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Disaster Preparedness State Tax Holiday

The 2017 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday has been passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. This sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, June 2, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, June 4, 2017

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Notice to the Public

Jackson County Community Development, the Building Department, Code Enforcement, and SHIP (the State Housing Initiative Program) have temporarily relocated to the Jackson County Health Departement at 4979 Healthy Way in Marianna. We can be accessed through the main entrance or through the southwest corner of the building. Attached is a map with our section of the building.

We can be reached at our regular phone numbers and our various addresses are as follows:

Physical Address: 4979 Healthy Way, Marianna, Florida 32446
Mailing Address: 4487 Lafayette Street, Marianna, Florida 32446
Packages/Delivery Address: 2864 Madison Street, Marianna, Florida 32448

We look forward to assisting you in the future!

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Compass Lake in the Hills Budget

 

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Active shooter preparedness - what can you do?

MARIANNA, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The shootings in an Orlando nightclub this past weekend has left many wondering what can they do in an active shooter situation.

"First of all the reaction was shock. As we go through the years it seems like more of these are gonna happen," says Rodney Andreasen, the director of Jackson County Emergency Management. He has experience teaching anti-terrorism and professional military education. He also holds seminars on how to react in an active shooter situation.

"When you walk into a building, even though you come in that front exit don't count on that one single exit. You start looking around other exits," says Andreasen. "Walk them, walk to where you're gonna go."

Andreasen says the three P's are the key to survival: preparedness, preparation, and practicing. Many of his training sessions are for workplace situations. Looking around for different exits and finding objects that could be used as weapons are ideas that will give you options in an active shooter situation.

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Jackson County Road Closures

Due to recent heavy rainfall, be sure to visit our "Current Road Closures" page for updated information on closures throughout the County such as each road's current status, what portion is closed, and more.

Continued caution is highly recommended as road conditions can change quickly. 

 

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