Effective August 4, 2020: Citing the need for stronger action to flatten the curve of COVID-19, Mayor Lumumba has signed the Third Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order which orders bars to close for inside service. All bars, nightclubs, lounges, taverns, and private clubs located in the City of Jackson shall close, except to the extent that such establishments ONLY provide take-out, pick up, delivery or drive-through services as allowed by law. Businesses found in violation will be shut down for 24-hours and must submit an Attestation of Compliance with the City of Jackson before reopening. Mayor Lumumba has also issued a Mayoral Curfew Order in the City of Jackson effective August 6th at 12 midnight - 5 am for the next five days. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, call our Hotline at 601-586-3067 and fill out the Symptom Collector. If you are in need of mental health support during this time, call our Mental Health Warmline at 601-586-3073. 

Category: Planning and Development

Press Release: City of Jackson Postpones Fertile Ground Expo

Jackson, MS – March 16. 2020–  We are reaching out to you today with an update regarding the Fertile Ground Project’s 2020 Expo. Together with organizations across Jackson, the U.S., and around the world, we are monitoring the rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. At this time, we have decided to postpone the Fertile Ground Project’s … Continued

Press Release: City of Jackson Announces Fertile Ground Project Expo

(Jackson, MS) – Tuesday, the City of Jackson announced the dates for The Fertile Ground Project Expo, a three-day event that is free to the public from April 9-11, 2020. In November 2018 the City of Jackson was selected as a Bloomberg Philanthropies 2018 Public Art Challenge winner. Jackson received up to $1 million for … Continued

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