The Board of Supervisors is the governing body of the county, establishing goals and objectives to direct the county’s growth and development, and carries out other responsibilities as set forth by Mississippi statutes. Supervisors are elected from each of the five districts in the county to serve a four-year term. The Board oversees county operations and enacts ordinances and resolutions to promote the health, safety, and welfare of citizens and businesses in the county, and approves the annual budget and millage rate which funds the operations of the offices and departments under the Board’s jurisdiction
The Board of Supervisors meets on the first and third Monday of each month in the Board Meeting Room at the County Court Building. If a regular scheduled meeting falls on a holiday, the Board meets on the next working day following the holiday. The Board also schedules additional meetings as they deem necessary to handle pertinent County business and in the case of emergencies. All meetings begin at 9AM and are open to the public.
Addressing the Board
If you wish to appear before the Board of Supervisors to discuss an important matter pertaining to the county, you must notify the Supervisors Office no later than noon on the Wednesday prior to the Monday meeting. Any backup information or exhibits pertaining to the matter you wish to discuss must be delivered to the Board Office by the same deadline. If you had a scheduled appearance and would like to cancel please contact the Supervisors office prior to the meeting.
Lawrence County Board of Supervisors
Board of Supervisors Office
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