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Posted on: February 19, 2019

MEETING NOTICES: Public Arts Commission and Human Relations Commission meetings rescheduled

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The Public Arts Commission Meeting planned for Tuesday, Feb. 19 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 26. 

The meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. and takes place in the City Council Chambers of Jackson City Hall.  

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

2019 State of the City Address set for Feb. 20 at MLK Center

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Last year, Mayor Derek Dobies was the first Mayor of Jackson to deliver a State of the City Address. That tradition continues in 2019, with the second annual State of the City taking place at the Martin Luther King Community Center on Wednesday, February ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Councilmember Dancy holding Second Ward neighborhood meeting Feb. 21

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Neighbors in Jackson’s Second Ward have an opportunity to talk with their City Council representative and learn about the latest news in the neighborhood. Councilmember Freddie Dancy has organized a neighborhood meeting for the Second Ward on Th...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Jackson City Council passes new ordinance to help displaced renters

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The Jackson City Council has enacted a pioneering ordinance to help renters in the City of Jackson who have been forced from their homes because of dangerous living conditions.

At their Feb. 12 meeting, council members gave final approval to the Relocation...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Special City Council meeting planned for Feb. 28 to consider renaming Francis Street for MLK

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A special meeting of the Jackson City Council has been organized for Thursday, Feb. 28. The meeting was organized to hold a public hearing to consider the renaming of Francis Street, from Cooper Street to the city limits in honor of Martin Luther King.

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Jackson City Council Meeting Feb. 12

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Watch this video to see what was decided at the Tuesday, Feb. 12 meeting of the Jackson City Council. 

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Celebrating Black History Month in Jackson

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February is Black History Month! 

The City of Jackson is celebrating by honoring African American residents from Jackson's past and present.

Throughout February 2019, Assistant to the City Manager Amber Clark and Public Information Officer Aaron Di...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

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 boards and commissions listed below. If you are interested in applying for an open position, click on this link for an application and follow the application submission procedures.  ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Building Code Board of Examiners and Appeals meetings canceled

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Meetings of the Building Code Board of Examiners and Appeals that were set to take place on Feb. 28 and March 28 have both been canceled. 

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the BCBA is happening Thursday, April 25 at 1 p.m.

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

2018 Income Tax forms now available

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City of Jackson Income Tax forms are now posted on the City's website. 

Follow this link for the 2018 forms

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS VIDEO: Jackson City Council Meeting Jan. 29

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Watch this video to see what the Jackson City Council decided at its Jan. 29 meeting. 

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

VIDEO: Road crews work hard to clear Jackson streets after major snow event

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Watch this video for a behind the scenes look at snow removal efforts following a major snow event in Jackson. 

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

National Day of Racial Healing in Jackson

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Mayor Derek Dobies has declared Tuesday Jan. 22, 2019 as the National Day of Racial Healing in the City of Jackson. Watch this video to see how the City is participating in this nationwide event. Click on this link to learn more about this effort.&nbs...

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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 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 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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