Tag: JEA

A.G. GancarskiOctober 18, 2016

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry doesn’t make every JEA Board meeting. But he made the one after Hurricane Matthew on Tuesday. Curry’s attendance, once FloridaPolitics.com reported it last week, has been a matter of some speculation, especially since JEA CEO Paul McElroy said last week he was out of town during Hurricane Matthew, as JEA imposed an unreachable […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 18, 2016

For most of the last year, the JEA — Jacksonville’s municipal utility — had benefited from positive news cycles. In the fall of 2015, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry requested the resignation of JEA board members. The source of Curry’s ire were scripted comments in a board meeting related to a pay hike and contract extension for CEO Paul McElroy. […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 13, 2016

Even as considerable acrimony has been shown by Jacksonville residents to JEA management during the post-Matthew period of sustained power outages, there is reason for hope. As of 5:30 p.m. Thursday, the utility was down to 4,806 customers without power. That reduction is not a moment too soon for long-suffering customers, many of whom have been […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 12, 2016

Despite a contentious meeting between JEA CEO Paul McElroy and the Jacksonville City Council Tuesday evening, odds are good council members will continue their complaints regarding the slow pace of power restoration on Wednesday and perhaps beyond. The JEA Outage Map shows 23,914 JEA customers are still without power as of 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, almost five days after the […]


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