December 12, 2012

In accordance with Ordinance 2005-361-E, the second Committee week and City Council meeting of the month of December are suspended, due to the Holiday Season.  The Jacksonville City Council meeting cycle will resume with Standing Committee meetings on Wednesday, January 2, 2013.

December 10, 2012

Team Wins Pop Warner Midget Division National Championship

On Saturday, December 8th the Sweetwater Athletic Association Pop Warner football team (Midget Division – ages 12-15) defeated the Northwest Raiders Midget Team from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by a score of 30-0 to win the Pop Warner Division 1 Midget National Championship at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
 

December 04, 2012

In accordance with Ordinance 2012-423-E, the City Council regular standing committee meetings scheduled for Monday, December 31, 2012, and Tuesday, January 1, 2013, will be held 48 hours later than normal.  The Monday committee meetings will be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, and the Tuesday committee meetings will be held on Thursday, January 3, 2013.

July 30, 2012

Florida State Representatives Janet Adkins and Mike Weinstein; Jacksonville City Council Vice President Bill Gulliford; Save the Ferry Task Force members Elaine Brown, Aaron Bowman, Rich Redick and Larry Williams announced today that efforts to “Keep the Ferry” continue, despite a disappointing response from the Secretary of Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) that operating funds for the St. Johns River Ferry will not be provided for this year.  The Secretary of FDOT has indicated the Department is not in the position to provide operating funds for the upcoming year, however discussions continue as to the possibility of FDOT contributing money for capital project improvements necessary in the next few years.

July 27, 2012

In accordance with Ordinance 2012-466-A, the first City Council meeting in the month of August 2012, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, August 15, 2012, due to the date of the 2012 Primary Election.

June 08, 2012

In accordance with Ordinance 2005-361-E, the first Committee week and City Council meeting of the month of July are suspended for a summer break.  The Jacksonville City Council meeting cycle will resume with Standing Committee meetings the week of July 16, followed by the City Council meeting on July 24, 2012.

June 01, 2012

City Council President Stephen Joost (At-Large, Group 3) today announced the nomination of three new members to serve on the Police and Fire Pension Fund board of trustees.

April 04, 2012
Jacksonville City Council President Stephen C. Joost (At-Large, Group 3) announced today the formation of a committee to review the nominations for the 2012 “Robert O. Johnson Good Government Award”.  The award was established by the Jacksonville City Council 2003 in honor of former City Council Auditor Robert O. Johnson.  Each year, the award is bestowed upon an employee who has demonstrated a sustained and significant contribution to the increased efficiency and effectiveness of the City of Jacksonville or its Independent Agencies.

City Council Holiday Break
December 14, 2011
In accordance with Ordinance 2005-361-E, the second Committee week and City Council meeting of the month of December are suspended, due to the Holiday Season.  The Jacksonville City Council meeting cycle will resume with Standing Committee meetings on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.
August 08, 2011
Jacksonville City Council Finance Committee Chairman Richard Clark (Council District 3) has announced the appointment of a subcommittee of the Finance Committee to review audits and reports about City finances and operations produced by a variety of entities. The subcommittee members are composed of Finance Committee members Greg Anderson, serving as chair, John Crescimbeni and Richard Clark. The audit subcommittee will be the Finance Committee’s primary mechanism for receiving and reviewing the audits and reports produced by the City Council Auditor’s Office, the City’s independent auditor, the City Inspector General, and the TRUE (Taxation, Revenue and Utilization of Expenditures) Commission. The subcommittee may also advise the Finance Committee and full City Council on the management of the City’s independent auditor.
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