Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

January 2019

B.Blackmon_Jan. 11, 2019 – Appointment of Temporary Justice Court Judge

M.Wall_Jan. 11, 2019 – Salary payments to Mayor and Aldermen

K.Melchi_Jan. 11, 2019 – Establishment of nonprofit entity for beautification purposes

D.Turner_Jan. 11, 2019 – Superintendent Qualifications

R.Lawrence_Jan.11, 2019 – Municipal Court Matters

K.Turner_Jan. 11, 2019 – Mississippi Code Annotated Section 31-7-13

December 2018

R.Praytor_ Dec. 21, 2018 – Interpretation of MCA Sections 73-35-10(2)(b)(ii)2 and Section 73-34-14(2)(b)(ii)

C.Rhodes_Dec. 21, 2018 – Bids for Land Surveyors

G.Carnathan_Dec. 21, 2018 – Local and Private Bill – House Bill No. 1630

J.Sims_Dec. 21, 2018 – Compensation of fire chief to include fee per call

J.Keith Perry, Jr._Dec. 21, 2018 – Transferring County Funds to the General Fund

H.Adams_Dec. 21, 2018 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 29-3-115

A.Ford_Dec. 21, 2018 – Authority of Economic Development District to Declare Surplus Property

W.Bruce Lewis_Dec. 21, 2018 – Replacing bridges with culverts under Laws 2018, 1st Ex. Sess., Ch. 3 (SB 2002) Section 13

A.Nowak_Dec. 14, 2018 – Tax Exemption for New Enterprise or Expanded Enterprise

G.Barton_December 14, 2018 – Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Assistance Program

P.Abide_Dec. 14, 2018 – Donation to economic development programs of Gulf Coast Main Street Corporation dba Biloxi Main Street District

R.Lawrence_Dec. 14, 2018 – Police Offier Reimbursement of Attorney Fees

A.Nowak_Dec. 7, 2018 – Mississippi Code Annotated Section 31-7-13(d)(iv)

K.Stockton_Dec. 7, 2018 – City of Hernando, MS – Sewer Line Extension

P.Scott Phillips_Dec. 7, 2018 – Recission of order accepting bid

C.Mord_Dec. 7, 2018 – Increase salary of county employee declining group health insurance

S.Barber_Dec. 7, 2018 – Maintaining Tax Book by the Chancery Clerk

E.Fulton_Dec.7, 2018 – Use of prisoners for Private 501(c)(3) Animal Shelter

November 2018

Sen.S.Norwood_Nov. 29, 2018 – Application of Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) Regulations

J.Armstrong_Nov. 27, 2018 – Auctioneer who handles real estate transactions

P.Johnson_Nov.16, 2018 – Advanced Practice Registered Nurses; request for clarification

S.Parker_Nov.16, 2018 – Regulation of the Practice of Massage Therapy

J.Sutton_Nov. 16, 2018 – Ambulance Service

C.Mitchell_Nov. 16, 2018 – Boys & Girls Club of the MS Delta and City donations under MCA Section 21-19-67(a)

J.Davis_Nov. 16, 2018 – Clarification on Section 37-11-29(2) and Section 43-21-259 of the Miss. Code Ann.

C.Kipp_Nov. 16, 2018 – Community Hospital Board of Trustees’ authority to finance purchase of building

A.Ford_Nov. 27, 2018 – Use of County Owned Community Center

D.Stanley_November 9, 2018 – Clarification of Section 45-6-13; Paragraph 4 (with attachment)

G.Barton_November 9, 2018 – Designation of existing employee to handle animal control and code enforcement

K.Null_November 9, 2019 – Town of Ackerman

K.Riley_November 9, 2018 – Voiding a Tax Sale on Sixteenth Section Land

M.Murdock_November 9, 2018 – Appeal Cost under Miss. Code Ann. Section 11-51-75

P.Watkins_November 9, 2018 – Mississippi Code Annotated Section 31-7-13(d)(iv)

S.Slover_November 9, 2018 – Fees for Garbage and Rubbish Collection or Disposal

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

L.Dillard_Oct. 19, 2018 – Eligibility of an Appointee for Community Hospital Board of Trustees

R.Quimby_Oct. 19, 2018 – Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Services

L.Mordecai_Oct. 19, 2018 – Provisional Licensed Professional Counselors

S.Parker_Oct. 19, 2018 – MS Budget Transparency and Simplification Act of 2016

A.St.Pe’_Oct.19, 2018 – Board members access to employees during working hours

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

 

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