A report detailing the One Lake Project is now available for view online.
Less than two months into the project, Siemens has corrected some 5,400 water bills and $547,000 in back usage fees, according to Public Works Director Bob Miller.
Siemens was brought back on in late April to help the city resolve lingering problems with the city’s water/sewer billing system.
Former Precinct Four Cmdr. James McGowan is retiring after 27 years with the Jackson Police Department.
McGowan previously headed up the North Jackson precinct before being promoted to district commander under former Police Chief Lee Vance.
On Monday, McGowan announced he was retiring on a social media post.
Federal funding delays road projects, increases costs
Last February, the city of Jackson received $1.4 million to repave a little more than a mile of East Northside Drive.
Nearly a year and a half later, the city has not bid the project for construction, and cannot do so until after it gets the go-ahead from the state.
Supervisors deny approval of controversial radio tower A controversial radio tower has been shot down in Madison County leaving the station uncertain where to go next. The Madison County Board of Supervisors voted earlier this month to deny a special exce
A controversial radio tower has been shot down in Madison County leaving the station uncertain where to go next.
The Madison County Board of Supervisors voted earlier this month to deny a special exception for a 280-foot radio tower west of North Livingston and Lake Cavalier.
The legal battle in the Ridgeland Costco case continues.
And again, the amendments to the city of Ridgeland’s zoning ordinance are being questioned.
Walton Fenelon has been named associate director of the Mississippi Kidney Foundation
Jackson city officials hope to begin advertising for a new zoo management firm in the coming weeks.
“We are starting the RFP process. I hope we’ll have one drafted by the next (city) council meeting,” said Chief Administrative Officer Robert Blaine.
Contractors are making progress in addressing Jackson’s water billing crisis but fell well short of the first month’s goal of recovering 4,200 stranded accounts.
As of May 31, Siemens and its subcontractors had recovered nearly 2,700 accounts.
Work on Highland Colony Parkway is trucking along, with County Engineer Dan Gallait projecting just a few more weeks until the resurfacing project is completed.
Gallait said the northbound lanes have been completed and work is ongoing on the southbound lanes.