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Supervisors, aldermen meet on Tuesday

The four DeSoto County city boards of aldermen and the county Board of Supervisors will all conduct business on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Supervisors will move their meeting from its normal Monday due to the Labor Day holiday.  

Here is a quick synopsis of some of the board meeting agenda items and links to be able to view each of the Sept. 6 meeting agendas.  


The Board of Supervisors will start its meeting at 8 a.m. Tuesday morning so it may include a public hearing on its proposal fiscal year budget at 9 a.m. Tuesday’s meeting will be held at the County Administration Building’s third-floor board room. DeSoto County Board of Supervisors agenda.  


Horn Lake aldermen will approve the tax levy and budget for the upcoming fiscal year at Tuesday’s board meeting. There will also be a request to approve the School Resource Officer Assistance Agreement. Tuesday’s meeting begins at 6 p.m. Horn Lake Board of Aldermen agenda


Olive Branch aldermen will consider and vote on the city’s tax levy and millage rate for the upcoming fiscal year starting Oct. 1. Tuesday’s meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Municipal Court building. Olive Branch Board of Aldermen agenda


Hernando aldermen will be asked to approve advertising for a $785,000 loan for the Animal Shelter building. Aldermen will also hear a presentation from Waggoner Engineering on a traffic study for McIngvale Road at Commerce Street. Tuesday’s meeting begins at 6 p.m. at City Hall. Hernando Board of Aldermen agenda


Planning agenda items will include design review approval for a new Hyatt House hotel at the northeast corner of Marathon Way and Hospitality Lane near the Holiday Inn; design review approval for a childcare facility at Silo Square; and design review approval for former NBA basketball player and former Memphis Grizzlies’ Mike Miller’s Let It Fly golf and sports themed restaurant at Silo Square. Tuesday’s meeting begins at 6 p.m. at City Hall. Southaven Board of Aldermen agenda

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