$90 million

Mayor hopeful council, commission go along with plan

Jackson Mayor Tony Yarber is hopeful the city council and one-percent commission will approve his plans in the coming weeks to issue a $90 million line of credit to pay for infrastructure improvements.

One-percent tax commission meeting canceled; co-chair not given reason for action

Even the co-chair of Jackson’s one-percent oversight commission couldn’t find out why this month’s board meeting was canceled.

Last week, Mayor Tony Yarber called off the commission’s April meeting. However, no reason was given for the meeting’s cancellation.

Staying Local

Area firms awarded majority of one-percent project contracts

Almost all of the contracts awarded for one-percent projects so far have gone to local firms; a sign that a good bit of Jackson taxpayers’ money is staying in the community.



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