The City Clerk is entrusted with maintaining, processing, and recording all proceedings and other records of the City Board of Aldermen to include minutes, contracts, deeds, grants, ordinances, and resolutions.
This office is responsible for handling all city insurance, except employee health and life, including updating schedules, renewing policies, as well as processing all liability claims, and renewing Notary and Public Officials bonds for all city employees who are required to have one by law.
The City Clerk is the Chief Election Officer and is responsible for conducting all city elections. The Election Officer is responsible for registering citizens eligible to vote and updates voter registration rolls and prepares poll books and boxes for all city elections. Voter registrations are processed weekly and maintained in a qualified voter roll. Any changes in address or name should be reported to the Clerk’s Office.
The City Clerk is the Chief Executive Administrator over all General Finances services within the city such as Accounting Financial, Accounts Payable & Receivable, Municipal Taxes and Utilities.
Municipal Appraisal for Ad Valorem Tax and Personal Property Tax are assessed by the Jackson County Tax Assessor. The City is responsible for tax mail outs, tax collections, city tax sales, and researching tax records.
Municipal taxes can be paid with check and/or money order by mail or in person at City Hall.
Ad Valorem Taxes are due by January 31st without late penalties being added.
Each month thereafter a 1% penalty is added.
Tax sale/auction is held the last Monday in August.
We offer Gas, Water/Sewer and Trash Disposal to the citizens of Moss Point and The Escatawpa Utility District. Our goal is to provide the highest quality of service to our citizens and customers.