Rushing, 010780 MSAGO, 19800107

Docket Nº:19800107
Case Date:January 07, 1980
Court:South Carolina
Mr. Zachary C. Rushing
No. 19800107
Mississippi Attorney General Opinions
January 7, 1980
         Re-lease of Farm-Residential Land          Mr. Zachary C. Rushing          Superintendent of Education          Walthall County Schools          P. O. Box 348          Tylertown, Mississippi 39667          Dear Mr. Rushing:          Former State Land Commissioner John Ed Ainsworth has forwarded to this office for research and reply your letter to him dated December 13, 1979.          Your letter stated:
         “We have someone residing on land which is within 11/2 mile from sixteenth section school land.          “In your opinion, can the sixteenth section school land be leased and classified as farm residential by the interested lessee. Our lessee holds existing lease on this same property and his lease is expiring.          “We are in the process of re-classifying under the new statute and we need clarification on the distance of his residence.”
         Attached hereto is a copy of a letter dated September 13, 1978 to Mr. Ainsworth which pertains to the question you present. In that opinion, to which was attached a copy of an opinion to Cecil Blakeney dated September 14, 1978, the office stated thatIt is the opinion of this office that a leaseholder would not be required to physically reside on school trust lands...

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