•      Advising how best to reflect our history in our parks and public spaces.

•      Advising on enhancing existing events or creating new ones to celebrate historical moments.

•      Evaluating any legislation or policy that would help appropriately celebrate the richness and diversity of experiences of Jacksonville’s people.

•      Working with city departments to contemplate improvements of existing public spaces that portray our history, and whether additional public spaces should be created.

Committee Members

Scott Wilson - Chair

Greg Anderson
Anna Brosche
Terrance Freeman
Reggie Gaffney
Tommy Hazouri
Sam Newby

Committee Staff

Office of the City Council
117 W. Duval St., Suite 430
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Phone:  (904) 630-1404
FAX: (904) 630-1342

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Meeting Information

Meetings as Noticed 
City Hall - St. James Building
117 W. Duval Street
Jacksonville, FL  32202



Archived Meetings

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October 9, 2018

Special Committee on Historical Remembrance 
City Hall - St. James Bldg.
1st Floor, Council Chambers
117 W. Duval Street
Notice | Minutes | Sign-in Sheet | Handouts | Video

August 29, 2018

Special Committee on Historical Remembrance 
City Hall - St. James Bldg.
4th Floor, Conference Room A
117 W. Duval Street
Notice | Minutes | Amended Minutes | Sign-in Sheet | Audio



ORD-MC Auth All Documents Necessary to Consummate the Installation of the National Memorial for Peace & Justice's Duval County Memorial Monument in Hemming Park to Commemorate the African-American Victims of Lynching in Duval County, FL btwn 1877 & 1950; Create new Chapt. 54 (Peace & Justice Memorial Monument Oversight Committee),Ord Code; Create New Sec 111.107 (Peace & Justice Memorial Monument Special Revenue Fund), Chapt 111 (Special Revenue &Trust Accts.), Part 1 (Parks, Recreation, Culture & Entertainment), Ord Code, Providing Oversight by Peace & Justice Memorial Monument Committee; provide for codification. (Hodges) (Introduced by CP Brosche) Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapt 166, F.S. & CR 3.601-7/24/18