The Public Works Department contributes to enhancing the quality of life of the citizens of Jackson and visitors through environmentally sensitive and cost effective sustainable infrastructure investment; and by providing high quality service delivery to facilitate public health, safety, environmental stewardship and economic growth.
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The Planning & Development Department is guided by the principles of human scale development and equitable growth.
The Personnel Management Department provides a comprehensive program of support for city departments, employees, and the public by implementing human resources policies and practices based on fairness and equality.
The Parks and Recreation Department enhances the physical and recreational needs of the public by enhancing the quality of life of our patrons and promoting positive, recreational programming through coaching, teaching, mentoring, preserving, protecting, and enhancing its park lands and public green space.
The Jackson Police Department is a progressive law enforcement agency that embraces modern technology along with forming a strong partnership with our citizens and businesses to provide a safer community environment.
The Jackson Fire Department provides fire and life safety services to the citizens and visitors of Jackson by implementing aggressive fire suppression, community-based fire safety programs, comprehensive prevention inspections, and pre-emergency planning.
The Human and Cultural Services Department enhances the quality of life for the citizens of Jackson through cultural, social, educational and economic activities
The Administration Department provides efficient administrative, technological, and financial support services to citizens, customers, departments, and stakeholders of the City of Jackson in an effort to ensure that effective and needed services are provided to all constituents.
The Department of Municipal Clerk is responsible for all duties statutorily set forth in the Mississippi Code of 1972, Annotated (MCA), including the following: All Municipal Elections and Voter Registration Keeping and maintaining all official City records Bid Openings Publications City Ordinances Processing of public records requests The Municipal Clerk reports directly to the Mayor and … Continued
The City Attorney’s Office does not provide legal advice to members of the public, instead the City Attorney’s Office provides legal advice, counsel, and representation for the Mayor, City Council members, City officials, and departments in all civil matters regarding the City of Jackson