Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

October 2018

B.Mayo_Oct. 26, 2018 – City of Newton

J.Spraggins_Oct. 26, 2018 – MS Budget Transparency and Simplification Act of 2016

C.Kipp_Oct. 26, 2018 – Community Hospital Board of Trustees’ Authority to Finance Purchase of Building

D.O’Donnell_Oct.12, 2018 – Authority to maintain VFW grounds and buildings

S.Carouthers_Oct. 12, 2018 – Special Charter provision

P.Abide_Oct. 12, 2018 – Biloxi Main Stree District

C.Wright, Ed.D._Oct. 12, 2018 – MCA Section 37-7-307 and Sections 37-7-103, et. seq.

L.King_Oct. 5, 2018 – Serving as the Municipal Court Clerk as well as the Justice Court Judge

N.Anderson_Oct. 5, 2018 – Free Port Warehouse Tax Exemption

A.Alexander,III_Oct. 5, 2018 – Applicability of City’s Debt Limitation pursuant to MCA Section 21-33-303

September 2018

W.Hammack_September 28, 2018 – City of Meridian, Mississippi Service of Municipal Warrants

N.Manley_September 28, 2018 – Contracts entered into by the DeSoto County Regional Utility Authority

C.Roberts_September 28, 2018 – Open Meetings Act – teleconference participation

G.Yarborough, Jr._Sept. 24, 2018 – Separation of Powers (Hancock Co. Regional Solid Waste Authority)

D.Hopson, Sr._Sept. 21, 2018 – City of Clarksdale

G.Yarborough, Jr._Sept. 21, 2018 – Separation of Powers (Hancock Co. Utility Authority)

J.Loper, Jr._Sept. 21, 2018 – Parole Eligibility

D.Crawford_Sept. 21, 2018 – House Bill No. 387

J.Sutton_Sept. 21, 2018 – Authority of municipality to regulate outdoor burning through ordinance

W.Hammack_Sept. 21, 2018 – Payroll – Approval on Claims Docket

J.Sutton_Sept. 14, 2018 – Authority of County to purchase and install fire hydrants

M.Pope, III_Sept. 14, 2018 – On-call employees

R.Frieson_Sept. 7, 2018 – Adjustment of water bills

J.Walker_Sept. 7, 2018 – Jackson Municipal Airport Authority

August 2018

F.Permenter,Jr._Aug. 31, 2018 – Purchase of real property for commercial purposes

L.Walker_Aug. 31, 2018 – Dual Employment

S.Barrett_Aug. 31, 2018 – House Bill 325

J.Chiles_Aug. 31, 2018 – Improvements to Private Property Due to Local Natural Disaster

Sen. M. Seymour_Aug. 31, 2018 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 97-15-13

H.Frierson_Aug. 31, 2018 – Local and Private Bill, SB 2926 of the 2015 Regular Session

R.Lawrence_Aug. 27, 2018 – Prosecutor Training

T.Tullos_Aug. 27, 2018 – Proposed McComb City Ordinance

M.Guest_Aug. 24, 2018 – Employment of Part-Time District Attorney

W.Bracey_Aug. 24, 2018 – Procurement of internet services

M.Wolf_August 20, 2018 – Drug Forfeiture Funds

T.Winter_August 17, 2018 – Transport and Cost Responsibility between the Town of Duck Hill and the County Sheriff of Montgomery

R.Lee_August 17, 2018 – Payment of Delinquent Garbage Fees in Installments

M.Wolf_August 17, 2018 – Drug Forfeiture Funds

L.Mordecai_August 17, 2018 – Per Diem Compensation

K.Snell_August 17, 2018 – Authority of County to Accept a Donation

J.Turnage_August 17, 2018 – Distribution of Interest on Delinquent Taxes Levied by Municipality and Collected by the County

D.Hunt_August 17, 2018 – Opinion request concerning contribution of utility revenue funds to the Clarksdale Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce

E.Holcolmb_Aug. 10, 2018 – Assessment of Lands

N.Anderson_Aug. 10, 2018 – Authority to forgive special assessment

B.Jones,Jr._Aug. 10, 2018 – Surplus School Property

J.Perry,Jr._Aug. 10, 2018 – Authority of County to donate funds to a school district for construction of school building

S.Little_Aug. 10, 2018 – Eviction

P.Watkins,Jr._Aug. 10, 2018 – Clarification of Opinion on Authority of School District to make retroactive salary payment

Bailess_Teller_Aug. 10, 2018 – Old Mississppi River Bridge at Vicksburg, Mississippi

A.Thomas_Aug. 10, 2018 – Form of Tickets

T.Thompson_August 3, 2018 – Dual Employment

S.Slover_August 3, 2018 – County Donation to Private Non-Profit Organization

OPINION OUTLINES

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