TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE

WHEREAS, by Deed of Trust dated October 31, 1997, and recorded in the office of the Clerk of the Chancery Court in Leflore County, Mississippi, on October 31, 1997, in Book 472 at Page 148 of the Records of Mortgages and Deeds of Trust on Land in said county and state, Roy L. Brown did grant and convey unto Richard A. Oakes, as Trustee for James K. Mims and Betty T. Mims, beneficiary, the property therein described, to secure the promissory note therein referred to; and

WHEREAS, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, and the entire indebtedness having been declared due and payable, and having been requested by the owner of said indebtedness and Deed of Trust so to do, I, RICHARD A. OAKES, as Trustee, as aforementioned, will on Friday, May 24, 2019, between the hours of 11:00 o'clock A.M. and 4:00 o'clock P.M. being the legal hours of sale, offer for sale at public auction for cash to the highest and best bidder at the South front door of the Leflore County Courthouse in the City of Greenwood, Leflore County, Mississippi, the following described property conveyed by said Deed of Trust, lying and being situate in Leflore County, Mississippi, to-wit:

The unexpired portion of the leasehold estate for a term of 99 years, commencing July 3, 1947, granted to W.M. Whittington by Leflore County, Mississippi, by lease agreement dated May 26, 1947, and recorded in Book 89, page 467 of the Land Deed Records of said county, in and to the following described property, situate in the City of Greenwood, Leflore County, Mississippi, to-wit:

Lot Ten (10) and the South Half of Lot Nine (9) in Block Nine (9) of Whittington’s Southside Addition to the City of Greenwood, as same is shown upon map of said addition recorded in Plat Book 4, page 42 of the Records of Maps of said county and state.

The sale of said property will be subject to all taxes which are a lien on the said property, to any state of facts an accurate survey of said premises would reveal, and to all recorded restrictions, easements, and mineral conveyances of record.

As Trustee, I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Trustee.

WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, on this the 26th day of April, 2019.

/s/ Richard A. Oakes

RICHARD A. OAKES

BURGOON & OAKES, P.C.

107 Fulton St.

Post Office Drawer 1640

Greenwood, MS 38935-1640

(662) 453-7373

 May 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2019


TRUSTEE'S

NOTICE OF SALE

WHEREAS, on June 30, 2015, LILLIE WOMACK and RICKY CARR executed a Deed of Trust to Richard A. Oakes, Trustee for S & K Properties, LLC, a Mississippi Limited Liability Company which Deed of Trust is recorded in Book 798, Page 478 of the Records of Mortgages and Deeds of Trust on Land in Leflore County, Mississippi, said Deed of Trust conveying the property hereinbelow described as security for the indebtedness set forth therein; and

WHEREAS, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, and the entire indebtedness having been declared due and payable, and having been requested by the owner of said indebtedness and Deed of Trust so to do, I, RICHARD A. OAKES, as Trustee, as aforementioned, will on Friday, May 24, 2019, between the hours of 11:00 o'clock A.M. and 4:00 o'clock P.M. being the legal hours of sale, offer for sale at public auction for cash to the highest and best bidder at the South front door of the Leflore County Courthouse in the City of Greenwood, Leflore County, Mississippi, the following described property conveyed by said Deed of Trust, lying and being situate in Leflore County, Mississippi, to-wit:

The East Half of Lot Ten (10) in Block Twenty-Seven (27) of the Madison Jones East Greenwood Addition to the City of Greenwood, Leflore County, Mississippi, as same is shown upon the map of said Addition recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 41 of the Records of Maps of Leflore County, Misissippi.

The sale of said property will be subject to all taxes which are a lien on the said property, to any state of facts an accurate survey of said premises would reveal, and to all recorded restrictions, easements, and mineral conveyances of record.

As Trustee, I will convey only such title as is vested in me.

WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, on this the 26th day of April, 2019.

/s/ Richard A. Oakes

RICHARD A. OAKES

BURGOON & OAKES, P.C.

107 Fulton St.

Post Office Drawer 1640

Greenwood, MS 38935-1640

(662) 453-7373

May 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2019


SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF

FORECLOSURE SALE

    

  WHEREAS, on November 12, 2002, Rosie A. Coleman executed a certain deed of trust to Prestige Title, Trustee for the use and benefit of Equifirst Corporation, which deed of trust is of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Leflore, County, state of Mississippi, in DT Book 573, Page 418; and

 WHEREAS, U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee, Successor in Interest to Bank of America National Association, as Trustee, Successor by Merger to LaSalle Bank National Association, as Trustee for Structured Asset Investment Loan Trust Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2003-BC2, the current holder and/or assignee, substituted Jauregui & Lindsey, LLC as Trustee by instrument recorded in the Chancery Clerk’s Office on April 26, 2019 in DT Book 862, Page 316; and

  WHEREAS, Default having been made in the terms and conditions of said deed of trust and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable in accordance with the terms of said deed of trust, U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee, Successor in Interest to Bank of America National Association, as Trustee, Successor by Merger to LaSalle Bank National Association, as Trustee for Structured Asset Investment Loan Trust Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2003-BC2, the legal holder of said indebtedness, having requested the undersigned Substitute Trustee in said deed of trust, will on June 6, 2019 offer for sale at public outcry and sell within legal hours (being between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.), at the main front door of the County Courthouse of Leflore County in Greenwood, Mississippi, to the highest and best bidder for cash the following described property situated in Leflore County, Mississippi, to wit:

Lot 48 in Twin Lakes East Subdivision, Part 1, in Leflore County, Mississippi, as said lot is shown upon the Map of said subdivision, recorded in Plat Book 6 at page 24 of the Records of Maps of Leflore County, Mississippi.

  I will convey only such title as vested in me as Substituted Trustee.

Jauregui & Lindsey, LLC

Substituted Trustee

Jauregui & Lindsey, LLC

244 Inverness Center Drive

Suite 200

Birmingham, AL 35242

(205) 970-2233

May 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2019


ADVERTISEMENT

NOTICE OF INTENTION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE GREENWOOD LEFLORE CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT TO LEASE CERTAIN SIXTEENTH SECTION AND LIEU LANDS IN LEFLORE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI

Notice is hereby given that upon recommendation of the Superintendent of the Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District of Leflore County, Mississippi, said superintendent will lease for the purpose indicated to the highest and/or best bidder or bidders the following described land in Leflore County, Mississippi, to-wit:

For Hunting & Fishing Purposes:

Section 16, Township 16 North, 2 West, 526.4 acres  ± for hunting and fishing purposes in NE1/4 & SE1/4 of NW1/4; N1/2 of S1/2 in Section 16, Township 16 North, Range 2 West,  Leflore County, Mississippi

Section 16, Township 17, Range 1 East, 229 acres ± for hunting and fishing purposes in N ½ of North of Holmes County Line (Less U.S. Corps of Engineers Easement)

Said land will be leased for a period of 5 years, beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2024.

Bidders must submit bids on forms prepared by the Superintendent of Education and must comply with all provisions of the bid form.  No bids will be considered unless submitted on the bid form.  Prospective bidders may obtain these forms by applying to said Superintendent of Education.  A 5% (of the annual rent) bid bond must accompany the bid.

Bids must be filed in the office of the Superintendent of Education in the Educational Services Building, 1901 Highway 82 West, Greenwood, Mississippi, on or before 4:30 pm on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.  No bid may be withdrawn after the same is publicly opened for consideration.  The right is reserved to reject any and all bids.

It is the intent of the Board of Education to table the written bids and open the bids to determine the outcome of each bid at a 5:00 P.M. meeting on June 11, 2019, at the Special Board Meeting.

                Dr. Mary Brown,

                      Superintendent            Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District

May 23 & 30, 2019


To:  Anyone having an interest in the James and Follie Melton Estate and to the known and unknown heirs of James and Follie Melton and to any other party having an interest in the below described property

NOTICE

Please take notice that on June 4, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 101 West Church Street, Greenwood, MS, the City Council of the City of Greenwood will hold a hearing under the provisions of Section 21-19-11 and/or 21-19-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, to determine if the property or parcel of land located at 224 Nichols Avenue in said city and which is described as follows:

That portion of the following described property designated as and located at 224 Nichols Avenue, to-wit:  Part of Lot 24 in Block 2 of the Nichols Addition, Greenwood, Leflore Co., MS (Parcel#:  101-1402-07-016.00)

which is titled to you, is in such a state of uncleanliness as to be a menace to the public health and safety of the Community.

In accordance with the Statute, if the City Council determines that the condition of the property or parcel of land is a menace to the public health and safety of the Community, then the City will, if you as owner will not, proceed to have the property cleaned by cutting weeds, filling cisterns, removing rubbish, dilapidated fences, outside toilets, removing dilapidated buildings, securing unsecure structures, and other debris; and draining cesspools and standing water.   

Furthermore, the City of Greenwood hereby informs you that, pursuant to Section 21-19-11 and/or 21-19-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, an adjudication at this hearing that the parcel of land is in need of cleaning, will further authorize the City to reenter for cleaning this property or parcel of land for a period of one (1) year after the date of this hearing without further hearing.  In such event, notice will be posted on the parcel of land and at City Hall at least seven (7) days before the parcel of land is reentered for cleaning

Additionally, if the City is required to clean the property or parcel of land, the said City Council may, by resolution, adjudicate the actual cost of such cleaning, and may also impose a penalty of One Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($1,500.00) or fifty percent (50%) of such actual cost, whichever is more.   The cost and any penalty may become a civil debt against the property owner or, at the option of the governing authority, an assessment against the property or parcel of land and shall be a lien thereon, may be included and collected in the same manner as a municipal ad valorem tax.

You are required to attend this hearing and you may present any evidence as to why the City Council should not determine that this property or parcel of land is in such a state of uncleanliness as to be a menace to the public health and safety of the Community.

On this the 7th day of May, 2019.

        

THE CITY COUNCIL OF GREENWOOD

                    BY:

RONNIE STEVENSON,

PRESIDENT

CITY COUNCIL OF GREENWOOD

ATTEST:

CINDERELLA MORRIS

DEPUTY CLERK

May 21, 22 & 23, 2019


Tasca R. Thomas, whose last known mailing address for tax purposes was 1202 McLean Street, Greenwood, MS  38930 and whose current address is unknown and to any other party having an interest in the below described property:

NOTICE

Please take notice that on June 4, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 101 West Church Street, Greenwood, MS, the City Council of the City of Greenwood will hold a hearing under the provisions of Section 21-19-11 and/or 21-19-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, to determine if the property or parcel of land located at 1202 McLean Street, in said city and which is described as follows:

That portion of the following described property designated as and located at 1202 McLean Street, to-wit:  80 feet off the east end of Lot 1 and 80 feet off the east side of the north 30 feet of Lot 2 described in Deed Book 183 at Page 402 in Block 2 of the Madison Jones Addition, Greenwood, Leflore Co., MS (Parcel#:  084-1104-10-017.00)

which is titled to you, is in such a state of uncleanliness as to be a menace to the public health and safety of the Community.

In accordance with the Statute, if the City Council determines that the condition of the property or parcel of land is a menace to the public health and safety of the Community, then the City will, if you as owner will not, proceed to have the property cleaned by cutting weeds, filling cisterns, removing rubbish, dilapidated fences, outside toilets, removing dilapidated buildings, securing unsecure structures, and other debris; and draining cesspools and standing water.   

Furthermore, the City of Greenwood hereby informs you that, pursuant to Section 21-19-11 and/or 21-19-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, an adjudication at this hearing that the parcel of land is in need of cleaning, will further authorize the City to reenter for cleaning this property or parcel of land for a period of one (1) year after the date of this hearing without further hearing.  In such event, notice will be posted on the parcel of land and at City Hall at least seven (7) days before the parcel of land is reentered for cleaning

Additionally, if the City is required to clean the property or parcel of land, the said City Council may, by resolution, adjudicate the actual cost of such cleaning, and may also impose a penalty of One Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($1,500.00) or fifty percent (50%) of such actual cost, whichever is more.   The cost and any penalty may become a civil debt against the property owner or, at the option of the governing authority, an assessment against the property or parcel of land and shall be a lien thereon, may be included and collected in the same manner as a municipal ad valorem tax.

You are required to attend this hearing and you may present any evidence as to why the City Council should not determine that this property or parcel of land is in such a state of uncleanliness as to be a menace to the public health and safety of the Community.

On this the 7th day of May, 2019.

        

THE CITY COUNCIL OF GREENWOOD

                    BY:

RONNIE STEVENSON,

PRESIDENT

CITY COUNCIL OF GREENWOOD

ATTEST:

CINDERELLA MORRIS

DEPUTY CLERK

May 21, 22 & 23, 2019


Vickie Belcher, 111 Mary Street, Greenwood, MS  38930; Bobbie E. Davis, 4109 Plaza Street, Jackson, MS  39206; Ricky Evans, 4293 Knight Arnold Road, East Memphis, TN  38118; and Meretta Bell, 206 6th Street, Greenwood, MS  38930 whose addresses for tax purposes as listed and to any other party having an interest in the below described property:

NOTICE

Please take notice that on June 4, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 101 West Church Street, Greenwood, MS, the City Council of the City of Greenwood will hold a hearing under the provisions of Section 21-19-11 and/or 21-19-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, to determine if the property or parcel of land located at 433 Ash Street in said city and which is described as follows:

That portion of the following described property designated as and located at 433 Ash Street, to-wit:  Part of Lot 38 in Block 2 of the Nichols Addition, Greenwood, Leflore Co., MS  (Parcel#:  101-1402-08-020.00)

which is titled to you, is in such a state of uncleanliness as to be a menace to the public health and safety of the Community.

In accordance with the Statute, if the City Council determines that the condition of the property or parcel of land is a menace to the public health and safety of the Community, then the City will, if you as owner will not, proceed to have the property cleaned by cutting weeds, filling cisterns, removing rubbish, dilapidated fences, outside toilets, removing dilapidated buildings, securing unsecure structures, and other debris; and draining cesspools and standing water.   

Furthermore, the City of Greenwood hereby informs you that, pursuant to Section 21-19-11 and/or 21-19-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, an adjudication at this hearing that the parcel of land is in need of cleaning, will further authorize the City to reenter for cleaning this property or parcel of land for a period of one (1) year after the date of this hearing without further hearing.  In such event, notice will be posted on the parcel of land and at City Hall at least seven (7) days before the parcel of land is reentered for cleaning

Additionally, if the City is required to clean the property or parcel of land, the said City Council may, by resolution, adjudicate the actual cost of such cleaning, and may also impose a penalty of One Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($1,500.00) or fifty percent (50%) of such actual cost, whichever is more.   The cost and any penalty may become a civil debt against the property owner or, at the option of the governing authority, an assessment against the property or parcel of land and shall be a lien thereon, may be included and collected in the same manner as a municipal ad valorem tax.

You are required to attend this hearing and you may present any evidence as to why the City Council should not determine that this property or parcel of land is in such a state of uncleanliness as to be a menace to the public health and safety of the Community.

On this the 7th day of May, 2019.

THE CITY COUNCIL OF GREENWOOD

                    BY:

RONNIE STEVENSON,

PRESIDENT

CITY COUNCIL OF GREENWOOD

ATTEST:

CINDERELLA MORRIS

DEPUTY CLERK

May 21, 22 & 23, 2019


To:  Gloria Fair and Willie Berry, Jr. whose current residential addresses are unknown and whose mailing address for tax purposes is 1405 Leflore Avenue, Greenwood, MS  38930 and to any other party having an interest in the below described property.

NOTICE

Please take notice that on June 4, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 101 West Church Street, Greenwood, MS, the City Council of the City of Greenwood will hold a hearing under the provisions of Section 21-19-11 and/or 21-19-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, to determine if the property or parcel of land located at 1405 Leflore Avenue in said city and which is described as follows:

 That portion of the following described property designated as and located at 1405 Leflore Avenue, to-wit:  That part of Lots 3, 4, 9, and 10 described in Deed Book 286 at Page 27 in Block 19 of the Austin and Wright Addition, Greenwood, Leflore Co., MS  (Parcel#:  100-1602-13-003.00)

which is titled to you, is in such a state of uncleanliness as to be a menace to the public health and safety of the Community.

In accordance with the Statute, if the City Council determines that the condition of the property or parcel of land is a menace to the public health and safety of the Community, then the City will, if you as owner will not, proceed to have the property cleaned by cutting weeds, filling cisterns, removing rubbish, dilapidated fences, outside toilets, removing dilapidated buildings, securing unsecure structures, and other debris; and draining cesspools and standing water.   

Furthermore, the City of Greenwood hereby informs you that, pursuant to Section 21-19-11 and/or 21-19-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, an adjudication at this hearing that the parcel of land is in need of cleaning, will further authorize the City to reenter for cleaning this property or parcel of land for a period of one (1) year after the date of this hearing without further hearing.  In such event, notice will be posted on the parcel of land and at City Hall at least seven (7) days before the parcel of land is reentered for cleaning

Additionally, if the City is required to clean the property or parcel of land, the said City Council may, by resolution, adjudicate the actual cost of such cleaning, and may also impose a penalty of One Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($1,500.00) or fifty percent (50%) of such actual cost, whichever is more.   The cost and any penalty may become a civil debt against the property owner or, at the option of the governing authority, an assessment against the property or parcel of land and shall be a lien thereon, may be included and collected in the same manner as a municipal ad valorem tax.

You are required to attend this hearing and you may present any evidence as to why the City Council should not determine that this property or parcel of land is in such a state of uncleanliness as to be a menace to the public health and safety of the Community.

On this the 7th day of May, 2019.

THE CITY COUNCIL OF GREENWOOD

                    BY:

RONNIE STEVENSON,

PRESIDENT

CITY COUNCIL OF GREENWOOD

ATTEST:

CINDERELLA MORRIS

DEPUTY CLERK

May 21, 22 & 23, 2019


To:  Richard M. Roberts, Jr. and Mary Grace Roberts, whose address for tax purposes is 1002 Medallion Drive, Greenwood, MS  38930 but whose current residential address is unknown and to any other party having an interest in the following described property:

NOTICE

Please take notice that on June 4, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 101 West Church Street, Greenwood, MS, the City Council of the City of Greenwood will hold a hearing under the provisions of Section 21-19-11 and/or 21-19-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, to determine if the property or parcel of land located at 1002 Medallion Drive in said city and which is described as follows:

That portion of the following described property designated as and located at 1002 Medallion Drive, to-wit:  Part of Lot 39 of the Riverside Heights Addition No. 1, Greenwood, Leflore Co., MS (Parcel#:  085-0902-02-002.00)

which is titled to you, is in such a state of uncleanliness as to be a menace to the public health and safety of the Community.

In accordance with the Statute, if the City Council determines that the condition of the property or parcel of land is a menace to the public health and safety of the Community, then the City will, if you as owner will not, proceed to have the property cleaned by cutting weeds, filling cisterns, removing rubbish, dilapidated fences, outside toilets, removing dilapidated buildings, securing unsecure structures, and other debris; and draining cesspools and standing water.   

Furthermore, the City of Greenwood hereby informs you that, pursuant to Section 21-19-11 and/or 21-19-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, an adjudication at this hearing that the parcel of land is in need of cleaning, will further authorize the City to reenter for cleaning this property or parcel of land for a period of one (1) year after the date of this hearing without further hearing.  In such event, notice will be posted on the parcel of land and at City Hall at least seven (7) days before the parcel of land is reentered for cleaning

Additionally, if the City is required to clean the property or parcel of land, the said City Council may, by resolution, adjudicate the actual cost of such cleaning, and may also impose a penalty of One Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($1,500.00) or fifty percent (50%) of such actual cost, whichever is more.   The cost and any penalty may become a civil debt against the property owner or, at the option of the governing authority, an assessment against the property or parcel of land and shall be a lien thereon, may be included and collected in the same manner as a municipal ad valorem tax.

You are required to attend this hearing and you may present any evidence as to why the City Council should not determine that this property or parcel of land is in such a state of uncleanliness as to be a menace to the public health and safety of the Community.

On this the 7th day of May, 2019.

THE CITY COUNCIL OF GREENWOOD

                    BY:

RONNIE STEVENSON,

PRESIDENT

CITY COUNCIL OF GREENWOOD

ATTEST:

CINDERELLA MORRIS

DEPUTY CLERK

May 21, 22 & 23, 2019


To:  Valerie Thomas, 806 Rose Street, Greenwood, MS  38930; the known and unknown heirs of Leon Thomas, Jr., deceased; Tina Thomas, whose current address is unknown after diligent search and inquiry; and Jason Thomas, whose last known residential address was 1006 Sgt. Charlie Cooley Drive, and to any other party having an interest in the below described property:

NOTICE

Please take notice that on June 4, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 101 West Church Street, Greenwood, MS, the City Council of the City of Greenwood will hold a hearing under the provisions of Section 21-19-11 and/or 21-19-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, to determine if the property or parcel of land located at 1006 Sgt. Charlie Cooley Drive in said city and which is described as follows:

That portion of the following described property designated as and located at 1006 Sgt. Charlie Cooley Drive, to-wit:  Part of Lot 8 in Block I of the Oak Grove Part to the Henry Addition, Greenwood, Leflore Co., MS  (Parcel#:  100-1502-42-005.00)

which is titled to you, is in such a state of uncleanliness as to be a menace to the public health and safety of the Community.

In accordance with the Statute, if the City Council determines that the condition of the property or parcel of land is a menace to the public health and safety of the Community, then the City will, if you as owner will not, proceed to have the property cleaned by cutting weeds, filling cisterns, removing rubbish, dilapidated fences, outside toilets, removing dilapidated buildings, securing unsecure structures, and other debris; and draining cesspools and standing water.   

Furthermore, the City of Greenwood hereby informs you that, pursuant to Section 21-19-11 and/or 21-19-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, an adjudication at this hearing that the parcel of land is in need of cleaning, will further authorize the City to reenter for cleaning this property or parcel of land for a period of one (1) year after the date of this hearing without further hearing.  In such event, notice will be posted on the parcel of land and at City Hall at least seven (7) days before the parcel of land is reentered for cleaning

Additionally, if the City is required to clean the property or parcel of land, the said City Council may, by resolution, adjudicate the actual cost of such cleaning, and may also impose a penalty of One Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($1,500.00) or fifty percent (50%) of such actual cost, whichever is more.   The cost and any penalty may become a civil debt against the property owner or, at the option of the governing authority, an assessment against the property or parcel of land and shall be a lien thereon, may be included and collected in the same manner as a municipal ad valorem tax.

You are required to attend this hearing and you may present any evidence as to why the City Council should not determine that this property or parcel of land is in such a state of uncleanliness as to be a menace to the public health and safety of the Community.

On this the 7th day of May, 2019.

THE CITY COUNCIL OF GREENWOOD

                    BY:

RONNIE STEVENSON,

PRESIDENT

CITY COUNCIL OF GREENWOOD

ATTEST:

CINDERELLA MORRIS

DEPUTY CLERK

May 21, 22 & 23, 2019


To:  Anyone having an interest in the estate of Alfred Bishop, deceased, and to any unknown heirs of Alfred Bishop, deceased, and to any other party having an interest in the below described property.

NOTICE

Please take notice that on June 4, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 101 West Church Street, Greenwood, MS, the City Council of the City of Greenwood will hold a hearing under the provisions of Section 21-19-11 and/or 21-19-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, to determine if the property or parcel of land located at 1202 Carver Street in said city and which is described as follows:

That portion of the following described property designated as and located at 1202 Carver Street, to-wit:  Part of Lot 6 in Block 3 of the Lamar Addition, Greenwood, Leflore Co., MS (Parcel#:  101-1401-20-006.00)

which is titled to you, is in such a state of uncleanliness as to be a menace to the public health and safety of the Community.

In accordance with the Statute, if the City Council determines that the condition of the property or parcel of land is a menace to the public health and safety of the Community, then the City will, if you as owner will not, proceed to have the property cleaned by cutting weeds, filling cisterns, removing rubbish, dilapidated fences, outside toilets, removing dilapidated buildings, securing unsecure structures, and other debris; and draining cesspools and standing water.   

Furthermore, the City of Greenwood hereby informs you that, pursuant to Section 21-19-11 and/or 21-19-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, an adjudication at this hearing that the parcel of land is in need of cleaning, will further authorize the City to reenter for cleaning this property or parcel of land for a period of one (1) year after the date of this hearing without further hearing.  In such event, notice will be posted on the parcel of land and at City Hall at least seven (7) days before the parcel of land is reentered for cleaning

Additionally, if the City is required to clean the property or parcel of land, the said City Council may, by resolution, adjudicate the actual cost of such cleaning, and may also impose a penalty of One Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($1,500.00) or fifty percent (50%) of such actual cost, whichever is more.   The cost and any penalty may become a civil debt against the property owner or, at the option of the governing authority, an assessment against the property or parcel of land and shall be a lien thereon, may be included and collected in the same manner as a municipal ad valorem tax.

You are required to attend this hearing and you may present any evidence as to why the City Council should not determine that this property or parcel of land is in such a state of uncleanliness as to be a menace to the public health and safety of the Community.

On this the 2nd day of April, 2019.

THE CITY COUNCIL OF GREENWOOD

                    BY:

RONNIE STEVENSON,

PRESIDENT

CITY COUNCIL OF GREENWOOD

ATTEST:

CINDERELLA MORRIS

DEPUTY CLERK

May 21, 22 & 23, 2019

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