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Jacksonville City Council

             The City Council is the legislative body of the City of Jacksonville's consolidated government and is responsible for making the laws that govern our way of life.  These 19 Council Members, who are elected to four-year terms and serve as part-time legislators, have almost unlimited power to enact legislation in order to provide for the needs of our community.

             For fair representation throughout the community, the city is divided into 14 districts of nearly equal population and each of these districts elects a single council member.  The other five council members represent the entire community 'at large.'

             In May of each year the Council elects a President and Vice President to serve one-year terms beginning the first of July.  The President then assigns members to Standing and Special Committees.

             Legislation flows through Standing Committees made up of council members before going to the full Council for a vote.  All bills are assigned to one or more of the five Standing Committees for recommendations to be made to the full Council.  These committees meet during the first and third weeks of each month in the Council Chamber in City Hall.  For additional information, click Legislative Process.

             The full Council meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. in the Council Chamber.  Citizens are encouraged to play an active role in their city government.  You may obtain a Council Agenda from the Legislative Services Division in City Hall (Suite 430) on the Friday before a meeting.

             You may speak before the full City Council on any bill up for public hearing or during the public comment section at each Council meeting.  If you have questions or concerns regarding legislative issues, call your district council member or the Council office at (904) 255-5200, for general matters please contact (904) 630-CITY.  Staff there will be glad to assist you.

             Tommy Hazouri, 
             President
 
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records.  If you do not want your email address published, do not send electronic mail to City Council Members or staff.  Instead, contact the City Council by phone or in writing.

 
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Click on the links below to navigate to individual Council Member pages. To determine who your Council Member is, please go to the “Council District Search” application or to the My Neighborhood application on the JaxGIS maps site for additional neighborhood details. You may also contact the City Council office at (904) 255-5200. Click Precinct Finder to search for your precinct on the Supervisor of Elections website.
 

Under Florida law, email addresses are public records.  If you do not want your email address published, do not send electronic mail to City Council Members or staff.  Instead, contact the City Council by phone or in writing.


Council Member Roster - Revised 7/1/2020
 

District Council Members

District 1: Joyce Morgan

Phone: (904) 255-5201
Email: JoyceMorgan@coj.net
Assistant: Chet Aikens

District 2: Al Ferraro

Phone: (904) 255-5202
Email: Ferraro@coj.net 
Assistant: Connie Holt

District 3: Aaron L. Bowman

Phone: (904) 255-5203
Email: ABowman@coj.net 
Assistant: Carol Brock

District 4: Scott Wilson

Phone: (904) 255-5204
Email: SWilson@coj.net
Assistant: Jackie Lee

District 5: LeAnna Cumber

Phone: (904) 255-5205
Email: LCumber@coj.net 
Assistant: Debbi Pataky

District 6: Michael Boylan

Phone: (904) 255-5206
Email: MBoylan@coj.net 
Assistant: Sonia Johnson

District 7: Reggie Gaffney

Phone: (904) 255-5207
Email: RGaffney@coj.net 
Assistant: Joe Francis-Zimmerman

District 8: Ju'Coby Pittman 

Phone: (904) 255-5208
Email: JPittman@coj.net 
Assistant: Mercedes Parker

District 9: Garrett L. Dennis

Phone: (904) 255-5209
Email: GarrettD@coj.net 
Assistant: Taryn Roberts

District 10: Brenda Priestly Jackson

Phone: (904) 255-5210
Email: BPJackson@coj.net 
Assistant: Kristen Hodges

District 11: Danny Becton

Phone: (904) 255-5211
Email: DBecton@coj.net 
Assistant: Tiziana Onstead

District 12: Randy White 

Phone: (904) 255-5212
Email: RandyWhite@coj.net 
Assistant: Rebekah Hagan

District 13: Rory Diamond

Phone: (904) 255-5213
Email: RDiamond@coj.net 
Assistant: Makenzi Conner

District 14: Randy DeFoor

Phone: (904) 255-5214
Email: RDeFoor@coj.net 
Assistant: Brooks Dame

At-Large Council Members

Group 1: Terrance Freeman

Phone: (904) 255-5215
Email: TFreeman@coj.net 
Assistant: Gerrie Ford-Hardin

Group 2: Ronald B. Salem

Phone: (904) 255-5216
Email: RSalem@coj.net 
Assistant:  Nikki Evans

Group 3: Tommy Hazouri

Phone: (904) 255-5217
Email: THazouri@coj.net 
Assistant: Amber Lehman

Group 4: Matt Carlucci

Phone: (904) 255-5218
Email: MCarlucci@coj.net 
Assistant: Alyson Lee

Group 5: Samuel Newby

Phone: (904) 255-5219
Email: SNewby@coj.net  
Assistant: Tracy McGeathey

Former Council Members

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For meeting agendas and minutes that occurred after July 15, 2019 click the below Legislative Bill Search link and select the calendar tab:

Legislative Bill Search
 

For archived meeting agendas and minutes that occurred before July 15, 2019 click the below link:

Archived Meeting Agendas & Minutes


Public Records Notice

The City of Jacksonville is committed to making its website compliant with all state and federal laws, as well as accessible to as many people as possible. The City is currently developing a procedure to make all documents posted on the City’s website readable via screen reader. In the meantime, public records that are not currently accessible via screen reader will not be posted to the City’s website but remain available pursuant to a public records request. To submit a public records request online visit MyJax or call (904) 630-CITY and provide a description of the documents being requested. For documents requiring screen reader compatibility, requests will be directed to the originator of the correspondence.

ADA Accommodation Notice

Pursuant to the American with Disabilities Act, accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please allow 1-2 business days notification to process; last minute requests will be accepted; but may not be possible to fulfill. Please contact Disabled Services Division at: V 904-255-5466, TTY 904-255-5476, or email your request to KaraT@coj.net.

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Pursuant to the American with Disabilities Act, accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please allow 1-2 business days notification to process; last minute requests will be accepted; but may not be possible to fulfill. Please contact Disabled Services Division at: V 904-255-5466, TTY-904-255-5476, or email your request to KaraT@coj.net.

 
August 11, 2020
2:30 p.m. (Please join the meeting by 2:20 P.M.)
Online Meeting
No Physical Location
Meeting ID: 926 6621 8417
Password: 805163
https://zoom.us/j/92666218417?pwd=V2FzOHBZQnJKSlJ1YURIT0dsRFIwdz09
 
Notice is hereby given that the Jacksonville International Airport, KingSoutel Crossing and the Renew Arlington Community Redevelopment Agency Boards will meet on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at 2:30 P.M., and will be hosted virtually through the Zoom.US - computer application app.  The meeting will begin promptly at 2:30 P.M.  All three Agency Boards will consider the proposed amended FY 2019/2020 budgets, fund balances, expenditures, and consideration of new projects.  The Agency Boards will also consider the FY 2020/2021 Proposed Budgets.  The Agency Boards will consider other matters that may come before them. 
 

August 11, 2020
2:30 p.m. (Please join the meeting by 2:20 P.M.)
Online Meeting
No Physical Location
Meeting ID: 926 6621 8417
Password: 805163
https://zoom.us/j/92666218417?pwd=V2FzOHBZQnJKSlJ1YURIT0dsRFIwdz09
 
Notice is hereby given that the Jacksonville International Airport, KingSoutel Crossing and the Renew Arlington Community Redevelopment Agency Boards will meet on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at 2:30 P.M., and will be hosted virtually through the Zoom.US - computer application app.  The meeting will begin promptly at 2:30 P.M.  All three Agency Boards will consider the proposed amended FY 2019/2020 budgets, fund balances, expenditures, and consideration of new projects.  The Agency Boards will also consider the FY 2020/2021 Proposed Budgets.  The Agency Boards will consider other matters that may come before them. 
 

August 11, 2020
2:30 p.m. (Please join the meeting by 2:20 P.M.)
Online Meeting
No Physical Location
Meeting ID: 926 6621 8417
Password: 805163
https://zoom.us/j/92666218417?pwd=V2FzOHBZQnJKSlJ1YURIT0dsRFIwdz09
 
Notice is hereby given that the Jacksonville International Airport, KingSoutel Crossing and the Renew Arlington Community Redevelopment Agency Boards will meet on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at 2:30 P.M., and will be hosted virtually through the Zoom.US - computer application app.  The meeting will begin promptly at 2:30 P.M.  All three Agency Boards will consider the proposed amended FY 2019/2020 budgets, fund balances, expenditures, and consideration of new projects.  The Agency Boards will also consider the FY 2020/2021 Proposed Budgets.  The Agency Boards will consider other matters that may come before them. 
 

August 11, 2020
4:00 p.m.
City Hall
117 W. Duval St., 1st Floor
Council Chamber
 
Notice is hereby given that the Honorable Sam Newby, Acting President of the Jacksonville City Council, hereby CANCELS the AGENDA MEETING FOR THE STANDING JACKSONVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING scheduled previously for 4:00 PM, Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at 117 West Duval Street, 1st Floor City Hall, St James Building, Jacksonville, Florida. 
 

August 11, 2020
4:00 p.m. (Please join the meeting by 3:50 P.M.)
Online Meeting
No Physical Location
Meeting ID: 964 7761 9690
Password: 568417
 
Notice is hereby given that Honorable Sam Newby, acting Council President hereby calls a Regular Meeting of the Jacksonville City Council. The regularly scheduled meeting of the Council previously noticed/scheduled for Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 5:00 p.m. - Jacksonville City Council 117 West Duval Street Jax Florida will be on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at 4:00 P.M., and will be hosted virtually through the Zoom.US - computer application app.   The meeting will begin promptly at 4:00 P.M.; moving immediately into the action items on the Council Agenda. We have also cancelled all presentations. Public comments at the end of our meeting will be suspended. The public will be encouraged to share general comments with individual council members by email or telephone. Public hearings and public participation are required by state statute for specific legislation. We will conduct these hearings as required by state law. CCMeeting08112020@coj.net is the designated email for general comments to be including as a part of this meeting.
 

August 12, 2020
9:30 a.m. (Please join the meeting by 9:15 A.M.)
Online Meeting
No Physical Location
Meeting ID: 954 6386 0080 
Password: 819827

 
Notice is hereby given that the Honorable Samuel Newby, Acting President of the Jacksonville City Council, hereby approves the ZOOM VIRTUAL NOTICED JACKSONVIULLE WATERWAYS COMMISISON, at the request of the HONORABLE AL FERRARO to be held in conjunction with Members of the Jacksonville Waterways Commission, Members of the Jacksonville City Council, and other elected or appointed members of Boards and Commission are invited to attend.  The Zoom Virtual Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at 9:30 AM - NO MEETING LOCATION, Jacksonville, Florida.  The purpose of the Zoom Virtual Meeting is to discuss items ion the Jacksonville Waterways Commission Agenda and topics thereto pertaining.
 

August 12, 2020
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Please join the meeting by 3:50 P.M.)
Online Meeting
No Physical Location
Meeting ID: 941 5620 4683
Password: 027257
 
Notice is hereby given that the Honorable Joyce Morgan, Subcommittee Chairperson, hereby schedules a ZOOM VIRTUAL NOTICED Meeting of the SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON RESILIENCY’S:  SUBCOMMITTEE ON INFRASTRUCTURE, AND CONTINUITY OF OPERATIONS FOR ESSENTIAL SERVICES.   The meeting will be held in conjunction with Members of the Special Committee on Resiliency, Members of the Jacksonville City Council, and other elected or appointed members of Boards and Commission are invited to attend.  The Zoom Virtual Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM, August 12, 2020, - NO MEETING LOCATION, Jacksonville, Florida.  The purpose of the Zoom Virtual Meeting is to discuss organizational timelines, discussion of reports, and to follow the charge as provided below and topics thereto pertaining:
 

August 13, 2020
9:00 a.m. (Please join the meeting by 8:45 A.M.)
Online Meeting
No Physical Location
Meeting ID: 929 4901 1935
Password: 284662

 
Notice is hereby given that Honorable Samuel Newby, Acting Council President of the Jacksonville City Council hereby calls a Zoom Virtual Meeting of the FINANCE COMMITTEE Budget Hearing of the Jacksonville City Council.  The Zoom Virtual Meeting will be held on Thursday, August 13, 2020, at 9:00 A.M., and will be hosted virtually through the Zoom.US- computer application app. In an effort to encourage social distancing and in accordance with Gov. DeSantis’ Executive Order Number 20-69, “Local government bodies may utilize communications media technology, such as telephonic and video conferencing, as provided in section 120.54(5)(b)2., Florida Statutes.” The Council will operate under the provisions of Ordinance 2020-200-E as adopted by the Council on April 7, 2020 and hereto attached.
 

August 13, 2020
10:00 a.m.
Virtual Meeting
No Location
 
Due to the global health crisis (COVID-19), all meetings will be held virtually.  Please refer to the North Florida TPO website for details.  Meeting agendas are available on the TPO website: www.northfloridatpo.com
 

August 13, 2020
3:30 p.m.
City Hall
117 W. Duval St., Suite 425
Conference Room B
 
Notice is hereby given that the TRUE Commission’ s Audit Committee meeting previously scheduled for Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. in City Council Conference Room B, Suite 425, City Hall has been CANCELLED due to the continued closure of City Hall due to the COVID-19 emergency declaration.
 
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