November 12, 2015
Continuing a commitment to address blight and poor neighborhood conditions, the mayor and his administration support and promote initiatives and events that encourage appropriate disposal of waste and other debris throughout Jacksonville. One of these many efforts is through the Solid Waste Division, which is hosting 10 household hazardous waste (HHW) and electronic waste (e-waste) mobile collection events throughout the city.
Keep Jacksonville Beautiful
November 10, 2015
The City of Jacksonville and Keep Jacksonville Beautiful (KJB) are teaming up with shredding companies UltraShred Technologies, Iron Mountian, and Republic Services Recycling Center on Friday, Nov. 13 to observce "America Recycles Day."
Jacksonville Fire & Rescue Department logo
November 06, 2015
Mayor Lenny Curry recently announced that Chief Kevin L. Jones will be appointed as the city’s Fire Marshal. Jones is currently serving as the Interim Chief for Fire Prevention and has worked in Jacksonville’s Fire and Rescue Department (JFRD) for the past 24 years supporting fire and rescue operations.
JEA logo
November 05, 2015
Two well-respected and strong Jacksonville leaders have been selected to serve on the JEA Board of Directors. Mayor Lenny Curry recently announced the nominations of Edward E. Burr, GreenPointe Holdings LLC president and CEO, and Warren A. Jones, former city council president.
City of Jacksonville, FL
November 02, 2015
Fulfilling a commitment to convene citizens in a dialogue about discrimination, Mayor Lenny Curry announced today a series of Community Conversations he is hosting over the next several weeks. The first of three sessions will be held Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. at Florida State College at Jacksonville’s downtown campus, located at 501 W. State St. 
From Left: Council President Greg Anderson, Mayor Lenny Curry, and Google's Ashley Kroh
October 28, 2015
Today, Mayor Lenny Curry joined Google Fiber representatives for an announcement revealing that if selected, Jacksonville would be one of the first cities in the state of Florida to receive a brand new superfast broadband network.
Mayor Curry announcing that Fidelity Investments plans to add 300 jobs over the coming three years as part of an expansion of its Customer Contact Center in Jacksonville, pending approval of state and local incentives.
October 27, 2015
In a joint news conference today, Mayor Lenny Curry, City Council President Greg Anderson, and JAXUSA Partnership and Fidelity Investments® officials announced that the company plans to add 300 jobs over the coming three years as part of an expansion of its Customer Contact Center in Jacksonville, pending approval of state and local incentives.
Florida Georgia logo
October 27, 2015
City Prepares for Gators and Bulldogs Fans

The City of Jacksonville is hosting the annual Florida-Georgia football game on Saturday, Oct. 31, at 3:30 p.m. The University of Florida will take home field against the University of Georgia at EverBank Field. Jacksonville has been home to this historic rivalry since 1933.
City of Jacksonville, FL
October 26, 2015
Appointees to Serve Jacksonville Port Authority and Jacksonville Aviation Authority
 
Mayor Lenny Curry has identified three area leaders to serve as members on the Jacksonville Port Authority (JPA) and Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) boards of directors. John D. Rood, chairman for The Vestcor Companies, Inc., has been appointed to the JPA. Availity CEO Russ Thomas and Demetree Brothers, Inc. President and CEO J. C. “Jay” Demetree, Jr. have been appointed to the JAA.
Week of Valor
October 26, 2015
Series of Events to Highlight Service, Sacrifice of Military Veterans

In a salute to the service and sacrifice of Jacksonville’s large and growing veteran and military community, Mayor Lenny Curry announced today the list of events for the City’s annual Week of Valor. Events will run Nov. 7 through 21.
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