Tag: Jay Demetree

A.G. GancarskiAugust 28, 2017

In Jacksonville’s House District 15, lawyer Wyman Duggan is making all the right moves in his bid to replace Rep. Jay Fant. The latest big reveal from the Jacksonville Republican: some of Jacksonville’s best and brightest — and most well-heeled — on his campaign finance committee. Co-chairing the committee: Jacksonville Republican legend John Falconetti (instrumental in getting Duggan to […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 3, 2016

Former Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford is the frontrunner in the GOP race to succeed Ander Crenshaw in Congressional District 4, and his finance team reflects that status. GOP heavy hitters Ed Burr, Jay Demetree, Kent Stermon, and John Falconetti will lead the Rutherford money effort, drawing on decades of credibility and experience. Burr, the chairman of the Jacksonville Civic Council, […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 22, 2015

Jacksonville Aviation Authority mayoral appointees in a Dec. 15 “status report” letter to Mayor Lenny Curry reported a “strong financial year” and “recovery” from the 2007 recession. Revenues were up over 9 percent year over year in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, outpacing a 5.1 percent increase in expenses, helping the JAA cash flow. […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 6, 2015

Whispers prior to Tuesday’s Jacksonville City Council Rules Committee meeting predicted a council member or two might say something about the wave of board and commission replacement appointments that dominated the agenda. Planning Commission Chairwoman Lisa King, whose replacement by Donald Adkison was on the agenda for the second reading, was in the house. So was […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 22, 2015

Expect an appointment heavy agenda at Tuesday’s Jacksonville City Council meeting, as the Lenny Curry administration introduces nine appointments via the following bills. 2015-602: Jacksonville Port Authority – Appointment of John Rood 2015-603: Jacksonville Aviation Authority – Appointment of Jay Demetree 2015-604: Jacksonville Aviation Authority – Appointment of Russell Thomas 2015-605: Art in Public Places – Appointment […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 20, 2015

As the Lenny Curry administration settles in, new appointees look to be advanced to various boards in the coming weeks. Mary Harvey and Lea Mahan are being advanced as a possible member of the Art in Public Places committee. Russ Thomas and Jay Demetree are potential appointees to the Jacksonville Aviation Authority. John Rood, a key supporter of Curry during his campaign, […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 18, 2015

Florida Politics has learned that Jay Demetree, one of the core supporters of the mayoral campaign of Lenny Curry, is in line to fill a vacancy on the Jacksonville Aviation Authority board. The Curry administration is seeking his appointment for the unexpired term ending Sept. 30, to be followed by another four-year term. Demetree chaired the “Fiscal Responsibility” […]


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