Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba extends the Executive Order closing City Hall and non-essential offices effective Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. through Thursday, January 21, 2021, until rescinded or superseded by another applicable Proclamation or Executive Order. The Department of the Municipal Clerk at City Hall will still be open to receive legal documents as well as assist TSA, passport, open records and 2021 elections customers.


Intergovernmental Relations

Ashley McLaughlin
Policy Analyst

Intergovernmental Relations fosters relationships with other government entities and interest groups to coordinate, facilitate, and strategically respond to policy based concerns. It also coordinates the City’s legislative efforts with the Jackson/Hinds County Delegates and Lobbyist.

Ashley H. McLaughlin, Policy Analyst
Ashley H. McLaughlin, Policy Analyst

Legislative Initiatives

The City of Jackson supports the following proposed legislative initiatives for consideration by the Mississippi State Legislature.

It is critical to address public policy actions through strategic planning and partnership.  The Mayor’s Office partners with various entities to achieve its public policy goals, development strategies, and achieve outcomes that better support the citizens of Jackson.

Boards and Commission

Task Forces

  • COVID 19 Taskforce
  • Health Task Force for a Healthier Jackson
  • Police ID Taskforce

Policy Initiatives

LGBTQ Liaison

Contact: Ashley H. McLaughlin, 601-960-2363

To ensure that all citizens of Jackson feel respected and heard the City designates a liaison in the Mayor’s Office to strengthen its efforts. The mission of LGBTQ Liaison is to build a relationship and connect with the Human Rights Campaign to provide a listening ear for concerns and help to better develop strategies to address hate crimes. The goal is to ensure that the LGBTQ Community and the Mayor’s Office to maintain an open and trusting relationship.

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