Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form

Gautier Office

3305 Gautier Vancleave Rd,
Gautier, MS 39553

Monday -  Friday
Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

(228) 497-2276


Jackson County Office

500 Highway 90 
Gautier, Mississippi 39553

Monday - Friday
Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

228-497-1313 / 228-497-4800 (Fax) 


The first primary for City elections will be held May 2, 2017.
The second primary, if necessary, will be held May 16, 2017. 
The general election will be June 6, 2017.
The polling place for city elections is the Gautier Convention Center located at 2012 Library Lane.
For more information please contact the City Clerk Department at
228.497.8000 or email

The last day to register to vote in the Primary Election is
April 1, 2017 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.

The City Clerk’s office will be open the following Saturdays
8:00 am to 12:00 pm for Absentee Ballot Voting:

  • April 22nd & April 29th  (for May 2nd primary)
  • May 6th & May 13th   (for May 16th runoff, if needed)
  • May 27th & June 3rd   (for June 6th general)

Welcome to the Office of the City Clerk

Teresa L. Montgomery
City Clerk 
228-497-8000 ext 304

  • The City Clerk’s office provides support in multiple areas to help ensure the success of the governing authority. The Clerk and her staff, pursuant to the requirements of state law, perform many of the operations that are essential to municipal government. These duties include:
  • Serving as custodian of the City seal and official records
  • Managing privilege licenses
  • Purchasing goods and services for the City
  • Managing and certifying City elections
  • Attesting to subpoenas
  • Providing administrative support to the City Council
  • Attending and recording all City Council meetings
  • Maintaining an accurate record of all City Council actions
  • Authenticating and recording all ordinances and resolutions adopted by the City Council
  • Posting notice of all City Council meetings and ensuring public notice of all City Council meetings
  • Maintaining records retention storage for City documents as required by law
  • Publishing legal advertisements as required by law
  • Handling public records requests
  • Giving informational assistance to the public

Administrative Clerk - LaShanda Stringfield
Contact information: or 
228-497-8000 ext. 301

The City Clerk also oversees the Purchasing and Finance Departments.

The Purchasing Department
is responsible for the purchasing of commodities, equipment, and services at the lowest and best costs consistent with the item's current economic conditions. The Purchasing Department's mission is to safeguard the standard of quality, continuity of service, and the City's reputation for fairness and integrity. 

  • Purchasing Guidelines
  • $0-5,000:   Quotes not required
  • $5,001-25,000:   At least two competitive quotes required
  • $25,001-50,000:   At least two quotes and approval by the City of Gautier
  • $50,000 or more:   Bid process including public advertising
  • For items more than $25,000, the contract requirements will be advertised in the local newspaper.

For more purchasing information, please contact
Leoqueita M. Reddix at or 
228-497-8000 ext. 311.

The Finance Department provides sound stewardship of public resources and maintains the fiscal stability of the City of Gautier. It is responsible for preparing, forecasting, analyzing, recording, summarizing, and reporting financial transactions to the public. It also develops administrative and accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and ordinances and ensures the integrity of the City’s accounting system.


  • Accounting
  • Administer the general ledger and reconcile bank statements
  • Prepare financial accounting and management reports for City departments
  • Maintain healthy operating fund balances through conservative financial management
  • Assist the city manager and council in developing a financial strategy to ensure long-term sustainability
  • Budget
  • Assess all available resources in preparation of annual budgets to meet operating and capital requirements
  • Prepare revenue and expenditure projections, budget instructions, and target budgets
  • Monitor expenditures within approved appropriations for compliance and make corrections as needed
  • Prepare budget resolutions, adjustments, budget-related briefings, and summaries
  • Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
  • Review and process daily receipts/deposits from all departments
  • Process refunds and/or collections and send correspondence as needed
  • Prepare and process vendor payments for substantiated transactions
  • Respond to customer/vendor inquiries and ensure proper posting of payments
  • Payroll
  • Process payroll and all requisite state and federal reporting

Finance Staff
Accounting Generalist
Contact information:  

Accounts payable inquiries may be directed to Lequeitta M. Reddix by email or phone at 228-497-8000 ext. 311

Copyright 2017 by City of Gautier, Mississippi, USA