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Posted on: February 26, 2024

2023 City of Jackson Annual Report

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The Annual Report highlights Jackson's accomplishments over the past year and the work of City staff to improve the community. View this digital copy or pick up a copy on the First Floor of City Hall.

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Posted on: February 26, 2024

Special Jackson City Council meeting planned for Tuesday, March 5

Swearing-In event 2023

Mayor Daniel Mahoney has called a special meeting of the Jackson City Council on Tuesday, March 5 at 6 p.m. The meeting is planned for councilmembers to review proposals from local organizations who are seeking to purchase the T.A. Wilson School facility ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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