Mississippi County Judge
John Alan Nelson
The County Judge authorizes and approves the disbursement of all appropriated county funds, operates the system of county roads and county court, administers ordinances enacted by the Quorum Court, has custody of county property, accepts grants from federal, state, public and private sources, hires county employees except those persons employed by other elected officials.
He presides over the Quorum Court without a vote, but with the power to veto. The judge must apply for all federal and state assistance monies for which the county is eligible and appoints the members to all administrative and advisory boards in the county.
The County Judge also presides over the County Court. This court has jurisdiction relating to county taxes including real estate and personal property taxes collected by the county government. This includes:
- Assessment of property
- Equalization of assessments on appeal
- Tax levies
- Tax collections
- Disbursement of tax proceeds
200 West Walnut, Room 206
Blytheville, AR 72315
Phone: (870) 763-3212
Fax: (870) 763-4342
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Administrative Assistant - Cindy George
Landfill Accounts - Lexi Nichols
Chief Strategist - JT Harris
E911 / Office of Emergency Management - Wayne Reynolds
Public Affairs - Tom Henry
Happy to serve the citizens of Mississippi County!