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Boil Water Lift Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Posted on May 25, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 25, 2022    Boil water lift   The precautionary boil water notice for the following residents in City of Jackson’s drinking water system is now lifted: PWS 250008 54 Fondren Green Circle  For more information, please call 601-960-2723 during business hours or 601-960-1777/601-960-1975 after 4 p.m. See attached for additional details.

Downtown Jackson Partners, Community Leaders Ensure the Celebration Will Go On

Posted on May 25, 2022

For Immediate Release May 24, 2022  Downtown Jackson Partners, community leaders ensure the celebration will go on The charitable effort follows a majority vote from the City Council to defund fireworks celebration for Juneteenth, Fourth of July holidays (Jackson, Miss.) - Today, the City of Jackson is excited to announce Downtown Jackson Partners, Dharma Professional Services...

WSBA Back to Regular Hours 

Posted on May 23, 2022

For Immediate Release: May 23, 2022   WSBA Back to Regular Hours  (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson’s Water and Sewer Business Administration has resumed regular business hours. The office will remain open Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Customers are also now able to pay their water bills online...

$7.6M water improvement project underway

Posted on May 19, 2022

For Immediate Release May 19, 2022     Mayor Lumumba heralds a project to improve water flow to residents  (Jackson, Miss.) - Work crews are in the beginning phase of installing a massive 48-inch (4-foot diameter) water transmission line to help improve water flow to South Jackson and other neighborhoods in Jackson. The five-mile-long line...

Dumpster Day Cancelled

Posted on May 19, 2022

For Immediate Release: May 19, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - This Saturday’s Roll Off Dumper Day has been canceled due to a manpower shortage. We appreciate your patience and the City will continue to notify residents of the next scheduled date. Roll-Off Details    Roll-Off days will continue to be held on the second Saturday of every month for the...

The City of Jackson Newsletter Spring Edition 2022

Posted on May 13, 2022

  ***EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!*** The Spring 2022 issue of our quarterly newsletter is here. Check out some of the positive things going on in the city!

City of Jackson to Host Summer Film Camp

Posted on May 13, 2022

For Immediate Release: May 13, 2022 City of Jackson to Host Summer Film Camp   Campers will participate in the production of an actual independent feature movie  (Jackson, Miss.) - Lights, camera, action! The City of Jackson in the coming months will host its first-ever summer film, theater, and technology camp for Jackson youth. The Film...

Roll-Off Dumpster Day Rescheduled for May 21

Posted on May 12, 2022

For Immediate Release: May 12, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson has rescheduled its next Roll-Off Dumpster Day for residents. Please see the upcoming date and location below: Date:          Saturday, May 21 Time:         8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (weather permitting) Location:  The old Pepsi Building (2550 Medgar Evers Blvd.)    ...

Mayor Lumumba Responds to Deadly Weekend

Posted on May 10, 2022

For Immediate Release: May 9, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - Statement from Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba on the weekend’s violent crime and steps to address it: "I am heartbroken by the violence that occurred in Jackson this weekend. The perpetrators will be held accountable for their actions and I mourn with the victims and their families.  Our needs...

Water Sewer Business Administration (WSBA) Hours

Posted on May 6, 2022

Water Sewer Business Administration (WSBA)  Hours: Monday – Friday   7:30 am until 5:30 pm FOR METER EMERGENCIES  Call (601) 540-2741 FOR PAYMENTS AND INQUIRIES  Login to our new Digital Self-Service Portal https://dss-coj.opower.com/dss/login or Visit https://www.jacksonms.gov

Boil water lifts May 3, 2022

Posted on May 3, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 3, 2022    Boil water lifts   The precautionary boil water notice for the following residents on the City of Jackson’s drinking water system is now lifted: PWS 250008 52 Shubuta Street  For more information, please call 601-960-2723 during business hours or 601-960-1777/601-960-1975 after 4 p.m. See attached for additional details.

Job Fair: JPS and City of Jackson

Posted on May 3, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2022   Job Fair: JPS and City of Jackson (JACKSON, Miss) –  Jackson Public Schools and the City of Jackson will host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 6 at Lanier High School at 833 Maple St. The fair is open to all JPS graduating seniors and will be held in the...

Boil Water Notice April 28, 2022 Shubuta Street

Posted on April 28, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 28, 2022   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 areas: PWS 250008 52 Shubuta Street This advisory affects approximately 3 CONNECTIONS on our drinking water system. This is a precautionary advisory. This notice does not mean that your water is unsafe, but it does...

 Jackson Selected to Participate in NLC Initiative to Advance Community Safety

Posted on April 28, 2022

For Immediate Release: April 28, 2022  Jackson Selected to Participate in NLC Initiative to Advance Community Safety (Jackson, Miss.) - Today, the National League of Cities (NLC) announced the launch of the Municipalities Reimagining Community Safety Initiative in response to upticks in violence in some cities and the need for a coordinated local response.  The initiative brings together...

Boil Water Notice April 28, 2022

Posted on April 28, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 28, 2022   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 areas: PWS 250008 51 Presidential Hills Natchez Trace Estates This advisory affects approximately 2,000 CONNECTIONS on our drinking water system. This is a precautionary advisory. This notice does not mean that your water is unsafe,...

JTRAN to Return to Full Service Monday 

Posted on April 27, 2022

For Immediate Release: April 27, 2022   JTRAN to Return to Full Service Monday  (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson’s public transportation system, JTRAN, will return to full service next week. The City’s bus service has been operating on a reduced schedule since mid-January due to a worker shortage. JTRAN will resume its regular weekday services...

Two Bridges in Southwest Jackson Closed for Repairs

Posted on April 27, 2022

For Immediate Release: April 27, 2022   City shutting down two bridges in need of repairs      (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson’s Public Works Department is closing two bridges in southwest Jackson this week by order of the Office of State Aid Road Construction. Recent inspections found deterioration in one or more wooden piles that support...

Mayor Lumumba to Hold Town Hall Tuesday

Posted on April 22, 2022

For Immediate Release: April 22, 2022   Mayor Lumumba to hold Town Hall Tuesday    (Jackson, Miss.) - Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba will hold a town hall meeting Tuesday night to discuss the current status of the City’s garbage collection process. The Mayor encourages residents to come to the town hall. He will take questions from those...

Mayor Lumumba to Hold Town Hall Thursday

Posted on April 12, 2022

For Immediate Release: April 12, 2022   Mayor Lumumba to hold Town Hall Thursday    (Jackson, Miss.) - Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba will hold a town hall meeting Thursday night to discuss the current status of the City’s garbage collection process. The Mayor encourages residents to come to the town hall and will take questions from event...

Application deadline extended: Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program

Posted on March 22, 2022

For Immediate Release: March 22, 2022    Deadline extended for Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program  (Jackson, Miss.) – The deadline to apply for the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program has been extended to Friday, April 1. The annual program offers Jackson youth paid opportunities to develop an array of work skills and experience and aims to foster an environment that...

Mayor declares local weather emergency

Posted on March 22, 2022

For Immediate Release: March 22, 2022 Mayor Lumumba declares local emergency ahead of potentially severe weather  (Jackson, Miss.) - Today, Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba signed a proclamation declaring a local emergency for the City of Jackson ahead of potentially severe weather conditions. A storm front is expected to bring in damaging winds and heavy rains throughout the day...

Special Election Slated for Greater Belhaven Residents 

Posted on March 16, 2022

For Immediate Release: March 16, 2022 Special election slated for Greater Belhaven residents  (Jackson, Miss.) - All registered voters residing in the proposed Greater Belhaven Community Improvement District will have the opportunity to vote on the creation of a Special Local Improvement Assessment District during an upcoming special election on April 5. Residents will decide on an additional property...

  City of Jackson Offering Funding for some Art, Cultural Projects

Posted on March 15, 2022

For Immediate Release: March 15, 2022     City of Jackson offering funding for some art, cultural projects (Jackson, Miss.) – The City of Jackson is requesting grant proposals from art groups and other community organizations for art and cultural projects. The financial assistance is available from the Department of Human and Cultural Services for projects that support education...

Jackson Selected to Participate in Initiative to Advance Community Safety 

Posted on March 15, 2022

For Immediate Release: March 14, 2022 Jackson Selected to Participate in Initiative to Advance Community Safety (Jackson, Miss.) - Today, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba and City Council members attended the launch of a two-year community safety initiative created in response to upticks in violence in Jackson and other cities and the need for a coordinated local...

Brown Bottling Group/Jobs for Jacksonians Hosting Job Fair

Posted on March 14, 2022

For Immediate Release: March 14, 2022  BROWN BOTTLING GROUP/JOBS FOR JACKSONIANS HOSTING JOB FAIR   (Jackson, Miss.) – Brown Bottling Group is partnering with the Jobs for Jacksonians program to host a job fair from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, March 17 at the Metrocenter Mall. The fair will take place in the conference room of the Department of Human Resources...

Jackson City Council Meeting Rescheduled for March 22, 2022

Posted on March 14, 2022

NOTICE                         Jackson City Council  Meeting                         RE:            March 15, 2022 Regular City Council Meeting    The regular scheduled 6:00 p.m. March 15, 2022 Jackson City Council Meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.  A Work Session will be held on Monday, March 21,...
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PRESS RELEASE: City of Jackson and Veolia North America Urge Citizens to Keep Sewer Lines Clear; Avoid Flushing Inappropriate Items

Posted on March 11, 2022

(JACKSON, Miss.) – In an effort to keep sewer lines clear, the City of Jackson is asking residents to avoid flushing sanitation wipes, even if the package states they are flushable. Other alternatives to toilet paper including paper towels and facial tissues also should not be flushed in local sewer lines as people practice guidelines...

Roll-Off Dumpster Day March 12, 2022

Posted on March 10, 2022

For Immediate Release: March 10, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson has scheduled its next Roll-Off Dumpster Day for residents. Please see the upcoming date and location below: Date: Saturday, March 12  Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (weather permitting) Location: Old Pepsi Building, 2550 Medgar Evers Boulevard    Roll-Off Details    Roll-Off days will continue to be...

Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Expo and Vaccination Drive

Posted on March 8, 2022

The City of Jackson will host an employment expo and vaccination drive for youth aged 16 to 24 years old. The job fair is geared toward introducing Jackson youth to potential local employers. The event will also help youth learn the interview process, talk one-on-one with potential employers, improve communication skills, build self-confidence and character,...

Mayor Lumumba Lifts Mask Mandate, Other COVID-19 Restrictions

Posted on March 4, 2022

For Immediate Release: March 4, 2022 Mayor Lumumba lifts mask mandate, other COVID-19 restrictions  (Jackson, Miss.) - Today, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba made significant changes to his Safe Recovery executive order which put restrictions on the public due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The Mayor made the decision after discussions with his COVID-19 Task...

Jackson Partners with National League of Cities to Reengage Opportunity Youth 

Posted on March 3, 2022

For Immediate Release: March 3, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) - The City of Jackson is proud to join a new peer-learning cohort led by the National League of Cities (NLC) to support  reengagement efforts with other city leaders and partners across the Southeast and Southwest United States. Jackson joins eight other cities from across the nation...

March of the Mayors Donation Site

Posted on March 2, 2022

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba is joining fellow mayors across the metro Jackson area to raise food items for the Mississippi food pantry Extra Table. Mayor Lumumba is asking residents to donate the food item he has been given - tuna - to several locations. Since Jackson is the largest city to participate in the food...

King Edward – Hilton Garden Inn, Jobs for Jacksonians Hosting Job Fair 

Posted on March 1, 2022

For Immediate Release: March 1, 2022  (Jackson, Miss) –  The King Edward - Hilton Garden Inn is partnering with the Jobs for Jacksonians program to host a job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 9 at the King Edward - Hilton Garden Inn located at 235 West Capitol Street.  Recruiters are hiring candidates for the following...

March of the Mayors Event Schedule

Posted on March 1, 2022

Applications open for Mayor Lumumba’s Summer Youth Employment Program 

Posted on February 22, 2022

For Immediate Release:  February 22, 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 that teaches work...

Mayor Lumumba Declares Local Emergency Over Garbage Contract  

Posted on February 17, 2022

For Immediate Release: February 17, 2022   MAYOR LUMUMBA DECLARES LOCAL EMERGENCY OVER GARBAGE CONTRACT   (Jackson, Miss.) – Today, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba declared a local emergency as the Council has again refused to authorize a contract with the top-rated and legally-procured garbage collection vendor. The declaration comes as the city’s garbage contract is set to...

Jackson Fire Department Partnering with Jobs for Jacksonians for Upcoming Job Fair

Posted on February 17, 2022

For Immediate Release: February 17, 2022 Jackson Fire Department Partnering with Jobs for Jacksonians for Upcoming Job Fair (JACKSON, Miss.) – The Jackson Fire Department is partnering with the Jobs for Jacksonians program to host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23 at Sykes Community Center at 520 Sykes Road....

 Jackson Fire Department Partnering with Jobs for Jacksonians for Upcoming Job Fair

Posted on February 17, 2022

For Immediate Release: February 17, 2022  (JACKSON, Miss.) –  The Jackson Fire Department is partnering with the Jobs for Jacksonians program to host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23 at Sykes Community Center at 520 Sykes Road. Recruiters are hiring candidates interested in becoming a firefighter: Minimum Qualifications U.S. Citizenship/Naturalization 18 years...

 Hudspeth Regional Center partnering with Jobs for Jacksonians at Job Fair

Posted on February 10, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 10, 2022 (JACKSON, Miss) –  Hudspeth Regional Center is partnering with the Jobs for Jacksonians program to host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16 at Sykes Community Center at 520 Sykes Road. Recruiters are hiring candidates for the following positions: Support Care Professional Licensed Nurse Practical Register Nurse...

DO YOU NEED HELP WITH YOUR WATER BILL?

Posted on February 8, 2022

LIHWAP is available for individuals and families who need assistance paying a current bill, have past-due water bills, had their service terminated, or received a notice indicating that their service will be terminated in the next 60 days. For more information and to apply for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, visit https://www.mdhs.ms.gov/community-services/ MDHS_CS_LIHWAP Flyer (1)

Coca-Cola Company donating pallets of bottled water to Jackson

Posted on February 4, 2022

For Immediate Release February 4, 2022   (Jackson, Miss) – Today, the Coca-Cola Company is delivering over two dozen pallets of water to the City of Jackson to help residents in need. The 28 pallets of water, which equates to over 2,000 cases of bottled water, will be distributed to the Metrocenter Mall at 8...

Water distribution/COVID-19 testing site set up

Posted on January 27, 2022

For Immediate Release: January 27, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) – Today, the Mississippi Rapid Response Coalition and City of Jackson will again distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need. The MRRC will also provide COVID-19 testing at the distribution site.  Testing and distribution will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday in the parking lot of the Cash Saver at the intersection...

 City giving out bottled water to residents in need 

Posted on January 26, 2022

For Immediate Release: January 26, 2022  City giving out bottled water to residents in need  (Jackson, Miss.) – Today, the Mississippi Rapid Response Coalition is partnering with the City of Jackson to distribute cases of bottled water to residents in need. Distribution will begin at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the parking lot of the Cash Saver at the intersection of Raymond and McDowell roads in south Jackson....

 JMAA Partnering with Jobs for Jacksonians at Job Fair

Posted on January 25, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 25, 2022 (JACKSON, Miss) –  The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) is partnering with the Jobs for Jacksonians program to host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2 at Sykes Community Center at 520 Sykes Road. Recruiters are hiring candidates for the following positions: Chief Financial Officer Operations Agent Information Systems...

 City giving out bottled water to residents amid water shortage

Posted on January 24, 2022

For Immediate Release: January 24, 2022 (Jackson, Miss.) – The City of Jackson is distributing bottled water to residents in need. Distribution began at 4 p.m. in the parking lot of the Food Depot at the intersection of Raymond and McDowell roads in south Jackson. It will continue until supplies run out. The distribution comes...

City continues restoration of water system; some areas experiencing low to no water pressure

Posted on January 24, 2022

For Immediate Release January 23, 2022 (Jackson, Miss) – Some areas of south Jackson continue to experience low to no water pressure as City work crews continue to address system issues. Water leaks on Raymond Road and Deer Park Street and lingering issues with the membrane train system at the O.B. Curtis Water Plant have...

Boil water notice, Jan. 21

Posted on January 21, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 21, 2022 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 14 [600-799] Claiborne Avenue This advisory affects approximately 20 CONNECTIONS on our drinking water system. This is a precautionary advisory. This notice does not mean that your water is unsafe, but it does mean that...

 UMMC Partnering with Jobs for Jacksonians at Job Fair

Posted on January 21, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2022 (JACKSON, Miss) –  The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC)  is partnering with the Jobs for Jacksonians program to host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26 at Sykes Community Center at 520 Sykes Road. Recruiters are hiring candidates for the following positions: Housekeeping Floor...

Rider Alert: JTRAN will return to regular service hours Monday – Friday on May 2, 2022

Posted on January 18, 2022

JTRAN Return to Regular Service Hours Monday - Friday on May 2, 2022 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...
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