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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Jackson receives $3 million in state funding to demolish industrial building destroyed by fire

Firefighter sprays water from a ladder on a fire damaged brick building

A blighted and fire-ravaged building will be cleaned up thanks to the intervention of local government in Jackson County. A $3 million grant from the State of Michigan is being awarded to the Jackson County Land Bank to assist in the demolition and cleanu...

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City News Stories
Posted on: February 21, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 28, 2020

Neighborhood meeting for Jackson's Fifth Ward happening Thursday, Feb. 29

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Residents in Jackson’s Fifth Ward have an upcoming opportunity to meet with their City Council representative and learn the latest news from their neighborhood. City Councilmember Shalanda Hunt is holding a neighborhood meeting for the Fifth War...

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City News Stories
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Update on voter information cards: Ward 5 voters getting new cards due to error

Ward 6 voters voting

UPDATE: Ward 5 voters will be getting new Voter Information Cards mailed to them starting Wednesday, Feb. 21. The cards previously sent out to Ward 5 contained incorrect information about the ward's polling place location. The new cards contain the correc...

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City News Stories
Posted on: February 20, 2024

2024 State of the City Address planned for Wednesday, March 20

Mayor Daniel Mahoney at 2023 SOC Address

An annual event that celebrates the community’s progress over the past year and looks toward the future is returning to Jackson. The City of Jackson is planning the 2024 State of the City Address for Wednesday, March 20. The event starts at 6 p....

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City News Stories
Posted on: February 13, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 28, 2020

Early voting underway for Presidential Primary Election

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The City of Jackson has launched its first cycle of early voting for the Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024 Presidential Primary Election. Due to changes approved by voters in the Nov. 2022 election, all registered voters have the right to cast ballots starting the s...

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City News Stories
Posted on: February 13, 2024

Jackson City Council Feb. 13, 2024 meeting

Swearing-In event 2023

The meeting broadcast can be viewed on this page.

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

MLK Corridor Improvement Authority announces new round of entrepreneurial fund grants

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The MLK Corridor Improvement Authority recently announced the launch of a second wave of funding for the Entrepreneurial and Real Estate Fund, a grant initiative designed to revitalize Southside Jackson and stimulate business development...
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City News Stories
Posted on: December 14, 2023

100 Homes Program building new homes on vacant lots in City of Jackson

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100 new homes will take shape on vacant lots in the coming years, and Katlyn Nagy will be the first person to call one of them home. “I feel like this program is making the American dream achievable again when it otherwise wouldn’t be ...

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City News Stories
Posted on: December 14, 2023

New Central Campus in City of Jackson for Jackson County ISD

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When the Jackson County Intermediate School District (JCISD) set out to find a central location to improve services, they looked to the heart of the Jackson area.  “The City of Jackson is geographically in the middle of the county, allo...

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City News Stories
Posted on: December 14, 2023

Responding to winter weather in Jackson

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When winter weather hits Jackson, crews from the Department of Public Works (DPW) are out in salt and plow trucks making sure streets are safe for drivers. The DPW targets major streets and emergency snow routes first, then clears neighborhood streets.&am...

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City News Stories
Posted on: December 13, 2023

Winter 2024 City of Jackson Newsletter

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The City Newsletter is mailed to every address in the City Limits. Copies are available at City Hall. The latest edition can also be viewed on the City website.

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

Message from the Mayor Winter 2024

Mayor Daniel Mahoney

Dear Citizens of Jackson,

I am deeply honored and grateful for your trust in re-electing me as the Mayor of our beloved city. Your support is a testament to our shared commitment to the prosperity and well-being of Jackson.

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City News Stories
Posted on: July 18, 2023

Sign up for CodeRED to get important updates from the City of Jackson!

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Sign up for CodeRED if you want important updates from the City of Jackson! It's helpful to know that the City operates this service differently than the messages that come from the Jackson County Dispatch Center. 

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City News Stories
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Make a difference in Jackson by serving on a City board or commission

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Residents wanting to make a difference in the community are invited to serve on City of Jackson boards and commissions. The City is currently looking for residents to fill 28 vacancies on 10 boards and commissions. Applicants may be residents or non-resid...
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City News Stories
Posted on: May 16, 2023

Jackson City Council meeting videos

Swearing-In event 2023

Watch recordings of City Council meetings on the City website.

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