Effective August 4, 2020: Citing the need for stronger action to flatten the curve of COVID-19, Mayor Lumumba has signed the Third Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order which orders bars to close for inside service. All bars, nightclubs, lounges, taverns, and private clubs located in the City of Jackson shall close, except to the extent that such establishments ONLY provide take-out, pick up, delivery or drive-through services as allowed by law. Businesses found in violation will be shut down for 24-hours and must submit an Attestation of Compliance with the City of Jackson before reopening. Mayor Lumumba has also issued a Mayoral Curfew Order in the City of Jackson effective August 6th at 12 midnight - 5 am for the next five days. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, call our Hotline at 601-586-3067 and fill out the Symptom Collector. If you are in need of mental health support during this time, call our Mental Health Warmline at 601-586-3073. 

Public Policy

The City of Jackson supports the following proposed legislative initiatives for consideration by the Mississippi State Legislature.

It is critical to address public policy actions through strategic planning and partnership.  The Mayor’s Office partners with varies entities to achieve its public policy goals, development strategies, and achieve outcomes that better support the citizens of Jackson.

Boards and Commission


Initiatives and Task Forces


LGBTQ Liaison, Contact 601-960-2363

To ensure that all citizens of Jackson feel respected and heard the City designates a liaison in the Mayor’s Office to strengthen its efforts. The mission of LGBTQ Liaison is to build a relationship and connect with the Human Rights Campaign to provide a listening ear for concerns and help to better develop strategies for address hate crimes. The goal is to ensure that the LGBTQ Community and the Mayor’s Office to maintain open and trusting relationship.

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