Free Course on Jacksonville City Government
This course was developed by the Jacksonville League of Women Voters and covers basic information about our city government, including how to navigate City Council's website and other basic information that all Jacksonville residents should know!
"It's Our Government" Download the course now
Upcoming Training Opportunities:
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Florida Neighborhoods Conference - City of Pensacola
July 12-14, 2012
On Tuesday, June 5, 2012 the City of Jacksonville Neighborhoods Department in partnership with the
Katzman, Garfinkel & Berger Law Firm offered a free training on Homeowner/Condo Board Member Basics. They also provided board member and property manager certification. The handouts were for attendees only.
Meeting Management - Ethics, Government in the Sunshine and Robert's Rules of Order
On Tuesday, February 7, 2012 the City of Jacksonville Ethics Compliance and Oversight, Neighborhoods Department, Housing and Community Development Division in partnership with Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Inc. provided a free training on Ethics, Anti-Corruption, Government in the Sunshine, Robert's Rules of Order and Meeting Management.
Handouts from the training:
Agenda and PowerPoint
Ethics In a Nutshell 2008-4
In the Meeting - Robert's Rules of Order
15th Annual Florida Neighborhoods Conference 2011
City of Fort Lauderdale
July 7-9, 2011
Running Effective Meetings - Robert's Rules of Order
On Thursday, May 26, 2011 the Housing and Neighborhoods Department in partnership with Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Inc. provided a free training on how to run an effective meeting using Robert's Rules of Order.
Handouts from the Robert's Rules of Order Training
PowerPoint: Using Robert's Rules of Order
and Parliamentary Procedure for Meetings
On Thursday, April 7, 2011 the Housing and Neighborhoods Department partnered with the law firm of Becker & Poliakoff from Orlando to provide free legal training and Condo Board Certification.
The Housing and Neighborhoods Department in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant sponsored the 2010 CommUniverCity - Training Neighborhood Leaders - Back To School.
The CommUniverCity was a free, nine-week training course, "2010 CommUniverCity Training Neighborhood Leaders - Back To School." The goal of the course was to develop strong neighborhood leaders. Residents developed skills to establish and maintain successful neighborhood organizations and will help make Jacksonville the BEST place to live, work and raise a family.
On Saturday, September 25, 2010 the Housing and Neighborhoods Department partnered with the law firm of Becker & Poliakoff from Orlando to provide free legal training for residents that live in a community that has a Homeowner Association.