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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Jackson City Hall Closed Mon. Jan. 21 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Jackson City Hall will be closed on Monday Jan. 21 to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

City Hall will be back open Tuesday Jan. 22. 


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Posted on: January 16, 2019

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Jackson City Council Meeting Jan. 15

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Road repair millages, a new traffic, and relocation assistance for displaced tenants were big topics of discussion at the Jan. 15 meeting of the Jackson City Council. Watch this video to see what was decided. 

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Jackson: City of Sculptures! See the sculptures changing the visual landscape of the city

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The City of Jackson recently saw two new sculptures put into place. One at the eastern gateway to Downtown, which was constructed by Edward "Steampunk Eddie" Thayer, and another at the new Kibby Road roundabout, which is a work by Mark Muhich. W...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Success through code compliance: How a Jackson couple took extra steps to restore historic home

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The removal of decades-old siding is bringing a beautiful home on Jackson’s east side back to life.  “I am just glad it is going to be done the way we want it,” said Property Owner Chris Parker.  

When it was inspected in fall 2017, inspe...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Happy holidays from the City of Jackson!

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As 2018 comes to a close, city leaders take some time to wish residents a happy holiday, reflect on the past year, and look forward to 2019! Watch this special holiday video for their greetings: 

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

VIDEO: Jackson firefighters help local kids with holiday shopping

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Firefighters from the City of Jackson and Summit Township gathered at Walmart on Thursday Dec. 13 to help local kids with holiday shopping. Watch this video to see Jackson area firefighters make sure local kids have a happy holiday.

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

VIDEO: Jackson officers take kids holiday shopping for Heroes & Helpers

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Officers from the Jackson Police Department spread some holiday cheer on Wednesday Dec 12, as they helped nine local kids with shopping at Target in Jackson! Watch this video to see all the action from the annual Heroes and Helpers event. 

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Jackson City Council Meeting Dec. 11

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Marijuana ordinances, special tax assessments for street repairs, and a new roundabout were all up for consideration at the Tuesday Dec. 11 meeting of the Jackson City Council.  Watch this video to see what was decided. 

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

New human trafficking ordinances take effect Dec. 13

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At their meeting on Nov. 13, 2018, the Jackson City Council approved an ordinance that requires certain establishments in the City of Jackson to display a human trafficking hotline poster. The ordinance takes effect Dec. 13, 2018. Not displaying this post...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

VIDEO: Jackson firefighters train on new ladder truck

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 Crews from the Jackson Fire Department have been training on their new ladder truck. 

 The state-of-the-art truck can extend 95 feet, reaching the seventh floor of a building. This will be very useful for high rise rescues and h...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Jackson City Council meeting Nov. 27

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Watch this video to find out what happened at the special meeting of the Jackson City Council on Nov. 27. 

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Jackson Police Department looking for reserve officers

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The City of Jackson Police Department is looking for community members interested in becoming reserve officers.  Reserves are volunteers who assist the Jackson Police Department serving the citizens of Jackson.  Reserves may assist regul...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Get involved with City government by joining a board or commission

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The City of Jackson is currently accepting applications for the following boards and commissions: 

BUILDING BOARD CODE OF APPEALS:

There are currently two vacancies on the Building Code Board of Appeals.  We are in need of two citizens. &a...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

VIDEO: Small Business Saturday is Nov. 24 in the City of Jackson

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Mayor Derek Dobies has proclaimed Saturday Nov. 24 as Small Business Saturday in the City of Jackson. More information about downtown businesses in this link. 

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Jackson City Council Meeting Nov. 13

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Watch this video to learn about what the Jackson City Council decided at their last meeting. 

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

New fire truck arrives at Jackson Fire Department

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 A new fire truck is reporting for duty at the Jackson Fire Department. The new “Tower 8” rig arrived at the fire department on Tuesday Nov. 6 after more than a year of planning. This is the first ladder truck the department h...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Jackson City Council meeting Oct. 9

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Watch this video to see what the Jackson City Council voted on at the Oct. 9, 2018 meeting:  

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