City Clerk & Finance

  • Preparing and administering a $50 million budget
  • Conducting municipal elections
  • Purchasing
  • Accounts receivable
  • Accounts payable
  • Inventory
  • Privilege licenses


Finance DepartmentReview and prepare contracts and agreements within the shortest time frame to ensure contract compliance without vendor inconvenience.

  • Litigation and Municipal Violation Prosecution
  • Advise on statutory matters and handle litigation.
  • Appear in State and Federal court on behalf of the City
  • Respond to citizen inquiries
  • Bring about preventive approaches to limiting risk
  • Participate in and present continuing legal updates to staff
  • Participate in employment/administrative matters
Cindy Pitts
Chief Deputy City Clerk / Special Events Coordinator
Phone: (601) 428-6404
Kristal Jones
City Accountant / Deputy City ClerkPhone: (601) 428-6434
Lauren Stewart
Accounts Payable / Deputy City ClerkPhone: (601) 428-6432

Mary Ann Hess

City Clerk / Finance Director