Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

D.Mosley_May 16, 2014 – House Bill 532 (2014)

R.Moore_May 23, 2014 – Mayor’s Veto Authority

J.Page_May 23, 2014 – Termination of municipal employee

G.Snowden_May 23, 2014 -Authority of Board of Supervisors to remove obstruction from right of way

S.Polles  May 23, 2014 – Advertisements on smart phone application

F.Gammill  May 23, 2014 – Exemption from Public Records Act

B.Christensen  May 27, 2014 – Intercreditor Agreement

S.Keyes  May 30, 2014 – Corinth Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

J.Turnage  June 4, 2014 – Nepotism

J.Smith  June 4, 2014 – Amendment of Criminal Penalties

A.Buckley  June 4, 2014 – Use of drug forfeiture funds

V.Greenlee  June 6, 2014 – Authority to finance the acquisition of laptop or tablet computers

K.Blanchard  June 6, 2014 – Appointment of City Council Members to Statutorily Created Commission

J.Miller  June 6, 2014 – Senate Bill 2579 (2014)

H.Palmer June 6, 2014 – Self-Insurance Plan for County Employees

C.Wright   June 6, 2014 – Miss. Code Section 37-167-1

D.Shoemake  June 6, 2014 – Youth Court Intake Unit Employee

R.Hibbler  June 13, 2014 – Authority to Levy Ad Valorem Tax…

A.Nowack  June 13, 2014 – Use of 911 excess funds to pay for property casualty insurance

L.Thaggard  June 13, 2014- Donation or transfer of laptop computer to Toomsuba Headstart Center

W.Griffin  June 13, 2014 – Employment of Interim Superintendent

N.Manley  June 13, 2014 – Expenditure of proceeds of Tourist & Convention Tax

P.Joyner  June 13, 2014 – Careless driving

C.Latimer  June 13, 2014 – Proper transfer by municipality of School Bond Surplus Funds

R.Martinson  June 23, 2014 – Service on Political Party Executive Committee by Convicted Felon

J.Henley  June 26, 2014 – Appointment of Trustee

E.Bridgforth  June 26, 2014 – School Board Approval of Reassignment of Non-certified Personnel

D.Nettles  June 26, 2014 – Incentive Pay

T.Gollott  June 26, 2014 – Representative on the Commission on Marine Resources

C.Nelms  June 27, 2014 – Regulatory Authority of Motor Vehicle Commission

R.Tyner  June 27, 2014 – West Tallahatchie School District

J.Brown  June 27, 2014 – Justice Court Clerks

K.Robertson  June 27, 2014 – Commercial Drivers’ License

D.Guice  June 27, 2014 – Membership on Community Hospital Board of Trustees

W.Perkins  June 27, 2014 – Housing Authority Commissioners

J.McCaughn  June 27, 2014 – Municipal Leave Policy

A.Dulaney  June 27, 2014 – Tunica Airport Commission

S.Slover  June 27, 2014 – Authority of County to Donate

P.Teeuwissen  June 27, 2014 – Salary of Assistant Public Defender

D.Kenney  July 7, 2014 – Disposition of Human Remains

P.Teeuwissen  July 7, 2014 – Request for Opinion on Nepotism

B.Walley  July 7, 2014 – Request for Opinion on Nepotism

J.Shepard  July 7, 2014 – County Appraiser

R.Frederic  July 7, 2014 – Tax Exemption for Military Housing Units

J.Edwards  July 11, 2014 – City of Ocean Springs School Tax

H.Beech  July 11, 2014 – Marriage Non United States Citizens

S.Pickering  July 11, 2014 – Employment of felons

M.Winfield  July 11, 2014 – Nepotism – Wilkinson Co. Schools

P.Bland, III  July 18, 2014 – Payment of legal fees by municipality

S.Tindell  July 18, 2014 – Restriction of Parking on Private Property

R.Russell  July 18, 2014 – Publication of an annual visitors’ guide

C.Daugherty  July 18, 2014 – Lease of Space for Private Advertising

G.Carmichael  July 18, 2014 – County Employee Campaigning

D.Mosley  July 18, 2014 – request concerning MDMR and MDE

H.Sanders  July 25, 2014 – Applicability of Ad Valorem Tax Exemption of Section 61-3-21

R.Perkins  July 25, 2014 – Clarification of opinion issued June 13, 2014 regarding transfer of surplus bond funds

P.Yancey  July 25, 2014 – Homestead Exemption

A.Custom  July 25, 2014 – Water services

R.BauM  July 25, 2014 – Collecting donations at intersections

T.Diaz  July 25, 2014 – MS Code Section 23-15-153(7)

E.Williams  July 25, 2014 – Authority of Community Dev. Director to Expend Money From City’s General Fund

 

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