Dwain Hahs, Mayor, presides over the Board of Aldermen, the governing body of the City of Jackson. The mayor and board positions for the City's four wards, two aldermen from each ward, are elected to two year terms.
The Mayor and Board of Aldermen meet twice a month, with regularly scheduled meetings on the first and third Monday evening of each month. Board meetings are held at City Hall, 101 Court Street. Meetings are open to the public and citizens are encouraged to attend. Meeting agendas are available online, posted at City Hall, and publicized in local media. For more information about the City of Jackson's governance, please contact the City Clerk's office at 573-243-3568.