City officials plan meeting to find out why work stops on Briarwood, Ridgewood

By ANTHONY WARREN,

Contractors have been a virtual no show in the last few weeks along Briarwood Drive and Ridgewood Road, and Jackson city officials are planning to get to the bottom of it.

Public Works was expected to meet with Superior Asphalt this week to find out why they were not working on a major street resurfacing project.



Feel the bite

By ANTHONY WARREN,

New code enforcement rules to impact local property owners

Amendments to Jackson’s code enforcement rules are designed to give city ordinance more teeth, but local property owners, not absentee landlords, are likely going to feel the bite.





Advisory panel could be in place summer’s end

By ANTHONY WARREN,

An advisory board that will help determine how the state spends millions of dollars in new infrastructure money in Jackson could begin meeting by the end of the summer. 

The panel will advise the Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) on how to use funds set aside for the new “capitol complex improvement district,” or CCID.


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