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City Council Members
Al Ferraro, District 2
Interview with Jacksonville's First African American Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Dr. Marvin Wells
September 26, 2019
On Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. in the Jacksonville City Council Chamber, Council Member Al Ferraro interviewed Dr. Marvin Wells about his life experiences.
Northside Business Leaders
August 13, 2019
Photo of Council Member Al Ferraro speaking at a Northside Business Leaders meeting held at the Jacksonville Zoo.
Starratt Road & Yellow Bluff Road Development Meeting
August 08, 2019
Council Member Al Ferraro attended a community meeting to discuss a developer's proposal to build 70-75 homes in the Starratt Road and Yellow Bluff Road area.
Interview with WWII Veteran Sgt. John Connelly
July 25, 2019
Council Member Ferraro interviewed WWII veteran Sgt. John Connelly about his experiences during the conflict as a pristoner of war. The interview was conducted at City Hall in the Council Chambers and can be viewed
Sheriff's Watch Program
May 30, 2019
Photo of Council Member Al Ferraro at the Sheriff's Watch Program Annual Coordinators Meeting held at the Police Memorial Building.
Memorial Day Visit to Ferriera Cemetary
May 25, 2019
Council Member Al Ferraro made a visit to Ferriera Cemetary with former POW SSgt John J. Connolly, AUS in honor of Memorial Day.
Grand Opening of Bogey Creek Preserve
April 25, 2019
Council Member Al Ferraro joined local residents at the grand opening of the Bogey Creek Preserve. The Preserve is the first public park opened by the North Florida Land Trust and consists of 75 acres of maritime hammock forest, seep-fed cypress swamps and mixed pine forest. It neighbors Pumpkin Hill Creek and Timucuan Ecological Preserve; and is open to the public seven days a week from sunrise to sunset.
Opening Day Festivities for Wawa on Monument
April 16, 2019
Council Member Al Ferraro attended the grand opening celebration of Wawa in Arlington. Also in attendance was Council President Aaron Bowman, Sheriff Mike Williams, and many local residents.
New Berlin & Dunn Creek Neighborhood Meeting
April 04, 2019
Council Member Ferraro attended neighborhood meeting to discuss a development project to bring a grocery store to a property near Dunn Creek Road and New Berlin Road. The agent and property owners started the project with zoning and in a subsequent meeting they will be doing a planned unit development with conditions.
JTA Girvin Road Ribbon Cutting Event
March 16, 2019
Council Member Al Ferraro spoke at the ribbon cutting event to celebrate the Girvin Road widening construction project. The project is intended to improve local traffic patterns and reduce the liklihood of accidents occuring in the area.
Dames Point Bridge 30th Anniversary
March 11, 2019
Photo of Council Members Al Ferraro, Greg Anderson, Danny Becton, and the executive team from the Jacksonville Transportation Authority at the Dames Point Bridge 30th Anniversary event.
San Mateo Ball Park Opening Day Parade
March 02, 2019
Council Member Al Ferraro participated as a judge and staffed the concession stand at the San Mateo Ball Park Opening Day Parade. At the event vehicles towing floats paraded through the streets of San Mateo Neighborhood located on the Northside in Jacksonville, Florida.
San Mateo Neighborhood Watch Meeting
February 28, 2019
Council Member Al Ferraro attended the San Mateo Neighborhood Watch Meeting along with Mike Sands, Chief of Development Services, and Steve Long, Chief of Right-of-Way and Stormwater Maintenance to discuss upcoming projects with District 2 residents.
Fire Station 37 Ribbon Cutting
February 13, 2019
Photo of Council Member Al Ferraro and Mayor Lenny Curry at the ribbon cutting ceremony to highlight the official launch of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department's newest rescue units at Fire Station 37.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade
January 21, 2019
Council Member Al Ferraro, fellow council members, and local residents attended the annual parade in Downtown Jacksonville to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Cub Scouts Receive Government Badge
December 13, 2018
Council Member Al Ferraro met with local Cub Scouts and provided a tour of the Council Chambers to help them earn their government badge for meeting and speaking with a government official.
Yellow Bluff Landing Sheriff's Walk
November 29, 2018
Council Member Al Ferraro, Sheriff Mike Williams, and Assistant Chief Greg Burton walked the Yellow Bluff Landing Community for a Sheriff's Watch Neighborhood Crime Prevention Walk in Zone 6. The walks provide an opportunity for city officials to hear from community residents about safety concerns and opportunities for improvement.
RSVP Veterans Appreciation Breakfast
November 16, 2018
Council Members Al Ferraro and Ju'Coby Pittman were in attendance to celebrate Veterans Day at the RSVP Veterans Appreciation Breakfast hosted by Senior Services at the Main Library in Downtown Jacksonville.
Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
November 15, 2018
Council Member Al Ferraro presented Robin Sorenson with a Certificate of Commendation in recognition of Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation's $1 million donation for the purchase of more than 1,000 automated external defibrillators for police departments across the United States.
Sea of Blue March
November 15, 2018
Council Member Al Ferraro walked in the Fallen Firefighter Sea of Blue March. Hundreds of firefighters led by their Honor Guard and Pipes & Drumes Band march during the annual memorial service to honor fellow firefighters who lost their lives on duty.
Honoring Vietnam Veterans of America
November 13, 2018
Council Member Al Ferraro presented a resolution on behalf of the City Council honoring and commending the Vietnam Veterans of America on its 40th Anniversary.
Veterans Day Parade
November 12, 2018
Photograph of City Council Members Al Ferraro, Terrance Freeman, and John Crescimbeni at the Veterans Day Parade held in Downtown Jacksonville.
October 20, 2018
The City of Jacksonville and Council Member Al Ferraro hosted an event to celebrate the proposed "Freedom Park". The monument will honor and commemorate the Cosmo, Gullah Geechee & PTSD Veterans.
City Council Installation Ceremony
June 27, 2018
Photo of Council Member Al Ferraro and his wife Amy at the City Council Installation Ceremony held at the Times-Union Center for Performing Arts.
Memorial Day Celebration
May 28, 2018
Photo of Council Member Al Ferraro and Florida State Senator Audrey Gibson at Jacksonville's Annual Memorial Day Celebration to remember veterans who died while serving in the country's armed forces.
Grand Opening of Northside Jacksonville Goodwill
May 17, 2018
Council Member Al Ferraro was in attendance to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Goodwill's newest store and drive-thru donation center located on Jacksonville's Northside.
Northside Pothole Removal
February 21, 2018
Council Member Al Ferraro joined Mayor Lenny Curry and the Public Works Department to fix potholes at Whitaker and Cold Storage roads in the Northside of District 2. Employees of Public Works guided CM Ferraro and Mayor Curry through the laborious and time-intensive process involved in pothole removal. Department employees correct around 1,600 potholes every year.
Lutheran Social Services Resource Fair & Food Distribution Drive
April 29, 2017
Council Member Al Ferraro volunteered during the resource fair and food distribution drive hosted by Lutheran Social Services.
Sheriff's Walk in the Saddlewood Subdivision
March 02, 2017
Council Member Al Ferraro and Sheriff Mike Williams hosted a neighborhood walk in the Saddlewood subdivision after resident Kyle Simpson was fatally shot while interrupting a burglary of his home.
Farm Share 1st Responders Event
February 18, 2017
Council Member Al Ferraro helped distribute food donations at the Farm Share 1st Responders food drive. A total of 74.515 pounds of produce was given away at the event to help alleviate hunger in Northeast Florida.
Purple Heart Memorial
August 07, 2016
Council Member Al Ferraro joined community members at the Duval County Memorial Wall to honor veterans who earned a Purple Heart during the service in the military.
Council Member Al Ferraro meets with Black Hammock Island Civic Association
May 12, 2016
Council Member Al Ferraro met with members of the Black Hammock Island Civic Association.
Mayor Signs Contribution Agreement with JEA
March 22, 2016
Council Member Al Ferraro was on hand as Mayor Curry signed a new five-year contribution agreement between the City of Jacksonville and JEA.
2015 Ferry Fest
October 10, 2015
Council Member Al Ferraro attended the 4th Annual Ferry Fest on Saturday, October 10, 2015. Events included free passage on the Ferry, the Inaugural Timucuan Treasure Quest, and dedication of a marker honoring the French Huguenot colonists of La Caroline (Fort Caroline).
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