Posts Tagged ‘district’

Chancellor to rule soon on county’s bid to leave waterway district

PURVIS — A specially appointed chancellor said he would make a ruling within the next few days on whether Lamar County has a state-given right to leave the Pat Harrison Waterway District. The Hattiesburg American reports Chancellor Hollis McGehee was asked yesterday to decide on Lamar County’s request for a partial summary judgment. The county […] [...]

City hires Stennis Institute to draw up redistricting plan

HORN LAKE — The city of Horn Lake has hired The Stennis Institute to come up with a redistricting plan for the city before next spring’s municipal elections. The Commercial Appeal reports Stennis, based at the Mississippi State University, will be paid $17,000 to draft alternate plans that will be reviewed by the city in […] [...]

City sets public hearings to discuss ward redistricting

GAUTIER — Two public hearings have been set on the redistricting of wards in the city of Gautier. The Mississippi Press reports the city council scheduled the hearings for July 2 and July 16. The city’s population soared from 11,681 in the 2000 census to 18,572 in the 2010 count, a 59 percent increase. City […] [...]

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