Tag: Charles Moreland

A.G. GancarskiNovember 16, 2016

On Wednesday afternoon, the Jacksonville Journey Oversight Committee convened for the first time since a wave of weekend violence left multiple people dead, including an 11-month-old infant. In that meeting, held in the wake of City Council committees scrutinizing how Journey resources are allocated, one thing that became clear was that the committee is looking […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 28, 2016

Tuesday was budget night for the Jacksonville City Council. Arguably, the most interesting segment of the whole evening came at the very end, when Councilman Scott Wilson proposed a stunning floor amendment: de-appropriating $2.1 million from the Jacksonville Journey program — 50 percent of its funding — due to a lack of crime data provided for the 10 zip […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 15, 2016

The big news coming out of Jacksonville’s 24th annual mayor’s environmental luncheon was that Mayor Lenny Curry wasn’t present. The yearly event, designed to honor the area’s “finest and most creative environmental stewards,” saw representation from the mayor’s office, via Dr. Charles Moreland, who often serves as a proxy for such events. Many attendees were dismayed by […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 25, 2016

Watchers of the HD 12 race have waited to see whether establishment money would swing toward Terrance Freeman. His fundraiser at Jacksonville’s SunTrust Building next Tuesday offers clues. An all-star host committee includes names Duval Republicans know, including Charlie Appleby, Bruce Barcelo, Lindsey Brock, Councilman Aaron Bowman, Mel Clark, Rose Conry, Rory Diamond, W.C. Gentry, Dane Grey, Deno Hicks, Charles Moreland, Karyn Morton, Michael Munz, Alexander Pantinakis, Kara Tucker, and Scott Wiley. […]

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 19, 2016

A recurring concern of the Lenny Curry administration: improving fire safety. To that end, some good news when Jacksonville leaders said Monday that Jacksonville is the largest city in the country to get a Class 1 rating. The Class 1 rating denotes, in the words of the administration’s Charles Moreland, “the highest service available.” Moreland, a former […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 22, 2015

Hours before the Jacksonville Journey Oversight Committee meeting on Thursday afternoon, FloridaPolitics.com spoke with Charles Moreland of the Lenny Curry administration about what was going down. To him, it was simple. The administration told the Finance Committee that they were going to press forward with Jacksonville Journey initiatives when asking for increased funding, and they […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 18, 2015

As the Lenny Curry administration’s rebooted Jacksonville Journey takes shape, key initiatives are being considered by the Oversight Committee. During Thursday afternoon’s meeting of the group, two big ones that came up were an RFP to facilitate ex-offender re-entry programs, and a Jacksonville Journey commitment to the Jacksonville Public Library’s Project L.E.A.P. The ex-offender re-entry […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 11, 2015

On Monday evening at Bethel Baptist Church in downtown Jacksonville, more than 100 African-American men (and a couple of white guys, too) answered Bishop John Guns’ Call for 1,000 Men. Among them were two of the most important men in the city: Charles Moreland, the Community Engagement director for the Lenny Curry administration; and Nikolai Vitti, Duval County schools […]


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