Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

M.Berry  August 15, 2014 – Reappointment of Board Member

J.Danos  August 15, 2014 – Approval of Administrative Policies by City Manager

K.Upchurch  August 15, 2014 – Public Procurement Review Board

T.Mims  August 15, 2014 – Authority of mayor to direct communication to town clerk

C.Brown  August 15, 2014 – Authority of public hospitals to participate in a trust fund authorized by Section 27-105-365(2)(g)

T.Drummond  August 15, 2014 – Part-time Officer Exceeds $1,075.00 Monthly Cap

K.Clark  August 15, 2014 – 2014 House Bill 412-DUI

J.Wilkinson  August 22, 2014 – Miss.Code Ann. Sections 31-11-35 and 57-39-21

J.Smith  August 22, 2014 – Ad Valorem Tax Levy

R.Noble  August 22, 2014 – Homestead Exemption Reimbursement

J.Danos  August 22, 2014 – Authority of municipality to enter into contract with vendor for fund-raising purposes for municipal sports leagues

K.Bradley  August 22, 2014 – Municipal issue J.Dupree_August 22, 2014 – Authority of municipality to hire an deputy

A.Clark  August 22, 2014 – Assessment against property owned by Madison Economic Development Authority

K.Smith   August 22, 2014 – Board of Supervisors Authority of Levy Assessment

J.Shepard  August 22, 2014 – Salary of part-time Public Defenders representing one County

N.Ballard   August 22, 2014 – Cell phones for Municipal Employees

C.Wilson  August 29, 2014 – Royalties escheated to the state

E.Williams  August 29, 2014 – Expenditure of Funds for Entertainment of Potential Developers to promote Tourism and Economic Development

S.O’Reilly-Evans  August 29, 2014 – Municipal Utility Commissioner holding over in office

T.Mayfield  August 29, 2014 – House Bill 585

H.Cox  August 29, 2014 – NonAdjudication of DUI Offenses under new law

H.Beech  August 29, 2014 – Time Limit Execution on Judgments

J.Webb   August 29, 2014 – Lease property for temporary placement of road equipment

G.Beech   August 29, 2014 – Authority to hire deputy clerks

P.Robertson   August 29, 2014 – Retroactive payment of retirement benefits (retirement allowances)

E.Pittman   August 29, 2014 – Civil Practice of County Prosecuting Attorney and Associated Attorneys

C.Hemphill  Sept.10, 2015 – Certification of Deputy County Tax Collector or Assessor-Tax Collector

S.Horne  Sept.10, 2014 – Assessments against property owned by Madison County Economic Development Authority

J.Dupont  Sept.10, 2014 – Applicability of Ad Valorem Tax Exemption under Section 27-31-101

N.Manley  Sept.10, 2014 – Sale of surplus municipal real property

D.Vassel  Sept.12, 2014 – County Employees’ Health Insurance

J.Sutton  Sept.12, 2014 – applicability of dog ordinance changes to pre-existing conditions

P.Watkins  Sept.18, 2014 – Security guards

L.Cartlidge  Sept.18, 2014 – Regulation of firearms on Longleaf Trace

D.Ringer  Sept.18, 2014 – Application of Gun Laws

S.Tindell  Sept.18, 2014 – City of Diamondhead proposed firearm_deadly weapon ordinance

D.Palmer  Sept.18, 2014 – Marriage ceremony of apparent same sex couple

S.Seale  Sept.19, 2014 – County Employees’ Health Insurance

M.Pope   Sept.19, 2014 – Ad Valorem Tax Request

J.Hood,Jr.  Sept.19,2014 – MS Youth Concussion Law

J.Simmons  Sept.19, 2014 – Use of State Inmates to Feed Animals

R.Shepard  Sept.19, 2014 – Authority for Sheriff to enter agreement for a Sheriff’s Calendar

S.Pickett  Sept.19, 2014 – Parole Eligibility

S.Thompson  Sept.19, 2014 – Local Counsel Fees in MS Development Bank Bond Financings

J.Jefferson  Sept.26, 2014 – Denial of Bail

W.Welch  Sept.26, 2014 – Municipal vehicle use

M.Espy  Sept.26, 2014 – Constables

D.Baria  Sept.26, 2014 – Non-Attorney serving as a hearing officer in IDEA due process hearings

C.Hemphill  Sept.26, 2014 – Use of Temporary Staffing Service

M.McGrath  October 3, 2014 – Meaning of Line of Duty as used by MS Senate Bill 2597

R.Shepard  October 3, 2014 – Authority of Board of Supervisors to void tax sale

W.Lewis  October 3, 2014 – Tax Lein on Personal Property

G.Barton  October 3, 2014 – Deadline for resignation

D.Gibson  October 10, 2014 – Abandonment of county road

G.Austin  October 10, 2014 – Employment of Grant Writer

D.Kenney  October 10, 2014 – Disposition of human body and body parts

Q.Rogers  October 10, 2014 – Telephone vote

E.Ausbern  October 10, 2014 – City Clerk Position

J.Hines   October 10, 2014 – Application of Miss. Code Ann. Section 25-1-113

W.Hammack  October 17, 2014 – Contract with Boys & Girls Club for Youth Development Programs

R.Marshall, Jr.  Oct.17, 2014 – Electronic payments to vendors

B.Waites  October 17, 2014 – Application of Section 45 of the MS Constitution

A.St. Pe’  October 17, 2014 – Mayoral veto

D.McDonald  October 17, 2014 – Loan

W.Pittman  October 17, 2014 – Limitation on increase of levy for

D.Gibson  October 17, 2014 – Authority of county to opt out of

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