Mississippi Public Universities
IHL Press Release
PUBLIC HEARING ANNOUNCEMENT
7/6/2006 - Jackson, Miss.

In its mission to develop a long range economic development "Plan of Action" to revitalize the Mississippi Delta, the Special Task Force for the Revitalization of the Delta Region, created by HB 1034 and signed into law in 2006, will provide opportunities for all Delta residents to have a voice in the planning process. As a part of the process, the Special Task Force will conduct public hearings to obtain the views of residents on the development needs of the Delta Region.

The Plan of Action will be completed by December, 2006 and systematically implemented over the next three years.

Public hearings will be held throughout the Delta region at various times and locations. Reservations are not required and citizens may attend as many hearings as they choose.

  • Greenwood
    Saturday, July 15, 2006 - 9 to 11 a.m.
    Leflore County Civic Center
    200 Hwy #7 N.
  • Greenville
    Thursday, July 20, 2006 - 6:30 p.m.
    Higher Education Center
    2900 A Hwy # 1 South
  • Tunica
    Saturday, July 29, 2006- 10 to 12 noon
    Tunica Museum
    1 Museum Blvd.
  • Clarksdale
    Saturday, July 29, 2006 - 2 to 4 p.m.
    Coahoma Community College - Whitestone Hall Lecture Room
    3240 Friars Point Road
  • Belzoni
    TBA
  • Yazoo City
    Saturday, August 5, 2006 -
    (time/location TBA)
  • Jefferson/Claiborne
    Saturday, August 12, 2006 - 10:00 a.m.
    (location TBA)

For more information, contact: Debra Anderson, Coordinator, MS Institutions of Higher Learning Bureau for Long Range Planning at (601) 432-6264.

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