Friday, May 25, 2018

Need a Remodeling Specialist?

M.A.C. Construction owner Marcus Wallace sparred with Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba over whether M.A.C. was "certified" to do road work at the Tuesday night  meeting of the City Council. The Mayor flat out said that Mr. Wallace wasn't getting contracts because his company was not "certified."  Mr. Wallace hotly disputed the Mayor's statement.  He said "None of those things are true.... Marcus Wallace and M.A.C. and Associates, I'm very certified. I would bring a certificate to the Council next week."   Such a disagreement should be easy to resolve  since licenses can be verified at the website of the Mississippi State Board of Contractors. 




A check of licenses at the Mississippi Board of Contractors reveals that M.A.C. Construction is only licensed to perform remodeling work.


Compare the license to those of other minority contractors in Jackson.




And of course, our favorite cons, Fisher.


This one is in Carthage.


 Then there is Hemphill if you want to compare minority contractors to those that are not minority-owned.


M.A.C. is also not certified as a minority-owned business at the Mississippi Development Authority.  It is not known if he is registered as one with the city of Jackson. 

25 comments:

Anonymous said...

No wonder the installation of my new water meter was so screwed up. Within one month after the installation the pipe on my side of the meter started to leak within 2 INCHES of the connection to the meter. Guess who had to foot the bill to fix the leak?

Anonymous said...

The jump suit orange was not a good color selection for this witness on this occasion.

Smoove B said...

Marcus is VERY qualified, and that fact is inscrutable.

Floyd Lawson said...

@ the 4:00 minute mark when the camera zooms in on LaMOOMba Jr. it's very obvious his barber uses farming tools to create that "style".

Anonymous said...

Isn't he kenniff stokes man... it seemed stokes was introducing him as a guest of honor almost.

Anonymous said...

Just like his daddy, CL is starting to hold the 'community' responsible for failure and not just let them blame whitey.

He's figuring out what it means to be mayor..

Anonymous said...

I do believe he is tied up in court for money he basically stole from Hemphill in a joint venture.

Anonymous said...

All TVs in Jackson and surrounding area hotels should be banned showing local stations so people visiting to do business can’t see how our city is run. If they saw this they would checkout never to come back. Loss of tax base shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone.

Anonymous said...

He be certified in stretching da truth.

Anonymous said...

I would love to see a certificate of insurance on MAC if anyone has it and could email it to KF. I bet it doesn’t even begin to cover what all he is required for what he is wanting to do.

Anonymous said...


Only has a specialty contracting license
Nothing about road work or mechanical ( water meter) work listed
So he's not qualified !

M.A.C. & ASSOCIATES, LLC
Record Type Licensed
License Number 12853 -SC
Address 125 S. CONGRESS ST.
STE. 1300
City JACKSON
State MS
Miss. County HINDS
Zip 39201
Phone 601-321-9731
Fax 601-321-9755
DBA Name
Expiration Date 06/21/2018
Minority Yes
First Issue 06/13/2001
Class(es)
Classification Qualifying Name
REMODELING MARCUS WALLACE

Anonymous said...

1:20 - not just what "he is wanting to do" but the millions he has been paid over the past few years for what he was supposed to do under his EBO contracts handed to him. But, no need for insurance certificates - or certification - when all you do is take the check and pass part of it through to the major contractor.

Maybe his lack of a 'certification' could be a basis for the city filing suit for a repayment of the almost $20 million he got paid for work "supposedly" done on the Siemens water project.

Anonymous said...

Wonder if his involvement with the Siemen's project is why the City is having so much trouble calculating and collecting water bills ???

Anonymous said...

The mayor got justifiably disgusted and upset with this jackass, using the Kennuf Stokes method of predicting the obvious (somebody is going to get hurt by these potholes) to promote his own personal agenda. This scum found the death of a young student a convenient opportunity to embarrass the mayor who rejected his unqualified ass. Shame.

Anonymous said...

Bidding on contracts your not liscened for is against state law. It’s also against state law to accept a bid from a contractor not properly liscensed. The state board of contractors should be investigating Jackson and MAC.

MAC is not probably lisenced for water meter installation or pot hole patching.

Anonymous said...

*licensed...but you’re on a roll so carry on.

Perkn said...

regardless of his motivations, he was correct a few months ago. someone got hurt, and none of you were bitching about his comments then. shame on you! he is still standing in front of Jackson's leaders bitching about potholes. i haven't seen yall up there. so either shut up or get your ass in front of them. we need the infrastructure corrected in this city to survive!

Anonymous said...

"Very Certified" as opposed to "Sorta Certified".

Anonymous said...

"My daughter can print me a certificate on her computer thingie... what's it need to say? I bring it next week!"

:face palm:

Kingfish said...

Certified super genius

Anonymous said...

Come on KF! Don't bother Mr. Wallace with details!

Anonymous said...

Lol. Jackson is dooooooomed. From the legal system to the school system. From the roads to the water pipes. Even the old money be all like, “what we gonna do?” in the privacy of their own homes. Jackson’s only saving grace at this point is a “radical” mayor who is so radical that he actually makes sense when he’s not pandering to his base of black hippies who are soley convinced that they are in a holy war with the government at all levels while said government is keeping them housed and alive, but it can’t keep the bullets from flying.

Kingfish said...

The subject of this post is apparently saying on social media that I'm not approving comments that defend him. Well, ive all but two and they weren't flattering to him so guess what? I'm going to approve them all. He will get what he wants.

Anonymous said...

The Siemens Contract has doomed Jackson. Everyone connected to it from beginning to end has damaged the once bright future of Jackson. The geniuses who perpetrated this scam on the City ought to be in Jail. I can name about 20 of them. Why is it not working properly? Quit blaming the City and start blaming the contractors and the Prime: Siemens, most of all. Many people got lots of money and the City got screwed. From the salesmen who sold this to the council, to some of the council members, to all the rest involved, how did it feel to nail down the top of the coffin that once was a flourishing and growing City? Has the money really benefited you?

Anonymous said...

The city of Jackson water & billing system was f'ed up long before Siemens ever entered the picture.

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