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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Teton County Commission Meeting 4/16/19 Action Report

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The Teton County Board of Commissioners approved Items 1,2,4,5,6,8,12,14 as part of their consent agenda today, as well as the following items that were discussed at the meeting:

3. Consideration of Approval of a Resolution Declaring Spring Clean-Up Week

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Housing Department Seeks to Connect Employers with Housing Opportunities

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The Jackson/Teton County Affordable Housing Department released an employer survey on Thursday and is encouraging the business community to provide feedback.

The survey is designed for local businesses and organizations who have an interest in partnering w...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Teton County Commission Meeting - 3/19/19 - Action Report

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The Teton County Board of Commissioners approved items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, and 15 as part of their consent agenda today, as well as the following items that were discussed at the meeting:

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Parks & Rec Center Closure, 3/25/19 to 5/5/19

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Recreation Center Closed for Renovation: Monday, March 25, 2019, until Sunday, May 5, 2019.

The Recreation Center project includes the renovation and expansion of administrative offices, front desk, vestibule, lobby area, locker rooms, repair work to the a...

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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: April 19, 2019

Spring Clean-Up 2019

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During the 2018 yard waste event, approximately 164,000 pounds of yard waste were captured from the waste stream and composted locally. The success of this annual event is due to the combined efforts of a number of local organizations. Thanks to Teton Cou...

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

Teton County Approves New Solid and Hazardous Waste Regulations

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The new Solid and Hazardous Waste rules and regulations are listed as Title 10 - Solid and Hazardous Waste.

Included in the new rules and regulations are restrictions related to items that may not be disposed of at the Trash Transfer Facility on South High...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Piloting Food Waste Collection in Grand Teton National Park 2018

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The “Piloting Food Waste Collection in Grand Teton National Park 2018” report is now available through Teton County Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling. The summer 2018 food waste collection and composting program is detailed includin...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Changes to Textile Recycling

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The textile bin at the Recycling Center can now accept purses, belts, and shoes. Shoes must be secured together. All textiles are welcome in the bin, regardless of wear and tear as long as they are clean.

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Strategies on the Road to Zero Waste Annual Report

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Wondering how Teton County is doing on the Road to Zero Waste? Check out our annual report! Get updates on what we have been doing and what is coming up in the next several years.

Read full report here Integrated Solid Waste & Recycling

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Office Assistant

Now hiring a seasonal full-time position in our Fair & Fairgrounds Division!  Ideal candidate is an adaptable, team player and excels at customer service. Hiring range is $15.60 - $16.39 per hour.

  • Provide administrative and clerical s...
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Jobs Postings
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Emergency Telecommunicator

Go to work for a multi agency, multi jurisdiction Communications Center.  As an Emergency Telecommunicator for Teton County Sheriff’s Office, you will answer administrative and 911 calls and dispatch the appropriate resources to assist ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Detention Officer

The Teton County Sheriff’s Office is hiring for the position of Detention Officer. Candidates with or without experience are encouraged to apply.  Successful applicants will become part of a key component in the criminal justice system ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Emergency Communications Manager

Be an Emergency Communications Manager for a multi agency, multi jurisdiction communications center.  As a Communications Manager for the Teton County Sheriff’s Office, you will be responsible for the overall operations of the communica...

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Posted on: April 16, 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 buildin...
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For a full job description and to apply, visit: Jobs Postings
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Aquatics Programmer

Seeking a professional who is positive, collaborative, team player oriented and has administrative and supervisory experience in the field of aquatics programming.   

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promotes and markets programs and special events
  • Hi...
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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Maintenance Technician - Parks Division

This position is responsible for performing general maintenance and repair work on Teton County/Jackson grounds, facilities, parks and right-of-ways.

Duties include:

Summer Duties inlclude:

  • Preforming preventative maintenance on tools and equipment
  • Basic athl...
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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Part-time Fair & Fairgrounds Maintenance Technician

Searching for a candidate with some experience in maintenance, construction, or related field. This position is hands-on, and work is performed both indoors and outdoors. The hours are Friday - Sunday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

 

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Senior Recycling Operator

This position is responsible for sorting, collecting, and processing recyclables.   Assists the public in unloading, disposing and recycling materials and will be responsible for driving pick-up truck and trailer, forklift, skid steer and operati...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Human Resources Generalist

This position will perform skilled HR functions such as recruiting and onboarding of employees; managing worker’s compensation claims; facilitating the FMLA process from start to finish and creating engagement opportunities for employees.&nb...

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To apply: Jobs Postings
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Recycling Operator

The ideal candidate will have 6 months experience working in a recycling center OR two (2) years of operating light equipment/machinery.   Will need to obtain CPR/First Aid and OSHA Fork Lift Certification within 6 months of hire; training provid...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Customer Service Representative- Parks & Recreation

Our ideal candidate is eager to provide the best customer service possible to our community and enjoys being part of a team!

What will you do?

  • Greet walk in customers; respond to inquiries about programs.
  • Collect payments; complete report reconciliations; ba...
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For job description and application information: Jobs Postings
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Lifeguard

This position monitors activities at the pool to prevent accidents and incidents; rescues swimmers at risk and cautions swimmers regarding unsafe practices and safety hazards.  Candidates must have skills in administering first aid and CPR and en...

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For job description and to apply: 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. 

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Recreation Center Expansion – Walls are going up!

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New Construction taking place at the Teton County/Jackson Recreation Center

Users will need to be aware of the new entrance that has directional signage to indicate its location, a temporary partition wall has been set up in the lobby area, as well as a te...

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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: April 19, 2019

Teton County the Healthiest Rural Community

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In the 2019 rankings of the healthiest communities by US News and World Report, Teton County is ranked #1 for rural, high-performing communities and #6 for overall communities nationwide.

Click the link below to read the full reports for each category.

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Public Health News
Posted on: April 19, 2019

HPV Vaccine

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Teton County Health Department has the Gardasil 9 vaccine available for uninsured and insured boys and girls ages 9-26. Call to make an appointment today 307-733-6401.

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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: November 9, 2018

Car Seat Inspections

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Certified child passenger safety technicians are available at the Health Department to educate parents and caregivers on proper car seat selection and installation. Call (307) 733-6401 for a free appointment. 

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Emily Steven's Park Levee Access Closure

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Teton County/Jackson Parks & Recreation would like to notify the public that access to the levee north of Emily Steven’s Park will be closed Monday through Saturday from May 1 to June 15, 2019.  The levee will be open on Sundays thr...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Recreation Center-Spring Closure Dates

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Teton County/Jackson Recreation Center Renovation and Spring Break Closure

 

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  • Monday, March 25, 2019 thru Sunday, May 5, 2019

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  • Monday, March 18, 2019 thru Sunday, May 5, 2019 

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