The Neshoba County Board of Supervisors approved payments for three road projects that are nearing completion.

Supervisors approved the payment of $214,556 to APAC-Mississippi for work and products used for the resurfacing of the Industrial Park Road. That paid for the placement of 1,709.50 tons of asphalt. This project is complete except for some striping work that needs to be done. Part of this is being paid through a Small Municipalities Limited Population County Grant. It is around a 50-50 match.

Supervisors also approved the payment of $14,592 to A.E. Boyer for work done on County Road 832 through a FEMA grant to replace undersized drainage structures. Supervisors approved one change order. This grant is a 75-25 match.

And, supervisors approved the payment of $104,578 to MAGCO for bridge replacement on County Road 628. This was paid for through state Emergency Road and Bridge Repair grant for everything but the engineering. The bridge is not officially opened but now can be used.

Supervisors also approved the payment of $10,267 to Crowder Engineering for work on the bridge replacement project.

In another matter, supervisors accepted the resignation of District 1 Election Commissioner Ruby Breazeale. At the request of District 1 Supervisor Keith Lillis, Sherry Nance was named to fill Breazeale’s unexpired term. 

In other matters, supervisors voted to:

• Advertise for bids on metal recycling bins and rolling bins. 

• Approve paying 2020 Mississippi IAAO Chapter dues for the Tax Collector’s Office at a cost of $10;

• Approve a training and travel request for Kim Yates to attend the Pronto Court training in Clinton Dec. 16 at a cost of $250;

• Approve paying annual dues to Mississippi Association of Supervisors of $1,800;

• Approve advertising for County Depository of for 2020 and 2021; and,

Supervisors voted to reject a bid for Water Treatment Services because it did not meet all of the specifications. This will be rebid next year.