Bill Text: MS SB2801 | 2022 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Capitol Complex Improvement District; revise boundaries to include Battlefield Park.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Failed) 2022-02-01 - Died In Committee [SB2801 Detail]

Download: Mississippi-2022-SB2801-Introduced.html

MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE

2022 Regular Session

To: Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency

By: Senator(s) Blount

Senate Bill 2801

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 29-5-203, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REVISE THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CAPITOL COMPLEX IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT TO INCLUDE BATTLEFIELD PARK; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

     BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:

     SECTION 1.  Section 29-5-203, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:

     29-5-203.  There is created the Capitol Complex Improvement District to be composed of the following described area in the City of Jackson, Mississippi, that surrounds the State Capitol Building:

CAPITOL COMPLEX PROPOSED BOUNDARIES

       Beginning at a point on the west bank of the Pearl River determined by extending the south curb line of High Street east until it meets the bank of the Pearl River;

       Then north along the west bank of the Pearl River (extending along the southern boundary of LeFleur's Bluff State Park) until it reaches a point on such bank determined by extending the east curb line of Ridgewood Road south until it meets the bank of the Pearl River;

       Then north along such line determined by extending the east curb line of Ridgewood Road and continuing along such curb line until it reaches the northern drainage ditch of Eastover Drive;

       Then west along the northern drainage ditch and curb line of Eastover Drive until it reaches the western curb line of the west frontage road of I-55;

       Then south along the west curb line of such frontage road until it reaches the northern curb line of Lakeland Drive;

       Then west along the northern curb line of Lakeland Drive until it reaches the eastern curb line of Old Canton Road;

       Then north along the east curb line of Old Canton Road until it reaches the northern curb line of Meadowbrook Road;

       Then west along the north curb line of Meadowbrook Road to the west curb line of North State Street;

       Then south along the west curb line of North State Street to the north curb line of Hartfield Street;

       Then west along the north curb line of Hartfield Street to the west curb line of Oxford Avenue;

       Then south on the west curb line of Oxford Avenue to the north curb line of Mitchell Avenue which becomes Stonewall Street;

       Then west along the north curb line of Mitchell Street and then Stonewall Street until it reaches the west curb line of Livingston Road;

       Then south along the west curb line of Livingston Road until it reaches the south curb line of Woodrow Wilson Drive;

       Then east along the south curb line of Woodrow Wilson Drive to the west curb line of Bailey Avenue (which becomes Gallatin Street);

       Then south along the west curb line of Bailey Avenue and then Gallatin Street until it reaches the north curb line of West Capitol Street;

       Then west along the north curb line of West Capitol Street until it intersects with the north curb line of Robinson Road;

       Then west on the north curb line of Robinson Road until it intersects with the west curb line of Prentiss Street;

       Then south along the west curb line of Prentiss Street until it intersects with the north curb line of John R. Lynch Street on the west side of Jackson State University;

       Then west on the north curb line of John R. Lynch Street until it reaches the west curb line of Valley Street;

       Then south along the west curb line of Valley Street until it reaches the south curb line of Morehouse Street;

       Then east along the south curb line of Morehouse Street until it reaches the west curb line of Dalton Street;

       Then south along the west curb line of Dalton Street until it reaches the south curb line of Florence Avenue;

       Then east along the south curb line of Florence Avenue until it reaches the east curb line of University Blvd. (Terry Road);

       Then * * * north and south along the east curb line of University Blvd. until it reaches the south curb line of * * * Hooker Street U.S. Highway 80;

       Then east along the south curb line of * * * Hooker Street extending in a straight line to the railroad tracks U.S. Highway 80 until it reaches the east curb line of South West Street;

       Then north on the * * * west side of such railroad tracks to east curb line of South West Street until it reaches the south curb line of South Street;

       Then east on South Street to the east curb line of Jefferson Street and extend the south curb line of South Street in a straight line to the east to the western edge of I-55;

       Then north along the western edge of I-55 until it reaches the south curb line of High Street;

       Then east along the south curb line of High Street and extending such line to the Pearl River and the point of the beginning.

     SECTION 2.  This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2022.


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