2 Miss. Code. R. § 902-4.3 - Rules

Current through April 7, 2022

The Board of Soil and Water Conservation District Commissioners may appoint such deputy commissioners as they deem appropriate. The following rules or criteria have been established by the Mississippi Soil and Water Conservation Commission:

A. Up to five (5) deputy commissioners, but no more than one representing each supervisor beat, may be appointed, unless there is no person qualified or willing to serve in another supervisor's beat. Where the latter is the case, the letter that transmits the appointment form should so state that this is the situation.
B. Deputy Appointment form (Exhibit 10) is used to make the appointment.
C. Appointments are to be made by official action of the Board of District Commissioners and recorded in the minutes.
D. Appointments are to be made for one (1) year effective on October 1st each year.
E. A copy of the appointment form will be sent to the Commission office.
F. Deputy commissioners will not receive any compensation for the service provided.
G. Deputy commissioners shall be entitled to expenses, including traveling expenses incurred in discharging their duties at the rate established by the State of Mississippi in Section 25-3-41 Mississippi Code 1972 Annotated.
H. A deputy commissioner may resign by notifying the board of commissioners orally or in writing. Acceptance of said resignation shall be an official action of the board and so recorded in the minutes. The commissioners may appoint a deputy commissioner to fill the unexpired term, which is through September 30th each year.
I. Deputy commissioners shall not be entitled to vote on any matter coming before the commissioners.
J. The Board of Commissioners is given the authority to replace a deputy commissioner when he/she has not met the qualification standards and/or has not performed the duties and responsibilities as set forth by the Mississippi Soil and Water Conservation Commission. The cause for replacement must be an official action of the board and so recorded in the minutes.


2 Miss. Code. R. § 902-4.3
Miss. Code Ann. § 25-3-41(1972)
ELC-1 (Adopted 3/22/89)

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