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2nd Jax Council committee OKs JEA Agreement

The Jacksonville City Council Transportation, Energy, and Utilities Committee joined Finance in approving the JEA Agreement on Monday.

The JEA Agreement bill will apply to the accord between the city and the utility through 2021, with the current JEA contribution set at about $114.2 million, with minimum annual increases of 1 percent. It also allocates $30 million of total funding, split evenly, from JEA and the city for five years for water and sewer projects.

The agreement will move on to the full City Council next week.

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