Mayor Lenny Curry and Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Host Committee members discuss plans for the 31st annual event.
December 12, 2017
Mayor Lenny Curry, with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Host Committee, is pleased to announce the 31st annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast presented by Florida Blue. This year’s theme, “Aiming for the Dream,” encourages the Jacksonville community to celebrate the legacy of Dr. King by aspiring to achieve the very principles of equality and service embodied by the civil rights leader.
Brian Hughes
December 06, 2017
Today, Mayor Lenny Curry announced his selection of Brian Hughes to serve as Chief of Staff, effective Jan. 2, 2018.
 
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November 28, 2017
According to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, approximately 30 percent of all household materials recycled in Florida are not recyclable at curbside, leading to the shutdown of processing centers for hours at a time each day.

The “Rethink. Reset. Recycle” campaign is designed to educate Floridians about curbside recycling, and a reminder to Floridians about the basics of curbside recycling which includes clean and dry aluminum and steel cans, plastic bottles and jugs, paper and cardboard.
closed for the holidays
November 21, 2017
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, many city government offices and facilities will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24.
November 20, 2017

A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) reopens today Monday, November 20, for three days in Jacksonville to help Florida storm survivors.

Governor Scott and City officials cutting the ribbon at the Metal Container Corporation earlier this year.
November 17, 2017
Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Jacksonville area added 15,600 new private-sector jobs in the last year. Jacksonville’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.3 percent in October, down 1.4 percentage points from one year ago. Statewide, Florida businesses created 127,400 new jobs in October and the unemployment rate dropped to 3.6 percent, the lowest rate since February 2007. Since December 2010, Florida businesses have created 1,448,300 new private-sector jobs.
 
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November 09, 2017
The park located at Garden City Elementary received a facelift today thanks to a $95,000 grant from Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA). More than 65 employees from the MBUSA Jacksonville Parts Distribution Center, Engineering Services/Quality Evaluation Center, Southern Regional Office and the Learning and Performance Center, volunteered to help spruce up the park by cleaning up, planting trees and landscaping as part of MBUSA’s Giveback program. In addition to fresh landscaping, the funding will also provide new state-of-the-art playground equipment which will be installed next week.
 
COJ VETERANS DAY PARADE 2014
November 09, 2017
Presented by the Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A.
happy veterans day
November 08, 2017
In observance of Veterans Day, the following city government offices and facilities will be closed Friday, Nov. 10.
November 08, 2017
Mayor Lenny Curry filed legislation today nominating six community leaders to be appointed as board members for the newly-reformed Kids Hope Alliance (KHA). KHA, which launched in August, was created to strengthen and improve programs and services that meet the critical needs of Jacksonville children. The appointments are pending City Council approval.
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