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Posted on: October 18, 2019

National Electrical Code Class

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This class will review changes to the 2020 NEC.  Sign up at https://wyomingiaei.com under registration/payment.

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Gas Leak at Karns Meadow Well House

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Jackson Hole Fire/EMS were called to mitigate a gas leak at the Karns Meadow well house on the morning of Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Upon arrival, responders recognized the hazard of the chlorine gas leak and requested.  Team members changed into...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Firefighter 1 Class

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Members from Jackson Hole Fire/EMS, Teton Village Fire Department and Jackson Hole Airport Fire Department are working on completing Firefighter 1 training.  This training started on September 9th and will continue through November 12.

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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: October 17, 2019

Gas Leak at Karns Meadow Well House

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Jackson Hole Fire/EMS were called to mitigate a gas leak at the Karns Meadow well house on the morning of Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Upon arrival, responders recognized the hazard of the chlorine gas leak and requested assistance from the Region 8 Regiona...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

2019 SPET Information

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2019 SPET INFORMATION

On November 5, 2019 Teton County voters will be able to go to the election poles to vote on a 1% Specific Purpose Excise Tax (SPET). Ten (10) projects have been identified by the Town and County elected officials to be placed on the N...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Hoback Water Quality Stakeholders Announced and Nitrate Screening Day

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Teton County and Teton Conservation District are announcing that they have selected nine community members from the Hoback Junction area to take part in a stakeholder group aimed at exploring methods for improving drinking water quality in that area.

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Community Feedback Requested to Develop Resource Allocation Plan

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This fall, Teton County and the Town of Jackson have contracted with Program and Policy Insight, LLC to conduct human services planning to identify community priorities and develop a resource allocation plan.  We want to hear from community membe...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Teton County Chairwoman Honored as "Commissioner of the Year"

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The first woman county commissioner to take home a prestigious award recognizing her work throughout the state of Wyoming represents Teton County. Teton County Board of County Commissioner Chairwoman Natalia Macker was recognized at the Wyoming County Com...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Teton County Health Department Offers Flu Clinics

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Health Department officials are encouraging people in the community to get vaccinated for flu and are providing walk-in flu clinics to the public.

People looking to get a flu shot may visit the Health Department located at 460 Pearl Ave. anytime between 8:...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Residents Reminded to Comply with Bear-Resistant Trash Container Rules

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As Teton County rolls into fall with cooler temperatures and the first snow of the season, bears are making their way to lower elevations, looking for food as they prepare to hibernate for winter. County officials want to remind the public that it is our ...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Walton Levee Closed on Weekdays Until November

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A popular walking area will be closed to the public starting next week.  

The Walton Levee will be closed Monday through Friday, beginning September 3, 2019 to November 1, 2019 for the completion of the Teton County Stockpile Facility and Walton Q...

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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 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: 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

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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: 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:

Town Zoning Update

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Housing Rules and Regulations Update

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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: October 17, 2019

Deputy County Attorney - Criminal

The Teton County and Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is seeking a licensed Wyoming attorney with a minimum of two years’ experience practicing criminal law.  Jury trial experience is a must.  Our ideal candidate has a solid grasp of Wyomin...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Emergency Telecommunicator

Dispatchers going for a fly-a-long with Teton County Search and Rescue. Training flights like these help dispatchers prepare for summer by allowing them to survey the land and better understand where calls are coming from in the many recreational...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

System Specialist

The Teton County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking a qualified person for the position of System Specialist. TCSO’s IT department consists of three budgeted positions which include an IT Manager, a Network Specialist and a System Specialist.  ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Winter Operations

The Parks Division is accepting applications for a full or part time seasonal laborer position. Primary responsibilities will include snow removal, ice rink maintenance, and light construction as well as ensuring clean and safe parks and onsite facilities...

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Posted on: October 3, 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
  • PT WSI/Swim Lessons Instructor
  • PT Lifeguard

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Head Lifeguard

Serve our community and enjoy being part of a team!

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 ...

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For a full job description and to apply, visit: Jobs Postings
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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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 specifications for resi...
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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: 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: October 3, 2019

Hoback Drinking Water Screening Day for Nitrate

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When: Tuesday, October 22 2019Time: 3:00 pm to 7:00 pmWhere: Firehouse 3 - Hoback, 10995 S Highway 89, Jackson, WY 83001 

 Directions for Sampling:

  1. Use a clean, wide mouthed container that is 1 quart to 1 liter in size.
  2. Turn on your water a...
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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Walk in Flu Clinics Offered

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Jackson, WY-September 16th, 2019- Health Department officials are encouraging people in the community to get vaccinated for flu and are providing walk-in flu clinics t...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Certified Pool Operator Course

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Teton County Environmental Health has released information on the next Certified Pool Operator (CPO) training course and exam.  

Get information on taking the Certified Pool Operator training course and exam.

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Teton District Board of Health Updated Bylaws

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On 7/23/19, the Teton District Board of Health voted and approved the following updated bylaws.

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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: September 25, 2019

Teton County/Jackson Recreation Center Expansion and Renovation, Community Climbing Gym, King Street

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The expansion of the Teton County/Jackson Recreation Center to include an additional gymnasium, indoor walking/running track, indoor climbing gym, wellness and fitness opportunities, outdoor aquatics splash pad, general youth to senior recreational amenit...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Proposed Fee Increase

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The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board will be taking comment on the proposed fee increase for Fields Facilities for the next 45 days.  Please send any comments to: parksandrecboard@tetoncountywy.gov

A public meeting will be held at the November ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

A Homeowners Guide to Integrated Pest Management(IPM)

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Integrated Pest Management, also known as IPM, is a sustainable approach to managing pests that combines cultural, physical, biological and chemical methods in a way that minimizes economic, health and environmental risks.

Effective IPM programs identify p...

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