Jason Fishback

At the May 29 council meeting, Jason Fishback, a Public Works Maintenance Worker received the Employee of the Month award from Mayor Gonsalves. In recent months Jason has displayed great personal growth. He greatly assisted the team and exhibited leadership with certain projects while the search was in place for a new Superintendent. He was one of the key employees that responded to the ACE Hardware sewer break incident in February staying for the whole 20 hours response process. In addition to that, he is the only member of the team who holds a Class A drivers’ license. Jason also volunteers his time for the Jackson Fire Department. The City is proud and appreciative when Staff step up and show their dedication as Jason has.

At the same meeting a Certificate of Appreciation was present to Motherlode Cruisers for their contribution to the City with the Motherlode Cruisers Car Show which was run over the May 19 weekend. Mayor Gonsalves who spent countless hours to help organizing the event said "It was a successful event. The City welcomed 170 classics cars and thousands of guests from all over the country. The economic impact was outstanding. There is more to come in the future."

The Employee of the Month program was instituted by Mayor Gonsalves and the City Council to recognize employees vital contribution to the City of Jackson. Those wishing to nominate the next Employee of the Month are encouraged to submit via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a nomination.

Max Godde congratulating Jason on his award.

Mayor Gonsalves posed with the Motherlode Cruisers as Council thanked them for a wonderdul weekend.