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The Madison County Board of Supervisors recently voted to join the Mississippi Association of Supervisors Insurance Trust (MASIT). On a vote of 4-0, the Board voted to go with the MASIT Pool and save $50,000 a year. For the complete story go to the Madison County Journal online edition.

Statewide building code welcomed, but some jurisdictions may opt out

Are you in or are you out?

With permission from the Mississippi Business Journal, June 6, 2014 issue.

The Mississippi Association of Supervisors opposes the proposed rule change to the Clean Water Act; Definitions: Water of The United States.

Public comment submitted by MAS can be read here.

The MAS letter sent to the EPA can be read here.

For a list of all 2014 MAS Scholarship recipients click here.

The Mississippi Association of Supervisors (MAS) has a history of supporting higher education through the awarding of scholarships to Mississippi community and junior college scholarships. The program has been alive for over 10 years and was recently revamped with an increased donation that will allow even more students to reap the benefits and further their educations.

MDEQ Offers Debris Guidance
HHW Collection Events to Be Held in Lee and Winston Counties Next Week

It’s the season for severe storms, including tornadoes.  Please make sure that your emergency plans are up to date.  The State Auditor’s Emergency Accountability Plan for local governments is online at http://www.osa.ms.gov/downloads/emergency-accountability-plan.pdf.  This document provides information on emergency management and fiscal management, including emergency purchasing.

The Mississippi Legislature Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review (PEER) has issued a report on 911 Funding  in Mississippi Counties.

A review of the funding and expenditures of emergency communications districts of selected Mississippi Counties may be found here, Executive Summary.

A copy of the full report may be found here, Full Report.

New items just listed in County-to-County Classifieds!

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Counties (NACo) today applauded Senate passage of legislation to delay implementation of new federal flood insurance premiums which would cause insurance rates to rise rapidly in certain areas of the country.  For information on how this legislation would impact counties and the people they serve, please click here to read NACo's new legislative presentation on Biggert-Waters and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). 

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