Harrison Co. supervisors expected to address Savant resignation - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Harrison Co. supervisors expected to address Savant resignation in first 2015 meeting

Savant stepped down from his position at the end of last month, just minutes before pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery. (Photo source: WLOX) Savant stepped down from his position at the end of last month, just minutes before pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery. (Photo source: WLOX)
HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

Monday, the Harrison County Board of Supervisors will meet for the first time in 2015, and one of the main things the board is expected to address is the resignation of Supervisor Kim Savant.

Savant stepped down from his position at the end of last month, just minutes before pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit bribery.

Those charges relate to allegations that Savant was accepting bribes in exchange for his vote to award contracts from the Harrison County Utility Authority.

The board of supervisors is expected to formally accept that resignation tomorrow. Supervisors will also have to appoint someone to serve out the final year of Savant's term.

Copyright 2015 WLOX. All rights reserved.

  • Harrison Co. supervisors expected to address Savant resignation in first 2015 meetingMore>>

  • Savant pleads guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery

    Savant pleads guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery

    Tuesday, December 16 2014 1:38 PM EST2014-12-16 18:38:48 GMT
    Tuesday, December 16 2014 6:18 PM EST2014-12-16 23:18:56 GMT
    Former Harrison County supervisor Kim Savant pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery Tuesday afternoon, which carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison, a $250,000 fine, and up to three years of supervised release. The plea came just hours after Savant resigned from office.More >>
    Former Harrison County supervisor Kim Savant pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery Tuesday afternoon, which carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison, a $250,000 fine, and up to three years of supervised release. The plea came just hours after Savant resigned from office. His sentencing is set for March 26, 2015.More >>
  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • 15-year-old girl shoots, kills mother's abusive boyfriend, sheriff says

    15-year-old girl shoots, kills mother's abusive boyfriend, sheriff says

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-08-19 01:57:05 GMT
    The two bullets struck 46-year-old Steven Kelley in the chest. (Source: Raycom Media, file)The two bullets struck 46-year-old Steven Kelley in the chest. (Source: Raycom Media, file)

    The deceased was a convicted felon who had several guns and often carried on his person. He had two domestic violence protection orders against him from two women in Indiana and Ohio.

    More >>

    The deceased was a convicted felon who had several guns and often carried on his person. He had two domestic violence protection orders against him from two women in Indiana and Ohio.

    More >>
  • Officials investigate cause of death for Colorado mom, kids

    Officials investigate cause of death for Colorado mom, kids

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:14:36 GMT
    Saturday, August 18 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-08-18 21:51:40 GMT
    (The Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP). This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts.  The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into ...(The Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP). This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts. The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into ...

    Shanann Watts' Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life - of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children.

    More >>

    Shanann Watts' Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life - of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly