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Government

The city operates under a code charter form of government. The governing body of the city consists of the mayor and a seven-member board of aldermen. Six members are elected from wards while the seventh member is elected at-large. Both the mayor and members of the board of aldermen are elected to concurrent four-year terms. The current mayor and members of the Board are: Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler; Alderman-At-Large John Howland; Ward 1 Alderman Tawanna Tatum; Ward 2 Alderman Pat Peeler; Ward 3 Alderman Ken Jacobs; Ward 4 Alderman Steve Hickok; Ward 5 Alderman Michael L. Hudgins and Ward 6 Alderman Guy Bowering.

Departments within the city of Madison include Finance and Administration, Parks and Recreation, Community Development, Economic Development, Public Works, Fire Department and Police Department. Fire protection and emergency medical services are provided by 32 career and approximately 15 volunteer firefighters operating three pumpers, one aerial truck, two rescue and four command/support vehicles. Residents of Madison enjoy one of the lowest crime rates in the nation, thanks to an allocation of 75 sworn officers and 23 civilian support personnel. In 2002, the city of Madison Police became the second police department in Mississippi to be awarded national accreditation from the prestigious Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement. In November 2011, Madison was granted re-accreditation by the commission for an additional three years.

COMMUNITY SERVICES

City Government
Animal Control — (601) 856-6111
Better Business Bureau of MS — (601) 398-1700
Building Permits — (601) 856-6336
Chamber of Commerce — (601) 856-7060
City Hall — (601) 856-7116
Community Development — (601) 856-6336
Fire Department — (601) 856-8894
Parks & Recreation — (601) 853-9109
Police — (601) 856-6111
Public Works — (601) 856-8958
Recycling — (601) 856-8958
Rebecca Baine Rigby Library — (601) 856-2749
United States Postal Service — (601) 853-2403
Webster Animal Shelter — (601) 605-4729

Utilities
AT&T — 1-888-757-6500
Atmos Energy — (601) 961-6900
CenterPoint Energy — 1-800-371-5417
Comcast — (601) 982-0922
Entergy — 1-800-368-3749
Waste Management — (601) 922-9647
Water — (601) 856-8958

County Government
Board of Supervisors — (601) 859-8241
Chancery Clerk — (601) 859-1177
Circuit Clerk — (601) 859-4365
Economic Development — (601) 605-0368
Health Deptartment — (601) 859-3316
Justice Court System — (601) 352-8429
Police Department — (601) 859-2345
Tax Assessor — (601) 856-1796
Tax Collector — (601) 856-4472
Youth Court Judge — (601) 859-4365

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