City News

Ikon

September 20, 2022 - This morning the Jasper City Council resolved that Jasper Police Department K-9, Ikon, be officially retired from his tour of duty and be donated to his handler Jasper Police Lieutenant Mitchell Jones to provide Ikon with all of his medical and daily needs for the remainder of his life. Thank you for your service to the city of Jasper, Ikon! 

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GYN Cancer Awareness Month

September 15, 2022 - This week Mayor O'Mary and the Jasper City Council proclaimed September 2022 as Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month. The teal bows displayed around Jasper are displayed by members of the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation as part of their "A State of Teal" initiative to raise awareness of all GYN cancers. Cecilia Crandall briefly spoke at Tuesday’s council meeting and shared some staggering facts. Did you know that Alabama ranks fourth in the country for new ovarian cancers and third in the country for new cervical cases?

Pickleball Clinic

September 15, 2022 - Spots are still available for Saturday's Pickleball Clinic at 9 AM! Sandy Thompson, a certified Pickleball instructor, will be at Swann Gym to conduct the clinic for all ages and skill levels. Paddles will be provided to borrow if you don't have your own. To register, call Ken Farris at 205-717-8029.

APEX Park closed

September 13, 2022 - The APEX Playground and splash pad at Memorial Park will close on Monday, September 19, 2022, until further notice to begin renovations.

town hall meeting

September 13, 2022 - Mayor O'Mary and the Jasper City Council invite you to attend a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at 6:00 pm in the Exhibition Hall at the Jasper Civic Center. A representative from Williams Blackstock Architects will lead the presentation and discussion to gather input from the community on recreational needs at the new sports complex being built on Industrial Boulevard and Charles Bishop Drive. 

Foothills road closures

September 8, 2022 - The 2022 Coca-Cola Foothills Festival is just around the corner! 𝗔𝘁 𝟲:𝟬𝟬 𝗮𝗺, 𝟭𝟵𝘁𝗵 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗲𝘁 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗯𝗲 𝗰𝗹𝗼𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵 𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗳𝗳𝗶𝗰 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗖𝗼𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗮 𝗔𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘂𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝟲𝘁𝗵 𝗔𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘂𝗲. 𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗶𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄 𝗮𝗰𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘃𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗼𝗿𝘀.

council chambers

September 2, 2022 - There is no council work session today and no council meeting Tuesday. On February 1, the council approved changing two regularly scheduled 2022 meeting dates from July 5 to July 12, and from September 6 to September 13. Council meetings for September will be on September 13 and 20, 2022.

Labor Day 22 Trash Schedule

Notice: There will be NO Jasper garbage/debris collection on Monday, September 5 due to Labor Day. Collection through the week will be delayed by one day beginning with the regular Monday pickups occurring on Tuesday.

Non-essential city of Jasper offices will also be closed on Monday, September 5 for Labor Day. Offices will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, September 6.

New Gamble Playground Equipment

August 17, 2022 - At their next regular meeting, the Jasper City Council is expected to approve funding for new playground equipment to be installed at Gamble Park. Coming soon!

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Mayor, Chef Lockett and culinary arts students

August 15, 2022 - Mayor O’Mary and Jasper City Clerk Kathy Chambless made a surprise visit to Jasper High School this morning to present a $2,500 check to Jasper High School Chef/Instructor Marulynn Lockett. Mayor made a donation from his discretionary funds for Chef Lockett’s use in her culinary arts classes. Thank you to Dr. Jackson and Jasper City Schools for letting us visit and to Principal Gayle Crump for escorting us to Chef Lockett’s class!

garbage can - attention

August 4, 2022 - Due to equipment problems, some garbage remains to be picked up on today’s collection route. This only affects today’s regular garbage pickups, including parts of Jones Dairy Road. Any garbage that did not get picked up today will be collected tomorrow, so please leave your cans out. Every attempt is being made to contact those that are affected. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience!

Chad Manasco & Mayor O'Mary with D5 dozier

August 1, 2022 - The City of Jasper recently received two much-needed pieces of equipment. Last month, a 2011 Caterpillar D5K LGP dozier, purchased from the state surplus list, was delivered to the city landfill to be used for multiple purposes. This morning, the city received a KX057-5 Kubota compact excavator to be used in several capacities by the Street Department. This equipment is already being put to good use!