On Tuesday night, the City Council debated whether an order awarding a grant to Stewpot community services for providing emergency shelter services would be beneficial to the quality of life for Jackson’s residents, ultimately passing the item with a vote of 6-0.
On Tuesday the City Council voted 3-2 to authorize the Mayor’s right to execute contracts for the city in the total amount of $7,401,794.02. The bulk of the monies approved went to contracts between the city and the following companies;
Mayor Lumumba announced installation parking meters were “finally here”. Though no official announcement has been made, Lumumba was encouraged.
During Tuesday’s City Council meeting, Councilman Stokes introduced a plan to increase the minimum wage of Jackson’s city employees to $15 an hour.
Dilapidated houses with overgrown yards continued to dominate the conversation during Jackson City Council’s September 1st meeting. On Tuesday, the City Council voted (5-0) to declare a number of these properties in the city of Jackson to be “a menace to Public Health Safety and Welfare”
Join us Aug. 8th – The Jackson People’s Assembly on policing and budgeting Join us for a real discussion about policing, public safety, and the budget. Let’s talk about city dollars and the best ways to ensure that we feel safe in our community! Let’s envision a city that embraces and utilizes all the tools we have … Read more
Join us 7/20 count me in The Jackson People’s Assembly, in Collaboration with the City of Jackson Office of the Mayor, is Launching Jackson’s First Participatory Budgeting Process for Resident Inclusion in the Development of the 2020 City of Jackson Budget The Jackson People’s Assembly in partnership with the City of Jackson is launching the … Read more
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