Summary of Recent Opinions

March 31, 2014  | 

January 2020

M.Espy_January 31, 2020 – Emergency Purchase by Board of Supervisors

M.Easterling_January 31, 2020 – Authority of Community College to Enter Into Lease with Private Corporation

M.Cotton_January 31, 2020 – Preparation of Youth Court Orders

J.Sigman_January 31, 2020 – Pearl River Valley Water Supply District

J.Matthews_January 31, 2020 – Authority of Pat Harrison Waterway District to enter into an agreement

J.Liner_January 31, 2020 – Dual Employment

J.Barbour_January 31, 2020 – Donation of County Building for Use by the American Red Cross

H.Frierson_January 31, 2020 – Public Records Act

E.Munn_January 31, 2020 – Group Insurance Coverage for County Employee and Dependents

A.Turnage_January 31, 2020 – Failure to Appear in Justice or Municipal Court

P.Johnson_January 30, 2020 – Fresh Start Act of 2019

S.Boyette_January 30, 2020 – Fresh Start Act of 2019

D.Smith_January 30, 2020 – Fresh Start Act of 2019

B.Dilworth_January 30, 2020 – Fresh Start Act of 2019

C.Rowden_January 30, 2020 – Fresh Start Act of 2019

B.Limbaugh_January 30, 2020 – Fresh Start Act of 2019

E.Fair_January 29, 2020 – Clarification of Section 25-3-3 of the Mississippi Code Annotated

P.Tutor_January 8, 2020 – Local Government Debt Collection Setoff Act

C.Rhodes_January 8, 2020 – Term and removal of school trustees

H.Douglas_January 8, 2020 – Authority of Levee Board to Construct a Berm for Federal Program

M.Wiggins_January 4, 2020 – Appointment of County Prosecuting Attorney

M.Moore_January 3, 2020 – City of Pascagoula – Determining Whether Customer Has Received Utility Benefits

J.Barry_January 3, 2020 – Appointment of County Prosecuting Attorney

L.Childress_January 3, 2020 – Energy Savings Agreement

L.Gandy_January 3, 2020 – Financial Audit of a Regional Railroad Authority

M.Price_January 3, 2020 – Regulation of on-premise consumption of beer and light wine

December 2019

L.McLemore_December 20, 2019 – Municipal issues

W.Dowdy_December 20, 2019 – Separation of Powers

T.Reynolds_December 20, 2019 – Employee Compensation

J.Chiles_December 20, 2019 – County Donation of Building to Charter School

D.Mikula_December 20, 2019 – Contracting Authority of MDMH

C.Brown_December 9, 2019 – Police Powers

J.Buffington_December 9, 2019 – Determination of Whether a County is Wet or Dry

D.Bruhl_December 3, 2019 – Nepotism

N.Manley_December 3, 2019 – Alderman access to information

J.Scanlon_December 3, 2019 – Animal Control Officer

C.Freeze_December 3, 2019 – Youths residing at Oakley Youth Development Center

E.Fair_December 2, 2019 – Section 25-3-3 of the Mississippi Code

November 2019

M.Palmer_November 22, 2019 – Tax exemption for New Enterprises

L.Palmer_November 22, 2019 – Liability of municipal officer for damage to municipal property

L.Mordecai_November 22, 2019 – Conflict in LPC Statutes

D.Berryman_November 22, 2019 – Expungement and Non-Adjudication

C.Espy_November 8, 2019 – Single source items

T.Scipper_November 8, 2019 – Authority of Board of Supervisors

T.Rowell_November 8, 2019 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 21-35-23

J.Sutton_November 8, 2019 – Authority of County to enter into lease-purchase under Section 57-7-1

H.Brock_November 8, 2019 – Statute of Limitations for Open Municipal Accounts

J.Matthews_November 1, 2019 – Authority of Pat Harrison Waterway District to enter into a contract

M.Palmer_November 1, 2019 – Tax exemption for New Enterprises

October 2019

C.Lambert_October 31, 2019 – Binding Successors in Office

W.Grete_October 25, 2019 – Authority of Board of Trustees to Purchase and Lease Real Property

S.Barber_October 25, 2019 – County authority to increase employee salaries mid-fiscal year

A.Nowak_October 25, 2019 – DeSoto County Youth Court Drug Purchases

J.Stinson_October 23, 2019 – Runoff election

D.Tharp – October 18, 2019 – Water rate increase

L.Jackson_October 18, 2019 – Mississippi Code Annotated Section 31-7-13(c)(iv)(1) and (c)(i)(2)

R.Frieson_October 18, 2019 – Drug Forfeiture Funds

J.Henley_October 18, 2019 – Separation of Powers

D.Gibson_October 18, 2019 – Authority of County to Hire Engineering Firm for Building-Code Inspection and Enforcement

K.Adams_October 16, 2019 – Domestic Abuse Protection Orders

M.Watson_October 11, 2019 – Hemp Lab Testing

H.Hollingsworth_October 11, 2019 – Mississippi Code Annotated Section 45-9-131

R.Eaton_October 11, 2019 – Override of mayoral veto

R.McNeal_October 11, 2019 – Authority of County to Assist Private Non-Profit Corporation

A.Hill_October 11, 2019 – Issuing title without tag purchase

J.Turnage_October 11, 2019 – Expenditure of Tax Funds by Municipality

L.Fairley_October 11, 2019 – Failure to Appear

K.Miller_October 4, 2019 – Jurisdiction of County Court

J.Wakeland_October 4, 2019 – Nepotism

C.Hemphill_October 4, 2019 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 17-5-15

J.Webb_October 2, 2019 – Attorney for Regional Jail

September 2019

C.Armstrong_September 27, 2019 – Authority of Mississippi Auctioneer Commission to Regulate Online Auctions

R.Lee_September 27, 2019 – Transfer of vehicles obtained through forfeiture

R.Allen_September 27, 2019 – Use of Patrol Vehicle at a Public School Function

J.Gilmore_September 24, 2019 – Authority of city to waive discrepancy and accept total bid amount

P.Tutor_September 20, 2019 – Section 31-7-13(c)(v)

K.Melchi_September 20, 2019 – Donation of matching funds by municipality

M.Murdock_September 20, 2019 – Use of municipal equipment and-or personnel

G.Gibbes_September 20, 2019 – Expansion of Community Hospital Service Area

B.Long_September 20, 2019 – Approval of Claims of a Drainage District

K.Melchi_September 13, 2019 – Open Meetings Act

C.Bates_September 13, 2019 – Gas District Providing Health Insurance

L.Hahn_September 6, 2019 – Expenses associated with Christmas celebration

R.Frieson_September 6, 2019 – Sixteenth Section Land Lease Substitution

J.Hines,Sr._September 6, 2019 – Miss. Code Ann. Section 83-11-501

E.Fulton_September 6, 2019 – City Attorney serving as City Prosecutor

A.St.Pe’_September 6, 2019 – Mayoral Veto

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