Proclamation of Civil Emergency for inclement weather is still in effect. The latest updates can be found here including a Boil Water Notice for all well connections on the City Water System. Residents can report low water pressure to 601-960-1778. Click here for water distribution locations.


Vaccination Day event is postponed due to the continued impact of weather conditions on the City, including road closures, power disruptions, and residents experiencing low or no water pressure.


Proclamation of Civil Emergency and Curfew Order for Jackson youth is still in effect.

Mayor’s Youth Council Application 2020-2021


September 4, 2020
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Mayor’s Youth Council Application Instructions:

  1. Receive an application from your High School Counselor, the City of Jackson website, or email
  2. Section I. Fill in the applicant information completely.
  3. Section II. Read and sign the student pledge. Have your parent/guardian sign the
  4. parent pledge.
  5. Section III. Answer all the short answer questions in section III.
  6. Section IV. On a separate sheet of paper, type the responses to section IV. These
  7. responses should be typed and double spaced in 12-point font.
  8. Recommendations. There are two recommendation letters required for each student. These recommendations should be a school administrator, teacher, or community leader. They should be emailed from the reference directly to
  9. Students will be contacted by email, mail, and telephone confirmation with your scheduled interview date and time.
  10. Once you have completed your application and responses. Staple your information and mail it to the address below or scan and email your application and responses.
  11. Please know we are not responsible for lost or delayed applications. It is your responsibility to make sure a completed application is received. All applications must be received as soon as possible.

Please Drop Off Completed Applications in a sealed envelope at the Security Desk with the following information:

City of Jackson
Attn: Keyshia Sanders
219 South President Street
Jackson, MS 39205
Or Email to

Application Deadline Friday, September 25, 2020, at 5:00 PM. Applications must be complete or they will not be processed.

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