• City of Byram

  • Your Board for 2017 – 2021

    The City of Byram operates under a mayor-council form of government. The Mayor and six Aldermen set laws and policies for the City.  The Aldermen are elected to represent respective wards, while an Alderman-at-large is elected to represent all wards.  The board appointed Alderman-at-Large Richard Cook to serve as Mayor Pro-Tem.

    The Board of Aldermen meet on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall, 5901 Terry Road. Board agendas are prepared by the Office of the City Clerk.

  • Mayor, Richard White

     

    Richard White
    P.O. Box 720222
    5901 Terry Road
    Byram, MS 39272
    rwhite@byram-ms.us
    (601) 372-7746 Office
    (601) 373-1470 Fax

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    Richard White is a lifelong resident of Hinds County and has lived in the Byram area for over 35 years. He was married for 40 years to the late Margie White, is the father of three, and the grandfather of seven.

    Richard retired from the Volunteer Fire Department after 20 years of service and was Senator of District 29 for 18 years. He is a veteran of the Armed Services, Infantry 155.

    Accomplishments:

    • Independent Businessman

      • Richards Auto Parts (18 years)

      • Richards Front Wheel Drive and Supply( 23 years)

    • Emergency Medical Technician / Asst. Fire Chief (RETIRED)

      • Byram Volunteer Fire Department (20 years)

    • Served in the Mississippi Legislator as Senator for District 29 (1989-2007) Served on the following committees;

      • Military (Chair under Briggs Administration)

      • Constitution (Vice-Chairman)

      • Business and Financial Institutions

      • Executive Contingent Fund

      • Finance

      • Judiciary A

      • Labor

      • Municipalities

      • PEER

      • Public Properties

    • City of Byram Incorporation Committee (1996-2010)

    • City of Byram – 1st Mayor Pro Tem (2010-2013)

    • City of Byram – 1st Elected Mayor (2013-2017)