Water & SewerThe City of Rolling Fork provides water and sewer services to all residents and commercial establishments inside its corporate limits, as well as water service to an additional geographic area outside the city limits. New residential water and sewer customers are required to pay a $75.00 water deposit and $40.00 service fee. Commercial customers are required to pay a $100 water deposit, as well as the $40 service fee. Photo identification is required for establishing service. All water and sewer payments are due by the 15th of each month. Late fees are added to bills paid after the 22nd of the month. Service disconnects are done on the 25th of the month, unless that day falls on a holiday or weekend, at which time disconnects will be executed on the following business day. There is a $40 reconnect fee for services disconnected for late payment.
Police DepartmentThe city offers 24-hour police service by state-certified law enforcement officers. Rolling Fork's Police Department is located adjacent to City Hall on Martin Luther King Drive. Municipal Court is held on Monday of each week at 11 a.m. in the municipal courtroom inside the police department.
Fire ServicesFire services in the city are provided through a volunteer fire department. The department holds a Mississippi State Fire Rating of 8, and is funded through the city's general fund and monies collected from the State Fire Fund.
Building PermitsBuilding permits are required for any new construction, additions or remodeling of current structures. The city employs a City Building Inspector to enforce all building codes and ordinances pertaining to structures within the city limits. Permit applications and more information can be obtained from City Hall.
RecreationRolling Fork provides recreational opportunities at its Albert V. Miller Memorial Park, located on Highway 61. There are two lighted baseball/softball fields located in the park, as well as two concrete basketball courts. The park also features a fitness track. A concession stand and restrooms are on site. For information about utilizing the park for private events, or concession stand rental, please call City Hall at 662.873.2814.
Public WorksThe city's public works department helps to keep Rolling Fork clean and attractive. Employees sweep streets and mow grass in the public areas of the city. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, employees remove brush, furniture and large appliances from roadsides throughout town. In addition, the city conducts a clean-up week once a year during which the banks of Deer and Rolling Fork creeks, as well as other areas of the city, are thoroughly cleaned.
Mosquito ControlDuring peak mosquito season, the city sprays an insect repellant throughout Rolling Fork in order to control mosquito populations. The practice is also an effort to combat the spread of the West Nile Virus to residents.
Department HeadsSandra M. Nichols, City Clerk - phone 662.873.7596
Cardell Hughes, Chief of Police - phone 662.873.2212
John Williams, Superintendent of Public Works - phone 662.873.7549