Next Week: There will be no Jasper garbage/debris collection on Monday, May 29, 2023, due to the Memorial Day federal holiday. All pickups will be delayed by one day beginning with the regular Monday pickups occurring on Tuesday.
All non-essential city offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2023, and will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, May 30, 2023.
May 3, 2023 - Mayor O’Mary announced yesterday that the City of Jasper will soon offer free public Wi-Fi in parts of Jasper as part of the Connected Jasper project. Connected Jasper is a partnership between Alabama Power Company, Tengo Internet, and the City of Jasper and is made possible by a $1.6 million federal grant through the Department of the Interior and the Alabama Department of Labor to advance economic opportunity.
April 27, 2023 - Mayor O’Mary has announced that Starbucks, Whataburger, and Mavis Discount Tire will be locating at the former Crump Nissan dealership. The developer has indicated that these three entities will produce approximately 68 jobs. Work will begin shortly with the demolition of the existing structure.
April 18, 2023 - Mayor O’Mary and the Jasper City Council have proclaimed today Arbor Day in Jasper. Since 1988, Jasper has proudly held the designation of being a Tree City USA community by the National Arbor Day Foundation. Arbor Day reminds us that trees - wherever planted - are a source of joy and spiritual renewal.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 14, 2023
The City of Jasper
Memorial Park Natatorium
Receives 2023 Grant Funding From
USA Swimming Foundation
April 4, 2023 - APRIL IS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH IN JASPER.
At this morning's council meeting Mayor O’Mary, with the support of the city council, proclaimed the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Jasper in support of the Alabama Department of Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention and the Children’s Trust Fund.
March 29, 2023 - Notice: Weather permitting, phase one of the paving plan will begin on Monday, April 3 with 9th Avenue. Work on 9th Avenue is scheduled to be from the railroad tracks to the overpass at SR-69 (US-78) near Son's Supermarket. Crews will work from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm, so expect delays and plan an alternate route accordingly if possible. We thank you for your patience!
March 14, 2023 - It is quite amazing to watch the progress of the ongoing renovation of Sherer Auditorium. The structure was originally constructed as a municipal auditorium in 1938 as a Works Progress Administration project, a program created by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1935. In 1980, the auditorium was named Sherer Auditorium in memory of Harry Sherer, former Commissioner of Public Works for the City of Jasper. Since closing in 2009 as a cost-saving measure, the revitalization of the auditorium had been an often-discussed topic until approval for the new City Hall in 2021.
February 27, 2023 - Two big projects will be beginning in the coming warmer months. First, the west Jasper Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project will begin in early April with construction lasting through October.
The Jasper Civil Service Board is currently accepting applications for the below positions. The deadline to apply for both positions is Monday, February 27, 2023, at 2:00 p.m.
Heavy Equipment Operator
All full-time positions are eligible for:
- Retirement Systems of Alabama
- Local Govt BCBS of Alabama Insurance: Medical & Dental
- Option for $20,000 life insurance
- 14 paid holidays
- Earned vacation and sick leave
Next Week: There will be no Jasper garbage/debris collection on Monday, February 20, 2023, due to the Presidents Day federal holiday. All pickups will be delayed by one day beginning with the regular Monday pickups occurring on Tuesday.
All non-essential city offices will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2023, and will reopen for regular businesss hours on Tuesday, February 21, 2023.
February 9, 2023 - Several representatives from the City of Jasper participated in Memorial Park’s Community Worker Fair a couple of weeks ago, including our sanitation and police departments, among others.