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  1. Infrastructure Master Plan development

    Infrastructure Master Plan development framework for 1% sales tax funded infrastructure improvements.

    Dec 1, 2014 by Frederick Smith (5 points)

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  2. Water Bills

    Accept water/sewer bill payments online, but without charging citizens a $3.50 fee for paying online. Develop a paperless billing system to cut down on paperwork and delays.

    Mar 8, 2016 by Mike McBride (5 points)

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  3. Complete Streets Policy

    Let's adopt a complete streets policy. Basically its a policy that says that streets must be designed for ALL users of the road. When implemented, it could save money by doing all improvements at...
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    Oct 24, 2013 by Anne Welch (12 points)

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  4. Do Away with Processing Fees for Bill Pay

    As a proud Jacksonian, I write respectfully to request that the $3.50 bill pay processing fee for City Services (water & sewer) be abolished. We work hard to pay our bills in a timely fashion, and our...
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    May 2, 2014 by Mary Margaret White (5 points)

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  5. Convenience stores hold a great deal of POWER!

    Along with perception comes effects! With 3 or 4 conv. stores on each corner, it should be MANDATORY that the owners use some of the hundreds of thousands of dollars profited from communities and...
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    Oct 6, 2014 by Corey Griffith (10 points)

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  6. JTRAN improvements

    Having a easy to use public transit system is CRUCIAL to urban life. I think there's a lot of people who don't have to rely on JTRAN for daily transportation but would love to use it if it was more...
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    Oct 24, 2013 by Anne Welch (12 points)

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  7. Water

    As a courtesy to Taxpayers and to save on the cost of sending someone out to disconnect and then reconnect water bills... It would be cost efficient to have an automated system call each Taxpayer...
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    Oct 1, 2014 by Catherine (5 points)

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  8. How the Mayor Can Help Fight Global Warming for $0

    The United States has declined to participate in the 37-nation Kyoto Protocol, the most serious multilateral environmental policy enacted to date. In response, 1,060 U.S. mayors have signed on to...
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    Nov 9, 2013 by Tom Head (37 points)

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  9. Street Flooding

    Melwood Drive in between Briarwood and Briarfield, Located in the Briarwood Terrace neighborhood in NE Jackson off of Ridgewood Road. This area of the neighborhood experiences MAJOR flooding during...
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    Nov 10, 2015 by Michael Dorado (15 points)

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  10. I AM CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR WATER MAIN SYSTEM PROBLEMS, improper closing of fire hydrants causes water hammers which causes excessive pressure

    I commend you on the way you approach the problems that you face. It appears to me as I view your water main problems, that you are having water hammer problems. Agreed you have old water lines, but...
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    Nov 30, 2015 by Aubrey CURRIE (5 points)

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  11. Actually send customers their water bills so that they can pay them.

    Alternatively, when someone calls and is put on hold with 29 people in front of them, waits an hour on hold, gets down to 2 people in front of them, is hung up on, calls back and is again placed on...
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    Jul 1, 2016 by Robert Mills (8 points)

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  12. road

    Please review the street of mills street near our church, Pentecostal Temple; 960 Kane. It is a eye soar and since near downtown area, it should look better. This is very depressing & the pot holes...
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    Jun 2, 2015 by Aslater (5 points)

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  13. Mynelle Gardens Falling to Ruin!

    I took a friend from out of town to Mynelle Gardens today and was shocked to see how unkempt it is. Weeds were everywhere and the Spanish tile roof of the home needs repair. There was a wedding...
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    Apr 18, 2015 by Mary Aldridge (15 points)

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  14. Mary

    To rename a street at this critical time, when there are so many infrastructure problems is not in the best interest of this city. Think of something constructive to do like fill the pothole right in...
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    Jun 3, 2015 by Mary (5 points)

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  15. Gallatin Street Repair

    Gallatin Street, specifically between Hwy 80 and Pascagoula Street on the Northbound Side is in dire need of repair. In order to protect my vehicle I have to drive about 10 miles an hour down the...
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    Aug 18, 2015 by Chris (14 points)

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  16. Traffic light at Raymond Rd and Siwell Rd

    There should be a traffic light at the intersection of Raymond Rd and Siwell Rd. The traffic coming from south Siwell road is backed up to Byram. This is due to the parents who are dropping children...
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    Aug 27, 2015 by lodomwil (11 points)

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  17. Citizens of Jackson Making a Difference

    All citizens that are able should contribute $1.00 or more to a fund to help improve the streets we drive on everyday. Let us work together to be a get city. Put-up or Shut-up.

    Apr 24, 2016 by Marilynn Stewart (5 points)

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  18. Re-Install

    Before I-55 west frontage road at Old Canton road was resurfaced a few years ago, there was a solid white line in the far left lane, which allowed those merging from under the I-55 bridge to proceed...
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    Oct 12, 2015 by STAW Community (10 points)

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  19. Mynelle Gardens Falling to Ruin!

    I took a friend from out of town to Mynelle Gardens today and was shocked to see how unkempt it is. Weeds were everywhere and the Spanish tile roof of the home needs repair. There was a wedding...
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    Apr 18, 2015 by Mary Aldridge (15 points)

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  20. Mynelle Gardens Falling to Ruin!

    I took a friend from out of town to Mynelle Gardens today and was shocked to see how unkempt it is. Weeds were everywhere and the Spanish tile roof of the home needs repair. There was a wedding...
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    Apr 18, 2015 by Mary Aldridge (15 points)

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