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Ridgeland Mississippi News

Tasers Donated by Barnett’s Body Shop

Barnett’s Body Shop, a Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce member, donated $5,000 for the purchase of five tasers for the Ridgeland Police Department during Madison County Law Enforcement Appreciation Week. Pictured at a recent Mayor and Board of Aldermen Meeting, left to right, are Joel Lofton and Samantha Barnett Lofton of Barnett’s Body Shop, Mayor Gene McGee, Ridgeland Chamber President John Dorsa of State Farm Insurance, Police Chief John Neal, Law Enforcement Appreciation Week Committee Chairman Kristy Daniels of Regions Bank. The City of Ridgeland greatly appreciates these generous donations and support from the business community.

Ridgeland Public Works Wins First Place Local Government for Environmental Leadership

The Ridgeland Public Works Department was recognized at a recent Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting for winning First Place Local Government at the Keep Mississippi Beautiful annual meeting. Eligible applicants for a Keep Mississippi Beautiful Organization Award must show successful results in one of the following environmental leadership areas: litter prevention and cleanup, beautification and community improvement, and finally waste reduction and recycling. Pictured here with the award on behalf of the Public Works Department is Director Mike McCollum, left, and Mayor Gene McGee.

Road Closure on Wheatley Street

This is notice that the City of Ridgeland will be closing a section of Wheatley Street, between Nolan Circle and Ford Street, for 3 days beginning on Monday morning, May 16, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. and lasting until Wednesday evening, May 18, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. This section of Wheatley Street is being closed as a safety measure while the City’s Contractor installs new sanitary sewer lines and manholes under Wheatley Street. The detour route will be properly signed along School Street, Highway 51, Ford Street and Wheatley Street.

Residents between Ford Street and Boyd Street will be allowed an opening between the barricades to access their residences.  The excavation work will only occur north of Boyd Street. We apologize for any inconvenience and extended commute times to your homes.

Thank you for your patience and please call the Public Works Department at 601.853.2027 if you have any questions.

A sewer manhole is being installed for Boyd Street and it is being connected with the Wheatley Street sewer. Construction work will take place in the road on Wheatley Street from Nolan Circle to Ford Street. Residents may drive around the barricades to get to their homes. Thru-traffic should follow the detour signs.

A sewer manhole is being installed for Boyd Street and it is being connected with the Wheatley Street sewer. Construction work will take place in the road on Wheatley Street from Nolan Circle to Ford Street. Residents may drive around the barricades to get to their homes. Thru-traffic should follow the detour signs.

Safety Priority Award

The Ridgeland Public Works Department was recently presented with a Safety Priority Award by Atmos Energy Corporation and the Mississippi Damage Prevention Council in recognition of keeping the public safe by calling 811 before excavating on private and public property. The City of Ridgeland is one of the Top 10 Cities for 2016 in the MS 811 National Safe Digging campaign.

Pictured left to right: Linda Waters, Public Affairs Specialist, Atmos Energy; LuWanda Morris, Executive Secretary, Public Works; Mike McCollum, Director, Public Works; Gene McGee, Mayor; Renee Buckner, Administrative Assistant, Public Works; Chris Bryson, Engineer, Public Works; Miriam Grammar, Financial Administrator, Mississippi 811, Inc.

Pictured left to right: Linda Waters, Public Affairs Specialist, Atmos Energy; LuWanda Morris, Executive Secretary, Public Works; Mike McCollum, Director, Public Works; Gene McGee, Mayor; Renee Buckner, Administrative Assistant, Public Works; Chris Bryson, Engineer, Public Works; Miriam Grammar, Financial Administrator, Mississippi 811, Inc.

May Proclaimed Bicycle Safety Month

The City of Ridgeland has joined with the Tri-County Mountain Bike Association, Bikewalk Mississippi, Crooked Letter Cycling and Jackson Metro Cyclists in declaring May to be Bicycle Safety Month. Bicyclists of all ages throughout the City of Ridgeland, the State of Mississippi and the nation will be promoting bicycling as an environmentally-friendly alternative to the automobile and a wholesome leisurely activity during the month of May. Residents are urged as motorists or bicyclists to respect cycling and encourage safety throughout our community.

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State of Mississippi Resolution Commends Keep Ridgeland Beautiful

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QR Code for New City Mobile App

Use this QR Code that directs users to the correct app store when scanned with a QR App Scanner! Whether you are an iPhone or an Android user, this code will take you to the right place to download our new city mobile app!

Use this QR Code to download the new city mobile app! Whether you are an iPhone or an Android user, this code will direct you to the correct app store when scanned with a QR App Scanner.

 

If you do not have a QR Code Scanner, go to the link below for your phone:

iTunes (App Store):   http://bit.ly/CityOfRidgeland-Apple

Android (Google Play):  http://bit.ly/CifyOfRidgeland-Android

 

Hazard Mitigation Plan Final Review

The City of Ridgeland is seeking comments on the updated hazard mitigation plan. Plans are available for review through Friday, April 1 at City Hall.

Public Notice - final review

 

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Draft Hazard Mitigation Plan Available for Public Review

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