New administration brings hope for one-percent tax work
Some Gluckstadt residents will have a new place to cast their votes come June 5, when the next Senate and U.S. House race will take place.
Madison County citizen Julia Hodges brought the issue to the board of supervisors, asking that an additional voting precinct be created, hopefully easing the burden on St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Since Madison’s new environmental court was created last month, 12 cases have come before the city, making citizens ensure their properties are clean and well-kept.
The new court is to help expedite criminal court proceedings within the city as well as property code violations.
The first jurisdictional hearing for Gluckstadt’s incorporation has been moved for a second time, but progress on the area’s assimilation into Madison County is still steady.
The Madison County School Board is moving forward with finding a new superintendent through a national executive recruitment and development team.
Dr. Ronnie McGehee, superintendent of Madison County schools, recently announced that he is stepping down after this semester.
Madison County Supervisors have roads on their minds.
During a recent Madison Organization of Neighborhood Associations (MONA) meeting, all three supervisors representing the city of Madison spoke about what road plans are in the works.
The city of Ridgeland continues to enjoy both commercial and residential growth outpacing figures from 2016.
Madison County officials will need to reappoint a new five-person committee responsible for the Reunion Parkway interchange project because of a procedural issue.
Originally the supervisors named committee members. However Katie Bryant Snell, board attorney, said the county engineer was responsible for the appointments.
House Bill 98, which would allow direct sales and shipments of wine to state residents, died in committee on January 30.
But, author of the bill, District 111 Rep. Charles Busby, says he’s fighting to bring the bill back for the 2019 legislative session.