MDOT commissioners vote to oust director Brown

Mississippi Transportation Commission voted 2-1 today to demand that Executive Director Larry L. “Butch” Brown submit his resignation by close of business Wednesday or he will be terminated.

A new commissioner, Norther District Commissioner Mike Taggert, was sworn in before the meeting and sided with Central District Commissioner Dick Hall on the move to replace Brown.

Southern District Commissioner Wayne Brown voted against the motion.

Sun Herald
2/8/11