City of Kosciusko

40 weeks 2 days ago
The founder of an Oxford-based urban planning firm shared a presentation with members of the Kosciusko Board of Aldermen last week concerning a new comprehensive plan for the city. Mike Slaughter, founder of Slaughter and Associates, informed city leaders of his experience in forming comprehensive plans for cities in Mississippi. “I...
1 year 3 weeks ago
  Officials with the City of Kosciusko are considering changes to how it regulates subdivision construction. Streets in several subdivisions in the city have deteriorated and are in poor condition, Mayor Jimmy Cockroft said. “We looked at the streets in one subdivision recently at the request of a resident there,” Cockroft...
1 year 5 weeks ago
  The Kosciusko Board of Aldermen approved the 2014 fiscal budget for the city at a special called meeting last week. The General Fund for 2014 is set at $4,459,611, which is slightly higher than 4,288,181 in 2013. “It’s about the same as last year,” Mayor Jimmy Cockroft said. “It’s a conservative budget...
1 year 6 weeks ago
  Ad valorem tax in Kosciusko is not rising. City officials had considered raising the ad valorem tax levy by 1 mill. A few area residents came to the Kosciusko Board of Aldermen meeting last week to share their thoughts on the possible tax increase. Jeff Horne, owner of Swoll’s Gym, said he expected to see more people...
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