle

R.Shepard_April 22, 2016 – Authority of Board of Supervisors to Make Monetary Donation to Private School

M.Jones_April 22, 2016 – Authority of municipality to exempt senior citizens from municipal garbage fees

D.Turner_April 29, 2016 – School Nepotism Law

J.Perry_April 29, 2016 – Removal of planning commission member

M.Murdock_April 29, 2016 – Change in Municipal Leave Policy

W.Bailey_April 29, 2016 – Authority to compensate Justice Court Judge for performing additional duties

P.Watson_May 5, 2016 – Authority to borrow from 16th Section Principal Fund and_or issue a Three Mill Note to reimburse District Maintenance Fund

J.Danos_May 6, 2016 – Jackson County Utility Authority

D.Jackson_May 6, 2016 – Effect of SB2303 on selection of county superintendent of education

R.Shivers_May 6, 2016 – Death Investigations

E.Donovan_May 6, 2016 – School District Construction Contracts Bid Security Deposit Issue

S.Zorn_May 6, 2016 – Jackson-George Regional Library System

P.Watson_May 6, 2016 – Authority of Hattiesburg Public School District to refinance a Tax Anticipation Note

G.Austin_May 13, 2016 – Funds from city basketball program

A.Blackledge_May 13, 2016 – Increase in water bill for certain customer

N.Manley_May 13, 2016 – Mississippi Code Annotated Section 21-19-11

A.Amos_May 13, 2016 – Construction contract issues

E.Munn_May 13, 2016 – Authority of Board of Supervisors to pay fees pursuant to Section 41-61-75

R.Shepard_May 13, 2016 – County authority to pay for elevation certificates required by FEMA

T.Mueller_May 13, 2016 – Use of drug forfeiture funds

C.R.Montgomery_May 13, 2016 – Interpretation of Local and Private Legislation – HB 839 (1994)

J.R.Denton_May 13, 2016 – Propriety of Alderman_City Official volunteering to drive a municipal truck

J.Brown_May 13, 2016 – Authority of County to replace culverts on private property

M.Wall_May 20, 2016 – Amending municipal minutes

A.Lewis_May 20, 2016 – Reimbursement to mayor for purchase of uniforms

M.Barnett_May 20, 2016 – Felony Arrest and Prisoner Housing Cost

J.Chiles_May 20, 2016 – East Leflore County Water and Sewer District Board of Commissioners appointment

B.Russell_May 20, 2016 – Authority of County Port Commission to Own and Operate a Railroad

J.Turnage_May 20, 2016 – Conduct of mayor and councilmen

A.Dulaney_May 20, 2016 – Tunica County Utility District

D.O’Donnell_May 27, 2016 – County Authority to Appropriate Funds to an Economic Development District

C.Spearman,Sr._May 27, 2016 – Nepotism

J.Smith_May 27, 2016 – Credit for State Service or Similar Service for Employee of Public School District

B.Cockrell_May 27, 2016 – Proposed transaction by SRHS

J.Windsor_May 27, 2016 – Simultaneously serving as a Judge and Public Defender

J.Sutton_June 3 2016 – Auxiliary Deputies being related to Department Personnel

J.Reynolds_June 3 2016 – Purchase of Real Property

McElroy_June 13, 2016 – Effect of SB 2362 on MS Tort Claim Act

Hosemann_June 13, 2016 – Effects of SB 2362 (2016) on nine funds administered by the Sec. of State

M.Chaney_June 15, 2016 – Opinion Request on Senate Bill 2362

P.Burchfield_June 16, 2016 – House Bill 1643 (2016) and payments to the MS Association of School Superintendents (MASS)

G.Estes,III_June 17, 2016 – County Tax Assessor_Collector serving as voting member of Commission

T.Ross,Jr._June 17, 2016 – Production of asphalt for sale to other governmental entities

G.Barton_June 17, 2016 – Enforcement of municipal animal control ordinance

E.Fulton_June 17, 2016 – Number of petition signatures required for beer and light wine referendum

J.Miller_June 17, 2016 – Nepotism

L.Clark_June 17, 2016 – Additional Bus Driver Compensation

D.Ginn_June 17, 2016 – Donation for renovation of city hall

S.Zorn_June 17, 2016 – Jackson-George Regional Library System

J.McWilliams_June 17, 2016 – Authority of Board of Supervisors to Contract for Professional Services

J.Spears_June 17, 2016 – Section 63-9-21(6) of the Mississippi Code

G.Shields_June 21, 2016 – Impact of SB 2362 on Memorandum of Understanding with State Agencies

 

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