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Community Coffee 4/25/24 10AM-12PM

Come on down to the Boilerworks Cafe next to the National Hotel on April 25th, 2024 between 10AM-12PM to have a coffee and chat with City Manager Carl P. Simpson.  This quarter we are focusing on FIRE PREVENTION and the Jackson Fire Department and Code Enforcement team will give a short presentation.  We look forward to seeing you there!  CLICK HERE to view the flyer for this event.  For additional information on the City's efforts towards fire prevention & response to high weeds CLICK HERE.
If you would like to host a future Community Coffee event and have adequate meeting space, please reach out to Deputy City Clerk Carleen Kirkpatrick at cinfo@ci.jackson.ca.us.

BECOME A CERTIFIED LIFEGUARD!

If you will be 15 years of age or older by the final training session date, you are eligible to become a certified lifeguard this summer.  Lifeguard certification and re-certification classes are available at the City of Jackson Pool!  Please CLICK HERE to view the brochure.  CLICK HERE for the lifeguard application and CLICK HERE for the City of Jackson Application (Please submit both once you have achieved certification). Classes are filling up quickly. 
Session 3, SIGN UP DEADLINE: April 18th, 2024 at 4PM
Session 4 SIGN UP DEADLINE May 2nd, 2024 at 4PM
Recertification SIGN UP DEADLINE April 25th, 2024 at 4PM

$225 CERTIFICATION   $175 RE-CERTIFICATION   
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE TO PAY FOR CERTIFICATION, PLEASE INQUIRE ABOUT A VOUCHER!!!  (There are a limited number of vouchers, provided on a first come-first served basis, provided by Amador County through the Kids' Plates grant.)

NOTE: Sign-ups for youth swim lessons
DO NOT BEGIN UNTIL MAY 1, 2024
We appreciate your patience and understanding.  Please do not inquire about swim lessons before May 1, 2024.

Welcome Jackson's New City Manager, Carl Simpson!

At the regular City Council meeting tonight (December 11, 2023) the Council unanimously approved the contract agreement for our new City Manager, Carl Simpson.  Please CLICK HERE to read the entire Press Release regarding this exciting news.  We look forward to having Carl join our City of Jackson team!
Council also acknowledged and thanked city staff and our Interim City Manager/Police Chief Christopher Mynderup for stepping into this important role during the City's time of need.

Attention Local Businesses!

The City of Jackson wants to help you spruce up your storefront!
The Jackson Facade Improvement Program offers up to $2,500 in matching City funds to all businesses in the city limits of Jackson to help improve the appearance of individual building facades, signs and awnings!  City Council reserves $15,000 to assist as many qualified projects as funds allow.  Visual appearance improvements to areas visible from the street or highway are the top priority.  Please CLICK HERE to read more and download the application.

Martha Quinn's Plaque Unveiling at City Pool

Today, the City of Jackson unveiled the "Martha Quinn Aquatics Program" plaque in honor of the legendary Pool Boss Martha Quinn at the city pool. Mayor Steve McLean, Vice Mayor Chad Simmons, and Councilmember Max Godde were in attendance, along with City Manager Yvonne Kimball and multiple other city staff. Martha's esteemed successors Pool Director Daphne Parker and Pool Manager Skylar Dann were present to show their respect for Mrs. Quinn as well, along with lifeguards London Earnest and Aja Fuller. The City of Jackson expressed their sincere appreciation for Martha's 47 years of commitment to the success of the Jackson Pool programs.
 

Police Chief Chris Mynderup Appointed Interim City Manager

Please join with us in congratulating Police Chief Chris Mynderup on being appointed the City of Jackson's Interim City Manager!  Please CLICK HERE to read the full press release.

Weed Abatement Complaint Form Is Available

You can find the electronic submittal form here: Weed Abatement Complaint Form

Building Permit Online Portal is Now Live

Building permit applications and permit fees can be summitted remotely through a new ONLINE portal on city website under HOME / DEPARTMENTS / COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/ BUILDING Dept..  Or follow link - https://jacksonca.portal.iworq.net/portalhome/jacksonca

Check Out the Jackson Pioneer Cemetery Interactive Mapping Tool

Cemetery Mapping Tool is available for research on general plot information. Find the tool under HOME/ GOVERNMENT/ STANDING COMMITTEES / CEMETERY COMMITTEE or follow link:
https://www.ci.jackson.ca.us/city_services/standing_committees/cemetery_committee.php