Maxwell, 010480 MSAGO, 19800104
|Case Date:||January 04, 1980|
I am attaching copy of your June 18, 1979 opinion concerning Civil Service Act. Several changes have taken place in the various jobs in our City and I am requesting further clarification: (1) Offices of Tax Collector-Assessor and City Clerk were separated and are now held by two appointed employees. The former Tax Collector-Assessor-Clerk remains as Tax Collector-Assessor and a new employee has been hired as City Clerk. (2) Former clerk covered under Civil Service was discharged and a replacement hired on an hourly basis in Tax-Collector's office. (3) Clerk was hired in Clerk's office on hourly basis. My question is this: Which of these employees are covered under Civil Service?Long Beach is a Code charter municipality. Under Section 21-3-3 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, Annotated, the elective officers of such a municipality include the Tax Collector, the Tax Assessor and the City or Town Clerk. This section also states that the governing authorities have the power to provide that all elective offices...
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