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Vicksburg Comprehensive Plan HOT

The purpose of this Comprehensive Plan is to serve as a general and long-range policy guide to decision-making for the City of Vicksburg. The Plan is "comprehensive" in that it includes all of the city's geographical areas and service functions that sustain or support the city's physical development. 

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Date 2015-02-05 File Size 8.93 MB Download 1,753 Download

Malcolm ButlerMayor George Flaggs would like to once again congratulate Malcolm Butler and salute his performance in Super Bowl XLIX. The City of Vicksburg will honor Malcolm very soon. Mayor Flaggs has been in contact with Malcolm's family and as soon as logistics can be worked out on his return back to Vicksburg, a celebration will take place. We look forward to honoring Malcolm, and we are proud of all his accomplishments. The City of Vicksburg will announce more details when plans are finalized.
Craig DanczykCraig Danczyk was appointed Deputy Chief of Fire Suppression December 1, 2014. He began his career with the Vicksburg Fire Department May 10, 1995, as a firefighter and was promoted through the ranks of lieutenant, captain and assistant chief during his 19.5 years with the department prior to his appointment as deputy chief.

He has logged more than 2,000 hours of training during his career, and is a National Registry Emergency Medical Technician, certified Mississippi State Fire Academy Smoke Diver, Certified Advanced Rescue Specialist, Fire Service Instructor, and a Fire And Life Safety Educator.

scholarshipsSouth Ward Alderman Willis Thompson announced that the Mississippi Municipal League, of which the City of Vicksburg is a member, offers three (3) $2,000.00 scholarships to high school seniors.
  • The $2,000 MML General Scholarship is open to all high school seniors and is co-sponsored by Mississippi Power Company.
  • The $2,000 MML Limited Scholarship is open to children or grandchildren of employees or elected officials of Mississippi municipalities and to high school seniors working part-time for a member municipality of the Mississippi Municipal League and is co-sponsored by Phelps Dunbar.

City offices will be closed Thursday, January 1, 2015 and Friday, January 2, 2015 in observance of the New Year holiday. 
Thompson flag 350x410Alderman Thompson has been invited to speak at a Black History Program that is being hosted by Alcorn State University. He has been asked as a guest speaker to sit on a panel to address the topic pertaining to "Saving Black Males in the Community; Problems and Solutions." This address will take place at the Alcorn State University Vicksburg Extension Campus on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at 5:30 pm. in Classroom 1. If you are interested in hearing this address and/or would like to ask questions, please feel free to attend.
City offices will be closed Thursday, December 25, 2014 and Friday, December 26, 2014 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

Recently a group of Army helicopter pilots from Kentucky made a stop at the Vicksburg Municipal Airport while on their way to the Army base at Fort Polk, Louisiana. It's great to know that our airport is being utilized efficiently and is accommodating to those aircrafts and pilots from various locations. Vicksburg Municipal Airport Director, Mr. Sam Washington has made great improvements and continues his developments in making our Airport what it is and for all that visit. There will be more information to come about his changes and future endeavors for this location.

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Proposed Sports Complex HOT
Proposed Sports Complex for Vicksburg Mississippi
Date 2014-12-19 File Size 8.68 MB Download 1,584 Download
City offices will be closed Monday, January, 19, 2015 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Kansas City Holiday ExpressThe Kansas City Holiday Express Train will be in Downtown Vicksburg on Friday, December 5, 2014, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. The train will be open for tours and visits with Santa. This event is free and open to the public.

KCS' Holiday Express is a six-car train that brings Santa Claus and his elves to communities throughout the U.S. network at scheduled stops. These events are free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

mayor-with-flag2Mayor George Flaggs will hold a televised question and answer session on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in the City Hall Annex Board Room to discuss his first 1½ years in office as Mayor of the City of Vicksburg. All constituents and members of the business community are invited to join him on this day as he discusses past accomplishments and future goals of this administration.
alertCity offices will be closed Thursday, November, 27, 2014 and Friday, November 28, 2014, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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