Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

J.Levingston  March 6, 2015 – Validity of actions taken by board of aldermen

J.Miller  March 6, 2015 – Bid amendments

J.Savarese  March 6, 2015 – Fire Protection District

L.Johnson  March 6, 2015 – Separation of Powers

M.Bryant  March 6, 2015 – Designation of authority to preside over meetings

M.Ray  March 6, 2015 – Criminal Affidavit

P.Huskey  March 6, 2015 – Access Fees for PRVWSD Parks

G.Lowery March 13 2015 – Regulation of Water Wells

W.Thompson March 13 2015 – Use of emergency management district technicians and equipment by a volunteer fire dept.

C.Wright_March 18, 2015 – MCA Sections 37-13-63 and 37-13-64

T.Gardner  March 20, 2015 _ Nonadjudication of DUI pursuant to Section 99-15-26 of the MS Code

R.Logan  March 20, 2015 – Ordinance restricting traffic over 26,001 pounds to Highways 15 and 80

G.Austin  March 20, 2015 – Contract with Gym

S.Phillips  March 27, 2015 – Separation of Powers

L.Coleman  March 27, 2015 – Authority of county to purchase property at a price above appraisal value

J.Sigman  March 27, 2015 – New Lost Rabbit, LLC

K.Turner  March 27, 2015 – Public record requests pertaining to candidate qualifying documents

C.Cochran   March 27, 2015 – Percentage of ballots to be printed

F.Taylor  April 3, 2015 – Election Commissioners’ Compensation

C.Hemphill  April 3, 2015 – School District agreement for kiosks on school property

J.Keith  April 3, 2015 – Senatobia School District leave policy

M.McConnell  April 3, 2015 – Harvest Permits

M.Houston  April 3, 2015 – Constables’ Contribution into PERS

J.McPhail  April 3, 2015 – Separation of Powers

L.Thompson  April 10, 2015 – 2015 House Bill 389

M.Murdock  April 10, 2015 -Applicability of municipal ordinances outside of the city limits

B.Dye  April 10, 2015 – Municipal authority to donate to charitable organization

W.White  April 10, 2015 – Authority of County to use equipment and personnel to transport meals for a private non-profit food bank

C.Moran  April 10, 2015 – Planning and Development District

S.Shurden  April 10, 2015 – Practice and Procedure of Releasing Public Records Furnished by Third Parties

W.Hammack  April 10, 2015 – Appointment of Councilperson’s Spouse to Municipal School Board

G.Estes,III  April 17, 2015 – Regional Planning Commission (Type of Entity)

E.Sanders  April 17, 2015 – Payment of Constable Fees

C.Slay  April 17, 2015 – Sole source contracts

J.Poole  April 17, 2015 – MS Blues Commission Logos_Name Licensure

V.Greenlee   April 17, 2015 – State agency authority under MS Code Ann. Section 37-7-301(tt)

W.F.Hornsby  April 24, 2015 – Harrison County Utility Authority Votes

C.Rinehart  April 24, 2015 – Forfeited Vehicle

M.Wright  April 24, 2015 – Canteen Funds Used for Educational Purposes

M.Alfonso  April 24, 2015 – Incarceration of 18 year old who committed delinquent acts while 17

W.Davis  April 24, 2015 – School employee leave

V.Bailey  April 24, 2015 – Board access to municipal financial information

R.Marshall  April 24, 2015 – East Mississippi Community College

G.Snowden  May 1, 2015 – Authority of County to designate and maintain private road as a school bus turnaround

J.Treadway  May 1, 2015 – Personal Leave Days

N.Manley  May 1, 2015 – Authority of municipality to donate the use of municipal facilities

L.Clinkscales  May 1, 2015 – MCA Section 73-30-3 and Court ordered courses

G.Carnathan  May 1, 2015 – School district employees in extreme weather conditions

O.Trainer_May 8, 2015 – Separation of Powers (Constable Serving as E-911 Director)

T.Holleman_May 8, 2015 – Tax Assessment of Affordable Rental Housing Project

R.Shepard_May 8, 2015 – Use of excess funds from inmate medical fees to hire nurse and furnish office

W.White_May 8, 2015 – Authority of County to Establish Litter Program

G.Snowden_May 8, 2015 – Repair of Culvert on Private Property

D.Berry_May 8, 2015 – Tint Inspection Stations

A.Nowak_May 8, 2015 – Sheriff Housing in County Jail Persons Arrested by State Agencies

A.Nowak_May 13, 2015 – Electronic Warrants – Search Warrants

R.Sewell_May 15, 2015 – Separation of Powers

H.Keating_May 15, 2015 – City of Gulfport Dredging of Retreat Village Boat Channels

R.Hudson_May 15, 2015 – Authority to acquire and dispose of property

M.Jones_May 15, 2015 – Compensation of County Election Commissioners for Preparing Voter Registration Books for City of Pass Christian

S.Slover_May 15, 2015 – Refund of ad valorem taxes, penalties and interest

K.Riley_May 15, 2015 – Disposition of abandoned property

N.Manley_May 15, 2015 – Failure of nonresident bidder to attach bid preference law to bid

G.Boyce_May 15, 2015 – Definition of commodities

M.Murdock_May 15, 2015 – Definition or interpretation of the word SLAB as referenced in MCA Section 21-19-11

G.Boyce_May 18, 2015 – Restrictions on employment of felons under Section 25-1-113

K.Bradley_May 22, 2015 – Proposed New Wastewater Treatment Facility

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