Posts Tagged ‘dispute’

Reports mixed on which Coast city won in annexation case

by Associated Press Published: April 3,2013

Tags: annexation, city government, consultant, dispute, municipal, municipality, property, real estate, tax, taxpayer

D’IBERVILLE — The annexation battle between Biloxi and D’Iberville is finally over, and representatives for D’Iberville say they are the winners. The area in dispute was along Mississippi Highway 67. The state Supreme Court on March 21 upheld the annexation ruling that kept in Harrison County part of the annexation area requested by both cities […] [...]

Coast cities’ annexation battle continues

by Associated Press Published: February 27,2013

Tags: annex, annexation, city government, dispute, growth, land, property, real estate

BILOXI and GULFPORT — A new annexation plan would cut in half the amount of land Biloxi wants to annex on the city’s northwest border. City attorney Ronald Peresich tells The Sun Herald the new boundaries reduce the proposed annexation area from 7.5 square miles to about three square miles. The adjusted area still includes […] [...]

After nearly a decade, landowners settle Paw Paw Road case

by Associated Press Published: November 20,2012

Tags: bench, court, dispute, judge, judicial, judiciary, justice, land, landowner, law, legal, property, real estate, settlement

WARREN COUNTY — A long-running land dispute in federal court between Warren County and two groups of landowners has been settled. Terms of the settlement were not made public. Ken Rector, an attorney representing the county, told the Vicksburg Post neither the county nor anyone else involving in the case is out any money as […] [...]

Airport project resumes with new contractor on board

by Associated Press Published: November 1,2012

Tags: airport, asphalt, builder, building, construction, contractor, dispute, quality, runway, travel

JACKSON — Work has resumed on a runway at Mississippi’s busiest passenger airport after a dispute with the contractor brought construction to a standstill last year. The project to remove bad clay and repave one of two runways at Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport stalled over a disagreement about the quality of the asphalt being […] [...]

Southern Miss gets money from Point Cadet settlement

by MBJ Staff Published: October 5,2012

Tags: dispute, education, funding, higher education, land, money, property, real estate, settlement, state agency, university

HATTIESBURG — Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann has presented the University of Southern Mississippi with a check for $366,100. The funds are part of a settlement agreement reached in 2002 resolving longstanding land issues on a piece of property located at Point Cadet in Biloxi. As part of the settlement agreement, funds generated from rents […] [...]

Airport dispute could cost millions in federal funding

TUPELO — A dispute between the Tupelo City Council and the city’s Airport Authority could cost the city millions of dollars in federal funds and leave an already deteriorating former Army Aviation Support Facility in disrepair. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the council this week rejected a $1.85 million grant to upgrade the armory […] [...]

Judge tosses lawsuit over ferry’s operating hours

by Associated Press Published: July 13,2012

Tags: bench, case, county government, court, dispute, ferry, island, judge, judicial, judiciary, lawsuit, operating hours, river

VICKSBURG — A lawsuit challenging how many hours the Kings Point Ferry operates each day has been thrown out by a judge. The Vicksburg Post reports the lawsuit was M&M Property, L.P.’s third attempt in 15 years to force Warren County to keep the vessel open 15-1/2 hours daily. Chancery Judge Ray Montgomery, appointed by […] [...]

Eutaw Construction suing Port Commission over contract

by Associated Press Published: May 23,2012

Tags: construction, contract, contractors, courts, dispute, judges, judicial, judiciary, lawsuit, ports, shippers, shipping, ships

GULFPORT ­— A contract dispute has put on hold elevation work at the state port in Gulfport. The port’s West Pier is being expanded, elevated and updated to house a modern containerized cargo operation. When completed, the pier will include 180 acres elevated for storm-surge protection by 15 feet, to 25 feet above sea level. […] [...]

Supreme Court asked to rule in dispute between circuit judges

by Associated Press Published: May 14,2012

Tags: assignments, bench, courts, dispute, judges, judiciaary, judicial, justices

JACKSON — The state Supreme Court has been asked to settle a dispute between two Hinds County circuit judges. The issue is the assignment of cases in the county’s judicial system. The Clarion-Ledger reports Senior Circuit Judge Tomie Green has ordered that beginning Aug. 1 two of the four circuit judges will handle only criminal […] [...]

City workers’ move into Metrocenter snarled in dispute

by Associated Press Published: March 30,2012

Tags: cabling, developer, dispute, economic development, interest, malls, municipal government, retail

JACKSON — After the Jackson City Council agreed in February to pay for the installation of wiring at the Metrocenter, around 300 city workers were expected to move into their new offices within 45 days. Now, 54 days later, The Clarion-Ledger reports not a single wire has been installed because of a dispute over whether […] [...]

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