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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Home Daycare Inspections

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To better serve the daycare providers in the Town of Jackson and in Teton County, Jackson Hole Fire/EMS in conjunction with the Town and County Building Officials have determined to change home daycare inspections to fall under the authority of the approp...

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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: June 10, 2019

Touch-A-Truck

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Touch-A-Truck is an annually fundraiser for the Children's museum.  Children get to meet the vehicle operators who build, serve and protect our community.  This year, Bobbi Clauson, Captain Carr, Captain Dunn, Captain Courser, Jack Hutch...

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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 Prepares for New 3-Story Burn Building

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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: 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: June 11, 2019

Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Station 1 Moves to Temporary Home

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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 PearlAvenue to 305 West Snow King Avenue, next to the T...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Teton County Fair Now Accepting Event Entries

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From pigs to ninja’s, Teton County is now accepting entries for competitions and exhibits in the 2019 Teton County Fair.

A new option for participants this year is access to an online payment and registration system for: Pig Wrestling, JH Ninja W...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Teton County Wins National Award for Budget Presentation

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For the second year in a row, Teton County has been awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). Teton County is the only county in the Wyoming to be honored with the esteemed award.

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Public Access AED Placed at Miller Park

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In partnership with Teton County 4-H and Teton County Parks and Recreation, Jackson Hole Fire/EMS has placed an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) for public access at Miller Park in Jackson.

The AED is located on the outside wall of the 4-H building. ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Notice of County Volunteer Board Vacancies

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Teton County has a number of openings on its volunteer boards. A list of open positions is below. Deadline to apply is June 17 at 9 AM. To apply, click HERE. To view as a PDF, click HERE

NOTICE OF COUNTY VOLUNTEER BOARD VACANCIES

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

JH Ninja Warrior is Back for 2019 Teton County Fair

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Cows, sheep, pigs, horses and deep fried everything. That’s what you’d expect to see at a county fair. But ninjas?

JH Ninja Warrior is coming back to the Teton County Fair, but this time, with a few surprises. This year’s obst...

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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

Habitat is Holding Information Sessions for their Homeownership Program

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Habitat will be launching the next application and selection this summer for 8 Homes at the Grove, in Jackson WY. An information session must be attended to get access to the application. Please see the flyers and links to handouts for more information.

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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: March 4, 2019

Hidden Hollow Rentals Available

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Hidden Hollow, located along North Cache Street, is currently leasing 55 rental units that will be available June 2019. This development - one of the largest in the Town of Jackson - will provide a total of 138 rental units once it's fully built; 74 of th...

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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: August 13, 2018

Housing Supply Plan Adopted

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The 2018-2022 Housing Supply Plan was adopted Monday, August 6, and details plans for producing and preserving workforce housing in the town and county. Highlights from the plan include: 

  • Current projects that, once built, will provide 108 new wor...
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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Housing Rules & Regs Adopted

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Monday, July 2, 2018, Jackson, WY – The Jackson Town Council and Teton County Board of Commissioners formally adopted policy updates to Housing Rules & Regulations today, marking the completion of one project area for the Engage 2017 process....

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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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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 10, 2019

Trash Transfer Station Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Becky Kiefer

Teton County Integrated Solid Waste & Recycling

www.tetoncountywy.gov/recycle

rkiefer@tetoncountywy.gov

307-733-7678

Teton County Trash Transfer Station Completion Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Trash Transfer Station June 15 Closure for Paving

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Trash Transfer Station June 15 Closure for Paving

Jackson, Wyo., June 3, 2018 ­– The Teton County Trash Transfer Station will be closed to all customers on Saturday, June 15th.  This includes all commercial haulers.  The...

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Posted on: May 31, 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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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Deputy Coroner

Teton County Coroner’s office is seeking an on-call Deputy to answer coroner case calls. Hiring wage is $135.96 per on call day and $24.93 an hour when called in for a case. Average 8-10 call days in a month. Ability to work a flexible schedule is a must....

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

Director of Planning and Building

Searching for candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Community Development, or a related field with years’ experience in land use planning forums, including 3 years of supervisory and fiscal management experience. ...

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For a full job description and to apply, visit: Jobs Postings
Posted on: May 11, 2019

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: 

  • Manage building permit p...
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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. &nb...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Wyoming Department of Health

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Read the Wyoming Department of Health's news article about ticks.

https://health.wyo.gov/avoid-ticks-to-avoid-diseases-they-spread/ 

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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: May 3, 2019

Get Vaccinated and Prevent Measles

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Click here to learn about the top four things parents need to know about measles.  

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

You Don’t Wanta Wanta, Hanta Hanta

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As the snow melts, people begin their yearly spring cleaning and start to venture into garages, sheds, barns, and cabins rarely used in the wintertime.  At least rarely used by humans.  Rats and mice can often be found inhabiting these u...

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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 7, 2019

51st Snow King Hill Climb Run on June 29th

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If you are running all 3 Run to the Summit races register at https://snowkinghillclimb.athlete360.com 

If you are only running the Snow King Hill Climb, register here on our website or call 307-739-9025.

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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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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Levee Reopening North of Emily Steven's Park

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Levee Access Reopening North of Emily Steven's Park

Friday, May 31, Jackson, WY – The Levee section north of Emily Steven’s Park has been closed during weekdays to allow for the construction of the Teton County Stockpile Facili...

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