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The Cable TV Commission will be conducting a meeting on July 28th at 4p.m.  in the Jackson County Board Office at Jackson County Courthouse at 1001 Walnut Street Murphysboro, IL 62966.

The Jackson County Liquor Advisory Board will be conducting a meeting on July 30, 2015 at 4p.m. in the Jackson County Board Office at the Jackson County Courthouse at 1001 Walnut Street in Murphysboro, IL 62966

The agendas for these meeting will be located under special committees.

The Jackson County Jail’s visitation system is being replaced and upgraded. We will be performing this conversion the week of August 10th beginning at 0800. The project should be completed by August 18th at approximately 1800 hours. During this time there will be no inmate visitation.  The inmate visitation scheduler will be available for use on Friday August 14th @ 1200. Visitors will be able to register for visitation on the scheduler for inmate visits that will occur after Tuesday August 18th at 1800 hours. The visitation system will be operational as of August 18th at 1800 hours. Visitation will return to the regular schedule at this time. 

The Jackson County 708 Mental Health Board meeting on 7-20-2015 has been changed to 8-3-2015. The location is Jackson County Courthouse County Board Office, time is 5:00p.m.

The County of Jackson is seeking resumes for County Board Committee Coordinator.  The Committee Coordinator shall assist the County Board Committees with research, take and transcribe meeting minutes, as well as assist with the county’s health insurance plan.  Minimal qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in public administration, political science or a related field or at least two years equivalent experience within the public sector or non-profit organization. A more detailed job description is available here.  All interested applicants must submit their resumes into the Jackson County Board, 1001 Walnut Street, Murphysboro, IL  62966 by Monday, July 13, 2015.  The County of Jackson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Legislative Committee

Application: Word | PDF

The Jackson County Board is seeking qualified candidates to serve on boards to which they make appointments. Jackson County residents interested in putting their talents to work for the benefit of the County may find more information online here or by calling the Jackson County Board office at 618/687-7240.


County Events

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