Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

September 2018

R.Frieson_Sept. 7, 2018 – Adjustment of water bills

J.Walker_Sept. 7, 2018 – Jackson Municipal Airport Authority

August 2018

F.Permenter,Jr._Aug. 31, 2018 – Purchase of real property for commercial purposes

L.Walker_Aug. 31, 2018 – Dual Employment

S.Barrett_Aug. 31, 2018 – House Bill 325

J.Chiles_Aug. 31, 2018 – Improvements to Private Property Due to Local Natural Disaster

Sen. M. Seymour_Aug. 31, 2018 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 97-15-13

H.Frierson_Aug. 31, 2018 – Local and Private Bill, SB 2926 of the 2015 Regular Session

R.Lawrence_Aug. 27, 2018 – Prosecutor Training

T.Tullos_Aug. 27, 2018 – Proposed McComb City Ordinance

M.Guest_Aug. 24, 2018 – Employment of Part-Time District Attorney

W.Bracey_Aug. 24, 2018 – Procurement of internet services

M.Wolf_August 20, 2018 – Drug Forfeiture Funds

T.Winter_August 17, 2018 – Transport and Cost Responsibility between the Town of Duck Hill and the County Sheriff of Montgomery

R.Lee_August 17, 2018 – Payment of Delinquent Garbage Fees in Installments

M.Wolf_August 17, 2018 – Drug Forfeiture Funds

L.Mordecai_August 17, 2018 – Per Diem Compensation

K.Snell_August 17, 2018 – Authority of County to Accept a Donation

J.Turnage_August 17, 2018 – Distribution of Interest on Delinquent Taxes Levied by Municipality and Collected by the County

D.Hunt_August 17, 2018 – Opinion request concerning contribution of utility revenue funds to the Clarksdale Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce

E.Holcolmb_Aug. 10, 2018 – Assessment of Lands

N.Anderson_Aug. 10, 2018 – Authority to forgive special assessment

B.Jones,Jr._Aug. 10, 2018 – Surplus School Property

J.Perry,Jr._Aug. 10, 2018 – Authority of County to donate funds to a school district for construction of school building

S.Little_Aug. 10, 2018 – Eviction

P.Watkins,Jr._Aug. 10, 2018 – Clarification of Opinion on Authority of School District to make retroactive salary payment

Bailess_Teller_Aug. 10, 2018 – Old Mississppi River Bridge at Vicksburg, Mississippi

A.Thomas_Aug. 10, 2018 – Form of Tickets

T.Thompson_August 3, 2018 – Dual Employment

S.Slover_August 3, 2018 – County Donation to Private Non-Profit Organization

July 2018

D.Simmons_July 27, 2018 – Municipal Donations

B.Dye_July 27, 2018 – Receipt and disposition of cash, illegal drugs, and drug paraphernalia

B.Dorsey_July 27, 2018 – Ovetime pay for a part-time employee

M.Pope,III_July 27, 2018 – House Bill 1114

D.Martin_July 27, 2018 – Donation by municipality pursuant to Section 21-17-1(3)(a)

S.Barber_July 20, 2018 – Maintenance Issues

B.Waites_July 20, 2018 – City of Waveland Charter Amendment

R.Baum_July 20, 2018 – Vacancy on School Board

R.Compton_July 20, 2018 – Workers Compensation Benefits

E.Fulton_July 20, 2018 – Delinquent personal property taxes on mobile homes

P.Watkins, Jr._July 20, 2018 – Authority of School Distrcit to make retroactive salary payment

B.Cockrell_July 20, 2018 – Forrest County General Hospital

C.Bounds_July 20, 2018 _Collection of Drug Court Supervision Fees and Circuit Clerk’s Commission pursuant to MCA Section 25-7-13(5)

B.Rasco_July 20, 2018 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 99-3-18 and Initial Appearance

R.Byrd_July 13, 2018 – Ad Valorem Tax Exemption for Lessee of Commission-owned Real Property

J.Bruni_July 13, 2018 – Cash-Surety Bonds Posted by Third Parties

M.Pope,III_July 13, 2018 – Drainage Issue

Beasley_Tims_July 13, 2018 – Northeast Mississippi Regional Water Supply District

C.Palmer_July 9, 2018 – Prospective consolidation of the Greenwood Municipal Separate School District and the Leflore Co. School District

S.Slover_July 6, 2018 – Donation of county funds to a city to erect monument on city property

H.Broom_July 6, 2018 – Requirement of Emergency Communications Commission to perform financial audit

J.Greenlee_July 6, 2018 – Costs of confinement

C.Palmer_July 6, 2018 – Prospective consolidation of the Greenwood Municipal Separate School District and the Leflore Co. School District

M.Murdock_July 6, 2018 – Third party recovery of inmate medical expenses

R.Lawrence_July 6, 2018 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 63-15-4

H.Douglas_July 6, 2018 – Cattle Guard Bids

D.Turner_July 6, 2018 – Superintendent Qualifications

June 2018

M.Farmer_June 29, 2018 – Application of the term dosage unit as defined in Section 41-29-139(c) to Illicit Liquid Methamphetime

J.Shirley_June 25, 2018 – Application of the 48-Hour requirement under MRCrP 5.1

J.Wells_June 22, 2018 – Constable residency requirements

C.Graves, Jr._June 22, 2018 – Municipal expenditures

K.Snell_June 22, 2018 – Authority of County Nursing Home to contribute funds to the County

R.Shoulders_June 22, 2018 – Hiring of Supervisor’s Brother

J.Shirley_June 22, 2018 – Warrant of removal for non-payment of rent

F.Reeves_June 19, 2018 – Donation

Sen.J.Horhn_June 15, 2018 – Legal authority of members of the Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau

K.Havard_June 15, 2018 – Registered Sex Offenders

M.Canerdy_June 15, 2018 – Changing from five to three aldermen

J.Montgomery_June 8, 2018 – Cost of bond election

C.Hemphill_June 8, 2018 – Defensive Driving School

R.Shepard_June 8, 2018 – Use of Canteen Fund Money of the George County Regional Correctional Facility

J.Davis_June 8, 2018 – Grant easement to private citizen

M.Pope, III_June 6, 2018 – Request for opinion regarding municipal departments

C.Latimer_June 1, 2018 – Proposed annexation by Starkville as it relates to Mississippi State University

H.Adams_June 1, 2018 – Opinion Request by the Choctaw County School District

K.Adams_June 1, 2018 – Requirements for Initial Appearances in Justice Courts

May 2018

C.Palmer_May 25, 2018 – Prospective consolidation of the Greenwood Municipal Separate School District and Leflore County School District

B.Campbell, Jr._May 25, 2018 – Public Officer-Employee Bonds

L.Pearson_May 25, 2018 – Supervisor’s employment as a County Administrator in Adjacent County

G.Snowden_May 25, 2018 – Payment of Constable law enforcement training costs

G.Barton_May 25, 2018 – Opinion request concerning broadband services to municipalities

P.Lee_May 18, 2018 – Overtime Pay for Deputy Circuit Clerks

M.Alfonso_May 18, 2018 – Access to media outlets

A.Hopkins_May 18, 2018 – Request for Attorney General Opinion on HCR 85 adopted 2018 Regular Legislative Session

A.Nowak_May 11, 2018 – Purchase Customized Software

J.Turnage_May 11, 2018 – Tourism tax for City of Columbus and Lowndes County, MS

G.Barton_May 11, 2018 – Proposed donations by a municipality

A.Banks_May 11, 2018 – Establishment of Internal Auditor department

P.Robertson_May 11, 2018 – Travel and moving expenses

A.Alexander,III_May 11, 2018 – Availability of Short Fall Promis

Sen.M.Watson_May 11, 2018 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 41-121-1, et

C.Brown_May 11, 2018 – Whether a land owner can be considered indigent for purpose of appointment of counsel

G.Barton_May 10, 2018 – Police Dog

 

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