Desoto County News

Supervisors, aldermen to meet on budgets

DeSoto County Supervisors will be addressing the next fiscal year budget during their meeting Tuesday morning, Sept. 7 at 9 a.m. The budget will be presented and public comment on it will be received.  

The complete Board of Supervisors agenda is found on their official website.

Southaven aldermen have a budget hearing on their agenda Tuesday night when they meet at 6 p.m. The city Friday morning released its tentative agenda for the board meeting.  

Budgets for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1 must be approved and ready to be in place by Sept. 15 by law.  The board does have a special meeting planned for the morning of Sept. 14, at 10:30 a.m., where the budget for the fiscal year is expected to be adopted.  

Tuesday’s Southaven Planning Agenda will have approval of a design review for a new Central BBQ location in Silo Square. There is also a design review approval item for a multi-tenant building also to be built in the area.  

Term contracts for annual asphalt overlay and striping projects will be considered. Three items with the lowest and best bids totaling about $2.791 million are to be voted on for asphalt overlay material supply, the asphalt overlay installation, and the pavement striping and markings, all annual contracts.

Water Treatment Plant construction award, a memorandum of understanding with DeSoto County and the County Convention and Visitors Bureau, and a resolution for establishment and guidelines/policies for the Southaven Farmers Market are also to be voted on.

Olive Branch aldermen will consider their budget and tax millage rate for the fiscal year at their meeting Tuesday evening. Aldermen held their budget hearing at their last meeting in mid-August. Mayor Ken Adams is also planning to recognize members of the public works department for their proactive work ahead of recent rains that kept storm sewer run off drains and major water inlets cleared of debris ahead of the storms. Their efforts kept subdivisions from possible storm water flooding.  

The Olive Branch board agenda is posted on the city’s official website

Hernando aldermen will hold their public hearing, set their tax levy and budget at the city’s regular session Tuesday evening, starting at 6 p.m.  Ahead of the vote, board members will hear from representatives of the Hernando Main Street Chamber of Commerce and First Regional Library on their budget requests.  

Tuesday’s meeting agenda is found on the city website

The Horn Lake agenda had not been posted as of Sunday morning.  

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