Category Archives: GOVERNMENT

Downing Board Working on Process to Remove Vacant Buildings

Written on September 19, 2017 at 6:15 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6 p.m. on September 11th with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Ray Bange, Gene Bruner, Bill Anderson, and Hannah Poe, City Clerk Carol Dryden, and Water/Waste Water Operator Larry Smith. Copies of the agenda, minutes of the previous meeting, water/waste water report, deposits & […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on September 19, 2017 at 1:48 pm, by

Thursday, September 7, 2017 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling; Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins; and County Clerk, Batina Dodge. Commissioner Clatt moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Commissioner Wiggins. Motion […]

New 911 Addresses Going Into Effect in Scotland County

Written on September 12, 2017 at 4:33 pm, by

Memphis postal customers in rural Scotland County received official notice this week of new 911 addresses that are now officially in effect. The Scotland County Commission with the assistance of Mapping Solutions and the United States Postal Service is near completion of the Scotland County 911 addressing project. Over the past month the new addresses […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on September 12, 2017 at 12:36 pm, by

Thursday, August 31, 2017 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling; Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins was absent; and County Clerk, Batina Dodge. Commissioner Clatt moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Presiding […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on September 4, 2017 at 10:19 pm, by

Thursday, August 24, 2017 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling; Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins; and County Clerk, Batina Dodge. Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Presiding Commissioner Ebeling. […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on August 29, 2017 at 2:10 pm, by

Thursday, August 17, 2017 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling; Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins: and County Clerk, Batina Dodge. Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Presiding Commissioner Ebeling. […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on August 21, 2017 at 9:44 am, by

Thursday, August 10, 2017 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner: Duane Ebeling; Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins; Deputy County Clerk, Nancy McClamroch; Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Commissioner Ebeling. Motion […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on August 15, 2017 at 10:58 am, by

Thursday, August 3, 2017 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner: Duane Ebeling; Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins: and Deputy County Clerk, Nancy McClamroch. Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Commissioner Ebeling. […]

Downing City Board Keeps Tax Rate Same

Written on August 8, 2017 at 6:29 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 p.m. on August 7, 2017 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Ray Bange, Gene Bruner, and Hannah Poe. City Clerk Carol Dryden and Water[Waste Water Operator Larry Smith. Copies of the agenda, minutes from previous meeting, water/waste water report, deposits & disbursements and […]

County Commission Addresses Health Department’s Food Ordinance

Written on August 8, 2017 at 6:18 pm, by

A recently enacted ordinance impacting area restaurants and food preparers has landed the Scotland County Commission in hot water even though the local leaders had nothing to do with cooking up the new law. Once the bills for the new annual permit fee went out in July to restaurants, the Commission reported beginning to receive […]