Sunday, January 21, 2018
godirectThe Treasury Department is phasing out paper check payments and requiring federal benefit recipients to get their money electronically. You can choose to get your payments by direct deposit to a bank or credit union account or to a Direct Express Debit MasterCard card account. The deadline for signing up is March 1, 2013. Don't delay sign up today.
Hundreds of citizens and officials gathered at the Vicksburg Waterfront  for the Floodwall Marking Ceremony. The City of Vicksburg, in conjunction with the US Army Corps of Engineers – Vicksburg District, hosted a commemoration ceremony for the 2011 historic Mississippi River flood. The Mississippi River crested in Vicksburg on May 19, 2011, setting a record at 57.1 feet. The official high water mark for the record setting flood of 2011 was displayed. Remarks were given by local, state and federal officials. Mayor Winfield concluded the ceremony with by reading a resolution issued by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

Post Home Buyer Education

Offered by: City of Vicksburg - 601-634-4520

This workshop (HOMEWISE) is a post purchase curriculum designed to educate new homeowners on both the predictable and the unexpected issues and expenses that may come with owning a home. This class is held once per year, usually on a Saturday from 8:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

recycle logoThe City of Vicksburg has expanded the the pilot curbside recycling program test area. The original area included residents living between Cherry Street, Eisenhower Drive, East Avenue and Chambers Street. The new area has been expanded to include Drummond Street beginning with the 2200 block going south and the south end of Cherry Street to Finney Street. The project includes the recycling of paper and plastic. There is no charge to residents participating in the program. Residents in the pilot area are asked to call 601-801-5377 for more information.

Offered by: City of Vicksburg - Call 601-634-4520 to pre-register for the class.

Potential home buyers may attend a home buyer education class which consist of 8 hours of home ownership education counseling. Those participating will learn about budgeting, debt management, credit reports, financing a home, home maintenance, mortgage loans, insurance, taxes and much more.

The presentations below were presented by Mayor Winfield at the "2012 State of the City" address at the City Auditorium January 31, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. The documents are in PDF format. The presentation is approximately 1.6mb in size so please be patient while downloading.

In 2009, distracted driving killed nearly 5,500 people and injured 500,000 more. But these aren't statistics: the lives lost to this dangerous epidemic are children, parents, neighbors, and friends.

Mayor Paule E. WinfieldMayor Paul E. Winfield will hold his first "State of the City" address on January 31, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Vicksburg City Auditorium located at 901 Monroe Street, Vicksburg, MS. For more information please contact the Mayor's office at 601-631-3718. The event is open to the public.
The City of Vicksburg is proud to announce that the radio traffic of the Police and Fire departments ia available on our website. Listen to the public re-broadcast of our public safety communications.


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