Posts Tagged ‘Brad Rogers’

Critics say Pearl out to eliminate mobile homes and apartments – not safeguard them

Pearl is taking dramatic — and some say unprecedented and unconstitutional – steps to rid the city of manufactured homes and to downsize existing apartment complexes. October brought requirements that manufactured home parks and rental complexes build community storm shelters able to accommodate all residents and withstand the force of a F-2 tornado. In addition, […] [...]

Challenging times ahead for Pearl’s manufactured home residents, apartment complex owners

A proclamation from Gov. Phil Bryant declaring October “Manufactured Home Month” noted the factory-built dwellings provide housing for 507,000 Mississippians. But there could soon be manufactured housing for far fewer people in Pearl, a Rankin County city of about 25,000 residents. Public safety and a desire to keep non-conforming land uses from “going on forever” […] [...]

City’s new rental property ordinance gets opposition from landlords

PEARL — Tensions are high in Pearl over a new ordinance related to rental property. The Clarion-Ledger reports the city is requiring existing rental properties to have sprinklers in case of fires. It also mandates landlords add warning sirens, a telephone or text emergency warning system that would notify tenants in emergencies, and storm shelters […] [...]

Pearl Welcomes ScottsMiracle-Gro

PEARL- Local and state officials joined new employees for a ribbon cutting at the recently opened ScottsMiracle-Gro facility off Highway 80 in Pearl. [...]

City of Pearl: Fitch Ratings Downgrade Not Warranted

by Published: March 19,2010

Tags: Brad Rogers, City of Pearl, Fitch ratings

Pearl Mayor Brad Rogers said he expects Fitch Ratings to soon issue a correction to the news today that the company is downgrading the city’s credit rating. Rogers said, “The city of Pearl is in the strongest financial position it’s been in in a long time. There are no problems.” Fitch Ratings withdrew its ‘BBB-‘ […] [...]

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