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May 20, 2024

City/JC Parks Riverfront Pavilion Project

Jefferson City Council approved a resolution  on Monday, May 20, 2024, to instruct City staff, in collaboration with JC Parks, to pursue the development of a new riverfront pavilion and market. Read More
May 13, 2024

National Police Week

As National Police Week unfolds across the nation, Jefferson City stands proud to pay tribute to the dedicated men and women of our Police Department. Read More
Apr 30, 2024

Conference Center Web Page Launches

The City of Jefferson, along with the Jefferson City Regional Economic Partnership (JCREP), is excited to unveil the brand-new Downtown Conference Center Project web page. Read More
Apr 29, 2024

Southwest Boulevard Project Update

Southwest Boulevard’s 800 block is open. The left turn lane of the Dix Road Connector will close on Monday, May 20 for approximately four days. 

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Apr 29, 2024

East Capitol Avenue Update

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Apr 29, 2024

Southwest Boulevard Project Update

Southwest Boulevard’s 800 block will temporarily close both northbound and southbound lanes. Expected reopening by Friday, May 24, 2024. Read More
Apr 25, 2024

Week of May 20: Street Construction

Upcoming street construction and closures for the week ahead. Read More
Apr 22, 2024

Phil Stiles named JC Parks Assistant Director

On Monday, April 22nd, JC Parks proudly announced that Phil Stiles accepted the position of Assistant Director of Recreation. Read More
Apr 19, 2024

Glass Recycling in Jefferson City

Ripple Glass has been keeping glass out of landfills and giving it an opportunity for a second life and Jefferson City has four Ripple Glass bins in town! Read More
Apr 16, 2024

Welcoming New Faces to City Council

With gratitude for their service and excitement for the future, we bid farewell to our departing councilmembers while welcoming our newest additions! Read More
Apr 12, 2024

JeffTran Blue Route Detour

Due to road construction on Southwest Blvd. the Blue route is forced to detour for the duration of the construction.

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Apr 08, 2024

Pothole Patching & Reporting

Our street department crews are out patching potholes! With more than 250 miles of roadway in the City of Jefferson, we need your help reporting potholes. Read More
Apr 08, 2024

National Soy Foods Month

April is National Soy Foods Month and encourages you to include soy as a part of cooking all month long. Read More
Apr 02, 2024

Service Month - Serve Jeff City & Mission JC

Mayor Fitzwater presented a proclamation to Serve Jeff City and Mission JC declaring April as ‘Service Month.’ Read More
Apr 02, 2024

April is Fair Housing Month

The Jefferson City Area Board of Realtors joined Mayor Fitzwater at the City Council meeting on April 1 to receive the Fair Housing Month proclamation and recognize the winners of the Fair Housing Month poster contest.

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Mar 28, 2024

Yard Waste Site Opens

The upgraded yard waste site is open starting Thursday, March 28, for use. Hours will be daylight hours.  

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Mar 27, 2024

Jefferson City Fire Department at Firefighter Day

Members of the Jefferson City Fire Department joined with firefighters from across Missouri at the Capitol for a day of recognition.  Read More
Mar 20, 2024

Bird Scooters Ending Their Services

Bird Scooters notified City staff that the company is ending their services in Jefferson City. Read More
Mar 15, 2024

Improving City Transparency

Efforts to expand the scope of engagement and transparency are underway! Over the past eighteen months, the City has undertaken strides to offer Jefferson City residents greater transparency and connection to the City.


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Mar 11, 2024

Bulky Item Pick Up

Mark your calendars for the 2024 Spring Clean Up.  For Jefferson City residents with residential cart service through Republic Services.
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Mar 05, 2024

Unilever Announces Jefferson City Expansion

Unilever, one of the world’s largest consumer goods companies, has announced today its plans to expand its facility in Jefferson City. The company will invest over $80 million to enhance operations capabilities for the production of Liquid I.V., a prominent brand within its Health & Wellbeing business segment.
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Mar 04, 2024

Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Join the National Weather Service and Missouri State Emergency Management Agency during Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Read More
Mar 01, 2024

Jefferson City Ward Map

Jefferson City consists of five wards. Each ward corresponds to a specific geographic area within the city, and the residents of that area elect a city councilmember to represent their interests in local government.

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Feb 29, 2024

Yard Waste Update; Burn Season Ends

Beginning at sunset on March 1, Jefferson City yard waste burning season draws to a close. The Public Safety Committee declined to extend the burn season and directed staff to improve and re-open the temporary yard waste site located at 708 Ellis Boulevard. Read More
Feb 27, 2024

Jefferson City Correctional Center Recognition

Mayor Ron Fitzwater spoke at the Jefferson City Correctional Center (JCCC) Awards Banquet to show appreciation and recognition to the efforts of the offender organizations, who are positively contributing to our community and striving to move forward. Read More
Feb 20, 2024

City Authorizes Google Fiber Agreement

The City of Jefferson is excited to announce Google Fiber is bringing its high-speed broadband Internet services to Jefferson City. Read More
Jan 19, 2024

Parks and Recreation Commission Apoints New Director

Aaron Grefrath appointed as the City’s newest Director of Parks and Recreation. Read More
Dec 15, 2023

New Public Records Request Portal

The City of Jefferson has launched a new public records management system. Read More
Dec 07, 2023

New Parking Fees and Fines

City Council approves parking fees and fines increase for 2024. Read More
Oct 19, 2023

City of Jefferson Yard Waste Service Changing

Free yard waste drop-off service for residents will transition from its current location at 2417 South Ridge Drive to a new site at 708 Ellis Boulevard.

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May 04, 2021

Missouri State Penitentiary Redevelopment

City of Jefferson awarded $2.1 million Community Revitalization grant from the Department of Economic Development.

View current plans for the Missouri State Penitentiary Redevelopment project.

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City of Jefferson Discontinues Yard Waste Services

City Council decided to not move forward on proposals to continue with providing subsidized yard waste services to city residents in a closed session on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Read More

Council Approves Lead Developer for Conference Center Project

The City of Jefferson City Council approved Garfield Public/ Private LLC as the lead developer for the downtown conference center, hotel, and parking structure project. Read More

City Approves Garfield Public/Private as Conference Center Lead Developer

The City of Jefferson approved national development services provider Garfield Public/Private as lead developer for downtown conference center project.  Read More

2023 CDBG Annual Action Plan

The  City of Jefferson must prepare an Annual Action Plan that outlines the City's plans for the use U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants in housing, infrastructure, public services and removal of blight. Read More

Yard Waste-Open Burning Season

The yard waste open burning season runs from November 1 through March 1 each year and is regulated by certain daylight and weather condition restrictions.

The Fire Department may issue a "No Burn" order at any time during that period if they deem conditions hazardous. This law is found in Chapter 13 of the City Code. If you have more questions after reading the Code, call the Jefferson City Fire Department at (573) 634-6401. The burning of anything other than yard waste is prohibited. Read More

2024-2029 CDBG Consolidated Plan

The City has developed a survey that will help identify funding priorities for the Community Development Block Grant Program from 2024 to 2029. The City anticipates to receive approximately $300,000 for each year. Read More