June 19, 2013
Move Will Fill 30,000 Square Feet of EverBank Center

C2C Solutions intends to relocate 200 employees to Downtown Jacksonville to consolidate its office this summer in an agreement announced today.
A shot of the hanging scoreboard in the Veterans Memorial Arena showing the team league logos with the game's date of October 9.
June 18, 2013
Orlando Magic and New Orleans Pelicans to Face Off in October

Continuing Jacksonville’s momentum as a destination for sports and entertainment, Mayor Alvin Brown announced today that the NBA’s Orlando Magic and New Orleans Pelicans will kick off their 2013-14 season with a preseason game on Oct. 9.
City of Jacksonville, Florida
June 07, 2013
In accordance with Sec. 7.201 of the City Charter and Ordinance 2013-367-E, the City Council desires to hire Independent Legislative Counsel. The engagement the law firm will be interviewed by the City Council Executive Committee and confirmed by the full City Council. The Legislative Counsel will report directly to the City Council. The Legislative Counsel will advise the City Council on legislative matters as the Council directs and will supplement, not replace, services provided by the Office of General Counsel.

Closing Date – Friday, June 14, 2013. Allocated Appropriation: $75,000.

Send Resume to CLbrown@coj.net  or view job announcement.
Downtown Jacksonville
June 05, 2013
Projects Combined Will Generate Up to $14 Million in Capital Investment and
320 High-Wage Jobs

Mayor Alvin Brown and JAXUSA Partnership, a division of the JAX Chamber, announced today that Bank of America, Energy Intelligence Worldwide Corp. (EIWC) and Total Quality Logistics LLC are each proposing major expansions in Jacksonville. Combined, the companies’ projects are projected to create 320 new high-wage jobs with an average annual salary of more than $50,000 and approximately $14 million in capital investment in Jacksonville.
JaxLibrary on a Phone
June 04, 2013

Access your local Jacksonville Public Library anytime, anywhere via their JaxLibrary mobile app.

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jacksonville waste and recycle app
June 04, 2013

The Jacksonville Waste and Recycle mobile app provides your customized collection calendar for trash, recycling, and green waste pickup, plus holiday scheduling and disposal guidelines.

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2013 Emergency Preparedness Guide
June 01, 2013
Don't just be ready this hurricane season, be JaxReady! The City of Jacksonville partnered with the Times-Union Media, First Coast News, the American Red Cross and WJCT to produce the 2013 Emergency Preparedness Guide, at no cost to taxpayers.

Download the 2013 Emergency Preparedness Guide

You can pick up a copy in the Sunday, June 2 edition of the Florida Times-Union, or pick up a copy at various locations throughout the city starting June 3, listed here. To learn more about Emergency Preparedness, visit www.JaxReady.com or get the JaxReady mobile app.
City of Jacksonville, Florida
May 30, 2013
The Jacksonville Film & Television Office is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Jacksonville Film & Television Industry Achievement Award and Rising Star Award, both which recognize individuals who have made achievements in production-related careers, resulting in a positive impact on the local film and television industry.
From left: Jack Morgan, CEO North Florida Region of the American Red Cross; Mayor Alvin Brown; Fire Chief Martin Senterfitt; Acting Emergency Preparedness Director Captain William Estep
May 28, 2013
Hurricane Season Starts Saturday, But Residents Can Plan Now For All Hazards

Hurricane season starts Saturday, but the public should prepare now for any emergency.

Proper planning can help people have the right plan in place to respond and recover from emergencies – not just storms, but fires, floods and other hazards. Mayor Alvin Brown and leaders of the American Red Cross of Northeast Florida and Duval County Emergency Management are providing resources to assist residents and business owners with precautions in 2013.
More of This, Less of That
May 20, 2013
City to use social media to foster dialogue
To continue the civic discussion following the JAX2025 community visioning initiative, Mayor Alvin Brown announced the  More of This, Less of That campaign. Residents are asked to share photos and ideas on what Jacksonville does well, and where we can improve.
The program provides an easy way for residents to communicate with their city and share ideas to improve their community in an interesting and visual way.
Residents can post photos to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #MoreofThis for things they want to see more of. They can use #LessofThat for subjects that they want improved. Photos can also be posted to the City of Jacksonville’s Facebook page or emailed to More@coj.net or Less@coj.net.
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