The Jackson County Veteran Services Office will be closed October 18-20, 2017 while employees attend required education and training classes. The JC Veteran Services Office is located at 4111 Amonett Street in Pascagoula and provides assistance to military veterans and family members in obtaining their benefits.
The Jackson County Board of Supervisors proclaimed a “Declaration of Local Emergency” Thursday, October 5th in advance of Hurricane Nate. The National Weather Service forecasters are predicting a Category I Hurricane to make landfall somewhere along the Louisiana/Mississippi Gulf Coast. Residents are encouraged to pay close attention to weather updates as the landfall location is subject to change. Residents are also advised to begin making their hurricane preparations, including securing property. Although tomorrow’s weather is predicted to be beautiful, please pay close attention to weather updates as they are made available.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Jackson County, Mississippi Board of Supervisors, will have a emergency meeting pursuent to Title 19, Chapter 3, Section 19(3) of the Mississippi Code Annotated of 1972, as amended, at 2:15 O'Clock P.M. on the 5th day of October, 2017, at the Emergency Operations Center, 600 Convent Street, 2nd Floor, Pascagoula, Mississippi, 39567, to discusss the need to declare a state of emergency due to imminent weather conditions and what other actions may be necessary in regard to the same.
Notice of Special Meeting to approve payment of employee health insurance claims. The President of the Jackson County Board of Supervisors, Troy Ross, has called a Special Board meeting pursuent to Title 19, Chapter 3, Section 19 (2) of the Mississippi Code Annotated of 1972, as Amended. The special meeting is to approve payment of Employee health insurance claims. The special meeting will be at 9:00 a.m, on Thursday, September 28, 2017, in the Jackson County Board of Supervisors meeting room at, 2915 Canty Street, Pascagoula, Mississippi.
On September 18, 2017, the Jackson County Board of Supervisors will hold a meeting at which it plans to adopt the MEMA District 9 Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan which includes Jackson County and all of it's incorporated municipalities, as well as several other neighboring counties. This plan is intended to help protect the citizens of the county and reduce risk to any hazards.
In observance of Labor Day, most Jackson County offices will be closed on Monday, September 4. This includes the Animal Shelter and County Landfill on Seaman Road.Garbage and recycling services will also run a day behind all week.
With the approaching of Tropical Storm Harvey, the Jackson County Board of Supervisors have issued a Proclamation of Existence of Local Emergency. Sand and sand bags will be available, TOMORROW (8/25/17) BEGINNING AT 11 a.m., at the following locations in Jackson County. Residents should bring their own shovels as it is self-serve.
The Jackson County Planning Department will hold a Public Meeting regarding the future Rezoning of Phase I of the I-10/Cook Road Corridor Plan to Corridor Commercial (C-4). The meeting is open to the public and will be held on Thursday, August 24 from 4-6 p.m. at the St. Martin Community Center located at 15008 Lemoyne Boulevard.
On August 28, more than 8,000 properties will go up for online auction during the Jackson County Annual Land Tax Sale. The list of delinquent property taxes will be published in the Mississippi Press on August 16 and 23.