Ward 3

Councilmember Greer was first elected as Third Ward Councilmember in November of 1997. He is currently in his seventeenth year serving the northeast section of Jackson. Besides providing results for his constituents on many different issues in their neighborhoods,

Greer is proud of the strides the City has made in the past couple of years attacking blight and demolishing vacant homes throughout the City.

Councilmember Greer also feels the City has made great effort in improving its technology and the way it communicates with its residents.

Greer is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Michigan Municipal League, which is the organization of Cities and Villages for our State. The MML provides training and support for local government officials as well as Insurance, Unemployment Compensation and a Legal Defense Fund to assist Cities with litigation.

Ward 3 is home to Jackson’s fairgrounds as well as Armory Arts Village. Every year thousands of people from all over Michigan flock to the fairgrounds to check out the Jackson County Fair. The fairgrounds main event every year is the Jackson County Fair, held in August every year. The fair is celebrating its 159th year in 2012 and offers exciting rides, games, contests, as well as great local and international events. Other events held at the fairgrounds include Beerfest, Rockapalooza, and the circus.

Armory Arts Village
This is Jackson’s own resident artist community - a redevelopment project located on the site of Jackson State Prison. The next phase of the project involves constructing a multi-use senior housing development as well as retail venues including a coffee shop, sandwich shop, and art gallery.

St. Joseph Catholic Church’s Heritage Festival

Ward 3 also attracts thousands each year the St. Joseph Catholic Church’s Heritage Festival. The festival, held during the last week in July, celebrates Polish culture and tradition including polka music and traditional Polish food.

Places of interest


View a boundary map of Ward 3 (PDF).