Mayor Johnson Weekly Newsletter 3/28 | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

Mayor Johnson Weekly Newsletter 3/28

JATRAN Acquires Six New Handilift Busses. Last Monday, JATRAN (Jackson Public Transportation Co., Inc.) unveiled one of its new 2005 Ford Starcraft Cutaway Handilift paratransit vehicles. The new vehicles seat sixteen passengers plus two wheel chairs or twenty walk-on passengers. JATRAN has a total of 9 paratransit vehicles in its fleet.
JATRAN's Handilift service provides demand response transportation to citizens with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

"These vehicles will allow riders with special needs to be fairly independent and travel to destinations around the city, whether they're visiting, making trips to the doctor's office or just out to enjoy the day," said Mayor Johnson.

JATRAN Handilift serve operates eleven runs weekly and two runs on Saturdays. For more information, call 948-3840 or 948-5438.

Convention Center Commissioners Take Oath
A ceremony is scheduled Monday, March 28, 3:30 p.m. for the Capital City Convention Center Commissioners as they take the oath of office. The ceremony will take place in the Council Chamber at City Hall.

Entergy Mayor's Trophy Game (Ole Miss vs. Mississippi State baseball)
Tickets are going fast for the Entergy Mayor's Trophy Game. Ole Miss and Mississippi State battle it out on the mound at Smith Wills Stadium, Tuesday, March 29, 2005 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

For ticket information, check with the Senators at http://www.jacksonsenators.com or at the Smith Wills Ticket Office. Call 601.362.2294 for more information.

Reminders
Lifeguards Please! – Do you like people, love to swim, and are you at least 16-years-old? Apply to be a lifeguard! Those interested in applying should call 960-0471, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Senior Jobs Available! – Jackson citizens, 55 or older, who are seeking part-time or full-time work are encouraged to call 960-0335. Ask for Mr. Brown, Project Director or Mr. Cole, Personnel Representative.

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