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.
Board of Supervisors
PO Box 595, Carthage MS 39051-0595
Phone: 601-267-8002 / Fax: 601-267-6132
Jeff Webb, Board Attorney
PO Box 452, Carthage MS 39051
Phone: 601-267-9762 / Fax: 601-267-6132
As mandated by State statute, the Board of Supervisors meets on the first and third Monday of each month in the Board Meeting Room on the second floor of the Courthouse in Carthage. 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.
- The first Monday meeting begins at 9:00 a.m., unless otherwise announced.
- The third Monday meeting begins at 8:00 a.m., unless otherwise announced
- Meetings of the Board of Supervisors are open to the general public.