November 23, 2015

Today Jacksonville City Council Member Aaron Bowman, (District 3) announced his support for Governor Rick Scott’s proposed reforms for Enterprise Florida, including the creation of the Florida Enterprise Fund.

Council Member Bowman said “Job creation is extremely important for the State of Florida and I fully support the proposal to create the Florida Enterprise Fund and improve the economic development process at Enterprise Florida. Enterprise Florida has been integral to creating jobs in our community, with companies such as Vistakon, Macquarie, Anheuser Busch, Fidelity, Deutsche Bank, General Electric, and Safariland. These reforms will continue to diversify our local economy, empower our small businesses, and create even more great jobs.”

Gold logo of the City of Jacksonville.
September 17, 2015

Pursuant to Ordinance 2015-592-E, the City Council meeting normally scheduled for Tuesday, September 22, 2015 has been rescheduled one day earlier to Monday, September 21, 2015, beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the City Council Chamber- City Hall St. James Building- located 117 West Duval Street- 1st Floor Jacksonville, Florida 32202. This is the meeting at which the fiscal year 2015-16 City budget, property tax levy, Capital Improvement Program, Banking Fund borrowing program, and other budget-related bills will be debated and adopted. 

Seal of the City of Jacksonville
September 02, 2015
In an effort to provide more services to the citizens of Jacksonville and increase their access to community meetings hosted by a Council Member, the Office of Director/Council Secretary will begin live broadcast of open forums and Town Hall Meetings.  Citizens will be able to live stream these meetings on their computers or mobile devices. This new level of transparency will kick off on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 7:00p.m., at Council Member Katrina Brown’s Town Hall Meeting at Bradham-Brooks Library located at 1755 Edgewood Avenue West, Jacksonville, Florida 32208.
Image of the City Council Installation Invitation.
June 17, 2015

The Jacksonville City Council will meet on Thursday, June 25, 2015, 5:00 p.m., in Jacoby Hall, at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, to install the Honorable Gregory B. Anderson as the 2015-2016 Council President, the Honorable Lori N. Boyer as the 2015-2016 Council Vice President, the 2015-2019 Jacksonville City Council, and Jerry Holland, Property Appraiser for their upcoming terms.

Photo of Council Member Schellenberg, surrounded by other Council Members, at the January 6, 2015 press conference recognizing Police and Fire Fighters.
January 06, 2015
Due to unfortunate events involving law enforcement officers and firefighters throughout our City these past few days and weeks, Council Member Matt Schellenberg called for a press conference where nine other members joined him to show appreciation to the thousands of first responders serving the City of Jacksonville by honoring their charge to protect and serve.
December 10, 2014

In accordance with Ordinance 2005-361-E, the second Committee week and City Council meeting in the month of December are suspended due to the Holiday Season.  The Jacksonville City Council meeting cycle will resume with Standing Committee meetings on Monday, January 5, 2015.

Logo of the City of Jacksonville.
October 14, 2014

Study represents first formal review of government structure since Consolidation 46 years ago

The Task Force on Consolidated Government presented its final report and recommendations to Council President Clay Yarborough today in City Council Chambers. The task force, formed by former City Council President Bill Gulliford and chaired by City Councilwoman Lori Boyer, undertook an in-depth review of the history, formation and operation of the consolidated government of Jacksonville including a full examination of all departments, divisions, boards, commissions and independent authorities. Additionally, the group studied the relationship between the Beaches and Baldwin and the Consolidated City of Jacksonville.

October 09, 2014

The Task Force on Consolidated Government will present its final report and recommendations on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. in City Council Chambers.

Photo the the City Council Chamber.
June 27, 2014
The Jacksonville City Council will meet in the Council Chambers today at 4 p.m. for the installation of the Honorable Clay E. Yarborough, as the 2014-2015 Council President, and the Honorable Gregory B. Anderson, as the 2014-2015 Council Vice President.  In accordance with Council Rules, the positions will become effective July 1, 2014.

Click here to watch video of this event.
June 05, 2014

In accordance with Ordinance 2005-361-E, the first Committee week and City Council meeting during 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 14, followed by the City Council meeting on July 22, 2014.

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