The Board of Supervisors is the governing body of the county, establishing goals and objectives to direct the county's growth and development, and carries out other responsibilities as set forth by Mississippi statutes.  Supervisors are elected from each of the five districts in the county to serve a four-year term.  The Board oversees county operations and enacts ordinances and resolutions to promote the health, safety, and welfare of citizens and businesses in the county, and approves the annual budget and millage rate which funds the operations of the offices and departments under the Board's jurisdiction.

Some of the Board’s primary duties include:

  • Adopting an annual budget
  • Establishing the annual property tax rate
  • Setting policies, goals and objectives to direct the county's growth and development
  • Adopting and providing for ordinances, rules and regulations as necessary for the general welfare of the county
  • Carrying out other responsibilities as set forth by Mississippi state statutes
Board Meetings
The Board of Supervisors meets on the first and third Monday of each month in the Board Meeting Room at the County Courthouse. If a regular scheduled meeting falls on a holiday, the Board meets on the next working day following the holiday. The Board also schedules additional meetings as they deem necessary to handle pertinent County business and in the case of emergencies.  All meetings begin at 9:00 AM, unless otherwise announced, and are open to the public.

If you wish to appear before the Board of Supervisors to discuss an important matter pertaining to the county, you must notify Shella Lott at slott@stonecountyms.gov or Brian Ross at bross@stonecountyms.gov not later than noon on the Wednesday prior to the Monday meeting. Any backup information and/or exhibits pertaining to the matter you wish to discuss must be delivered to the Board Office by the same deadline. If you have been scheduled to appear before the Board, or if you have a matter to be discussed and you would like to have it dismissed from the agenda, please contact Shella Lott or Brian Ross prior to the beginning of the meeting.

Contact Information

County Courthouse
323 East Cavers Avenue
PO Drawer 7
Wiggins MS 39577
Phone: 601-928-5266
Fax: 601-928-6464

The Supervisors of Stone County are as follows:
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Clark G. Byrd 
District 1

clark_byrd@yahoo.com
Phone: 601-528-0117
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Daniel Harris
District 2

deharris12@hotmail.com
Phone: 601-408-9431
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Lance Pearson
District 3 / Board Vice President
lancepearson15@gmail.com 
Phone: 601-762-5235
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Scott Strickland
District 4 / Board President
dscottstrickland@gmail.com
Phone: 601-928-8157
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Dale Bond
District 5 

bonddale@att.net 
Phone: 601-528-1955

stone county ms supervisors district map
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