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Public and Community Meetings In and Around Jackson

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Jackson City Council President Frank Bluntson will lead the regular council meeting tomorrow at 6 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 21

4 p.m., Jackson City Council work session at City Hall council chambers (219 S. President St.)

5 p.m., Fondren Association of Businesses Annual Membership Meeting at Schimmel's (2615 N. State St.). Find out about membership opportunities and what's in works for the Fondren Business District. E-mail [e-mail missing].

5:30 p.m., the Jackson Public Schools Board meets tin the school board meeting room (621 S. State St.).

Tuesday, Sept. 22

10 a.m., Mississippi Commission on School Accreditation meets at Central High School Building (359 N. West St.). This special meeting will cover recommendations for the growth model for the 2009 Statewide Accountability System, approval of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2009 edition, approval of proposed timelines for implementation of the accountability system and approval of the 2009-2010 CSA meeting dates. Call 601-359-1336.

11:45 a.m., "Lunch and Learn: Teen Health" at the Eudora Welty Library (300 N. State St.). Rachel Hicks of Mississippi First and Jarvis Dortch of Mississippi Health Advocacy Program will speak. Free, $10 lunch; call 601-326-0700.

6 p.m., Jackson City Council meets at Jackson City Hall (200 S. President St.). Call 601-960-1037.

Wednesday, Sept. 23

11:30 a.m., Board of Education meeting at Central High School Building (359 N. West St.). The Mississippi Board of Education will discuss recommendations for the growth model of the 2009 Statewide Accountability System and approval of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards. Call 601-359-1336.

Noon, Young Professionals Alliance at Clarion-Ledger Community Room (311 E Pearl St.). The Young Professionals Alliance hosts a speech from Mayor Harvey Johnson Jr. $10, $7 members; e-mail [e-mail missing].

1:30 p.m., Jackson Planning Board meets in the Andrew Jackson Conference Room of the Hood Building (200 S. President St.).

4 p.m., Jackson/Hinds Library System Board of Trustees meets at the Eudora Welty Library (300 N. State St.). The trustees will discuss the 2010 fiscal-year budget. Call 601-968-5825.

5:30 p.m., Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees meets at JPS offices (621 S. State St.). The board will meet for its regular monthly meeting. Call 601-960-8935.

Thursday, Sept. 24

5:30 p.m., Family Focus Group meets at Mississippi Families as Allies (5166 Keele St., Building A). This parents-only meeting for parents or guardians of children with mental health, school discipline or academic concerns will provide support and information. Call 601-981-1618.

For additional meetings, see the JFP Events Calendar.

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