Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

F.Coleman_Nov.6, 2015 – Clerk Fees

B.Williams_Nov.6, 2015 – Sale of property by Non-Profit Corp. Solely Owned by Community Hospital

F.Power_Nov.6, 2015 – Advertisement pursuant to Section 19-7-3

T.Reynolds_Nov.6, 2015 – Arbitration Clause

A.Foote_Nov.6, 2015 – Council Votes – abstentions

M.Pulley_Nov.6, 2015 – Conservator’s Authority to Issue Shortfall Note

D.Kirby_Nov.13, 2015 – Justice Court Jurisdiction S.Slover_Nov.13, 2015 – Tax refund due to clerical error by the tax assessor

G.Carnathan_Nov.13, 2015 – Use of school activity funds

N.Thomas_Nov.13, 2015 – Authority of municipality to settle a claim

G.Snowden_Nov.13, 2015 – Compensation of Election Commissioners

J.Hill_Nov.13, 2015 – Provision of electronic health records related to mental and behavioral health to MS-HIN

A.Custom_Nov.20, 2015 – Alderman volunteering to keep Town Hall open in absence of Clerk

W.Davis, Jr._Nov.20, 2015 – Separation of Powers

D.Rafferty_Nov.20, 2015 – Reconsideration of MS AG Op., Rafferty (October 23, 2015)

D.Mosley_Nov.20, 2015 – Request regarding Senate Bill 2804 (2015)

D.Bassi_Nov.30, 2015 – Authority of Municipality to Contract

W.Smith_Nov.30, 2015 – Lease of School Property (Other than Sixteenth Section Lands)

J.Turnage_Nov.30, 2015 – Effect of voluntary resignation

G.Barton_Nov.30, 2015 – Dilapidated buildings

F.Collins_Nov.30, 2015 – Free utility service

T.Tucker_Nov.30, 2015 – Short Term Borrowing by Airport Authority

J.DuPree_Nov.30, 2015 – Authority of city council to adopt ordinance which precludes municipal employee from receiving an increase in salary when promoted

L.Falgout_Dec.11, 2015 – Relocation of Clerk of Council, Deputy Clerk of Council and Records of the Council

J.Greenlee_Dec.11, 2015 – Separation of Powers (Alderman serving as Deputy Coroner)

C.Hyde-Smith_Dec.11, 2015 – Law Enforcement Jurisdiction

P.Booker_Dec.11, 2015 – Expungement of First Time Offenders

K.Mayfield_Dec.11, 2015 – Sixteenth Section Leases at Land-O-Lak

A.Stuart,II_Dec.18, 2015 – Nepotism

J.Lamar,Jr._Dec.18, 2015 – Clarification of Election and Terms of Office of School Board Members

M.Boland_Dec.18, 2015 – MCA Section 63-7-59

S.Phillips_Dec.18, 2015 – Use of excess lodging tax to operate sports complex for yout

C.Wright_December 18, 2015 – Application of MCA Section 37-28-55(1) to Charter Schools

B.Clark_Dec.18, 2015 – Opening of municipal mail

M.Espy_Dec.18, 2015 – Counties – Board of Supervisors

F.Harrell,Jr._Dec.18, 2015 – Application of Sections 37-9-21 and 25-1-53 to Employment of Teachers Related to Newly Elected School Board Member

C.Hemphill_Dec.28, 2015 – Transfer and Storage of School Board Minutes

J.Gomillion_Dec.28, 2015 – Accrual and payment of interest on utility customer deposits

M.Humphreys_Dec.28, 2015 – Use of Tire Engineer in a business name

M.Fisher_Dec.28, 2015 – Senate Bill 2804 (2015)

A.Jernigan_Dec.28, 2015 – Polling place and method of voting for a school bond issue

W.White_Dec.28, 2015 – Authority of County to Enter into Lease-Purchase Agreement of Volunteer Fire Protection District

J.Mayo_January 8 2016 – Early and Periodic Screening and Diagnostic Treatment Program

A.Lancaster_Jan.15, 2016 – Nepotism

R.Leatherman_Jan.15, 2016 – Fee in Lieu Payments pursuant to MCA Section 37-31-104

M.Currier_Jan.15, 2016 – Certificate of Need (CON) – Brain and Spinal Cord Facility

K.Turner_Jan.15, 2016 – Flood and Drainage Control District Authority to Levy Special Ad Valorem Tax

D.Berry_Jan.19, 2016 – Educational Benchmarks

D.Mosley_Jan.19, 2016 – Senate Bill 2500 (2015)

D.O’Donnell_Jan.22, 2016 – Open Meetings Policy and Procedures

R.Lawrence_Jan.22, 2016 – Municipal Sale of Surplus Vehicle

D.Ringer_Jan.22, 2016 – Authority of municipality to impose restrictions on placement of height barrier on private road

J.Sims_Jan.22, 2016 – Potential liability of a municipality relating to dilapidated buildings located on private property

R.Brock_Jan.22, 2016 – Authority of selectman to request records in possession of the municipality

M.Duncan_Jan.29, 2016 – Increase in salaries of District Attorneys and other employees

J.Webb_Jan.29, 2016 – Collection of solid waste fees

G.Carnathan_Jan.29, 2016 – Bid requirements for legal advertising

S.Slover_Jan.29, 2016 – Response to Board of Supervisors to Citizen Complaint

J.Lamar,Jr._Jan.29, 2016 – Actions of school board members

J.Henson_Jan.29, 2016 – Control of Feral Swine

J.Turnage_Jan.29, 2016 – Separation of Powers

W.F.Hornsby,III_Jan.29, 2016 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 17-3-1

A.Godfrey_Jan.29, 2016 – Fantasy Sports Wagering in the state of Mississippi

K.Upchurch_Jan.29, 2016 – Fifteen percent fee derived from leasing Penitentiary lands is not a fee-in-lieu of ad valorem taxes

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