134 W. Michigan Ave


City of Jackson - City Manager's Office

  • Government
161 W. Michigan
14th Floor
Jackson, MI 49201
(517) 788-4035
  • About

    Welcome to the City of Jackson!

    A city with a grand vision and innovative community members. A year of many changes and accomplishments.

    The City has established a vision of accomplishing the goals of Enhancing the Quality Life for Residents, Strengthen the City?s Economy, Sustainable City Finances, Infrastructure Improvements, Public Health, Safety, and Welfare.

    Enhancing the Quality of Life for Residents ? through the continued efforts of the City Council and several departments including the Neighborhood & Economic Operations and Police Departments, ordinances and policies have been changed to better reflect the goals and vision of the City Council making Jackson neighborhoods safer for residents. Our continued efforts through the rental inspection program have paved the way for neighborhoods to be as blight free as possible.

    Strengthen the City?s Economy/Sustainable Finances ? Every effort has been made to accomplish this goal, which is reflected a 23 percent in the City?s fund balance in 2016/17. The City Council recognizes the importance of having a stable economic base from which to grow, which includes a healthy cash flow. With the aid of the Enterprise Group, we have also attracted several new businesses to the city of Jackson including HCL, Grand River Brewery and a new, 30-unit, market-rate apartment complex in the heart of downtown Jackson.

    Infrastructure Improvements ? while our infrastructure is in need of significant improvements, the citizens of Jackson can be assured that we have been working dilig