By the numbers: State of the Town and County

JACKSON, Wyo. — Jackson Vice Mayor Hailey Morton Levinson and Teton County Commissioner Natalia Macker recently spoke to the Rotary Lunch Club to provide a quick “State of the County and Town” and a look ahead to what’s on deck for 2020.

From how many employees work for the town and county, what they do all day—well, geek out on these numbers:

Teton County 2019

404
Number of Employees

85
Number of miles of county roads maintained in Teton County

7,000
Roughly the number of tickets sold for the Teton County Fair

1,800 
The Number of flu shots provided by the TC Health Department

21,000
The number of documents that the County Clerk processed

1,200
The number of passports that the District Court Clerk processed

44,000
The number of registered cars in Teton County

$101,000,000
The Operating budget of Teton County

JH Fire/EMS 2019

1,700
The number of calls that JH Fire/EMS responded to in 2019

4,222
The square miles that JH Fire/EMS was responsible for protecting

Parks & Rec 2019

60+
Number of miles of non-motorized pathways maintained

18
Number of miles of winter trails groomed

22
Miles of sidewalk plowed and maintained

157
Acres of parks maintained

5, 2, 7 and 4
The number of baseball fields, softball fields, tennis courts and pickleball courts maintained by Parks and Rec.

Affordable Housing 2019

725
Number of Affordable Housing units currently, ‘in the pipeline’

1,000+
Number of workforce housing units that have been produced by the TC Housing Department

START Bus 2019

4 and 4
Number of commuter buses from Star Valley to Jackson and from Teton Valley to Jackson each day.

8
Number of electric buses scheduled to arrive in the spring of 2020

Solid Waste & Recycling 2019

200
Recycled 200 tons more cardboard than in 2018

238
Recycled 238 tons more glass than in 2018

130 
Number of tons of trash processed per day

6
The number of trucks sent to the landfill in Idaho per day

Town of Jackson 2019

161
Number of employees (full-time, part-time and seasonal)

77
Special events approved in 2019

2,500+
Number of business licenses issued in 2019

55,000+
Number of utility bills sent out in 2019

79
Number of Town Council Meetings in 2019

$64,000,000
The Operating Budget for the Town of Jackson

Town Public Works Department 2019

39
Miles of public roads maintained with in town limits

15 
Miles of sidewalks maintained

73
Miles of main water lines maintained

56
Miles of main sewer lines maintained

3,400
Number of solar panels owned, operated and utilized by the Town of Jackson

1,500,0000 
Number of kilowatts generated from the ToJ solar panels in 2019

1,423
Number of manhole covers in the Town of Jackson

358
Number of Vehicles maintained at the Public Works Maintenance Facility:

What’s in store for 2020?

  • Update of Comp Plan through the Growth Management Plan.
  • Childcare Baseline Inventory & Needs Assessment Assessment to document supply & demand for childcare services in our community.
  • Mountain Towns Commit to Climate Action – Commitment to support community conversations about setting courageous and action-based climate goals that make significant impacts by 2030.
  • Housing Nexus Study – Housing/employee study to understand where & how jobs are being generated.
  • Human Services Study – Study to better understand our community’s need for different services as state funding for health & human services continues to shrink.

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