Supervisors approve purchase of new vehicles

Supervisors approve purchase of new vehicles


The Neshoba County Board of Supervisors approved the purchase of a 2023 tractor trailer rig to haul gravel for the Road Department during their Monday meeting.

Waters International Trucks Inc. was the low bidder at $170,000. Truckworx was the second bidder at $218,714.

County Administrator Jeff Mayo said the truck will be used to haul gravel from from sites in Amory or Hamliton, Ala.

Supervisors also approved the purchase of two 2023 Dodge Durangos from Griffis Motor at the cost of $75,592.

“These are two of the four that were ordered for the Sheriff’s Department,” Mayo said. “They came in last week.”

Supervisors also approved purchase of a used 2021 Ford Transit 350 Wagon from Griffis Motors at the cost of $48,435. It will be used to transport inmates for the litter pickup crew with road department.

In other matters, supervisors voted to:

• Place $1,394 in forfeiture fund with  with $408 of it going to the District Attorney’s Office;

• Accept the resignation of Correctional Officer Cordero Bobo. Supervisors then approved the employment of Raymond Rogers as part-time correctional officer and Randal Prince as correctional officer;

• Accept letter from PTS Solutions informing them of a monthly increase in maintenance of Jail Management System by $750. This increases the annual cost to $10,110 per year;

• Approve travel request for Constable Keith McCrory to attend the Mississippi Constables Association 2023 Convention and Training Seminar June 12-15 at the IP Resort in Biloxi;

• Accept the Constable Annual Financial Report from McCrory for the 2022 calendar year;

• Approve the renewal of the Medical Priority Dispatch EMD Cardset License at the cost of $98;

• Approve the employee payroll ending March 6 and totaling $220,086;

• Approve the elected officials payroll ending March 15 and totaling $54,963;

• Approve the claims docket and the out of order claims;

• Approve putting $600 in the petty cash fund at the Neshoba County Coliseum;

• Accept the resignation of Lynda Gale Robertson as Neshoba County’s Commissioner for Mississippi Regional Housing Authority;

• Approve a request for materials at Neshoba Lake;

• Approve paying Allen & Hoshall invoice totaling $500 for engineering work on the Burnside project. Supervisors also voted to pay Matt Boatner Construction invoice totaling $40,509 for work at Burnside;

• Approve paying Century Construction $415,491 for work on the Taylor Mast Project;

• Approve renewing Mississippi Association of Supervisors Insurance policy premium totaling

$326,281 for county vehicles;

• Approve the Mississippi Department of Revenue Compliance Letter for 2022 Roll Year and authority to expend reappraisal funds; and,

• Approve the transfer of $177,552 from Fund # 002 to Fund # 001 for reappraisal.

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