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. 

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City of Jackson July 2020 Newsletter

EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it in the JULY 2020 Newsletter! In this issue we cover: Citywide Face Cover Mandate Vote to Relocate Andrew Jackson Statue Amended JPD Use of Force Policy Jackson Water Bill Blocked by Gov. Reeves Planetarium Progress Report Museum to Market Trail Groundbreaking Paving Season 2020: McDowell Rd Movies in the … Continued

PRESS RELEASE: Jackson Redevelopment Authority Welcomes New Executive Director

Seasoned Albany, Georgia developer selected as Jackson Redevelopment Authority leader. (JACKSON, Miss.) – Latoya Cutts, the former downtown manager and head of development for Albany, Georgia, has been named as the new executive director for the Jackson Redevelopment Authority (JRA). Cutts selection comes following a national search which included interview participation by members of the … Continued

City of Jackson June 2020 Newsletter

EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it in the JUNE 2020 Newsletter! In this issue we cover: JTRAN’s Brand New Look Eased COVID-19 Restrictions COJ Food Box & Mask Distribution Paving Season 2020 TSA PreCheck Services Now Offered at City of Jackson Sesame Street Supports Remote Learning in the City Updates Parks & Rec. Summer Schedule

Press Release: “Fertile Ground” Documentary About Mississippi’s Food Access Challenges Airing on Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Jackson, MS – June 01, 2020 – The City of Jackson announced today that Fertile Ground, a documentary examining the extensive impact the industrial food system has on Jacksonians, will air on June 10th at 7pm CST on the Mississippi Public Broadcasting television station and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) will make the documentary available online … Continued

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