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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...

City of Jackson Update – City Hall & Other City Offices Reopen Monday

Posted on February 22, 2021

CITY OF JACKSON UPDATE FOR SUNDAY EVENING City Hall and Other City Offices to Reopen Monday (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for the evening of Sunday, February 20, 2021, related to the impacts of last week’s winter weather on the City and efforts being made: WATER City Hall...

City of Jackson Updates Related to Weather Impacts on City

Posted on February 19, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON UPDATES RELATED TO WEATHER IMPACTS ON CITY JTRAN Closed and Garbage Collection Suspended for Residential Customers Saturday (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates for the evening of Friday, February 19, 2021, related to the severe cold weather that has impacted...

City of Jackson Water Distribution Update

Posted on February 19, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON WATER DISTRIBUTION UPDATE (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates on water distribution for Friday, February 19th: BOTTLED WATER – Distribution of bottled water for drinking has concluded for the day. NON-POTABLE WATER (for flushing) – Will be available at Forest Hill HS -  2607 Raymond Rd. until 7:00...

Mayor Extends Proclamation of Civil Emergency as Jackson Continues to Manage Impact of Winter Weather

Posted on February 19, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2021 MAYOR EXTENDS PROCLAMATION OF CIVIL EMERGENCY AS JACKSON CONTINUES TO MANAGE IMPACT OF WINTER WEATHER (JACKSON, MS) – City of Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba today extended the proclamation of civil emergency initially declared on February 12th for the entire City of Jackson in response to the continued impacts...

City of Jackson Water Distribution Locations & Schedule for Friday, February 19th

Posted on February 19, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON WATER DISTRIBUTION LOCATIONS AND SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY, February 19, 2021 (JACKSON, MS)– The City of Jackson has arranged for water distribution at the following locations for Friday, February 19. Please bring containers for non-potable water. JPD Pct. 1 810 Cooper Rd. 10:00 am Smith Wills 1200...

City of Jackson Water Distribution Locations

Posted on February 18, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON WATER DISTRIBUTION LOCATIONS (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson has arranged for water distribution at the following locations: POTABLE (DRINKING) WATER DISTRIBUTION Available now: Smith Wills Stadium - 1200 Lakeland Dr. Metrocenter Mall - 3645 US-80 Will O Wood Community Center - 229 Lake Cove...

Boil Water Notice – All Connections

Posted on February 18, 2021

PWS 250012 03-BWN-2021 Due to the extreme cold weather and low temperatures, there have been a number of water main breaks on the City of Jackson’s Well Water System. This has caused an inability to maintain system pressure and some areas may experience low to no water pressure. The City of Jackson Water/Sewer Utilities Division...

City of Jackson Vaccination Day Postponed Due to Continued Impact of Weather

Posted on February 18, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON VACCINATION DAY POSTPONED DUE TO CONTINUED IMPACT OF WEATHER Rescheduling details to be forthcoming, Jackson residents asked to stay tuned (JACKSON, MS) – TODAY, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba announced that the City of Jackson’s highly anticipated Vaccination Day event, initially scheduled for this Saturday, February 20th,...

City of Jackson Continues to Monitor Weather Impacts, Remains Closed for Thursday, February 18

Posted on February 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON CONTINUES TO MONITOR WEATHER IMPACTS, REMAINS CLOSED FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18 (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates this afternoon related to cold weather impacting the area: **UPDATED** - CITY HALL & CITY OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED THURSDAY City Hall and...

Mayor Lumumba Extends Proclamation of Civil Emergency

Posted on February 17, 2021

MAYOR LUMUMBA EXTENDS PROCLAMATION OF CIVIL EMERGENCY (JACKSON, M.S.) – ​City of Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba today extended the Mayoral Proclamation of Civil Emergency initially issued on February 3, 2021, in response to the recent uptick in violent crime. The Proclamation of Civil Emergency is effective immediately and shall remain in effect until rescinded...

City of Jackson to Host Vaccination Day on Saturday

Posted on February 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17, 2021 CITY OF JACKSON TO HOST VACCINATION DAY ON SATURDAY 2,000 Covid-19 Vaccine Doses to be Administered to Jackson Residents in Special One Day Event on February 20th Aimed at Reaching City’s Most Vulnerable (JACKSON, MS) – TODAY, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba announced that the City of Jackson, together with...

City Continues to Monitor Water Pressure and Road Hazards As Cold Weather Continues

Posted on February 17, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17, 2021 CITY CONTINUES TO MONITOR WATER PRESSURE AND ROAD HAZARDS AS COLD WEATHER CONTINUES (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates this morning related to extreme cold weather impacting the area: LOW/NO WATER PRESSURE IMPACTING RESIDENTS THROUGH JACKSON & CITYWIDE PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE STILL...

City Offices to Remain Closed, Waste Management Continues Suspension of Collection on Wednesday, February 17th

Posted on February 16, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2021 CITY OFFICES TO REMAIN CLOSED, WASTE MANAGEMENT CONTINUES SUSPENSION OF COLLECTION ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following additional updates this afternoon related to extreme cold weather impacting the Jackson area: CITY HALL & CITY OFFICES REMAIN CLOSED WEDNESDAY City Hall...

Jackson Issues Precautionary City Boil Water Notice, JATRAN Closed Wednesday, More Black Ice Anticipated

Posted on February 16, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2021 JACKSON ISSUES PRECAUTIONARY CITYWIDE BOIL WATER NOTICE, JTRAN CLOSED WEDNESDAY, MORE BLACK ICE ANTICIPATED (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson is issuing the following updates this afternoon related to extreme cold weather causing water pressure issues and hazardous road conditions throughout the area: LOW WATER PRESSURE & CITYWIDE...

Mayor Lumumba Further Extends Curfew Order for Jackson Youth

Posted on February 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2021 MAYOR LUMUMBA FURTHER EXTENDS CURFEW ORDER FOR JACKSON YOUTH (JACKSON, MS) – ​City of Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has again extended the Mayoral Curfew Order for minors under the age of eighteen (18) years initially issued on February 3, 2021. The action is intended to help protect the health...

City Announces Closures for Tuesday Due to Extreme Weather Conditions

Posted on February 15, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2021 CITY ANNOUNCES CLOSURES FOR TUESDAY DUE TO EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS City Hall & all other City Buildings will be closed on Tuesday, February 16. City employees who have been working remotely should continue to do so. JTRAN will be closed on Tuesday, February 16. Again, we ask that everyone exercise...

Update: Mayor Issues Proclamation of Civil Emergency as Jackson Prepares for Inclement Weather

Posted on February 13, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UPDATED - February 13, 2021 MAYOR ISSUES PROCLAMATION OF CIVIL EMERGENCY AS JACKSON PREPARES FOR INCLEMENT WEATHER City Prepares to Close Bridges, Anticipates Water Disruptions, Asks Residents to Stay Home on Monday  ** Updates include new phone number for Opportunity Center (601-949-3540) and JTRAN details.  (JACKSON, MS) – City of Jackson Mayor...

Mayor Issues Proclamation of Civil Emergency as Jackson Prepares for Inclement Weather

Posted on February 12, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 12, 2021 MAYOR ISSUES PROCLAMATION OF CIVIL EMERGENCY AS JACKSON PREPARES FOR INCLEMENT WEATHER City Prepares to Close Bridges, Anticipates Water Disruptions, Asks Residents to Stay Home on Monday (JACKSON, MS) – City of Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba this evening issued a proclamation declaring a civil emergency for the entire...

City Hall and Other Non-Essential City Offices to Reopen After Presidents Day

Posted on February 12, 2021

City Hall and Other Non-Essential City Offices to Reopen After Presidents Day Social Distancing and Masking Guidelines to be Observed as City Buildings Fully Reopen to the Public and Non-Essential Employees End Remote Work on Tuesday, February 16 (JACKSON, MS) – Today, City of Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba confirmed that he will not further...

Jackson Awarded Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant to Address Health, Equity and Effects of Climate Change

Posted on February 8, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8, 2021 JACKSON, TOGETHER WITH 2°C MISSISSIPPI AND NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES, AWARDED ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION GRANT TO ADDRESS HEALTH, EQUITY AND EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE “Adapting nature-based solutions from Spain, Cuba, and Japan to address the urban-heat-island-effect in Jackson, MS,” project to address effects of extreme heat on frontline...

Jackson Names Seven Live. Impact. Create. Fellows for 2021

Posted on February 8, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 8, 2021 JACKSON NAMES SEVEN LIVE. IMPACT. CREATE. FELLOWS FOR 2021 Program part of $1.2M award from Surdna Foundation to advance racial justice through art (JACKSON, MS) – The City of Jackson today announced its seven 2021 Live. Impact. Create. Fellows, a select group of artists and creatives tasked with curating...

Statement Regarding Departure of City Attorney Timothy Howard

Posted on February 8, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 5, 2021 STATEMENT ATTRIBUTABLE TO MAYOR CHOKWE ANTAR LUMUMBA “It is with great regret that I share that City Attorney Timothy Howard has made the decision to move on from the City of Jackson and tendered his resignation. Tim has been an integral part of this administration over the last four...
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Eastover Public Access Gate Application

Posted on February 4, 2021

Please take notice that The Greater Eastover Neighborhood Foundation (Eastover) has filed application for five public access gates with the City of Jackson. As part of that application process Eastover is required to provide notice to all property owners within the neighborhood boundary and all property owners identified by city staff as directly affected by...

Mayor Lumumba Issues Proclamation of Civil Emergency and Curfew Order for Jackson Youth

Posted on February 3, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2021 MAYOR LUMUMBA ISSUES PROCLAMATION OF CIVIL EMERGENCY AND CURFEW ORDER FOR JACKSON YOUTH (JACKSON, M.S.) – ​TODAY, in response to the recent uptick in violent crime within the City of Jackson, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba issued both a Mayoral Proclamation of Civil Emergency and a Mayoral Curfew Order for minors...

City of Jackson Seeking Poll Workers for Upcoming 2021 Municipal Elections

Posted on February 3, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 3, 2021 (JACKSON, M.S.) – ​The City of Jackson is seeking individuals to serve as poll workers from the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for the following upcoming 2021 Municipal Elections: Primary, April 6, 2021 Primary Run-off, April 27, 2021 General, June 8, 2021 Poll workers must reside within the...

Mayor Lumumba Proclaims February 2021 as Black History Month

Posted on February 1, 2021

Proclamation Honoring the Legacy and Achievements of African Americans as We Celebrate Black History Month 2021

MEDIA RELEASE: Director of Public Works Issues Statement on City of Jackson’s Water Distribution System

Posted on January 18, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2021   DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE CITY OF JACKSON’S WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM   “The City of Jackson Water Distribution System is currently experiencing a high volume of water main breaks. The City of Jackson Department of Public Works Water Maintenance Division is responding as quickly as...
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Woodland Hills Public Access Gate Application (Application Withdrawn)

Posted on December 28, 2020

UPDATE: On 2/16/2021 the WHCA Board of Directors requested to withdraw this application. Any future requests will require additional notices.  Please take notice that Woodland Hills Conservation Association(WHCA) has filed application for two public access gates with the City of Jackson. As part of that application process WHCA is required to provide notice to all...

MEDIA RELEASE: Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba Extends Executive Order Closing City Hall and Non-Essential City Offices Through January 6th

Posted on December 18, 2020

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 18, 2020   MAYOR LUMUMBA EXTENDS EXECUTIVE ORDER CLOSING CITY HALL AND NON-ESSENTIAL CITY OFFICES THROUGH JANUARY 6th Order continues closure of City-owned or leased non-essential facilities, requires non-essential City employees to work remotely, and restricts City employee travel    (Jackson, Miss.) – TODAY, December 18, 2020, citing the continued...

BOIL WATER NOTICE LIFTED FOR 225 CONNECTIONS

Posted on December 8, 2020

PWS 250012 15-Boil Water Lift 2020 The precautionary boil water notice for the following residents on our drinking water system is now lifted: • Western Hills Subdivision; 39212 o Western Hills Drive o Old Spanish Trail o Sundown Trail o Hillandale Drive For more information, please call 601.960.2723 during business hours or 601-960-1777 / 601-960-1875...

BOIL WATER NOTICE – Over 200 Connections Affected

Posted on December 6, 2020

PWS 250012 15-BWN-2020 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: Western Hill Subdivision; 39212 o Western Hills Drive o Old Spanish Trail o Sundown Trail o Hillandale Drive THIS ADVISORY AFFECTS APPROXIMATELY 225...

Mayor Lumumba Signs Executive Order Closing City Hall, Non-Essential City Offices

Posted on December 4, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 3, 2020 MAYOR LUMUMBA SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER (2) CLOSING CITY HALL, NON-ESSENTIAL CITY OFFICES AND CITY-OWNED OR LEASED NON-ESSENTIAL FACILITIES, REQUIRING NON-ESSENTIAL CITY EMPLOYEES TO WORK REMOTELY, AND RESTRICTING CITY EMPLOYEE TRAVEL (Jackson, Miss.) – Today, citing the continued and increased spread of Covid-19 in the City of Jackson, Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba...
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Notice of Funding Availability

Posted on December 3, 2020

The City of Jackson’s Office of Housing and Community Development hereby notifies interested Applicants of funds available from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the following grants: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA), and HOME funds. Organizations may obtain Application/Proposal packets...

Koch Foods, Inc to Recruit through Jobs for Jacksonians

Posted on October 9, 2020

KOCH FOODS, INCORPORATION HOSTS RECRUITING SESSION THROUGH JOBS FOR JACKSONIANS (Jackson, MS) – Koch Foods, Incorporated will host a recruiting session through the Jobs for Jacksonians program. The session will be Wednesday, October 14th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Officials are seeking to recruit applicants interested in becoming: Full Time:  General Labor positions –...

JPD Kicks Off First Annual Faith & Blue

Posted on October 9, 2020

JPD KICKS OFF FIRST ANNUAL FAITH & BLUE Press Conference Today Spotlights the Week’s Events Celebrating JPD’s Partnership with Faith Communities (Jackson, MS) – The City of Jackson Police Department, along several Jackson-based faith coalitions, will participate in the first annual National Faith & Blue Weekend. JPD Chief James Davis and others will share important...

Ward 2 Special Election Voter Registration Deadline

Posted on October 7, 2020

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Contact: Angela Harris, City Clerk Ph: 601-960-1035 ANNOUNCEMENT: The Jackson City Council has declared the Ward 2 City Council seat vacant, thereby requiring a Special Election to be held November 17, 2020. The Department of Municipal Clerk will be open October 12th - 16th, 2020 for...
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