Tag: Jeanne Miller
Mike Burke's first job: deciding a new mask mandate.

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 23, 2016
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For the Duval County School Board, the slogan might be “wake me when September ends.” Earlier in the month, the board evaluated Superintendent Nikolai Vitti, deeming him “effective,” even though below the surface questions loomed about widening achievement gaps inside demographic categories of the student population. From there, board chair Ashley Smith-Juarez, according to Vitti, scheduled a meeting […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 17, 2015

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Jacksonville City Council’s Rules Committee considered a number of bills and appointments Tuesday. The big issue on the agenda was the Jaguars amphitheater bill, which CFO Mike Weinstein said “has been filed” but is not yet up in the city’s bill search system. The proposal, which has had copious substitutions, will be scrutinized this week […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 26, 2015
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In a bill to be introduced at Jacksonville’s City Council this week, the name of Jeanne Miller will be advanced for membership to the Jacksonville Transportation Authority Board. Miller would replace Ali Korman Shelton, who is one of the senior staffers in the administration of Lenny Curry. Miller, the Executive Director of the Jacksonville Civic Council, has worked in the […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 12, 2015
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On Monday afternoon, the second meeting of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority Skyway Advisory Group convened in the JTA Boardroom, as group members weighed a variety of options regarding what to do with the Skyway as it approaches its 30th year in existence. Options range from tearing it down completely, to decommissioning it and letting it […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 6, 2015
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One of the hallmarks of the Lenny Curry administration thus far has been increasing the transparency of the process, which many people both covering City Hall and working inside it thought was necessary. The downside: It makes events like Thursday’s presentation of transition subcommittee reports, the culmination of a process begun shortly after Curry’s election, necessarily […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 9, 2015
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The draft version of the Jacksonville Economic Development subcommittee report, presented in a Thursday morning meeting at the University of North Florida, features the subtitle “Ideas for Today and Tomorrow.” Former Jacksonville Mayor John Delaney, architect of the last great push toward progress in the form of the Better Jacksonville Plan, chairs the group so  recommendations […]


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