Departments

Cycling in the countyPURCHASING DEPARTMENT

Becky M. Kwong
Purchase Clerk

Phone: (662) 453-1549
Fax: (662) 453-7460

Ms. Kwong has served as Purchase Clerk for Leflore County since July 1994. She is certified every four years by the MS State Auditor’s Office. She is a member of the MS Association of Governmental Purchasing and Property Agents, and attends the MAGPPA Conference for educational seminars yearly.

As Purchase Clerk, it is her duty to purchase commodities and equipment of proper quality, at the best possible price in accordance with state purchasing laws for use by the various county departments, in a timely manner.

Duties Included:

  • Issue Purchase Orders for all county departments
  • Order commodities and equipment in a timely and economical manner
  • Match Requisition, Purchase Order, and Receiving Report to invoices
  • Code invoices for accounting purposes and send to Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Negotiate with vendors
  • Request quotes for purchases more than $3500.00 and less than $15,000.00
  • Advertise for bids for purchases more than $15,000.00
  • Make recommendation on lowest and best bid
  • Maintain all purchasing recordsCounty fair

Becky Kwong has lived in Greenwood, MS. during her lifetime. She is married to Raymond Kwong and is the mother of two children, Chris Kwong of Greenwood, MS., and Claire K. Law of San Antonio, TX.


ROAD DEPARTMENT

The Leflore County Road Department is responsible for all county roads that will carry you to your destination within the county. We also maintain all county bridges. We also perform other duties such as mosquito control for the county. We do our best to give you a smooth and safe ride. Enjoy your stay.


VETERANS SERVICES

Cleophas "Cleo" Massey
Veterans Service Officer
PO Box 250
Greenwood, MS 38935
Phone: (662) 453-3157

College band Fax" (662) 451-7324
cmassey@leflorecounty.net

Our goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veterans benefits, and customer satisfaction. We strive for high quality, prompt and seamless service to veterans. We offer dedication and commitment to help veterans get the services they have earned. Our nation’s veterans deserve no less.For more information, please go to www.va.gov.

A summary of Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents offered is as follows:

1. Veterans Benefits Administration

a. Life Insurance
b. Education
c. Home Loan Guaranty
d. Disability Compensation and Pension
e. Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
f. Family and Survivor Benefits

Cyclists on county bridge

2. National Cemetery Administration

a. Burial of Veterans in a VA National Cemetery
b. Memorial of Remembrances-Headstones, Markers, Presidential Memorial Certificates, and Burial Flags

3. Veterans Health Administration

a. Preventive Medicine Services
b. Surgery
c. Mental Health and Substance Abuse
d. Home Health Care
e. Drugs and Pharmaceutical
f. Respite and Hospice Care
g. Homeless Veterans Programs

County court house


WASTE TIRE DISPOSAL PROGRAM

The Leflore County Board of Supervisors has been awarded a grant from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality for proper disposal of junk tires and waste in Leflore County. There will be no cost for proper disposal to Leflore County residents.

Disposal Locations:

Leflore County Beat 4 Barn
Hobson Road
Itta Bena, MS 38941

Leflore County Beat 5 Barn
Highway 7
Morgan City, MS 38946

Greenwood Waste Tire Collection Site-Greenwood City Barn
600 Parkway
Greenwood, MS 38935    

Highway 7 Waste Tire Collection Site
Greenwood/County Unit System Headquarters
Highway 7
Greenwood, MS 38935 

Sunnyside Waste Tire Collection Site
Community Road Number 559
Minter City, MS 38944  

For more information please contact: Alix Sanders (662) 453-1041