The Neshoba County Board of Supervisors approved reclamation and repair of County Road 448 west of Highway 19 South during its Monday meeting.

This will include demolition of the existing road surface, placement of a new soil cement stabilized base and then placement of a new DBST road surface.  

The road is 2.4 miles in length and the estimated cost is $260,000.  The work is expected to commence in the spring of 2020 when weather conditions permit or upon completion of engineering. This was done at the request of District 3 supervisor Jerry Goforth.

Supervisors also approved travel expenses for Sheriff-elect Eric Clark to attend a Newly Elected Sheriffs Course Dec. 9-19 at the Law Enforcement Training Center and to pay the registration fee of $600.

In other matters, supervisors voted to:

• Approve road bore requests from Central Water Association at 5580 Laurel Hill Road and County Road 624;

• Pay increases for 25 cents per hour for two employees in the Circuit Clerk’s office. Supervisors also approved the removal a computer, a printer and a pad from the office’s inventory;



• Approve a school bus turnaround 10211 County Road1525;

• Approve the purchase of a new computer and ballot printer for the election commissioners for $4945. Supervisors also approved travel vouchers for the election commissions from election day: Ruby Breazeale $56.64; Martha White, $50.28; Harold Richardson, $51.23; Heather Kennedy, $83.15; and, Callie Yvonne Jackson Moore $41.05. Supervisors also approved travel expenses for the election commissioners to attend a training session January 22-24, 2020;

 • Approve a travel request from Emergency Management for a quarterly meeting in Newton. Supervisors also approved the renewal of the Medical Priority Dispatch System Cardset License, costing $98. A pay raise request for 50 cents per hour was approved.

• Approve the appointment of Ricky McDonald to the Linwood Volunteer Fire Department board of commissioners for a term to expire December 31, 2024;

• Approve a contract with Languageline Solutions for interpretation services;

• Approve for the East Central Community College baseball team to use the Neshoba County Coliseum  January 17. Supervisors also approved the hiring of Matthew Cumberland at the Coliseum;

• Approve for the justice court judge to attend a training  December 2-13;

• Approve the claims docket and the minutes from previous meetings;

• Approve the county payroll ending Nov. 4, totaling $159,850; and,

• Approve the elected officials payroll, ending Nov. 15 and totaling $46,974.