Jay has a Mayor-Council type of government. Being the executive authority, the Mayor and his council is devoted to the overall development of the small town in a sustainable way. The town administration takes pride in its individual-centric approach with firm focus on the community welfare. Extensive civic amenities providing residents easy access to recreation and quality living is undoubtedly the biggest achievement of the municipal administration.
The progressive economic growth of Jay has its roots in a consistent business-friendly policy followed by the Mayor-Council government over the years. Water and gas supply, sewer, comprehensive zonal planning, building approval, industrial park, and a host of other fast-spaced civic services have come as a big boost to the prosperity of residents and businesses in Jay.