Posts Tagged ‘payment’

Waste Pro lowers amount of underpayment by city

by Associated Press Published: January 17,2014

Tags: city government, city of Natchez, Doug Atkins, garbage, payment, trash, underpayment, waste, Waste Pro USA

NATCHEZ — Waste Pro USA has revised downward what it says the city of Natchez owes for underpayments since July. Waste Pro Division Manager Doug Atkins told The Natchez Democrat that the $126,000 figure includes $63,000 for underpayments, and the rest is this month’s bill for service. The city awarded Waste Pro for waste collection […] [...]

City, company at odds over payments

by Associated Press Published: January 15,2014

Tags: butch brown, city government, city of Natchez, Doug Atkins, payment, Waste Pro USA

NATCHEZ — The city of Natchez and Waste Pro USA are working to solve a $126,000 problem. The Natchez Democrat reports the city apparently owes Waste Pro, the company it contracts with for trash collection and disposal, because the city has been underpaying its monthly payments since July. Mayor Butch Brown said yesterday at the […] [...]

Supervisors reject architect’s bill for new jail design work

PASCAGOULA — The Jackson County Board of Supervisors has denied a claim by the jail architects they fired last week. Both the board attorney and the president of the board said yesterday the company, The Goldberg Group, billed the county for services that hadn’t been completed. The Sun Herald reports instead of paying a $68,000 […] [...]

Attorneys ask judge to allow oil spill payments to continue

NEW ORLEANS — A team of plaintiffs’ lawyers urged a federal judge on Thursday to reject BP’s bid to suspend all settlement payments to Gulf Coast businesses and residents who claim they lost money after the company’s 2010 oil spill. In a court filing, attorneys who brokered a multibillion-dollar settlement with BP PLC say the […] [...]

Burn center will have to wait on payment after failed vote

BRANDON — A bill designed to help Mississippi’s only burn center get paid ahead of others when patients win lawsuits has failed to pass in the Senate. Senate Bill 2780 would create a hierarchy for payment when a burn victim wins a lawsuit. First the burn center would get paid, then the attorney and finally […] [...]

Board approves final, payment on career education building

HERNANDO — DeSoto County school officials have made a final payment for work on the system’s new Career Technology Center in Olive Branch. The Commercial Appeal reports school board members unanimously approved a final payment of $35,763 for renovation of the warehouse in the Olive Branch Metro Industrial park that houses the center. The payment […] [...]

AG: Deadline nearing for LCD screen settlement claims

JACKSON — Attorney General Jim Hood is reminding consumers and businesses entitled to a cash refund from a private billion-dollar LCD screen settlement fund that the deadline for applying is approaching. The fund is made up of settlements with 10 manufacturers over an illegal conspiracy to raise the price of LCD (thin-film transistor liquid display) […] [...]

Pickering threatens to garnish Mayor Davis’ paycheck

by Associated Press Published: August 8,2012

Tags: city, debt, fine, garnish, garnishment, mayor, municipal government, municipality, paycheck, payment, tax, taxpayer

SOUTHAVEN — Mississippi Auditor Stacey Pickering paid a surprise visit to Southaven Mayor Greg Davis at a city meeting and announced plans to garnish the mayor’s paycheck. The Commercial Appeal reports Pickering returned $96,000 in disputed funds repaid by Davis last night, but announced plans to take the mayor’s paycheck to recover another $70,000. Pickering […] [...]

Delta community reaches payment settlement with IRS

by Associated Press Published: February 10,2012

Tags: arrears, federal government, municipal government, payment, settlement, taxes

METCALFE — The Internal Revenue Service and the town of Metcalfe have agreed on a monthly payment plan to erase a tax debt. The Delta Democrat Times reports the board of aldermen approved a repayment plan this week of $350 a month. Officials said the town didn’t pay taxes on town employees for 10 years […] [...]

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