Wednesday, May 6, 2009
TYPE OF MEETING SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING
CALLED BY Councilman McLemore
PLACE Council Chambers
SUBJECT 1- Emergency Meeting of the City Council (Acting Mayor)
TIME AND DATE Wednesday, May 06, 2009, 4:00 P. M.
NOTIFICATION TIME 10:50 A. M. Wednesday, May 06, 2009
TIME POSTED 11:00 A. M. Wednesday, May 06, 2009
COMMITTEE MEMBER ALL COUNCIL MEMBERS.
COUNCIL MEMBERS DIRECTORS
Jeff Weill, Sr., Ward 1 Robert M. Walker, Chief Administrative Officer
Leslie Burl McLemore, Ward 2 Frank E. Melton, Mayor, Office of the Mayor
Kenneth I. Stokes, Ward 3 Sarah O'Reilly-Evans, Legal
Frank Bluntson, Ward 4 Goldia Revies, Director of Constituent Services/Public
Charles Tillman, Ward 5 Information/Action Line
Marshand K. Crisler, Ward 6 Michael Raff, Director, Human & Cultural Services
Margaret Barrett Simon, Ward 7 Thelman Boyd, Director, Public Works
Vernon Hughes, Fire Chief
Rick Hill, Director, Administration
Denise McKay, Interim Director, Personnel Management
Planning & Development
Vacant, Chief of Police
A. C. Jimerson, Interim Director of Parks & Recreation
Brenda Pree, City Clerk
Bulletin Board, Security, Ceremonial Office.
Looks like the Mayor Melton era ends today.
So, Does this mean no one represents the Police Department? If Jimerson is the Interim Director of Parks & Rec, then why does JPD not have an Interim Chief? Personel is also listed with an Interim Director.
Razor, is Tyrone Lewis the permanent chief or the acting chief? I thought he was a permanent appointment. Dos anyone think that Frank Bluntson will be acting mayor again?
L.W.--Tyrone Lewis is Interim Police Chief. The city council decided not to vote him in as Chief, being that the election process was approaching. No I don't think Bluntson will be acting mayor, maybe Walker or McLemore.
Looks like McLemore is the acting Mayor. Lewis is not a permanent appointment. Permanent appointments require a council vote. Melton put Bluntson in place last time, I believe, which is not how it's supposed to be done. According to the Mississippi Code, council should appoint a temporary mayor when the mayor is disabled.
Thanks for the clarification. So much has gone on that it's hard for me to keep all this stuff straight sometimes.