Animal Control Advisory Board

CommissionersTerm Expires
Ward 1 – Allison Anderson10/31/2024
Ward 2 – Jo Anderson10/31/2024
Ward 3 – Terry Sims10/31/2024
Ward 4 – Deke Renae Cross-McDade10/31/2023
Ward 5 – Natalie Purvis10/31/2023

 

Building Code Board of Adjustments & Appeals

Board of Adjustments & Appeals for Elimination of Repair or Unsafe Buildings

Meets as needed.
Community Development Conference Room: 723 23rd Avenue
Four-Year Term

CommissionersTerm Expires
Harry F. (Trey) Cooper11/1/2024
Martin Jack11/1/2024
Markey Joiner11/1/2024
Darrell Wayne Raley11/1/2024
Mary Ruth Sharp11/1/2024

 

Civil Service Commission

Meets second Tuesday of every month at 3:30 p.m.
City Hall

Six-Year Term

Stephen WilsonCommission Attorney
CommissionersTerm Expires
Ward 1 – Kathi Wilson9/30/2028
Ward 2 – Wilbert Jones11/30/2028
Ward 3 – Ralph Henson, Chairman7/18/2026
Ward 4 – Gregory Elliott7/18/2026
Ward 5 – Johnny Moore, Vice Chairman11/1/2028

Order Accepting Rules

Election Commission

Meets every time there is an election.
Circuit Clerk’s Office
Four-Year Term

CommissionersTerm Expires
Gregory Elliott6/1/2025
Rick Entrekin12/1/2025
Jennifer Peebles12/1/2025
Josephine Virgil12/1/2025
Adrian Mosely6/1/2025

 

Electrical Examining Board

Meets first month of each quarter on the fourth Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.
Community Development Conference Room: 723 23rd Avenue
Six-Year Term

CommissionersTerm Expires
Tim Hogan10/31/2029
Juan F. Wansley12/31/2028
Matt Sampley3/31/2026
Brad Woodall12/31/2028
Jason Belk5/31/2027

 

Historic Preservation Commission

Meets fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m.
Community Development Conference Room:
723 23rd Avenue
Six-Year Term

CommissionersTerm Expires
Tim Allred5/1/2026
Jimmie Copeland11/30/2029
Austin Davis1/31/2028
Mark Davis2/5/2024
Clinton Hale1/31/2028
Kenneth Watts, Jr.11/30/2028
Venessa Reed11/30/2029

 

Housing Authority Board

Meets fourth Monday of each month at noon.
Meridian Housing Authority Central Office:
2425 E Street
Five-Year Term

CommissionersTerm Expires
Rob Arline2/28/2026
Wilbert Jones5/19/2025
Gregory Lane12/1/2026
Derron L. Ratcliff5/19/2025
Donnie Smith2/28/2026

 

Lauderdale County Tourism Commission

Meets second Thursday of each month at 11:00 a.m.
Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience Board Room:
2155 Front Street
Three-Year Term

CommissionersTerm Expires
Dr. Otis Gowdy, Jr.6/30/2026
Neil A. Henry2/1/2024
Steve E. Mann7/1/2024

 

Mechanical Examining Board

Meets first month of each quarter on the second Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.
Community Development Conference Room:
723 23rd Avenue
Six-Year Term

CommissionersTerm Expires
Zane Chapman11/30/2028
Greg Heblon11/30/2028
Ed Mosley11/30/2028
Michael D. Tew11/30/2028
David Williams11/30/2028

 

Meridian Airport Authority

Meets second Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m.
Airport Terminal:
2811 Airport Boulevard
Five-Year Term

CommissionersTerm Expires
Robert Calcote2/19/2025
James Copeland2/19/2025
Alan Lamar3/7/2028
C. Tyler Norman2/1/2026
Debra Brewer2/1/2026

 

Meridian Community College Board of Trustees

Meets second Tuesday of each month at 11:30 a.m.
Montgomery Hall on MCC Campus:
910 Highway 19 North
Five-Year Term

Dr. Thomas HuebnerMeridian Community College President
TrusteesTerm Expires
Jamie Bullock Cater5/1/2024
Tommy E. Dulaney3/31/2028
LaBaron Hedgemon4/1/2025
C.D. Smith9/2/2025
Alex Weddington
5/1/2022

 

Meridian Public School District Board of Trustees

TrusteesTerm Expires
Gwendolyn Hardaway11/1/2025
Kim Houston6/16/2026
Beverly Pennington2/1/2028
Ronald J. Turner3/1/2025
Kim Houston6/16/2026

 

Planning Commission

Meets fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
City Hall third-floor Auditorium
Five-Year Term

CommissionersTerm Expires
Gloria Brassfield10/1/2024
Quinn Carlisle10/1/2024
Dr. Otis Gowdy10/1/2024
Billy Mitts10/1/2024
David Stephens4/1/2028
Coleman Warner11/30/2028
Shun Price11/30/2028

 

Tree Commission

Meets second Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m.
Community Development Conference Room: 723 23rd Avenue
Three-Year Term

The Meridian Tree Commission was established by City Ordinance Number 3890, as amended, for the care, preservation, pruning, planting, replanting, removal, and disposition of trees and shrubs in parks, along streets, and in other public areas.

CommissionersTerm Expires
Angela Barnard2/28/2025
Donia Evans4/1/2026
Edward Tureaud9/30/2025
Duffee Williams4/1/2026