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Mayor Lenny Curry

A Promise for Progress: 

The First 100 Days

Public Safety

JSO recruits and Sheriff Williams witness the mayor signing the 2015-16 budget.
JSO recruits and Sheriff Williams witness the mayor signing the 2015-16 budget.

  • Greatest budget priority
  • Weekly meetings with Sheriff Mike Williams
  • Community Walks/Visits high-needs communities
  • Funding for 40 new police officers
  • Restoration of Community Service Officers’ program
  • Funding for 40 new Community Service officers

Economic Development

Mayor Curry honors Dane Grey of Elite Parking Services who was awarded the Governor's Young Entrepreneurs Award
Mayor Curry honors Dane Grey of Elite Parking Services who was awarded the Governor's Young Entrepreneurs Award.
  • Supported expansion and growth of businesses including Anheuser Busch, MacQuarie Group, Porsche/JaxPort
  • Entry of new international business in Jacksonville – home goods/interior design leader IKEA

Neighborhoods

Community residents welcome Mayor Curry during a community walk.
Community residents welcome Mayor Curry during a community walk.
  • Launch of community-wide blight reduction awareness program
  • Conducted inspection and enforcement review of Eureka Gardens’ dwellings
  • Increased funding to support road maintenance improvements
  • Increased funding for neglected/backlogged capital improvement projects – Beaches Library

Youth Initiatives

Kids celebrate with Mayor Curry the announcement of a new community playground at Eureka Gardens.
Kids celebrate with Mayor Curry the announcement of a new community playground at Eureka Gardens.
  • Restoration of Jax Journey intervention program
  • Increased hours of libraries in underserved communities
  • Hosted young male participants in “One City. One Jacksonville.” Leadership Week at City Hall
  • Met with members of and continuing the Mayor’s Young Leaders Advisory Council
  • Establishing Chief Philanthropy Officer position to strengthen city relationships with non-profits

Health & Wellness

Runners enjoy the amenities offered on the Northbank Riverwalk in Downtown Jacksonville.
Runners enjoy the amenities offered on the Northbank Riverwalk in Downtown Jacksonville.
  • Hosted meetings with Mayor’s Council on Fitness and Well-being
  • Participated in launch of Seafood Nutrition Partnership Month (October)
  • Registered to participate in JAX Chamber Leadership Trip to Oklahoma City, a model for health initiatives
  • Celebrated start of 2015 Jacksonville Senior Games encouraging active lifestyles

Leadership

The Liberty Street collapse symbolizes the need for strong leadership and accountability.
The Liberty Street collapse symbolizes the need for strong leadership and accountability.
  • Development and approval of balanced budget including a significant capital improvement program
  • Accelerated the repairs to roadways impacted by the Liberty Street collapse
  • Complying with state ordinances and statutes – inventory reports; DEO comp. plans; contract management
  • Commissioned a 90-day audit to assess financial health of city
  • Re-established Budget Review Committee that oversees salary increases and job reclassifications
  • Increased collaboration and dialogue with City Council
  • Funded of previously neglected projects (with no tax increases)
  • Improved contract management and oversight
  • Reduced mayoral staff salary budget by 10%
  • Agreed to non-taxpayer funded retirement