City Hall Happenings

In Support of the New Charter – by Steve Casaleggio

I was privileged to act as secretary in drafting the proposed, new Jacksonville charter. As the time for voters to cast ballots approaches, I must respond to some misconceptions about the new charter.

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Changes in the Fire Protection Surcharge Discount Program – by City Councilor Ken Gregg

After the recent approval of a $4 increase in the monthly fire protection surcharge, the Public Safety Committee investigated how this increase would affect the residents who were participating in the fire protection surcharge discount […]

In Support of Mayor Paul Becker!

From Whitman Parker, Publisher Jacksonville Review and Southern Oregon Wine Scene

The case for re-electing Paul Becker is simple: For six years, Paul Becker has been an excellent mayor, demonstrating a keen ability to listen to […]

Election 2016: Meet the Candidates for Jacksonville City Council

The Candidates were asked: If elected to the Jacksonville City Council, what do you hope to accomplish over the next four years?

Steve Casaleggio – Candidate for City Council

To introduce: I’m Steve Casaleggio, candidate for […]

Election 2016: Meet the Candidates for Jacksonville Mayor

The Candidates were asked: Why are you running? What do you hope to accomplish over the next 4 years?

Mayor Paul Becker – Incumbent

To begin, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you, the […]

2016 City Council Race is On!

In the November General Election, Jacksonville voters will elect three City Councilors and a Mayor. Three candidates have filed to run for City Council. Just minutes before press time, the Review confirmed that Councilor Jocie […]

Miller House Has New Owner

After serving as Jacksonville City Offices for 26 years, the Miller House is now privately owned. The house closed escrow on July 28 for $410,000, according to Jackson County Public Records. The Review caught up […]

Jacksonville’s 2016 City-Wide Yard Sale is September 9-11

Set-Up: Thursday, September 8th, 6:00-10:00pm (No Sales Allowed)
Yard Sale Days: 7:00am-8:00pm

As the 2016 City-Wide Yard Sale weekend nears it is important to remember that this event is not sponsored by the City of Jacksonville and […]

The Jacksonville Dam – No Longer a Dam! – by Tony Hess

The Jacksonville dam and reservoir was built in 1911, one mile west of town along Jackson Creek. It was built to provide a source of drinking water to the town via […]

Don’t Be Alarmed!

On Friday, June 10, 2016, from noon-3:00pm, Jacksonville officials will participate in the statewide Cascadia Emergency drill – you may notice 3 teams from the Jacksonville Community Emergency Response Team out and about in your […]