FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 3rd, 2012
Contact: Derek Dobies, 517-618-1452

Jackson Councilman Derek Dobies to host January office hours

Regular office hours will ensure community input and openness in city affairs

JACKSON – Today, 6th Ward City Councilman Derek Dobies announced upcoming January office hours for city residents to give input into city affairs.

The office hours help fulfill a commitment Dobies made during his recent campaign to increase community input and keep City Council in touch with the people it serves. Dobies will hold regular office hours for the duration of his term on City Council.
The January dates are as follows:

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012: 5:00PM – 6:00PM
The Pickle Barrel
156 West Michigan Ave
Jackson, MI 49201

Monday, January 16th, 2012: 7:30AM – 8:30AM
Cuppa Coffee Shop
634 N. Mechanic St.
Jackson, MI 49202

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012: 5:00PM – 6:00PM
The Pickle Barrel
156 West Michigan Ave
Jackson, MI 49201

Monday, January 30th, 2012: 7:30AM – 8:30AM
Cuppa Coffee Shop
634 N. Mechanic St.
Jackson, MI 49202

“With the new year upon us, it’s time City Council gets to work on making the tough decisions that will work to move our community forward,” said Dobies. “Now more than ever, we need citizen input. Good government starts with open government, which is why I will work to bring the public into decision making at every opportunity. I want 2012 to be the year Jackson city government opened up to the people.”
In addition to regular office hours, Jackson citizens can contact Councilman Dobies at any time with a question, idea, concern or problem at 517-618-1452 or by email at derekdobies@gmail.com.