An international recruiting services firm filed plans this week to open a global service center in Jacksonville – a project finalized last month on a city economic development mission to London. Resource Solutions filed plans with the Jacksonville City Council that will add 75 skilled jobs to the city. The project is subject to approval of state and local incentives.
Since assuming office, Mayor Lenny Curry has identified priorities key to Jacksonville’s success. Among them are increased and improved economic development. Earlier this year, Mayor Curry stood with Governor Rick Scott as Dane Grey of Elite Parking Services was awarded the Governor's Young Entrepreneurs Award. Support for entrepreneurship is one of the many ways both the city and state are facilitating efforts to strengthen economic development.
Mayor Lenny Curry and Sheriff Mike Williams have been in communications about the Paris tragedies and the investigative efforts being led by federal officials. Based on available information, there are currently no related threats or risks for the City of Jacksonville. Nevertheless, City and law enforcement officials will maintain and monitor security levels while praying for the protection, peace and healing for Parisian families and visitors.
Continuing a commitment to address blight and poor neighborhood conditions, the mayor and his administration support and promote initiatives and events that encourage appropriate disposal of waste and other debris throughout Jacksonville. One of these many efforts is through the Solid Waste Division, which is hosting 10 household hazardous waste (HHW) and electronic waste (e-waste) mobile collection events throughout the city.
The City of Jacksonville and Keep Jacksonville Beautiful (KJB) are teaming up with shredding companies UltraShred Technologies, Iron Mountian, and Republic Services Recycling Center on Friday, Nov. 13 to observce "America Recycles Day."