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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...

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,...

MAYOR LUMUMBA ISSUES UPDATE TO SAFE RECOVERY JACKSON EXECUTIVE ORDER

Posted on May 24, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 24, 2021   MAYOR LUMUMBA ISSUES UPDATE TO SAFE RECOVERY JACKSON EXECUTIVE ORDER Restaurants, Bars and Retail Establishments Required to Also Coordinate with Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) for Expand Business Services    (JACKSON, Miss.) – Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba today updated his recently enacted Safe Recovery Jackson Executive Order to include a provision...

Installation of Temporary Pump at Siwell Road Well to be Completed Overnight

Posted on May 21, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 21, 2021 INSTALLATION OF TEMPORARY PUMP AT SIWELL ROAD WELL TO BE COMPLETED OVERNIGHT Well Water Service Recovery at Siwell Road Well Now Expected Saturday   (JACKSON, Miss.) – We encountered a delay in replacing the temporary pump at the Siwell Road well this afternoon. The replacement pump malfunctioned once installed,...

Minact Logistical Services to Recruit Through Jobs for Jacksonians

Posted on May 21, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 21, 2021 MINACT LOGISTICAL SERVICES TO RECRUIT THROUGH JOBS FOR JACKSONIANS   (Jackson, Miss.) - Minact Logistical Services in conjunction with the Jobs for Jacksonians program, will hold a recruiting session Wednesday, May 26 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Sykes Community Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39212. Officials are seeking to recruit applicants interested in: Full Time...

Department of Public Works Announces Street Closure to Complete Belhaven Creek Improvement Project

Posted on May 20, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2021 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURE TO COMPLETE BELHAVEN CREEK IMPROVEMENT PROJECT Two One-Day Street Closure Events Scheduled for Next Week (Jackson, Miss.) – The Department of Public Works will have two one-day street closure events next week. Please see details below. Monday, May 24 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00...

Update Regarding Jackson Maddox Well Water System Disruptions at Siwell & Tv Roads

Posted on May 20, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2021   UPDATE REGARDING JACKSON MADDOX WELL WATER SYSTEM DISRUPTIONS AT SIWELL & TV ROADS Public Works Crew & Contractors Onsite; Precautionary Boil Water Advisory to Be Expanded; Water Distribution Scheduled for 4pm TODAY; Media Availability TODAY at 3:15pm in Hood Building   (JACKSON, MS) – The Siwell Road and...

The Department of Municipal Clerk Announces Absentee Voting For the June 8th General Election

Posted on May 20, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2021 THE DEPARTMENT OF MUNICIPAL CLERK ANNOUNCES ABSENTEE VOTING FOR THE JUNE 8th GENERAL ELECTION Absentee Voting Available until June 5th (Jackson, MS) - The City of Jackson Department of Municipal Clerk is announcing absentee voting availability for the June 8th general election. The last day to vote by absentee ballot will...

City of Jackson Alerts Customers to Sanitary Sewer Overflow/Bypass

Posted on May 19, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2021   CITY OF JACKSON ALERTS CUSTOMERS TO SANITARY SEWER OVERFLOW/BYPASS   (JACKSON, Miss.) – On Monday, May 18, 2021, the City of Jackson issued an alert to customers in the Savanna Street Wastewater Treatment Plant area concerning a sanitary sewer overflow/bypass.   The sewage bypass occurred as a result of...

MEDIA RELEASE: City of Jackson Department of Public Works to Hire for Several Positions

Posted on May 14, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS HIRING SEVERAL POSITIONS Weekly Jobs for Jacksonians Job Fair to Feature Public Works Opportunities Wednesday, May 19   (JACKSON, MS) – The Department of Public Works, in conjunction with the Jobs for Jacksonians Program, will host a job fair on Wednesday, May...

Mayor Lumumba to Make Special Announcement at Jackson State University Class of 1970 Commencement

Posted on May 13, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2021   MAYOR LUMUMBA TO MAKE SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT AT JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY CLASS OF 1970 COMMENCEMENT Long-awaited Commencement Ceremony Saturday, May 15, to Mark 51st Commemoration of Gibbs-Green Tragedy    (JACKSON, MS.) –  This Saturday, May 15, 2021, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba will make a special announcement as he joins...

MAYOR LUMUMBA ISSUES SAFE RECOVERY JACKSON EXECUTIVE ORDER EFFECTIVE TODAY

Posted on May 10, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2021   MAYOR LUMUMBA ISSUES SAFE RECOVERY JACKSON EXECUTIVE ORDER EFFECTIVE TODAY Order lifts previously imposed capacity restrictions due to Covid-19, maintains mask mandate, and allows for expanded busines services and a temporary citywide leisure and recreation district    (JACKSON, MS.) – Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba TODAY signed a new Stay...

PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE LIFTED FOR ALL SURFACE WATER CONNECTIONS IN JACKSON 

Posted on May 3, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2021 PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE LIFTED FOR ALL SURFACE WATER CONNECTIONS IN JACKSON    (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson has received clearance to lift the precautionary boil water notice that was put in place as a result of the electrical fire on Friday, April 30, 2021, at O.B....

Update Regarding Electrical Fire at O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Plant (part 2)

Posted on May 2, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2021 UPDATE REGARDING FIRE AT O.B. CURTIS   (JACKSON, MS) – We had another good night at O.B. Curtis WTP. City pressure is up around 85 psi, tanks are filling and we are looking forward to continued improvement. There still may be some isolated areas at higher elevation in South...

Update Regarding Electrical Fire at O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Plant

Posted on May 1, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2021 UPDATE REGARDING FIRE AT O.B. CURTIS   (JACKSON, MS) – We had a good night at O.B. Curtis WTP pushing water into the system. The storage tanks are beginning to fill and the City pressure is around 80 psi. The goal is to gradually increase toward 90 psi. The...

Boil Water Notice Affecting All Surface Water Connections

Posted on April 30, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, April 30, 2021 LaTanya Thomas-Bennett, Chemist lthomas@jacksonms.gov 601.960.2723 Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM PWS 250008 40-BWN-2021 There was an electrical issue which caused a small fire in one of the major plant components. This required the plant to be shut down to prevent further damage....

Statement Regarding Fire at O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Plant

Posted on April 30, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2021 STATEMENT REGARDING FIRE AT O.B. CURTIS Boil Water Notice Issued for All Surface Water Connections   Early this morning an electrical fire occurred at OB Curtis WTP. The fire was managed by the assistance of Ridgeland Fire Department and Jackson Fire Department. The fire shutdown two high service pumps...

Mayor Lumumba Further Extends Curfew Order for Jackson Youth

Posted on April 16, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2021 MAYOR LUMUMBA FURTHER EXTENDS CURFEW ORDER FOR JACKSON YOUTH (JACKSON, MS) – Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has again extended the Mayoral Curfew Order for minors under the age of eighteen (18) years. The action is intended to help protect the health and safety of all Jackson residents, but in particular to protect...

Office of Municipal Clerk Releases Information Regarding Upcoming Democratic Primary Run-Off Election April 27th

Posted on April 16, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 16, 2021 Office of Municipal Clerk Releases Information Regarding Upcoming Democratic Primary Run-Off Election April 27th (Jackson, MS) – The City of Jackson Department of Municipal Clerk today released details regarding the upcoming Democratic Primary Run-off Election and absentee voting. Please see the details below. Run-Off Election The city of Jackson...

Hop Into Spring Cleaning This April with Two More Roll-Off Dumpster Days April 17th and 24th

Posted on April 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2021 HOP INTO SPRING CLEANING THIS APRIL WITH TWO MORE ROLL-OFF DUMPSTER DAYS APRIL 17TH AND 24TH (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson has added two extra roll-off dumpster days and multiple locations to its previously released schedule. On April 17th and April 24th residents will have three locations...

Department of Public Works Solid Waste Division to Clean Up Glen Erin Street in South Jackson

Posted on April 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2021 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS SOLID WASTE DIVISION TO CLEAN UP GLEN ERIN STREET IN SOUTH JACKSON TOMORROW (JACKSON, MS) – Tomorrow, Friday, April 16, beginning at 8 a.m., the City of Jackson Department of Public Works Solid Waste Division will be working along Glen Erin Street in South Jackson...

Mayor Lumumba Further Extends Curfew Order for Jackson Youth

Posted on April 9, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2021 MAYOR LUMUMBA FURTHER EXTENDS CURFEW ORDER FOR JACKSON YOUTH (JACKSON, MS) – Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has again extended the Mayoral Curfew Order for minors under the age of eighteen (18) years. The action is intended to help protect the health and safety of all Jackson residents, but in particular to protect...

Department of Parks and Recreation Announces Annual Drive-In Movies in the Park Series

Posted on April 7, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 7, 2021 DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION ANNOUNCES ANNUAL DRIVE-IN MOVIES IN THE PARK SERIES (JACKSON, MS) – The Department of Parks and Recreation today announced its 4th Annual Drive-In Movies in the Park Series. Beginning April 16th, Jacksonians are invited to come out and enjoy a night under the stars,...

April 2021 Roll-Off Dumpster Schedule

Posted on April 7, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 7, 2021 HOP INTO SPRING CLEANING THIS APRIL WITH THREE ROLL-OFF DUMPSTER DAYS: APRIL 10th, 17th and 24th City of Jackson Adds Two Extra Days and Multiple Locations to April Roll-Off Dumpster Schedule (JACKSON, MS) – This April, the City of Jackson is adding two extra roll-off dumpster days and multiple...

Mayor Lumumba Further Extends Curfew Order for Jackson Youth

Posted on April 5, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2021 MAYOR LUMUMBA FURTHER EXTENDS CURFEW ORDER FOR JACKSON YOUTH (JACKSON, MS) – Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has again extended the Mayoral Curfew Order for minors under the age of eighteen (18) years. The action is intended to help protect the health and safety of all Jackson residents, but in particular to protect...

City of Jackson Department of Parks and Recreation Dedicates New Kingston Frazier Memorial Splash Pad

Posted on April 5, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION DEDICATES NEW KINGSTON FRAZIER MEMORIAL SPLASH PAD Newly Dedicated Splash Pad to Open Friday, April 16th Weather Permitting (JACKSON, MS) – Today, the City of Jackson Department of Parks and Recreation held a special dedication for the greatly anticipated Kingston Frazier...

Department of Parks & Recreation to Host Summer Program

Posted on April 5, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2021 DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION TO HOST SUMMER PROGRAM Registration Begins April 5th  (JACKSON, MS) - The Department of Parks and Recreation Programming Division today announced details of its Summer Program. The seven (7) week program for children ages 6-12 years old, will run from June 7-July 23, 2021,...

City of Jackson Partners with GE Aviation to Distribute Drinking Water to Residents

Posted on April 5, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON PARTNERS WITH GE AVIATION TO DISTRIBUTE DRINKING WATER TO RESIDENTS Water to be Given Out at Metrocenter Mall Main Entrance Starting at 10:00 a.m. Thursday (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson along with GE Aviation will give out water to residents starting at 10:00 a.m....

Mayor Lumumba Further Extends Curfew Order for Jackson Youth

Posted on March 31, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2021 MAYOR LUMUMBA FURTHER EXTENDS CURFEW ORDER FOR JACKSON YOUTH (JACKSON, MS) – Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has again extended the Mayoral Curfew Order for minors under the age of eighteen (18) years. The action is intended to help protect the health and safety of all Jackson residents, but in particular to protect...

Mayor Lumuma Further Extends Curfew Order for Jackson Youth

Posted on March 26, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2021 MAYOR LUMUMBA FURTHER EXTENDS CURFEW ORDER FOR JACKSON YOUTH (JACKSON, MS) – Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has again extended the Mayoral Curfew Order for minors under the age of eighteen (18) years. The action is intended to help protect the health and safety of all Jackson residents, but in...

Department of Parks & Recreation Announces Drive-Thru Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 3rd

Posted on March 25, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2021 The Department of Parks and Recreation Announces Drive-Thru Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 3rd THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION ANNOUNCES DRIVE-THRU EASTER EGG HUNT SATURDAY, APRIL 3rd Free Event to be Held at the VA Legion Softball Complex Starting at 11 am (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson...

Calling for Vaccination Day Volunteers Saturday, March 27th

Posted on March 23, 2021

This Saturday, March 27th, the City of Jackson together with the Mayor’s Covid-19 Task Force and many dedicated local community and health partners, will host part two of our Vaccination Day event. More than 1,800 second dose shots of the Covid-19 vaccine will be administered to all those who participated in the first event earlier...

City of Jackson Announces Changes to Voting Precincts for Upcoming 2021 Municipal Elections

Posted on March 18, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO VOTING PRECINCTS FOR UPCOMING 2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS (Jackson, MS) - The City of Jackson is announcing the voting precinct changes for the upcoming 2021 Municipal Elections to be held on the following dates: Primary - April 6th Primary run-off - April 27th General...

Mayor Lumumba Further Extends Curfew Order for Jackson Youth

Posted on March 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021 MAYOR LUMUMBA FURTHER EXTENDS CURFEW ORDER FOR JACKSON YOUTH (JACKSON, MS) – Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has again extended the Mayoral Curfew Order for minors under the age of eighteen (18) years. The action is intended to help protect the health and safety of all Jackson residents, but in particular...

Jackson Lifts Precautionary Boil Water Notice for all Surface Water Connections

Posted on March 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021 JACKSON LIFTS PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE FOR ALL SURFACE WATER CONNECTIONS (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson has officially received clearance from the Mississippi State Department of Health to lift the precautionary boil water notice on its 43K surface water connections served by the OB Curtis and JH...

City of Jackson Update – 3/16/2021

Posted on March 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR TUESDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Tuesday, March 16, 2021, related to the ongoing water crisis and recovery efforts being made as a result of February’s winter weather: WATER RESTORATION Today we delivered our second...

City of Jackson Update – 3/15/2021

Posted on March 16, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR MONDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Monday, March 15, 2021, related to the ongoing water crisis and recovery efforts being made as a result of February’s winter weather: WATER RESTORATION Today we delivered the first...

City of Jackson Update – 3/14/2021

Posted on March 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR SUNDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Sunday, March 14, 2021, related to the ongoing water crisis and recovery efforts being made as a result of February’s winter weather: WATER RESTORATION Overall, today was another good...

City of Jackson Update – 3/13/2021

Posted on March 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR SATURDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Saturday, March 13, 2021, related to the ongoing water crisis and recovery efforts being made as a result of February’s winter weather: WATER RESTORATION Today was another good day...

City of Jackson Update – 3/12/2021

Posted on March 12, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR FRIDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Friday, March 12, 2021, related to the ongoing water crisis and recovery efforts being made as a result of February’s winter weather: WATER RESTORATION Today turned out to be...

City of Jackson Update – 3/11/2021

Posted on March 12, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR THURSDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Thursday, March 11, 2021, related to the ongoing water crisis and recovery efforts being made as a result of February’s winter weather: WATER RESTORATION Today we averaged around 88...

Jackson Hosts Citywide Water Giveaway

Posted on March 11, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2021 JACKSON HOSTS CITYWIDE WATER GIVEAWAY THURSDAY, MARCH 11 FROM 3PM UNTIL DEPLEATED More than 100 pallets of bottled water to be distributed to Jackson residents across eight locations in one-day event thanks to generous donations (JACKSON, MS) – Today, the City of Jackson released details of its Citywide Water...

Jackson Lifts Precautionary Boil Water Notice for All Well Water Connections – Second Update

Posted on March 11, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2021 JACKSON LIFTS PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE FOR ALL WELL WATER CONNECTIONS Zip code 39157 removed and updated to 39154. (JACKSON, MS) – SECOND UPDATE - The City of Jackson has officially received clearance to lift the precautionary boil water notice on its 16K well water connections served by the...

2021 Precinct Changes

Posted on March 11, 2021

Press Release: The City of Jackson will have the following voting precinct changes for the upcoming 2021 Municipal Elections to be held on the following dates and for the following wards: Primary- April 6th Primary Run-off- April 27th General- June 8th   Ward 1 Precinct #45 (St. Phillips Church) has temporarily moved to McLeod Elementary...

Jackson Lifts Precautionary Boil Water Notice for All Well Water Connections

Posted on March 10, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2021 JACKSON LIFTS PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE FOR ALL WELL WATER CONNECTIONS (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson has officially received clearance to lift the precautionary boil water notice on its 16K well water connections. This primarily impacts residents in South Jackson and the City of Byram. The precautionary...

City of Jackson Update – 3/9/2021

Posted on March 10, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR TUESDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Tuesday, March 9, 2021, related to the ongoing water crisis and recovery efforts being made as a result of recent winter weather: WATER RESTORATION Today we had another consistent...

Mayor Lumumba Further Extends Curfew Order for Jackson Youth

Posted on March 10, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2021 MAYOR LUMUMBA FURTHER EXTENDS CURFEW ORDER FOR JACKSON YOUTH (JACKSON, MS) – Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has again extended the Mayoral Curfew Order for minors under the age of eighteen (18) years. The action is intended to help protect the health and safety of all Jackson residents, but in particular...

City of Jackson Update – 3/8/2021

Posted on March 10, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 8, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR MONDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Monday, March 8, 2021, related to the ongoing water crisis and recovery efforts being made as a result of recent winter weather: WATER RESTORATION Pressure stayed steady today at...

City of Jackson Update – 3/7/2021

Posted on March 8, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR SUNDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Sunday, March 7, 2021, related to the ongoing water crisis and recovery efforts being made as a result of recent winter weather: WATER RESTORATION Today got off to a...

City of Jackson Update – 3/6/2021

Posted on March 8, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR SATURDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Saturday, March 6, 2021, related to the ongoing water crisis and recovery efforts being made as a result of recent winter weather: WATER RESTORATION Today was another good day...

City of Jackson Update – 3/5/2021

Posted on March 8, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 5, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR FRIDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Friday, March 5, 2021, related to the ongoing water crisis and recovery efforts being made as a result of recent winter weather: WATER RESTORATION We had another good day...

City of Jackson Update – 3/4/2021

Posted on March 4, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 4, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR THURSDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Thursday, March 4, 2021, related to the ongoing water crisis and recovery efforts being made as a result of recent winter weather: WATER RESTORATION TODAY IS A GOOD DAY....

City of Jackson Update – 3/3/2021

Posted on March 3, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 3, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR WEDNESDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Wednesday, March 3, 2021, related to the ongoing water crisis and recovery efforts being made as a result of recent winter weather: WATER RESTORATION Today we experienced some setbacks...

City of Jackson Vaccination Day Rescheduled for Saturday, March 6th

Posted on March 3, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CITY OF JACKSON VACCINATION DAY RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, MARCH 6th Special Event Initially Postponed Due to Winter Weather Aims to Reach City’s Most Vulnerable Residents by Administering 2,000 Covid-19 Vaccine Doses in One Day (JACKSON, MS) – TODAY, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba announced that Saturday, March 6, 2021, would be the official...

City of Jackson Update for Tuesday Evening – 3/2/2021

Posted on March 3, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2021  CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR TUESDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Tuesday, March 2, 2021, related to the ongoing water crisis and the recovery efforts being made as a result of recent winter weather: WATER RESTORATION Good progress was made...

Statement Regarding Mask Mandate in Jackson, MS

Posted on March 2, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2021 Statement Regarding Mask Mandate in Jackson, MS “Now is not the time to let our guard down. Healthcare experts continue to advise that we are not yet at a place to remove masks. The continued evidence of Covid-19 variants supports this recommendation. The mask mandate in the City of...

Mayor Lumumba Further Extends Curfew Order for Jackson Youth

Posted on March 2, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2021 MAYOR LUMUMBA FURTHER EXTENDS CURFEW ORDER FOR JACKSON YOUTH (JACKSON, MS) –  The City of Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has again extended the Mayoral Curfew Order for minors under the age of eighteen (18) years. The action is intended to help protect the health and safety of all...

City of Jackson Update for Monday Evening

Posted on March 2, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR MONDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Monday, March 1, 2021, related to the ongoing water crisis and the recovery efforts being made as a result of recent winter weather: WATER RESTORATION Today we saw pressure...

City of Jackson Update for Sunday Evening

Posted on February 28, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR SUNDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Sunday, February 28, 2021, related to the ongoing water crisis and the recovery efforts being made as a result of recent winter weather: WATER RESTORATION We had a very...

City of Jackson Update for Saturday

Posted on February 27, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR SATURDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Saturday, February 27, 2021, related to the ongoing water outages and recovery efforts being made as a result of recent winter weather: WATER PRESSURE We had a very good...

City of Jackson Non-Potable (Flushing) Water Distribution Locations

Posted on February 27, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON NON-POTABLE (FLUSHING) WATER DISTRIBUTION LOCATIONS FOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27th (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is announcing the following locations for non-potable water for Saturday, February 27, 2021. NON - POTABLE (FLUSHING) WATER DISTRIBUTION – SATURDAY 2/27 9:00am to 6:00pm Forest Hill High School – 2607...

City of Jackson Update for Friday Evening

Posted on February 27, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR FRIDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Friday, February 26, 2021, related to the impacts of recent winter weather on the City and the efforts being made: WATER PRESSURE Today, the City saw pressure levels reach...

City of Jackson Update for Thursday Evening

Posted on February 26, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR THURSDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Thursday, February 25, 2021, related to the impacts of recent winter weather on the City and the efforts being made: WATER PRESSURE Today we are maintaining pressure levels around...

City of Jackson Voting Precinct Changes & Absentee Voting Details for 2021 Municipal Elections

Posted on February 25, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON ANNOUNCES VOTING PRECINCT CHANGES AND ABSENTEE VOTING DETAILS FOR 2021 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is announcing the following voting precinct changes for the upcoming 2021 Municipal Elections, as well as details for absentee voting. 2021 Municipal Elections PRIMARY – April 6th...

Update – City of Jackson Water Distribution Locations

Posted on February 25, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2021 UPDATED - CITY OF JACKSON WATER DISTRIBUTION LOCATIONS (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is announcing the following updates on water distribution at the locations below. These locations are confirmed through Friday, February 26. We will continue to share additional information on water distribution as it becomes available.  ...

Mayor Lumumba Extends Curfew Order for Jackson Youth

Posted on February 25, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 25, 2021 MAYOR LUMUMBA EXTENDS CURFEW ORDER FOR JACKSON YOUTH (JACKSON, MS) – ​Today, City of Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba further extended the Mayoral Curfew Order for minors under the age of eighteen (18) years that has been in effect since February 3rd in response to an uptick in violent...

City of Jackson Update for Wednesday Evening

Posted on February 25, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR WEDNESDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Wednesday, February 24, 2021, related to the impacts of recent winter weather on the City and the efforts being made: WATER PRESSURE Today the City’s pressure is still fluctuating...

Updated- City of Jackson Water Distribution Locations

Posted on February 24, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2021 UPDATED - CITY OF JACKSON WATER DISTRIBUTION LOCATIONS (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is announcing the following updates on water distribution at the locations below. We will continue to share additional information on water distribution as it becomes available. BOTTLED DRINKING WATER – TODAY, February 24th - 3PM...

City of Jackson Update for Tuesday Evening

Posted on February 23, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR TUESDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for Tuesday, February 23, 2021, related to the impacts of recent winter weather on the City and efforts being made: WATER PRESSURE Low and no water pressure is still impacting...

Drinking Water Warning

Posted on February 23, 2021

DRINKING WATER WARNING City of Jackson Surface Water System has high turbidity levels. ***BOIL YOUR WATER BEFORE USING*** We routinely monitor your water for turbidity (cloudiness). This tells us whether we are effectively filtering the water supply. A water sample taken today, February 23, 2021 showed turbidity levels greater than 1.0 turbidity units. This is...

City of Jackson Update for Monday Evening

Posted on February 23, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 22, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR MONDAY EVENING (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for the evening of Monday, February 22, 2021, related to the impacts of recent winter weather on the City and efforts being made: WATER PRESSURE Low and no water pressure...

City of Jackson Announces Municipal Election Poll Workers Training

Posted on February 22, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 22, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON ANNOUNCES MUNICIPAL ELECTION POLL WORKERS TRAINING (Jackson, MS) - Municipal Election Poll workers training will be held at the City of Jackson Police Training Academy located at 3000 St. Charles Street, Jackson Mississippi. Listed below are the following dates and times of the training classes: March...
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