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Rider Alert: Staffing Challenges At JTRAN

Posted on January 18, 2022

Expected Daily Route Changes and Closures ROUTES: JTRAN BUS SYSTEM Cause: Shortage Of Staff Modified Service Update for 1/18/2022 - All runs will pull-out. PLEASE ADD TIME TO YOUR TRAVEL PLANS FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: 601-952-1000 TDD/TTY: 711

Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program Accepting Applications

Posted on January 18, 2022

For Immediate Release: January 18, 2022   JACKSON, Miss – The family and youth division of the Department of Human and Cultural Services has begun accepting applications for its Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program. The annual program offers Jackson youth paid opportunities to develop an array of work skills and experience and aims to foster an environment...

JTRAN To Reduce Hours of Operation/Switch to Saturday Schedule

Posted on January 14, 2022

Jackson, Miss- The City of Jackson’s public transportation system, JTRAN, will reduce bus services beginning Monday due to a worker shortage. This service reduction will allow JTRAN to maintain reliable service on fixed route and paratransit systems. Service will be restored as soon as worker availability improves.  Please take note of the following updated times and route schedules....

Waste Management announces holiday collection schedule

Posted on January 13, 2022

For Immediate Release: January 13, 2022 JACKSON, Miss– Waste Management is advising residents of the City of Jackson of upcoming changes in garbage collection over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. In observance of MLK Day, WM will not collect on residential routes Monday, Jan. 17. Residential customers in the City of Jackson will be served on their next...

Mayor Lumumba Joins Alliance To Fight Childhood Hunger

Posted on January 13, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2022  Jackson, Miss – Today, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba will join more than 50 other mayors from across the nation in the launch of the Mayors Alliance to End Childhood Hunger, a nonpartisan coalition dedicated to meaningful action to end childhood hunger. “No child should have to go hungry in this...

JTRAN Experiencing Some Route Closures, Delays

Posted on January 12, 2022

For Immediate Release January 12, 2022   Jackson, Miss – The City of Jackson is advising residents who use JTRAN to check “rider alert” notifications for updates on available bus routes. The advisory comes as the City’s public transportation system faces a worker shortage. This has led to some route closures. Updated information on what...

Boil water notices, Monday, Jan. 10

Posted on January 10, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 10, 2022 Boil Water Notices   Due to the recent loss in water pressure, the City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice for the following area: PWS 250008 02 [1900-2099] Robinson Street PWS 250008 04  [1100-1299] Quinn Street PWS 250008 05 Woodland Hills...

Notice of Upcoming Roll-Off Dumpster Day

Posted on January 7, 2022

For Immediate Release:  January 6, 2022 Notice of Upcoming Roll-Off Dumpster Day Jackson, Miss -The City of Jackson is encouraging residents to participate in Roll-Off Dumpster Days in the new year and has released details for the month of January. Roll-Off days will now be held once a month, on the second Saturday of each month for the upcoming...

 Get your tickets now. Blockbuster line-up scheduled at Thalia Mara Hall.

Posted on December 22, 2021

For Immediate Release: Dec. 22, 2021 Jackson, Miss - The City of Jackson has some fantastic gift ideas for last minute shoppers looking to get their loved ones something special this Christmas. Best of all, you won’t have to pay shipping or wait for delivery. The upcoming year will include dozens of dynamic performances at Thalia Mara...

The City of Jackson Joins The Mississippi Women’s Economic Security Initiative

Posted on December 21, 2021

“All MWESI Wants for Christmas Open Letter." The City of Jackson joins The Mississippi Women's Economic Security Initiative in an Open Letter to the Legislature calling for passage of Equal Pay Protection Legislation.  Our time is now #EqualPayMSNow.

Mayor Lumumba tests positive for COVID-19 on home test

Posted on December 21, 2021

For Immediate Release Dec. 21, 2021 JACKSON, Miss- Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has tested positive for COVID-19 on a home test. He is now awaiting results from a separate PCR test to confirm the result. The Mayor took the home test Tuesday morning as a matter of routine. He initially wanted to notify his immediate family of...

Mayor Lumumba tests positive for COVID-19 on a home test

Posted on December 21, 2021

For Immediate Release Dec. 21, 2021 JACKSON, Miss- Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has tested positive for COVID-19 on a home test. He is now awaiting results from a separate PCR test to confirm the result. The Mayor took the home test Tuesday morning as a matter of routine. He initially wanted to notify his immediate family of...

Boil water notice, Monday, Dec. 20

Posted on December 20, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 20, 2021 Boil Water Notice Due to the recent loss in water pressure, the City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice for the following area:        PWS 250012 18  [5500-5799] Highway 80 (North side of highway only)  [5600-5699] Shaw Road  Kennedy Road  Samantha Dr.  Paco Way  Zepher Road   This...

Holiday garbage collection schedule

Posted on December 20, 2021

For Immediate Release: Dec. 20, 2021 Waste Management announces holiday collection schedule  JACKSON, Miss– Waste Management is advising residents of the City of Jackson of upcoming changes in garbage collection over the holidays. Waste Management will be closed on Christmas Day, Saturday, Dec. 25 and on New Year’s Day, Saturday, Jan. 1. Residential customers will...

Boil water notice, Wednesday, Dec. 15

Posted on December 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 15, 2021 Boil Water Notice Due to the recent loss in water pressure, the City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice for the following area:  PWS 250008 105 [2400-3299] Highway 80 This advisory affects about 15 connections on the city’s drinking water system.  This is a precautionary advisory. This notice does not mean that your water is unsafe, but it does...

Water repair work to affect some businesses

Posted on December 14, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 14, 2021 JACKSON, Miss– The City of Jackson is issuing a precautionary notice to some businesses over water main repair work. Work crews will be repairing a water main leak on Highway 80 which could cause some disruptions to surrounding businesses. The work will be performed beginning at midnight tonight. The...

Boil water notice, Monday, Dec. 13

Posted on December 14, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 13, 2021 Boil Water Notice Due to the recent loss in water pressure, the City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice for the following area:  PWS 250008 104 [400-599] Magnolia Street [1300-1499] 4th Avenue This advisory affects about 30 connections on the city’s drinking water system.  This is a precautionary advisory. This notice does not mean that your water is unsafe,...

MDOT, Jobs for Jacksonians partner for job fair

Posted on December 10, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 10, 2021  MDOT PARTNERING WITH JOBS FOR JACKSONIANS AT JOB FAIR DECEMBER 20  (JACKSON, Miss) –  The Mississippi Department of Transportation is partnering with the Jobs for Jacksonians program to host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14 at the Jackson Medical Mall at 350 W....

Boil water lift, Tuesday, Dec. 7

Posted on December 7, 2021

For Immediate Release:  Dec. 7, 2021 Boil Water Lift The precautionary boil water notice for the following residents on City of Jackson’s drinking water system is now lifted:                         PWS 250012 16 [1500-3499] Springridge Road, Raymond Luckett Lane Deviney Drive Vance Drive Lyles Lane Spears Trace Windsor Lane For more information, please call 601-960-2723 during business hours or 601-960-1777 / 601-960-1875 after...

City of Jackson Newsletter Oct-Dec 11, 2021

Posted on December 6, 2021

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba outlined his vision for the City of Jackson and its residents at his 2021 State of the City Address on Oct. 26. The mayor spoke to his accomplishments in the last year and reiterated his vision for a dignity economy where all residents enjoy a quality of life and the pursuit...

UMMC, JOBS FOR JACKSONIANS HOSTING JOB FAIR

Posted on December 3, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 3, 2021  UMMC, JOBS FOR JACKSONIANS HOSTING JOB FAIR  (JACKSON, Miss) –  The University of Mississippi Medical Center is partnering with the Jobs for Jacksonians program to host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, December 9 at Tougaloo Community Center at 318 Vine Street in Jackson. Over 70...

JFD seeks help from community in annual Christmas Toy Drive

Posted on November 30, 2021

Nov. 29, 2021 (JACKSON, MS) – The Jackson Fire Department is requesting support from the community for this year’s Christmas Toy Drive. The annual toy drive helps bring joy to disadvantaged children in Jackson over the holiday season. Interested residents are asked to drop off new, unwrapped toys to any one of the City’s 21 fire...

JTRAN Transit Plan Comment Period and Public Meeting

Posted on November 30, 2021

Notice of Proposed ConnectJXN: Transit Plan for JTRAN The City of Jackson is hosting a 45-day public comment period regarding the proposed draft recommendations in the ConnectJXN: Transit Plan (JTRAN) to gather input from the community. These recommendations are the product of a comprehensive evaluation of JTRAN’s bus and paratransit services and were informed by...

Mayor Lumumba holding 3rd Town Hall meeting on garbage contract, rate increases

Posted on November 29, 2021

JACKSON, Miss– Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba announced Monday he will hold a third citywide town hall this week to explain proposed rate increases in sanitation and waterand sewer rates for Jackson customers. The Mayor will also continue to update residents on the status of a garbage collection contract with the City. The City opened the RFP process,...

Holiday Season Kickoff and Celebration slated for Dec. 3 in Jackson

Posted on November 23, 2021

For Immediate Release Nov. 22, 2021 The City of Jackson’s kickoff of the holiday season will be filled with holiday-themed events, lights, decorations, music, food and shopping. The series of events, called Capital City Lights, will take place from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. in downtown Jackson on Dec. 3. The activities will take place...

Water System Update Nov. 17

Posted on November 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 17, 2021  WATER GRADUALLY RETURNING TO FAUCETS; BOIL WATER NOTICE REMAINS IN PLACE JACKSON, Miss– The City of Jackson is seeing progress in stabilizing the water system, but remains under a citywide boil water notice for all surface connections. Water pressure has increased in the last couple of days and was...

Mayor Lumumba to Hold Second Town Hall on Garbage Contract Process

Posted on November 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 17, 2021  MAYOR LUMUMBA TO HOLD SECOND TOWN HALL ON STATUS OF CITY GARBAGE CONTRACT Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba announced Wednesday he will hold a second citywide town hall to explain the details behind the City’s contracting process for a garbage collection company. The City has in recent days opened the RFP process, also known as...

CITYWIDE PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE

Posted on November 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 16, 2021 Tuesday afternoon update: WATER GRADUALLY RETURNING TO FAUCETS; BOIL WATER NOTICE REMAINS IN PLACE JACKSON, Miss– The City of Jackson remains under a precautionary citywide boil water notice following complications at the City’s O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Plant. A majority of customers on the City’s surface water system by...

Rider Alert: Route Closure 707, 808 & 1212

Posted on October 18, 2021

Service Suspension ROUTES: Fixed-Route 7 Terry Rd., 808 MLK/Presidential Hills & 1212 McCloud Elementary Trip EFFECTIVE DATE: 10/18/2021 through TBA Cause: Shortage of coach operators   Outbound: Entire Route Inbound: Entire Route PLEASE ADD TIME TO YOUR TRAVEL PLANS FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: 601-952-1000 TDD/TTY: 711  

Boil Water Notice/Boil Water Lift Thursday, October 7, 2021

Posted on October 7, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 7, 2021 Boil Water Notice Due to the recent loss in water pressure, the City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice for the following area: PWS 250008-82 [2300-2599] Coronet Place The advisory affects about 60 connections on the city’s drinking water system.   Boil...

CITYWIDE PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE

Posted on September 30, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2021 Citywide Boil Water Notice (JACKSON, Miss) – The City of Jackson is currently under a precautionary citywide boil water notice due to dropping below 65 psi. We have mitigated the ACH process issues causing the conventional  side of the water plant to be shut down. The result was the inability...

MAYOR LUMUMBA TO HOLD TOWN HALL MEETING TO DISCUSS STATUS OF CITY’S GARBAGE COLLECTION

Posted on September 24, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 23, 2021   MAYOR LUMUMBA TO HOLD TOWN HALL MEETING TO DISCUSS STATUS OF CITY’S GARBAGE COLLECTION   (JACKSON, Miss) – Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba will host a citywide town hall meeting Monday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m. at College Hill Missionary Baptist Church located at 1600 Florence Avenue. The mayor will discuss the status behind...

Mayor Extends Deadline for City Employees & Contract Workers to Provide Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination to October 15th

Posted on September 21, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2021 MAYOR EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR CITY EMPLOYEES & CONTRACT WORKERS TO PROVIDE PROOF OF COVID-19 VACCINATION TO OCTOBER 15th Amended Executive Order Requires Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination or Participation in Weekly Testing at Own Cost, Plus Wearing of Facial Covering When at Work (JACKSON, Miss.) – Today, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba...

Boil Water Notice Monday, September 20, 2021

Posted on September 20, 2021

For Immediate Release: PWS 250008 74-BWN-2021 Due to the recent loss in water pressure, the City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice for the following areas: [600-799] Naples Road [700-799] Gardner Street [4400-4599] Brook Drive [4400-4599] Broadmeadow Street This advisory affects about 30 connections on the city’s drinking...

City of Jackson Issues Water Contact Advisory for Section of Eubanks Creek

Posted on September 16, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2021     CITY OF JACKSON ISSUES WATER CONTACT ADVISORY FOR SECTION OF EUBANKS CREEK   (JACKSON, Miss) – The City of Jackson is issuing a water contact advisory for a section of Eubanks Creek following a sanitary sewage overflow.   The advisory applies to the section of the creek from...

3rd Annual Tech Jxn Event

Posted on September 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 14, 2021   TECH JXN TO PARTNER WITH VISIT JACKSON’S SOUL-FILLED WEEKEND FOR 3RD ANNUAL EVENT; WILL FEATURE TECH, FILM AND MUSIC Event will educate high school students and the public on core aspects of T.E.C.H. and coincide with football double-header JACKSON, Miss– TECH JXN will partner with Visit Jackson for a three-day...

Boil Water Lift Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Posted on September 15, 2021

PWS 250008 73 The precautionary boil water notice for the following residents on the City of Jackson drinking water system is now lifted: [1500-6299] Northlake Circle [1500-1599] Sherman Avenue For more information, please call 601-960-2723 during business hours or 601-960-1777 / 601-960-1875 after 4 p.m. ###

City of Jackson Reschedules Roll-Off Dumpster Day to Saturday, September 18

Posted on September 10, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 10, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON RESCHEDULES ROLL-OFF DUMPSTER DAY TO SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 (JACKSON, Miss) – The City of Jackson has rescheduled its Roll-off Dumpster Day to Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. It will not be in operation this Saturday, Sept. 11. The details of the location and time are below. Date: Saturday, September 18...

Boil Water Lifts Ext. Thursday, September 9, 2021

Posted on September 9, 2021

The precautionary boil water notice for the following residents on the City of Jackson drinking water system is now lifted: [1600-1799] Winchester Street [1600-1799] Wilhurst Street For more information, please call 601-960-2723 during business hours or 601-960-1777 / 601-960-1875 after 4 p.m. ###

Boil Water Lifts Thursday, September 9, 2021

Posted on September 9, 2021

The precautionary boil water notice for the following residents on the City of Jackson drinking water system is now lifted:   [300-499] Bounds Street [800-899] Serville Drive [5200-5299] Clair Street [5200-5299] Ponce De Leon Place [5200-5299] Bienville Place [5200-5299] Diberville Place [5200-5299] Cedar Park Drive [400-499] Marquis Street [5100-5299] Galaxie Dr. [5100-5299] Keele Street [400-499] Comet...

Boil Water Notice Thursday, September 9, 2021

Posted on September 9, 2021

Due to the loss in water pressure, the City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice for customers in the following areas: Town of Byram – WELL WATER CUSTOMERS ONLY Also included in this notice are City of Jackson well water customers within the following addresses: [1100-2199] S....

Boil Water Notice Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Posted on September 8, 2021

PWS 250008 72-BWN-2021   Due to the recent loss in water pressure, the City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice for the following area: [1600-1799] Winchester St.; 39211 [1600-1799] Wilhurst St.; 39211 See attached for further details. ###250008 72-Boil Water Notice 09072021[1]

Boil Water Notice for the Following Streets on Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Posted on September 7, 2021

PWS 250008 71-BWN-2021 Due to the loss in water pressure, the City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice for the following area: [300-499] Bounds Street [800-899] Serville Dr. [5200-5299] Clair St. [5200-5299] Ponce De Leon Pl. [5200-5299] Bienville Pl. [5200-5299] Diberville Pl. [5200-5299] Cedar Park Dr....

Boil Water Lifts Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Posted on September 7, 2021

PWS 250008 70-Boil Water Lift-2021 The precautionary boil water notice for the following residents on our drinking water system is now lifted: [2500-2599] Mulberry Street; 39204 PWS 250008 69-Boil Water Lift-2021 The precautionary boil water notice for the following residents on our drinking water system is now lifted: John Hopkins Elementary School; 39209 ###

UMMC to Partner With Jobs for Jacksonians for Recruitment Event Wednesday, September 8th

Posted on September 7, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 7, 2021   UMMC TO PARTNER WITH JOBS FOR JACKSONIANS FOR RECRUITMENT EVENT WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH   (JACKSON, Miss) – University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is partnering with the Jobs for Jacksonians program to host a job fair Wednesday, September 8, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Tougaloo Community Center...

Planned Water Outage for September 4, 2021

Posted on September 3, 2021

PWS 250008 PLANNED WATER OUTAGE There will be a planned water outage on September 4, 2021 from 8AM-8PM. The water will be turned off for a repair and will affect approximately 120 connections in the following area: [300-499] Bounds Street [800-899] Serville Dr. [5200-5299] Clair St. [5200-5299] Ponce De Leon Pl. [5200-5299] Bienville Pl. [5200-5299]...

Boil Water Notice for Mulberry Street

Posted on September 1, 2021

PWS 250008 70-BWN-2021 Due to the loss in water pressure, the City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice for the following area: [2500-2599] Mulberry Street; 39204

Boil Water Notice for John Hopkins Elementary School

Posted on August 31, 2021

PWS 250008 69-BWN-2021 Due to the loss in water pressure, the City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division has issued a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice for the following area: John Hopkins Elementary School; 39209

Quality Healthcare Partners With Jobs for Jacksonians for Recruitment Event Wednesday, September 1st

Posted on August 31, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 2021   QUALITY HEALTHCARE PARTNERS WITH JOBS FOR JACKSONIANS FOR RECRUITMENT EVENT WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1st (JACKSON, Miss) – Quality Healthcare is partnering with the Jobs for Jacksonians program to host a job fair, Wednesday, September 1st from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Tougaloo Community Center, located at 318 Vine...

Boil Water Lift for The Following Residents Tuesday, August 31st

Posted on August 31, 2021

PWS 250008 68-Boil Water Lift-2021 The precautionary boil water notice for the following residents on our drinking water system is now lifted: [5300-5899] Clinton Blvd. [100-399] Westhaven Blvd. Windsor Park Apts. South Flag Chapel Rd. East Lane North Lane Loden Pl. Sunrise Pl. Wynndyke Rd. Wynndyke Cir. Ladd St. Sheronn St. Chalet Ave. Speights St....

Public Hearing on Fiscal 2021-2022 Budget and Taxes

Posted on August 30, 2021

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED BUDGET AND PROPOSED TAX LEVIES FOR THE UPCOMING FISCAL YEAR FOR CITY OF JACKSON, MS The City of Jackson, Mississippi will hold a public hearing on its proposed budget and proposed tax levies for fiscal year 2021-2022 on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in Council...

City of Jackson Offices, Jtran, City Early Childhood Development Centers All Closed on Monday, August 30th; Waste Management Suspends Collections

Posted on August 29, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 29, 2021   CITY OF JACKSON OFFICES, JTRAN, CITY EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT CENTERS ALL CLOSED ON MONDAY, AUGUST 30th; WASTE MANAGEMENT SUSPENDS COLLECTIONS City Issues Additional Updates and Reminders in Advance of Hurricane Ida   (JACKSON, Miss.) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates and reminders to residents as...

Mayor Lumumba Declares State of Emergency in Anticipation of Hurricane Ida

Posted on August 29, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2021 Mayor Lumumba Declares State of Emergency in Anticipation of Hurricane Ida   (JACKSON, Miss.) – Today, City of Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba, issued a proclamation declaring a civil emergency for the entire City of Jackson in anticipation of Hurricane Ida. Rain, high winds, flooding, and potential tornadoes are anticipated...

City of Jackson Issues Updates and Reminders in Advance of Hurricane Ida

Posted on August 29, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2021   City of Jackson Issues Updates and Reminders in Advance of Hurricane Ida   (JACKSON, Miss.) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates and reminders to residents as the city prepares for Hurricane Ida:   GENERAL REMINDERS: Please pay attention to local news media or weather radio...

City of Jackson Distributing Sandbags Today Through Tuesday In Preparation For Hurricane Ida

Posted on August 29, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2021   CITY OF JACKSON DISTRIBUTING SANDBAGS TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY IN PREPARATION FOR HURRICANE IDA   (JACKSON, Miss.) – In preparation for Hurricane Ida, the City of Jackson is distributing sandbags to residents today, Saturday, August 28 through Tuesday, August, 31 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 4225 Michael...

Emergency Preparedness Flood Reminders From The Jackson Fire Department

Posted on August 27, 2021

Emergency Prepardeness Flood Attached and below please find some emergency preparedness flood reminders from the Jackson Fire Department. Flood Safety To stay connected and informed: Sign up for CodeRed Emergency Alerts @ www.jacksonms.gov Listen to the local news media or weather radio for current emergency information and instructions regarding flooding. Preparing for a Flood Make a...

Storm Debris Reminders From Department of Solid Waste

Posted on August 27, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2021   STORM DEBRIS REMINDERS FROM DEPARTMENT OF SOLID WASTE   (JACKSON, Miss.) – The City of Jackson Department of Solid Waste asks that residents give at least two weeks after a storm passes to allow for damage assessments and retaining of contracts if needed to assist with debris removal....

Rescheduled: Peace In The Streets 3-On-3 Street Hoops

Posted on August 27, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2021   RESCHEDULED: PEACE IN THE STREETS 3-ON-3 STREET HOOPS Basketball Competition Postponed Until Saturday, September 18, 2021   (JACKSON, Miss.) – Due to anticipated weather conditions, the City of Jackson Department of Parks and Recreation is rescheduling its Peace in the Streets 3-on-3 Street Hoops basketball competition for Saturday,...

Ambition Prep School and the Following Streets Will Remain Under a Boil Water Advisory Until Further Notice

Posted on August 26, 2021

Ambition Prep School and the following streets will remain under a boil water advisory until further notice: [5300-5899] Clinton Blvd. [100-399] Westhaven Blvd. Windsor Park Apts. South Flag Chapel Rd. East Lane North Lane Loden Pl. Sunrise Pl. Wynndyke Rd. Wynndyke Cir. Ladd St. Sheronn St. Chalet Ave. Speights St. Riffle Ave.

All Streets in the Presidential Hills Subdivision Have Been Lifted

Posted on August 26, 2021

See below and attached for lifted area.  All streets in the Presidential Hills Subdivision have been lifted. PWS 250008 67-Boil Water Lift-2021 RE-ISSUED The precautionary boil water notice for the following residents on our drinking water system is now lifted: Presidential Hills Subdivision; 39213 Franklin D. Roosevelt Dr. Overlook Cir. Trace Dr. Roosevelt Pl. Roosevelt Cir....

Jobs for Jacksonians Partners With Amazon for Series of Information Sessions

Posted on August 25, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2021   JOBS FOR JACKSONIANS PARTNERS WITH AMAZON FOR SERIES OF INFORMATION SESSIONS   (JACKSON, Miss) – The Jobs for Jacksonians Program is partnering with Amazon for a series of drive-thru employment information sessions this month. Two more events remain. Details below: Drive-Thru Events Wednesday, August 25 9 a.m. to...

Mayor Lumumba Issues Executive Order Further Amending Covid-19 Guidelines for City Employees to Include contract workers

Posted on August 23, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2021   MAYOR LUMUMBA ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER FURTHER AMENDING COVID-19 GUIDELINES FOR CITY EMPLOYEES TO INCLUDE CONTRACT WORKERS Order Requires Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination by August 31st or Participation in Weekly Testing at Own Cost Plus Wearing a Face Covering at All Times When at Work    (JACKSON, Miss.) – Today, Mayor...

City of Jackson Cooling Centers to Be Open Over Weekend

Posted on August 20, 2021

CITY OF JACKSON COOLING CENTERS TO BE OPEN OVER WEEKEND Centers will be open 8am to 4pm on Saturday, August 21 and Sunday, August 22   (JACKSON, Miss) – In anticipation of warmer temperatures this weekend, the City of Jackson will have the following cooling centers open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, August 21, 2021...

Mayor Issues EO Amending COVID-19 Guidelines for City Employees Effective Monday, August 16

Posted on August 11, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 11, 2021   MAYOR LUMUMBA ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER AMENDING COVID-19 GUIDELINES FOR CITY EMPLOYEES EFFECTIVE MONDAY, AUGUST 16 Order Requires Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination by August 31st or Participation in Weekly Testing at Own Cost Plus Wearing a Face Covering at All Times When at Work    (JACKSON, Miss.) – Today,...

Media Release – UMMC, AutoZone, Hudspeth Regional Center, and CRW Truck Driving Academy Partner with Jobs for Jacksonians

Posted on August 11, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2021 UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MEDICAL CENTER, AUTOZONE, HUDSPETH REGIONAL CENTER, AND CRW TRUCK DRIVING ACADEMY PARTNER WITH JOBS FOR JACKSONIANS  Recruitment Event Set for Wednesday, August 11 from 9 am-2 pm at Sykes Community Center (JACKSON, Miss) – The Jobs for Jacksonians Program is partnering with four area companies for...

Statement from Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba Regarding the Passing of Hinds County Sheriff Lee Vance

Posted on August 4, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 04, 2021   Statement from Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba Regarding the Passing of Hinds County Sheriff Lee Vance   (JACKSON, Miss) – The City of Jackson collectively grieves the loss of Hinds County Sheriff Lee Vance and sends its prayers to his family. Sheriff Vance was a bright light in the City of...

Hudspeth Regional Center to Partner with Jobs for Jacksonians for a Recruitment Event Wednesday, August 4

Posted on August 3, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2021   HUDSPETH REGIONAL CENTER TO PARTNER WITH JOBS FOR JACKSONIANS FOR A RECRUITMENT EVENT WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4 (JACKSON, Miss) – Hudspeth Regional Center is partnering with the Jobs for Jacksonians program to host a job fair, Wednesday, August 4th from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Tougaloo Community Center, located at 318 Vine Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39213. Hudspeth Regional Center recruiters are hiring for candidates...

City of Jackson to Host Drive-Through Back to School Event to Celebrate Our Scholars

Posted on July 29, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON TO HOST DRIVE-THROUGH BACK TO SCHOOL EVENT TO CELEBRATE OUR SCHOLARS Celebration Will Be Held Saturday, July, 31 and Will Include School Supply Giveaway   (JACKSON, Miss) – The City of Jackson will celebrate Our Scholars with a drive-through Back to School Celebration, Saturday, July 31, 2021 from...

City Opens Two Cooling Centers

Posted on July 29, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2021 CITY OPENS TWO COOLING CENTERS   (JACKSON, Miss) – The City of Jackson has opened the following cooling centers from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Capacity is limited and masks are required. Smith Robertson - 505 John Hart St. (Capacity 150 people) Tougaloo Center- 318 Vine St. – (Capacity 75...

Temporary Road Closure: Section of Cedars of Lebanon Road Between Manhattan Road and Crept Myrtle Drive

Posted on July 27, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2021 TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE: SECTION OF CEDARS OF LEBANON ROAD BETWEEN MANHATTAN ROAD AND CREPT MYRTLE DRIVE Road Closure to Begin Morning of July 28; Anticipated to Last Several Days  (JACKSON, Miss) – The City of Jackson will close a section of Cedars of Lebanon Road between Manhattan Road and Crepe...

  Statement from Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba Regarding the Passing of Bob Moses

Posted on July 26, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2021   Statement from Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba Regarding the Passing of Bob Moses   (JACKSON, Miss) – We stand in the shadow and warmth of the legacy of Bob Moses. May his life’s efforts to organize, strategize, and secure the peoples’ right to participate in the determination of our collective...

Statement Regarding Video of JPD Officer Confrontation with Woman Outside Local Establishment

Posted on July 19, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17, 2021   Statement Regarding Video of JPD Officer Confrontation with Woman Outside Local Establishment   (JACKSON, Miss) – “A recently circulated video involving a JPD officer in confrontation with a woman outside of a local establishment has been brought to our attention. Safety and accountability are serious priorities for this administration....

Statement from Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba Regarding State’s Public Safety Initiative in Jackson

Posted on July 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2021   Statement from Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba Regarding State’s Public Safety Initiative in Jackson   (JACKSON, Miss) – We are pleased to see within the plan shared today that the State of Mississippi and Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is moving towards the transparency that we identified as an urgent need when...

New Pilot Water Assistance Program to Help Jackson Residents Who Have Fallen Behind

Posted on July 13, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2021   NEW PILOT WATER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TO HELP JACKSON RESIDENTS WHO HAVE FALLEN BEHIND Pilot Program Launches Week of July 19 to Help Customers Ahead of Anticipated September 1st Resumption of Water Cut Offs Previously Suspended During the Height of the Pandemic   (JACKSON, Miss.) – Yesterday, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba,...

Media Release – Eaton Aerospace to Partner with Jobs for Jacksonians for a Recruitment Event Thursday, July 15

Posted on July 12, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 12, 2021   EATON AEROSPACE TO PARTNER WITH JOBS FOR JACKSONIANS FOR A RECRUITMENT EVENT THURSDAY, JULY 15   (JACKSON, Miss) – Eaton Aerospace is partnering with the Jobs for Jacksonians program to host a job fair, Thursday, July 15th from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Tougaloo Community Center, located at 318 Vine Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39213.  Recruiters are...

Media Release – City of Jackson July Roll-Off Dumpster Day Rescheduled to Saturday, July 31

Posted on July 9, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON JULY ROLL-OFF DUMPSTER DAY RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY, JULY 31 (JACKSON, Miss) – The City of Jackson has rescheduled its regular July Roll-off Dumpster Day to Saturday, July 31. The original details of the location and time will remain the same. See below. Date: Saturday, July 31st...

Media Release – TV Road Well Repairs Complete

Posted on July 3, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2021     TV ROAD WELL REPAIRS COMPLETE Well to be Put Back in Service After Holiday Weekend   (JACKSON, Miss.) – Contractors for the City of Jackson Department of Public Works have completed repairs to the TV Road Well on the Jackson Maddox Well System, including installing a new...

Media Release – City of Jackson to Celebrate Fourth of July Holiday with Fireworks Display July 3

Posted on July 2, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2021   CITY OF JACKSON TO CELEBRATE FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY WITH FIREWORKS DISPLAY JULY 3 This Year’s Event will be Held in Partnership with Hinds County Supervisors; Fireworks Display Will Begin at Nightfall (JACKSON, Miss) – The City of Jackson, in partnership with Hinds County Supervisors, will celebrate the...

Rider Alert: Detour Route 5 (Miller Ave.)

Posted on July 1, 2021

Service Suspension ROUTES: Fixed-Route 5 Outbound EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/1/2021 through TBA   Cause: Bad Road Conditions Route will be removed from Miller Ave. Outbound: LEFT on Troy Ave., RIGHT on Rutledge Ave., RIGHT on Medgar Evers Blvd. resuming regular service PLEASE ADD TIME TO YOUR TRAVEL PLANS FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL: 601-952-1000 TDD/TTY: 711...

Connecting With You: City of Jackson’s Comprehensive Plan Next Phase Focuses on In-person Community Engagement

Posted on June 29, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2021   Media Contact: Zakiya Summers, Lady Godiva Productions ladygodivaproduction@gmail.com, 601-955-9761   Connecting with You: City of Jackson’s Comprehensive Plan Next Phase Focuses on In-Person Community Engagement Phase II of CONNECT JXN kicks off with a town hall meeting to receive immediate validation on data collected   (JACKSON, Miss) - CONNECT...

Tv Road Well Repairs are Underway

Posted on June 29, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2021   TV ROAD WELL REPAIRS ARE UNDERWAY   (JACKSON, Miss.) – Contractors for the City of Jackson Department of Public Works began repair work at the TV Road Well this afternoon. Work got underway a little later than initially anticipated today, but the crew is onsite and the temporary pump...

TV Road Repairs to Resume Monday, June 28

Posted on June 25, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2021   TV ROAD WELL REPAIRS TO RESUME MONDAY, JUNE 28 Precautionary Boil Water Notice Lifted in Relation to Siwell Road and TV Road Well Repairs   (JACKSON, Miss.) – The City of Jackson Department of Public Works will resume repair work to install a new permanent pump and other...

Precautionary Boil Water Notice Lifted in Relation to Siwell Road & Tv Road Well Repairs

Posted on June 24, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2021 PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE LIFTED IN RELATION TO SIWELL ROAD & TV ROAD WELL REPAIRS TV Road Well Repairs Still Anticipated to Resume Monday, June 28th   (JACKSON, Miss.) – The precautionary boil water notice that was issued in relation to recent disruptions at the Siwell Road and TV...

Jackson Maddox Well System Repairs Update

Posted on June 22, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2021   JACKSON MADDOX WELL SYSTEM REPAIRS UPDATE TV Road Well Repairs Anticipated to Resume Monday, June 28th; Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Still in Effect   (JACKSON, Miss.) – The City of Jackson Department of Public Works has received the new pump for the well at TV Road, however the...

Statement Regarding Juneteenth Becoming a Federal Holiday

Posted on June 18, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2021   STATEMENT REGARDING JUNETEENTH BECOMING A FEDERAL HOLIDAY   “It is critical that we not only teach history, but that we teach and reconcile with our correct history – a history rich in beauty and tragedy. It is my hope that the long overdue gesture of officially recognizing Juneteenth...

Siwell Road Well Back Online With New Pump

Posted on June 11, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2021 SIWELL ROAD WELL BACK ONLINE WITH NEW PUMP Precautionary Boil Water Notice Still in Effect for Impacted Area   (JACKSON, Miss.) – As of this evening, repairs have been competed at the Siwell Road Well. The well is officially back online with a brand-new pump and once again pushing...

City of Jackson June Roll-Off Dumpster Day Rescheduled to Saturday, June 26

Posted on June 11, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON JUNE ROLL-OFF DUMPSTER DAY RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY, JUNE 26 (JACKSON, Miss) – The City of Jackson has rescheduled its regular June Roll-off Dumpster Day to Saturday, June 26. The original details of the location and time will remain the same. See below. Date: Saturday, June 26th  Time: 8 a.m. until 3 p.m....

New Pump Installation at Siwell Road Well on Track for Thursday Completion

Posted on June 9, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2021   NEW PUMP INSTALLATION AT SIWELL ROAD WELL ON TRACK FOR THURSDAY COMPLETION Precautionary Boil Water Notice Still in Effect for Impacted Area   (JACKSON, Miss.) – As of this morning, progress on repairs to the Siwell Road Well, including installation of a new pump, remain on schedule. The well...

Media Release – TV Road Well Back Online with Temporary Pump: New Pump Installation Continues at Siwell Road Well

Posted on June 8, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2021   TV ROAD WELL BACK ONLINE WITH TEMPORARY PUMP New Pump Installation Continues at Siwell Road Well, Precautionary Boil Water Notice Still in Effect for Impacted Area   (JACKSON, Miss.) – As of this morning, a temporary pump has been installed at the TV Road Well. The TV Road...

Media Release – Update on Repairs to Jackson Maddox Well System: New Pump Installation Begins at Siwell Road Well, Temporary Pump Moved to TV Road Well

Posted on June 7, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7, 2021   UPDATE ON REPAIRS TO JACKSON MADDOX WELL SYSTEM New Pump Installation Begins at Siwell Road Well, Temporary Pump Moved to TV Road Well, Precautionary Boil Water Notice in Effect for Impacted Area   (JACKSON, Miss.) – Repair work has again commenced at the Siwell Road and TV Road...

Reminder: Repairs to Jackson Maddox Well System to Commence Tomorrow Morning, Monday, June 7

Posted on June 6, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 6, 2021 REMINDER: REPAIRS TO JACKSON MADDOX WELL SYSTEM TO COMMENCE TOMORROW MORNING, MONDAY, JUNE 7 Precautionary Boil Water Notice to Be Issued in the Morning as New Pump Installation Begins at Siwell Road Well and Temporary Pump Moves to TV Road Well   (JACKSON, Miss.) – Tomorrow morning, Monday, June...

Hinds County Sheriff’s Office Partners With Jobs for Jacksonians to Recruit Detention Officers Wednesday, June 9

Posted on June 4, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2021 HINDS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PARTNERS WITH JOBS FOR JACKSONIANS TO RECRUIT DETENTION OFFICERS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9 Job Fair to be Held at Tougaloo Community Center Beginning at 9:00 a.m. (JACKSON, Miss) – The Hinds County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Jobs for Jacksonians program, will hold a job fair...

Update: Department of Parks and Recreation to Open City Swimming Pools Will Open Saturday, June 5

Posted on June 4, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2021   UPDATE: DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION TO OPEN CITY SWIMMING POOLS SATURDAY, JUNE 5 Due to Limited Lifeguards, Pool Schedule Will Rotate Until July 30 ** Updated Schedule for Saturday, June 4 – Wednesday, June 9 ** (JACKSON, Miss) – City of Jackson swimming pools will open Saturday,...

Update on Repairs to Jackson Maddox Well System June 3, 2021

Posted on June 3, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2021 UPDATE ON REPAIRS TO JACKSON MADDOX WELL SYSTEM New Pump Installation Delayed Until Monday, June 7th   (JACKSON, Miss.) – The new pump for the Siwell Road Well was delivered to the contractor today. Unfortunately, parts for the installation of the piping shaft did not arrive today. The contractor...

Media Release – Department of Parks and Recreation to Open City Swimming Pools Starting this Friday, June 4

Posted on June 2, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2021   DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION TO OPEN CITY SWIMMING POOLS STARTING THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 4 Due to Limited Lifeguards, Pool Schedule Will Rotate Until July 30 (JACKSON, Miss) – City of Jackson swimming pools begin to open this Friday, June 4, 2021. The pools will be open on a...

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to Host Virtual Job Fair Through Jobs For Jacksonians June 2

Posted on May 27, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 27, 2021 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA) TO HOST VIRTUAL JOB FAIR THROUGH JOBS FOR JACKSONIANS JUNE 2 (JACKSON, MISS) - The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in conjunction with the Jobs for Jacksonians program and Tougaloo College, will hold a virtual job fair Wednesday, June 2 from 9 am – 2 pm. This...

Update on Repairs to Jackson Maddox Well System Thursday, May 27, 2021

Posted on May 27, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 27, 2021 UPDATE ON REPAIRS TO JACKSON MADDOX WELL SYSTEM Siwell Road Well Permanent Pump to be Delivered Late Next Week; TV Road Well Repairs Underway; Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Lifted; Conservation Notice Still in Effect   (JACKSON, Miss.) – Contractors have procured a new replacement pump for the Siwell Road...

2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 One-Year Action Plan

Posted on May 27, 2021

​What is a Consolidated Plan? The Consolidated Plan is a planning document required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  The Consolidated Plan requirements are designed to help jurisdictions assess their affordable housing and community development needs and market conditions, and to make data-driven, place-based investment decisions. The consolidated planning process serves as...

UPDATE ON REPAIRS TO JACKSON MADDOX WELL SYSTEM

Posted on May 26, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2021 UPDATE ON REPAIRS TO JACKSON MADDOX WELL SYSTEM Siwell Road Well Back Online with Temporary Pump; TV Road Well Repairs Still Under Investigation by Contractors   (JACKSON, Miss.) – The Siwell Road well was put back online with a temporary pump as anticipated the morning of Saturday, May 22....

Department of Parks and Recreation Announces MTV Inspired Dance Production Tonight

Posted on May 25, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2021   DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION ANNOUNCES MTV INSPIRED DANCE PRODUCTION TONIGHT   (JACKSON, Miss.) – The City of Jackson Department of Parks and Recreation Champion Dance Center will partner with Montage Theatre of Dance from Hinds Community College to host an “MTV” dance production. The event will take place TONIGHT,...
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