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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 19, 2018

VIDEO: Downtown holiday parade lights up Jackson

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Watch this video to see the sights and sounds of this year's parade, which include local marching bands, massive flames, and Santa Claus!

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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 19, 2018

VIDEO: New Kiwanis Park playground officially open

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The community gathered at Kiwanis Park for a ribbon cutting and official unveiling of the park's new playground equipment. 

It was made possible by the The Kiwanis Club of Jackson, Michigan and several community partners. 

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

VIDEO: Jackson firefighters train inside vacant elementary school

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Local firefighters and police officers are using the vacant Cascades Elementary School for training over the next two months. Watch this video of firefighters from the City of Jackson and Summit Township training on Oct. 17. 

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Jackson first responders using closed school building for training

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Jackson Police and Fire Services are taking advantage of a rare opportunity to train in a school building. Starting Wednesday Oct. 17, the Jackson Fire Department will work with the Summit Township Fire Department to train in and around Cascades Elementar...

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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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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Road repairs start Oct. 8 in west side neighborhood

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The City of Jackson is continuing efforts to repair pothole plagued streets in neighborhoods. On Monday Oct. 8, crews will begin a major resurfacing project in a neighborhood on Jackson’s west side.  

Workers are first targeting Grinnell...

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