January 03, 2022
CM Ferraro spoke at the Southside Estates Association Meeting on Monday 1-3-22. The meeting was primarily about the closing of Mascaras Night Club Closing and recycling issues.
December 18, 2021
Council Member Al Ferraro participated in the Farm Share Food and Toy Give Away at St. Peter's Catholic Church located on Airport Center Drive.
December 13, 2021
Council Member Al Ferraro was invited to be a guest speaker at the Jacksonville Arboretum Atriums night of lights VIP tour on Monnday 15 November 7PM.
December 08, 2021
Council Member Al Ferraro attended The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office 2021 Annual Meritorious Awards Ceremony which was held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021.
May 13, 2021
Council member Ferraro speaks at the at large group one Town hall meeting regarding local option gas tax and septic tanks council at the Oceanway community center 12215 Sago Rd.
May 08, 2021
Council Member Al Ferraro was the Marshall for the Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration car parade.
April 29, 2021
Council Member Al Ferraro attended a neighborhood meeting at New Berlin Road Baptist Church on draining issues in the Dunn Creek/ New Berlin Road Area.
April 16, 2021
The16th annual “Light the City Ride”raises money to benefit the Legacy Law Enforcement Foundation. The ride took place Friday night April 16, 2021 in raining weather conditions. Council member Al Ferraro spoke before the ride and rode in the event.
April 01, 2021
On Thursday, April 1, 2021, at 1:00 PM, Council Member Al Ferraro interviewed Dr. Saman Soleymani, Avecina Medical Founder and President, for the City of Jacksonville’s Hometown Hero Series.
During the interview, Dr. Soleymani expanded upon his experience as a Middle Eastern immigrant and adolescent — including how he overcame war, language barriers, and bullying — to become the prominent Jacksonville-based physician and philanthropist he is today.
March 06, 2021
Council Member Ferraro participated in the Farm share food giveaway at Abess Park Elementary.
February 20, 2021
Council Member Al Ferraro joined MADDADS and the family and friends of Larry Tould to canvas the Moncrief Road and Ken Knight Drive area in hopes of obtaining additional information that would lead to an arrest for the murder of Larry Tould.
February 17, 2021
Council Member Al Ferraro Spoke at the groundbreaking ceremony for Jax Spine and Pain Centers Colloaboration with UF Health. The Centurion Surgery Center will be the area's largest freestanding multispecialty surgery center (54,000 total square footage.) The surgery center aims to drive down the costs of healthcare by safely perfoming complex procedures in an outpatient setting.
February 13, 2021
Council Member Al Ferraro held a Community Meeting at Sheffield Park to discuss 2020-661 an application for Planned Unit Development that seeks to rezone approximately 10.36 acres
of land from Residential Rural-Acre (RR-Acre) to PUD. The rezoning to a PUD is being sought to allow for up to 17 single family lots. During the meeting lot size, buffering, drainage and combined driveways were discussed.
February 06, 2021
Council Member Al Ferraro joined Lieutenant Will and JSO officers that patrol the area on A Sheriff’s Watch Neighborhood Crime Prevention Walk through the Harbour Woods Neighborhood. These walks promote a better relationship between JSO and the public. Council Member Ferraro offers help to the neighbors with any city issues.
January 28, 2021
Council Member Ferraro attended a public open house meeting at the Oceanway Community Center located at 12215 Sago Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida, which discussed the planned widening of Alta Drive from the I-295 exit to Burkit Lane.
January 22, 2021
January 17, 2021
Council Member Ferraro partnered with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office to partake in the Sheriffs Watch Neighborhood Crime Prevention Walk of Zone 2 sector D.
December 19, 2020
Council Member Ferraro participated in the Farm share food and toy giveaway Holy Spirit Catholic Church.
December 12, 2020
Council Member Ferraro partnered with FarmShare
To give out food and the toys that had been collected for the canceled Christmas Parade and toy give away.
November 21, 2020
Council Member Al Ferraro teamed up with FarmShare and local sponsors for a Thanksgiving giveway which provided assistance to over 1500 families in Jacksonville.
November 20, 2020
Council Member Ferraro speaks at the ceremony for the branding of the 7 Creeks Recreation Area.
November 11, 2020
Council Member Al Ferraro attended the 2020 Veterans Day Parade.
September 29, 2020
Council Member Al Ferraro, Derek Collins and Jimmy Collins met Tuesday, September 29, 2020 to discuss Freedom Park and the Veterans PTSD part of the Park.
November 25, 2019
Council Member Al Ferraro facilitated a meet and greet with WWII Prisoner of War Sgt. John Connelly, USAAC, the three gentlemen from the German village where Connelly's plane went down, and Mayor Lenny Curry on November 25, 2019.
October 23, 2019
Photo of Councilmember Al Ferraro during a community meeting on October 23, 2019 at Black Hammock Island regarding the recent activity on Sawpit Road.
October 08, 2019
Photo of Councilmember Ferraro during a public meeting held on October 08, 2019 regarding Derelict Vessels.
October 08, 2019
Photo of Councilmember Al Ferraro during the JEA Legal Assistance meeting on October 08, 2019.
October 03, 2019
Photo of Councilmember Ferraro at a community meeting which was held on October 03, 2019. 2018-493 New Berlin Road and Lord Nelson Blvd. proposed Townhomes.
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.
August 13, 2019
Photo of Council Member Al Ferraro speaking at a Northside Business Leaders meeting held at the Jacksonville Zoo.
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.
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 here
May 30, 2019
Photo of Council Member Al Ferraro at the Sheriff's Watch Program Annual Coordinators Meeting held at the Police Memorial Building.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
April 29, 2017
Council Member Al Ferraro volunteered during the resource fair and food distribution drive hosted by Lutheran Social Services.
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.
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.
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.
May 12, 2016
Council Member Al Ferraro met with members of the Black Hammock Island Civic Association.
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.
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).