Recreation, Community Development, Public Health & Safety Committee

The Committee shall consider matters relating to recreation; public housing; economic development; affordable housing; farms; forestry; fish and game; parks; zoo; international trade and travel issues; Sister Cities program; Jacksonville Public Library; Parks, Recreation and Entertainment Department; Agriculture Department; Jacksonville Economic Development Commission; Jacksonville Housing Commission; Jacksonville Housing Authority; Community Services Department; ad valorem property tax exemptions; historic preservation; community revitalization; Waterways Commission; vessels for hire; Urban Services Districts; the Neighborhoods Department; education and schools; Duval County School Board; literacy issues; higher education institutions and issues; military bases; personnel and affairs; base realignment and closure (BRAC) issues; veterans' issues; Jacksonville Children's Commission; child services; public safety; motor vehicle inspections; collections; crime victim services; Sheriff's Office; Fire and Rescue Department; emergency preparedness and civil defenses; hospitals; Health Department; human services; welfare; health; and all related subjects.

Committee Members

Doyle Carter - Chair

Samuel Newby - Vice Chair
Katrina Brown 
Reginald L. Brown
Garrett Dennis
Al Ferraro
Matt Schellenberg

Committee Staff

Crystal Shemwell, Legislative Assistant
Katrin MacDonald, Back-up Assistant

Jacksonville City Council
Legislative Services Division
117 W. Duval St., Suite 430
Jacksonville, FL  32202

Phone:  (904) 630-1404

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Agenda Meeting Location / Time

First & Third Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.
City Hall - St. James Building
Suite 425 - Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
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Committee Meeting Location / Time

First & Third Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
City Hall - St. James Building
Council Chamber - 1st Floor Atrium
117 W. Duval Street
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Committee Agendas


In Session Meetings

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Past Meeting Archives

2016 Video Archive 
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2014 Video Archive 
2012 Video Archive
2011 Video Archive
2010 Video Archive
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