Jackson: Municipal Government
Jackson has operated through a mayor-council form of government since 1985. Its seven councilmen are elected by districts while the mayor is elected at-large for a four-year term.
Head Official: Mayor Harvey Johnson, Jr. (since 1997; current term expires 2005)
Total Number of City Employees: 2,400 (2002)
City Information: City of Jackson, PO Box 17, Jackson, MS 39205; telephone (601)960-1084; fax (601)960-2193
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