Friday, November 17, 2017

Vicksburg Sesquicentennial

You can now download a booklet that lists all of the upcoming sesquicentennial events at the park and the surrounding community by clicking the link below. Check out the Vicksburg National Military Park facebook page for updates on exciting events every day!  Download Sequicentennial Events Guide

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Water Quality Report - 2012 HOT

2012 Water Quality Report

Date 2013-04-23 File Size 26.33 KB Download 2,717 Download

City offices will be closed December 31, 2012 and January 1, 2013 for the New Year's holiday. 

Save Our Street is a fundraiser for the businesses affected by the March 14th downtown fire. Vicksburg Main Street invites the public to come to Lillian's Restaurant on Wednesday, April 3rd from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and purchase a spaghetti lunch. There will be a silent auction. Dine-in, carry out or delivery for 10 or more is available. Plate lunches are $10. To purchase your lunch in advance, call Main Street at 601-634-4527 or drop by Paper Plus.

Sensus srii meterThe City of Vicksburg has started a project to replace water and gas meters throughout the City. Crews from Utility Metering Solutions, a subcontractor for Siemens Industry Inc., started work in early December and is expected to continue the meter replacement project until early to mid-spring. When in your area, water and gas customers may experience brief service outages. If you have any questions email them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the Water and Gas office at 601-636-3414.

WASHINGTON, DC— Two major efforts to bolster the health of the Mississippi River were announced today during a Capitol Hill briefing by members of Congress and Mayors whose towns, cities, districts and states are touched by the River, according to the Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative (MRCTI), a recently formed mayoral-led effort to create a coordinated voice for the Mississippi River.

The City of Vicksburg is holding a candlelight prayer vigil for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. The service is scheduled for Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 5:30 pm and will be held on the front steps of City Hall located at 1401 Walnut Street. The public is invited and is asked to bring a small candle.

2013 State of The City Presentation (pptx) HOT

Power Point presentation presented by Mayor Paul Winfield during the 2013 State of the City Address.  This file is in powerpoint 2010 format (pptx).

Date 2013-01-29 File Size 2.05 MB Download 1,603 Download

2013 State of The City Presentation (PDF) HOT

Power Point presentation presented by Mayor Paul Winfield during the 2013 State of the City Address.  This file is in pdf format (pdf).

Date 2013-01-29 File Size 4.53 MB Download 1,604 Download

Updated 2012 aerial photography has been posted on the GIS Portal map viewer. Once you access the GIS portal you can turn the aerial photography layer on using the "Table of Contents" button.   

City of Vicksburg Water and Gas customers have another option to pay their utility bills. Beginning today, bills may be paid through an automated telephone system. This option joins other convenient ways for paying the bills including via the city website, automatic bank draft, and automatic credit card payments. Customers may also choose paperless billing and receive their bills via email.

City offices will be closed November 22, 2012 and November 23, 2012 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holidays.

Vicksburg has been named by AAA Southern Traveler and AAA Midwest Traveler as one of the top 13 places to visit in 2013. Other destinations named include Christchurch, New Zealand, the Dominican Republic, Ireland, Mexico, Orlando, Panama, San Francisco, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Turkey and Las Vegas.

This year brings lots of excitement to Vicksburg with Civil War sesquicentennial commemoration events. Events start in April with Tapestry: The Pilgrimage to Vicksburg and the Vicksburg Heritage Fair and continue until July 4, the anniversary of the Siege of Vicksburg's surrender.

Vicksburg Water and Gas (VWG) is happy to offer and provide to you Paperless Billing (the "Service"), provided you agree to the following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions"). By accepting or otherwise using the Service, you represent that you are the customer of record for the utility account that you are enrolling in or that is enrolled in the Service, or duly authorized to act on behalf of, and with the express consent of, the customer of record; and that you agree to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to comply with these Terms and Conditions, the paperless servcie can not be provided to you.

Service Enrollment Requirements

In order to enroll in the Service, you must be an active Vicksburg Water and Gas utility customer, have an eligible account, and follow the instructions to register your account for the Service. You agree that the information you provide to VWG can go through a verification process. It is your sole responsibility to ensure that your contact information is current and accurate. This includes, but is not limited to, name(s), address(es), phone number(s), e-mail address(es) and account number(s). VWG is not responsible and shall have no liability for any processing errors or fees incurred if you do not provide accurate account or contact information.

Your use of the Service and/or agreement to these Terms and Conditions does not alter your liability or obligations that currently exist between you and Vicksburg Water and Gas concerning your utility usage or other utility-related service. You are responsible for any and all telephone access fees and/or Internet service fees that may be assessed by your telephone and/or Internet service provider.

None of the provisions in these Terms and Conditions supersedes, modifies or in any way mitigates your obligation to be bound by and comply with all applicable tariffs, rules or regulations related to your utility service.

Use of Electronic Communication

By accepting or otherwise using the Service, you agree that any and all notices, disclosures and communications regarding the Service between you and VWG, including these Terms and Conditions, may be made electronically, including by VWG posting to its website in accordance with applicable law. Any electronic notice, disclosure or communication VWG makes will be considered made when transmitted by VWG.

Notification of Bills

You understand that, upon activation of the Service, you will no longer receive VWG paper bills through the mail. Instead, VWG will use commercially reasonable efforts to send you an electronic bill to the e-mail address listed on your account. In the event you do not receive notification, it is your responsibility to contact VWG and make sure your account balance is paid in full.

Payment of Bills

Notwithstanding any notification failure, it is your sole responsibility to pay your Vicksburg Water and Gas bills on time to avoid late fees, collection activity or disconnection of utility service. Applicable late payment fees may apply.

Termination or Cancellation of Service

You may un-enroll from the Service at any time by calling VWG Customer Service at (601) 636-3414. After you un-enroll, any future bills will be mailed to your current address on file with VWG.

If e-mails are returned as undeliverable, VWG reserves the right to un-enroll you in the Service, and return to sending you a paper bill. You may re-enroll at any time after correcting any e-mail address error. VWG reserves the right to cancel the electronic presentment of your bills at any time.

Your obligation to pay your Vicksburg Water and Gas bill by the due date is not altered or modified in any way by any termination or cancellation of the Service.

Errors or Disputes

In case of errors or questions about your utility bill, you should contact VWG Customer Service at (601) 636-3414. In the event of a dispute regarding the Service, you agree to resolve the dispute in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.


Changes to Terms and Conditions

The Service and these Terms and Conditions may be modified or amended by VWG from time to time. In such event, VWG will provide notice to you in accordance with applicable law, which may be accomplished by posting such change on the VWG website. 

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS", "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY WHATSOEVER.

VWG HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, OR ARISING FROM CUSTOM OR TRADE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SUITABILITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS AND TITLE WITH REGARD TO THE CONTENT AND OPERATION OF THIS SERVICE.

VWG does not warrant that the operation of this Service will be uninterrupted or error free; that defects will be corrected; or that this website or any server used to operate the Service are free from viruses or other harmful components.

In no event shall VWG or the City of Vicksburg Government be liable for any damages in connection with this Service. If you become dissatisfied with the Service, or the terms, conditions or policies governing it, your sole remedy is to discontinue using the Service.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, or consequential or incidental damages, so portions of the above exclusions may not apply to you.

The foregoing provisions of this section are for the benefit of Vicksburg Water and Gas, the CIty of Vicksburg, employees, agents, insurers, licensors, and third party licensors and service providers, and each shall have the right to assert and enforce the provisions directly on their own behalf.

Entire Agreement

You acknowledge and agree that these Terms and Conditions set forth are the complete and exclusive statement of the Service to be provided, and these Terms and Conditions supersede any proposal or prior agreement, oral or written, and any other communications between you and VWG relating to the subject matter hereof. These Terms and Conditions may only be modified in writing and may not be modified or altered verbally by any VWG employee.


Governing Law

This Agreement and the terms for the use of the Service shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Mississippi, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. The terms of this Agreement remain in effect until such time that they may be updated.

Electronic Signature

You understand and agree that your click of the "Submit" button to register for the Service constitutes an electronic signature that will be treated in all respects as having the same legal effect as an original handwritten signature; that the information you have provided is true and accurate; that you have read, understand, accept and agree to these Terms and Conditions, that you are duly authorized to bind the customer of record to these Terms and Conditions; and that you authorize (unless and until your account is un-enrolled) VWG to provide the Service for your registered accounts.

You may print these Terms and Conditions for your records using the Print feature of your Internet browser.

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