Frank Polk Road closed permanently by supervisors

Published 11:00 am Thursday, April 21, 2022

The Jefferson Davis County Board of Supervisors met for the second April meeting Monday in Prentiss.

After prayer by Ricky Barrett, the meeting was called to order and a public hearing was held regarding the Frank Polk Road closure. Frank Polk Road is in the Whitesand community and connects Whitesand Church Road to Bass Laird Road.

No one from the public was present to oppose of the closure, so the road has been officially closed removed from the map of the county.

Ricky Barrett asked the board for direction with a cemetery on T. Norris Lane in Bassfield. The Norris Family Cemetery established on T. Norris Lane in 1982 and Barrett is concerned about how to continue gaining access to the cemetery if landowners were to change.

JDC Department of Human Services Director Maria Durr reported to the board that the floors at the entrance of the DHS building were damaged and in need of repair.

Thomas Brewer requested and was granted reimbursement from the board for professional development.

In other board news, the board approved the following without opposition before the meeting was adjourned:

Approved minutes.

Approved deleting a roll-up door from inventory and changing value of existing doors in District 1.

Approved deleting from inventory Swintec typewriter.

Approved removing from red tag list two IBM wheelwriter typewriter and one Swintec typewriter.

Approved spreading employee action forms into the minutes for chancery clerk’s office and sheriff’s department.

Approved claims.