City Hall Happenings

Tis the Season for a Safety Check – by Devin Hull, Jacksonville Fire Chief

This fall and winter, before lighting your fireplace or wood stove, have it inspected and/or cleaned. Inspections should also include the chimney and flues, due to a possible buildup of dangerous creosote. Please also remember […]

Fire Department Service Delivery – by Fire Chief Devin Hull

When, where, and how much are the common questions asked by administrators, city or county council, and citizens when it comes to determining the resources for Fire Departments. Determining the proper level of resources to […]

More Stop Signs Ahead for Jacksonville

By Tony Boom
for the Mail Tribune
October 5, 2017

Turning the busy and sometimes confusing east entrance into downtown Jacksonville into a four-way stop might be given a trial run, an Oregon Department of Transportation official suggests […]

Disaster Preparedness – by Gayle Lewis

This summer’s fires that required evacuations so close to home are a stark reminder of our vulnerability here in Southern Oregon. With fires still smoldering into fall and anticipation of winter weather, this is time […]

What You Need to Know About Vacation Rentals in the City of Jacksonville

Provided by City of Jacksonville Planning Department

One of the most common inquiries we receive in the Planning Department is whether short-term vacation rentals are permitted within the City of Jacksonville. Because this is one of […]

Farewell Sergeant Dan Moore

The evening of March 4, 2017 was bittersweet for city residents and the Jacksonville Police Department during an open house retirement celebration to honor Sergeant Dan Moore. Dan served the city for 22 years, coming […]

Planning Commission Halts Code Revision Process

Due to concerns voiced by many members of the community, the multi-year process of updating Jacksonville’s municipal code section has been temporarily called-off. In a statement to the Jacksonville Review dated February 13, 2017, Jacksonville […]

Linda Kestner…The Volunteer of Volunteers

At the February 7, 2017, City Council meeting, Mayor Paul Becker honored city resident Linda Kestner as the 2016 Person of the Year. Linda donates her time to numerous city and regional organizations including, Jackson […]

Retirement Party for Sgt. Dan Moore on March 4!

After 22 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Jacksonville, Sgt Dan Moore has retired.
Please help us celebrate his dedication and service by attending his open house style retirement party. Snacks will be provided. […]

Election 2016: Becker Wins, Pot Shops Banned, Charter Fails

More than 1700 Jacksonville voters, representing a whopping 77% turnout, cast their ballots for candidates and measures. As of 11/9/16 at 2:00 pm, the unofficial election results are:

  • Mayor Paul Becker wins re-election. Becker received […]