Gatlin, 010280 MSAGO, 19800102
|Case Date:||January 02, 1980|
The Soil and Water Commissioners for Lowndes County are duly elected and / or appointed under provisions of Article 69 of the Mississippi Code. The Supervisors of Lowndes County have provided some operating funds for the Commissioners for the past several years. Recently, they have been challenged as to the legality of supplying such funds. As I understand Article 69-27-67 of the Mississippi Code, it provides specific authority for contributions to the Commissioners. It is requested that you provide specific advice as to the legality of such contributions.Section 69-27-67 provides:
(1) The board of supervisors of any county is authorized and empowered, in its discretion, to make contributions to the various soil conservation districts either now or hereafter located entirely or partially within such county, under...
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