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CHANCERY CLERK


Ronnie Boozer
 Chancery Clerk
P. O. Box 578
Aberdeen, MS 39730
662-369-8143

The chancery clerk assists not only the functions of the chancellor and the court, but assists the board of supervisors and plays a vital role in many county affairs, as well. The duties of the chancery clerk include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:

[Court] [Land Records] [Auditor] [Clerk of Board]
[Schedule of Fees] [Treasurer]
  Clerk of the Chancery Court

Attending and maintaining the minutes of the Chancery Court
Creating and maintaining files for each Chancery Court suit
Issuing process for service upon defendants
Recording the court's activities in various dockets and minute books
Maintaining dockets
Processing all phases of civil commitments
Summoning jurors (in those Chancery Court matters in which a jury trial has been granted)
Receiving and accounting for various filing fees required to accompany pleadings and appeals
Attending each session of the Chancery Court
Transmitting statistical data to the Mississippi Supreme Court, AOC
Processing the court's record(s) for appellate review

  Custodian of Public Land Records

Creating and maintaining various indexes for documents filed in the public land recordss (i.e., sectional index, direct/reverse index, etc.
Creating and maintaining volumes which contain copies of all documents filed and indexed in the public land records (i.e., deed books, deed of trust books, or some combination thereof, etc.).
Receiving and accounting for various filing fees required to accompany documents left for recording
Maintaining all records of property sold for taxes by the county tax collector each year and accepting and processing payment in redemption of those taxes

  Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

Attending all meetings of the Board of Supervisors
Recording the minutes of the Board
Receiving and processing claims made against the county, which necessarily includes maintaining the county's Docket of Claims
Assisting the Board in equalizing the assessment rolls of real and personal property
Compiling various reports on the Board's behalf and submitting them to other state governmental entities as required
Receiving and processing all applications made for homestead exemption and reporting thereon to the State Tax Commission.
Assisting the Board in preparing the annual county budget (not required, but routinely done as a courtesy to the Board)
Submitting a monthly report of all county funds to the Board

  County Auditor
Keeping accounts with each county office
Keeping ledger accounts of all receipts and disbursements of county funds
Keeping financial records for all county officers responsible for receiving or collecting money for the county, including a detailed account for debits and credits against the tax collector
Issuing receipt warrants and properly documenting funds paid to the county
Collecting privilege taxes and issuing privilege licenses on an annual basis

  County Treasurer

Receiving and disbursing money on behalf of the county
Reconciling statements from the county depository

Source (for responsibilities): Sumner D. Davis III and Joseph N. Fratesi, "Other Major County Officials," County Government in Mississippi, Third Edition, Center for Governmental Technology, Mississippi State University.