Proclamation of Civil Emergency for winter weather is still in effect as well as a system-wide boil water notice. Several water distribution locations have been set up across the city. Residents can report low/ no water pressure to 3-1-1 or 601-960-1778. For additional updates, visit our news section.


The mask mandate in the City of Jackson and the Sixth Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order remains in effect.

Jackson Blight Elimination Program

Posted on January 1, 2018

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The purpose of the Blight Elimination Program is to procure grant funding available for the removal of blighted properties, prevention of abandonment of neighboring properties, reduction in foreclosures among neighboring houses, and to strengthen neighborhood property values. The City of Jackson has developed a selection process for choosing a Blight Partner and is working on developing a long-term plan for utilizing the Blight Elimination Program which entails creating collaborative teams across various departments. The Blight Elimination Program will be utilized to enhance community assets around major corridors, parks, schools, zoological park, museums, community recreation locations, tourist areas, and potential new development or redevelopment area such as First Responders or Teacher’s Village.

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