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Board Attorney Duties

The Board Attorney's office is established pursuant to Section 19-3-47 of the Mississippi Code, which permits county boards of supervisors to employ counsel to represent them in legal matters. The Board Attorney's duties include representation of  the 5 member Bolivar County Board of Supervisors, all County elected officials and department heads; attendance, counseling and representation at all meetings of the Board; formulating policies, ordinances and regulations for Bolivar County; drafting proposed legislation; contract preparation, interpretation and negotiation; research and writing of legal opinions, preparing Board's Resolutions adopted, briefs and memoranda; ;Prepares Board Resolutions adopted by the Board, advising County officials regarding compliance with Local, State and Federal laws and regulations.


Ellis Turnage

P.O. Box 216

Cleveland, MS  38732

Ph: 662-843-2811

Fax: 662-843-6133





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