The Town of Prentiss is governed by a mayor and board of aldermen, and provides police and fire protection, along with water and sewer utilities. Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 6:00 p.m.

City Hall...(601) 792-5196

Mayor:
Charles A. Dumas

Aldermen-at-large:
Keith Bridges
Willard Davis
Harold Stamps

Randy Stamps
Sylvia Ward

City Clerk:
Wondra Dale

Director of Law Enforcement:
Jerry Q. Magee

Fire Chief:
Howard Kelly

Director of Public Works:
Corky Holliman

Police Department: The Prentiss Police Department consists of five full-time officers. The department also a K-9 unit which is shared with the Town of Bassfield.
Phone Number...(601) 792-5198.

Fire Department: The Prentiss Fire Department consists of three full-time firefighters and twenty-three volunteers. The town carries a fire insurance rating of 7 and utilizes two pumper trucks, one tanker and a rescue truck equipped with Jaws of Life to provide fire protection, EMS first response and extrication services for 117 square miles of Jefferson Davis County.
Phone Number...(601) 792-5198

Public Works: The Prentiss Public Works Department consists of six full-time employees. Both water and wastewater plants have new automated controls. The Prentiss water system has two elevated storage tanks and a new 1,100 gallon per minute water well. It also recently received a perfect score
from the Mississippi State Department of Health.


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