JACKSON: Voting open to name the City’s new leaf vacuum


Some people name their cars.

The City of Jackson names its leaf maintenance equipment.

The city has now opened a poll for residents to name the city’s four new pieces of leaf vacuum equipment.

The names up for selection are:

-Adrian (References the street where the MLK Center is located on the south side)

-Austin (References Austin Blair Park, which is named for a former Michigan Governor from Jackson)

-Beverly (References Beverly Park Place, a street on the west side)

-Cooper (References Cooper Street, a major roadway that stretches the entire length of the City)

-Ella (References Ella Sharp Park and Ella Sharp Museum, which are named for the woman who donated her property to the City for public use)

-Elnora (References Elnora Moorman Plaza, which is named for the first female and African American to serve on the City Council)

-Jack (Shortened version of Jackson)

-Norm (References Norm Creger Memorial Park on the east side, which is named for a Jackson firefighter who died in the line of duty)

-Pearl (References Pearl Street in Downtown Jackson)

-Rose (References Jackson’s nickname as the Rose City)

Jackson residents can vote online here.


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