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: Long Range Planning

Press Release: Jackson, MS selected as AARP Community Challenge Recipient

(WASHINGTON, DC) — Today, AARP announced the awardees for its 2019 AARP Community Challenge grant program. A total of $1.6 million will be distributed to fund 159 “quick action” projects from each state across the country, helping communities make immediate improvements and jumpstart long-term progress to support residents of all ages. More than 1,660 applications … Continued

Press Release: City of Jackson receives $1 Million from the Federal Transit Administration

Jackson, MS – The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that it has awarded a total of $16.6 million to 20 organizations around the country to support comprehensive planning projects that improve access to public transportation. The funds are made available through FTA’s Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Planning, which assists communities that are developing new … Continued

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