Leadership Announced for Planning & Development, Public Works and Employee Services
Continuing his commitment to recruiting and retaining top talent to serve and support the citizens of Jacksonville, Mayor Lenny Curry named three directors to the Public Works, Planning & Development and Employee Services departments.
“Every great organization has one thing in common – a team of qualified and dedicated employees,” said Mayor Lenny Curry. “Each of the individuals I appointed today brings a tremendous amount of experience to City Hall that I’m convinced will strengthen many of our most critical areas. I look forward to great progress over the next few years.”
Municipal Employee of 28 Years to Lead City’s Technology Efforts
Mayor Lenny Curry announced today the appointment of Kenneth Lathrop as division chief of the city’s Information Technologies Division (ITD). Lathrop has more than 28 years of leadership experience with the City of Jacksonville.
The City of Jacksonville Ethics Commission is currently accepting applications for a forthcoming vacancy on the Ethics Commission. The Ethics Commission will select its new member for a three year term beginning January 2016 following the Commission’s review of all submitted applications and interviews of applicants. The Ethics Commission is comprised of nine (9) members appointed by either designated City of Jacksonville governmental officials or the Ethics Commission. The Ethics Commission is responsible for selecting three (3) of the nine (9) Commission members. The upcoming vacancy is for an appointment by the Ethics Commission.
Mayor Lenny Curry will join members of the Jacksonville City Council, the Mayor’s Advisory Board on Motion Pictures, Television and Commercial Production, the Jacksonville Film & Television Office and other industry leaders to celebrate highlights in local film and digital media production at the 15th Annual Jacksonville Film Industry Reception.
Over 7 ½ Tons of Trash Collected in One Morning, Saving Taxpayers Nearly $50,000
The City of Jacksonville’s Keep Jacksonville Beautiful commission reported that the 2015 Florida Coastal Cleanup event, held Saturday, Sept.19, was a huge success in Duval County. This year’s event yielded more than double the amount of volunteers and trash collected compared to the 2014 cleanup.