Ashley County has 11 members who are called Justices of the Peace and are elected every 2 years.
Ashley County Quorum Court meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 02:30 p.m. in the Ashley County Courthouse – EH Room.
The Quorum Court may exercise the following powers, but not limited to: (a) the levy of taxes in the manner prescribed by law; (b) appropriate public funds for the expenses of the county in a manner prescribed by ordinance; (c) preserve the peace and order and secure freedom from dangerous and noxious activities; provided, however, that no act may be declared a felony; (d) for any public purpose, contract, or join with another county, or with any political subdivision or with the United States; (e) create, consolidate, separate, revise or abandon any elected office or offices except during the term thereof; provided, however, that a majority of those voting on the question at a general election have approved said action; (f) fix the number and compensation of deputies and county employees; (g) fix the compensation of each county officer with a minimum and maximum to be determined by law; (h) fill vacancies in elected county offices; (i) provide for any service or performance of any function relating to county affairs; (j) to exercise other powers, not consistent with law, necessary for effective administration of authorized services and function (ACA 14-14-801).
The County Clerk is the official recorder of the minutes.
QUORUM COURT MEMBERS along with contact numbers:
(ELECTED JANUARY 1, 2019 – DECEMBER 31, 2020)
|JP DISTRICT #1||RON MILLER||(870) 510-1299|
|JP DISTRICT #2||CARLTON “BUDDY” LAWRENCE||(870) 737-1409|
|JP DISTRICT #3||DANNY WADE RICE||(870) 853-6175|
|JP DISTRICT #4||HIRAM TAYLOR||(870) 853-5650|
|JP DISTRICT #5||JIMMY PENNINGTON||(870) 853-6778|
|JP DISTRICT #6||JEFF LANGLEY||(870) 500-8956|
|JP DISTRICT #7||RHONDA PIPPEN||(870) 510-0464|
|JP DISTRICT #8||RICKY SIMS||(870) 304-9418|
|JP DISTRICT #9||BOB RUSH||(870) 500-9050|
|JP DISTRICT #10||RONNIE WHEELER||(870) 304-6811|
|JP DISTRICT #11||GREG SIVILS||(870) 304-6461|