The iconic 1 for One Spark in downtown Jacksonville
April 07, 2016
The downtown festival synonymous with innovation, technology and art returned to Jacksonville on April 6 and 7. In partnership with Downtown Vision, Inc., Spark Walk brought thousands of people to downtown Jacksonville to meet with One Spark creators and learn more about their projects, while enjoying a vibrant and entertaining downtown environment. 
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April 06, 2016

City and community leaders welcomed NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to EverBank Field April 1. Goodell accepted an award on behalf of the NFL for its contributions to Project 17, an initiative to place full-time, certified athletic trainers (ATs) in 17 of Duval County’s public high schools in five years. 

The Sexual Assault Awareness news conference was held in the atrium of City Hall on April 5, 2016
April 05, 2016
In the atrium of City Hall on Tuesday, April 5, Mayor Lenny Curry joined Sheriff Mike Williams, State Attorney Angela Corey and other community leaders and victims’ advocates to speak out against sexual assault in our community.
April 01, 2016
The Mayor’s Advisory Commission on Motion Picture, Television and Commercial Production is requesting nominations for its annual awards ceremony to take place Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, at WJCT Studios (100 Festival Park Ave. - 32202). 

Mayor Curry speaking at the Jacksonville Bar Association's diversity panel on March 29, 2016
March 30, 2016
In a conference room at the Hyatt hotel in downtown Jacksonville, Mayor Lenny Curry joined State Attorney Angela Corey, Sheriff Mike Williams and Edward Waters College President and former Sheriff Nat Glover, along with representatives from the Florida Bar Association, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Public Defender’s Office, for a panel discussion on easing racial tensions and building trust in the community. The event was hosted by the Jacksonville Bar Association, an organization for professionals in Jacksonville’s legal community. 
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March 30, 2016
At a news conference on March 29, Mayor Lenny Curry joined the Jacksonville Jaguars, SMG and the Jacksonville Armada FC to announce that the U.S. Men’s National Team is returning to Jacksonville on Sept. 6 for a World Cup qualifying match against Trinidad and Tobago.
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March 28, 2016
Mayor Introduces Leadership for Re-established Neighborhoods Department
 
Mayor Lenny Curry introduced leadership for the Neighborhoods department during a news conference held this afternoon at City Hall. The introductions follow last week’s unanimous vote of approval by City Council for the mayor’s reorganization bill. The Neighborhoods department will be responsible for neighborhood and housing services, code and regulatory compliance, animal and mosquito control, and citizen issue support. 
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March 25, 2016
Governor approves Mayor Curry’s Pension Legislation Bill
 
This afternoon, Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation, approving Mayor Lenny Curry’s plan to address Jacksonville’s crippling pension debt. This plan grants municipal governments the ability to extend existing surtax revenue to address pension liability. The bill limits participation to those local governments whose underfunded retirement benefit is below 80 percent of actuarial funding. 

Mayor Curry speaking with Governor Scott at a recent news conference recognizing TQL.
March 25, 2016
Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that the Jacksonville area added 20,700 new private-sector jobs over the year in February. The area’s unemployment rate declined by 1.0 percentage point over the year to 4.5 percent in February. Florida’s statewide unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in February, the state’s lowest rate in eight years.
Mayor Lenny Curry with business and community leaders to announce that City Refrigeration Holdings is coming to Jacksonville
March 24, 2016
Move Continues Global Presence and Job Growth Momentum for City
 
The City of Jacksonville is celebrating another victory as a result of last fall’s trip to London including City officials and local business leaders. The City announced today that City Refrigeration Holdings will establish its North American headquarters in Jacksonville, bringing more than 100 new jobs to the area.
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