Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

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

G.Barton  August 1, 2014 – Binding of successor boards

T.Rogers  August 1, 2014 – Sale of cable television system

G.Austin  August 1, 2014 – Loss of personal property of police officer during training

T.McKenzie  August 1, 2014 – Qualifications of Selectman

O.Easterling  August 1, 2014 – Recognition of Concealed Weapon Carry Weapons Licenses Issued by Other States

H.Bounds_August 8, 2014 – pauper’s cemetery on UMMC property

E.Kinnard_August 8, 2014 – District Lines

F.Collins_August 8, 2014 – removal of Alderman from office

A.Nowak_August 8, 2014 – Funding of fire protection districts & volunteer fire depts.

W.White_August 8, 2014 – Authority of County Coroner to release Medical Records

K.Smith_August 8, 2014 – Continued employment of felons

S.Winter_August 8, 2014 – Sheriff Dept. Volunteer serving on Board of Recreational District

M.Berry  August 15, 2014 – Reappointment of Board Member

J.Danos  August 15, 2014 – Approval of Administrative Policies by City Manager

K.Upchurch  August 15, 2014 – Public Procurement Review Board

T.Mims  August 15, 2014 – Authority of mayor to direct communication to town clerk

C.Brown  August 15, 2014 – Authority of public hospitals to participate in a trust fund authorized by Section 27-105-365(2)(g)

T.Drummond  August 15, 2014 – Part-time Officer Exceeds $1,075.00 Monthly Cap

K.Clark  August 15, 2014 – 2014 House Bill 412-DUI

J.Wilkinson  August 22, 2014 – Miss.Code Ann. Sections 31-11-35 and 57-39-21

J.Smith  August 22, 2014 – Ad Valorem Tax Levy

R.Noble  August 22, 2014 – Homestead Exemption Reimbursement

J.Danos  August 22, 2014 – Authority of municipality to enter into contract with vendor for fund-raising purposes for municipal sports leagues

K.Bradley  August 22, 2014 – Municipal issue J.Dupree_August 22, 2014 – Authority of municipality to hire an deputy

A.Clark  August 22, 2014 – Assessment against property owned by Madison Economic Development Authority

K.Smith   August 22, 2014 – Board of Supervisors Authority of Levy Assessment

J.Shepard  August 22, 2014 – Salary of part-time Public Defenders representing one County

N.Ballard   August 22, 2014 – Cell phones for Municipal Employees

C.Wilson  August 29, 2014 – Royalties escheated to the state

E.Williams  August 29, 2014 – Expenditure of Funds for Entertainment of Potential Developers to promote Tourism and Economic Development

S.O’Reilly-Evans  August 29, 2014 – Municipal Utility Commissioner holding over in office

T.Mayfield  August 29, 2014 – House Bill 585

H.Cox  August 29, 2014 – NonAdjudication of DUI Offenses under new law

H.Beech  August 29, 2014 – Time Limit Execution on Judgments

J.Webb   August 29, 2014 – Lease property for temporary placement of road equipment

G.Beech   August 29, 2014 – Authority to hire deputy clerks

P.Robertson   August 29, 2014 – Retroactive payment of retirement benefits (retirement allowances)

E.Pittman   August 29, 2014 – Civil Practice of County Prosecuting Attorney and Associated Attorneys

C.Hemphill  Sept.10, 2015 – Certification of Deputy County Tax Collector or Assessor-Tax Collector

S.Horne  Sept.10, 2014 – Assessments against property owned by Madison County Economic Development Authority

J.Dupont  Sept.10, 2014 – Applicability of Ad Valorem Tax Exemption under Section 27-31-101

N.Manley  Sept.10, 2014 – Sale of surplus municipal real property

D.Vassel  Sept.12, 2014 – County Employees’ Health Insurance

J.Sutton  Sept.12, 2014 – applicability of dog ordinance changes to pre-existing conditions

 

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