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Posted on: June 19, 2019

New 3-Story Burn Building has Arrived

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Structure fires are referred to as "High-Risk, Low-Frequency" incidents.  It is great for our community that structure fires are low-frequency, but this adds tremendous risk to firefighters who might not get the experience in a realisti...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Fire Station 1 moves to its temporary Home

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Jackson, WY – June 11, 2019 – Jackson Hole Fire/EMS has moved Fire Station 1 to its temporary home, while the permanent Station 1 undergoes renovation.

On Tuesday, personnel and equipment officially moved from 60 East Pearl Avenue to 305 West Snow King Ave...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Stop The Bleed

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Jackson Hole Fire/EMS is participating in the National Stop the Bleed Day. This nationwide program culminates on March 31, 2018 -- National Stop the Bleed Day. Initiated by the White House in 2015, Stop the Bleed is an important public e...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Fire/EMS Trains 6 Members in Confined Space Rescue at TEEX

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Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Members attend Confined Space Rescue Technician training at Texas A&M Extension (TEEX) in College Station, TX.  Confined Space Rescue requires highly trained responders and specialized equipment.  Battalion Chie...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Hoback Water Quality Steering Committee Seeks Feedback from Community

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On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, Teton County and Teton Conservation District established a partnership to examine and address drinking water quality issues facing Hoback Junction. The county and the district are looking to the community to help guide the proc...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Walton Levee Temporarily Closed

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A popular walking area in Teton County will be closed during the workweek starting next Monday.

The Walton Levee at Emily’s Pond will be closed beginning August 19, 2019 through the end of the month. The area will be closed Monday through Friday ...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Natural Gas Line Installation on Spring Gulch Road

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Commuters wanting to avoid traffic in town by taking Spring Gulch Road may start seeing some delays toward the end of August.

Lower Valley Energy will be begin placing an underground natural a gas line along Spring Gulch Road. Digging will begin on Monday,...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

New Process for Passport Application at Clerk of Court’s Office

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Teton County residents seeking a passport will now have a new way of working with the Teton County Clerk of District Court.

Beginning September 1, 2019, all applicants wishing to seek help from the Teton County Clerk of District Court will need to make an ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Call for Board Volunteer of the Year Nominations

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Teton County depends on the time and talent of local citizens to serve as volunteer board members, who share their time, expertise and insight in order to help inform the direction of operations and programs within the county.  This Fall, the cou...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Housing Rules & Regulations Update

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At the July 23rd JIM (Joint Information Meeting), the Housing Department was directed by the Town Council and County Commissioners to make some changes to the Housing Rules and Regulations. Wyoming state statute requires a 45-day public comment period bef...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

2018 Annual Report Now Available

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Each year, the Housing Department publishes the Annual Housing Report that provides information on Housing Department programs, community indicators, new projects, and more. The 2018 Report is now available via the link below.

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Finalists for 105 Mercill Avenue Chosen

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The 105 Mercill Avenue housing development will bring at least twenty-two new, permanently deed restricted housing units to the local market by the end of 2021. Five teams responded to the Request for Proposals to develop housing at the site. Four of thes...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

New Housing Development Open House

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In January, the Town and County purchased two lots at 440 West Kelly Avenue for the purpose of building permanently deed restricted community workforce housing. This neighborhood, located directly north of the Fairgrounds and south of the Cowboy Village R...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

5 Developers Seek to Build Mercill Housing

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The RFP (Request for Proposal) to develop housing at 105 Mercill Avenue closed last week. Click here to check out our timeline and the 5 responses we received.

To read the Jackson Hole News & Guide article that covers these RFPs, please click the link ...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

HUD Releases New Median Household Income Numbers

2019 Small Income Range Chart

The median family income in Teton County, WY rose over 3% in 2018, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Community members seeking safe, stable housing through the Jackson/Teton County Housing Department, Jackson Hole Community Hous...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Jackson Housing Ombudsman Program: Mediation for Housing Conflicts

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The new Town of Jackson Housing Ombudsman program was created to assist persons in the town of Jackson with housing concerns. They are here to assist and mediate landloard & tenant disputes, assist in resolving conflicts, and document & identify i...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

2019 Housing Supply Plan Approved

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In 2015, the Housing Action Plan provided a map for a community-driven course for the future of housing production, preservation, and management. It is based on policy directives from the Jackson/Teton County Comprehensive Plan and informed by eight housi...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

New Housing Authority Board Appointment

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The Jackson/Teton County Housing Authority Board appointed a new member on Friday, March 15th: Annie Kent Droppert. She will serve a five-year term.

Ms. Droppert is a partner at Geittmann, Larson, and Swift LLP and owns an Attainable Home through the Jacks...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

PARKing Day 2018

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Last Friday the Housing Department had the opportunity to participate in PARKing Day. This event is held all over the world and serves as an opportunity for communities to think about how we utilize public spaces. Locally, Jackson Hole Public Art coordina...

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

New videos released on Final Policy updates!

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You can watch these handy videos to learn more about the updates for the Housing Rules and Regulations, as well as for the Housing Requirements and Town Zoning:

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Posted on: November 8, 2017

Town Reviews Affordable Housing Proposals

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The RFP is for the long-term ground lease and development of the Town-owned property located downtown and currently home to the Jackson Hole Children’s Museum and one employee housing unit.  

“This project represents an excellent opportunity to pr...

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

Recycling Center Bins available during Construction

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Recycling Center Bins available during Construction

The Recycling Center will begin construction on Monday, July 8th.  Please be advised that the North end of the property will be an active construction site.  The Recycling Center Office ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Fair and Fairgrounds Maintenance Technician

Searching for a candidate with experience in maintenance, construction, or related field.  This position is hands-on, and work is performed both indoors and outdoors.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Watering & dragging arenas daily.
  • Keeping the...
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Jobs Postings
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Planning Manager

Responsible for the overall direction, administration and day-to-day operations of the planning division.  This position will manage complex, specialized and politically sensitive planning projects, and mentor and develop team members to ensure e...

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For a full job description and to apply, visit: Jobs Postings
Posted on: August 8, 2019

PARKS AND RECREATION EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

If you love working with people, are a team player and want to a make difference for the Teton County/Jackson community, our department is looking for the right candidates to join our team!

  • PT Customer Service (15-20 hrs/wk)
  • PT Custodian (15 hrs/wk)
  • PT WSI/S...
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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Building Plans Examiner

Seeking an individual with 5 years’ experience in the principles and practices of the construction/building industry and reading and interpreting building plans and technical specification.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reviews all plans and specification...
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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Head Lifeguard

This position oversees safety for all patrons of the aquatic recreation center; ensures safety standards and pool chemical balances; supervises lifeguard personnel.

Qualified applicants will have at least two years’ experience as a head lifeguard...

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To apply, visit: Jobs Postings
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Long Range Principal Planner

Seeking a collaborative Planner with 5 years’ experience in community development and land use planning programs. This person will serve as the County’s authority on long range planning matters and will help shape development decisions through th...

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For a full job description and to apply, visit: Jobs Postings

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Lodging Tax Whiteboard Video

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Follow this link to view a whiteboard video highlighting the function and uses of the Lodging tax.

Click here to see the Lodging Tax Whiteboard Video.

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Funding

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The Lodging Tax provides funding for the Jackson Hole Fire/EMS annual budget.

In FY 2017, the Town of Jackson and Teton County added approximately $500,000 to the Jackson Hole Fire/EMS and other public safety related Departments’ budgets using Lodging Tax revenues (including the Jackson Police Department and Jackson Victi...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Parks & Recreation Funding

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The Lodging tax provides funding to the Parks & Recreation annual budget.

In FY 2017, the Town of Jackson and Teton County added approximately $740,000 to the Parks & Recreation budget using Lodging tax revenues. These funds were used for maintenance activities at parks including trash removal, restroom cleaning, general ma...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

START Bus Funding

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The Lodging tax provides funding to the START Bus annual budget.

In FY 2017, the Town of Jackson and Teton County added approximately $800,000 to the START Bus budget using Lodging Tax revenues. These funds were used to support the general operating costs associated with providing public transportation options for the ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Jackson Hole Community Pathways Funding

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The Lodging Tax provides funding to the Jackson Hole Community Pathways annual budget.

In FY 2017, the Town of Jackson and Teton County added approximately $200,000 to the Jackson Hole Community Pathways budget using Lodging Tax Revenues. These funds were used for the maintenance and repair of existing pathways, as well as maintaining and i...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Board Annual Report

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Click here to view the Jackson Hole TTB Annual report.

The Jackson Hole Travel and Tourism Board publishes an Annual Report to provide full context and details of Lodging Tax revenue management and impact. It outlines the expenditures of all entities that receive Lodging Tax Funds. 

To view the FY 201...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Parks & Recreation Maintenance Shop & Housing…

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PARKS & RECREATION MAINTENANCE SHOP AND HOUSING…

Teton County/Jackson Parks & Recreation broke ground in August on a new maintenance facility and employee housing.  The project is anticipated to be complete in late 2019.  The faci...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Wildlife Can Carry Rabies

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A good cooperative effort with our partners Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming Department of Health, National Park Service Public Health, St. John's Medical Center. 

Read the full press release here:Wildlife Can Carry Rabies

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Public Health News
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Snoopy Can Drink Out of a Cool Mountain Stream. People Should Not.

"Snoopy can drink out of a cool mountain stream." Showing Snoopy drinking water. "People sh

Do you know what your safe backcountry water resources are?

Use one of these techniques to make sure your water is safe to drink.

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Thinking about buying a commercial mushroom harvesting permit on the Bridger-Teton?

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Check out the requirements for selling mushrooms in Wyoming! 

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

What is Nitrates - Nitrites?

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This fact sheet provides basic information for private well owners regarding nitrate and nitrite in their well water.

Click the Nitrate - Nitrite Fact Sheet to learn more!

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Grillin' and Chillin'

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Well, summer has finally arrived in Jackson Hole.  This is the season for picnics, barbecues, cookouts, camping, and other outdoor activities that involves food.  Summer is short here and make the most of these warm sunny days.  ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Snow King Hill Climb Results

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Race Results for June 29, 2019

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

THE PARKS DEPARTMENT RECEIVED TREE CITY USA DESIGNATION

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THE PARKS DEPARTMENT RECEIVED TREE CITY USA DESIGNATION at the 16th annual Eco Fair on May 11 this year.  A representative from the Wyoming State Forestry Division presented the Town with it’s 8th year of being a Tree City USA recipient...

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