Tag: Lori Boyer

A.G. GancarskiApril 25, 2018

Jacksonville City Councilwoman Lori Boyer has been pushing The District development in recent weeks, and another stakeholder meeting occurred Wednesday with fellow Councilman and former Council President Greg Anderson. Anderson had questions for Boyer on the proposed development, four years in the making, with construction proposed to wrap by the end of 2022. Politically connected developers Peter Rummell and Michael Munz have a […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 26, 2018

Jacksonville’s former Southside Generating Station was the subject of a City Council “lunch and learn” Monday. Specifically, the proposed District redevelopment, four years in the making, with construction proposed to wrap by the end of 2022. The proposal was described as a “labor of love” by the head of the Downtown Investment Authority, but which was […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 15, 2018

A Jacksonville City Council special committee on parks continued its inquiry into the system Thursday. Council President Anna Brosche, when she took over the gavel last July, identified parks as a priority; the committee continues to explore ways to restore Jacksonville’s massive though unevenly maintained system of 400 parks, one that ranks among the worst in […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 8, 2018

Jacksonville City Council members convened, via a special committee, to discuss the potential sale of JEA on Thursday. While Mayor Lenny Curry and his political allies have been open to exploring valuation and potential privatization, Council President Anna Brosche and many of her colleagues (including the members of the committee) have been more circumspect about the prospect. […]

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 28, 2018

Jacksonville City Councilman Aaron Bowman secured on Tuesday the ten pledges needed to secure the Council Presidency starting in July. Jim Love backed his fellow Republican, joining Scott Wilson, Sam Newby, and Reggie Gaffney, who committed last week. Prior to that, Bowman secured the commitments of former Council Presidents Lori Boyer and Greg Anderson, along with Doyle Carter, Matt Schellenberg, and […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 8, 2017

Three year old Amari Harley and 74 year old Ashley Miller Kraan had very little in common — except that they both drew their last breaths in Jacksonville parks this fall. Harley fell down a hole above a septic tank; the rubber lid was missing. Kraan was stabbed in broad daylight by a man with mental issues. Park […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 13, 2017

On Friday, LeAnna Cumber filed paperwork to launch a long-expected campaign for Jacksonville City Council. Cumber, a well-connected Republican, will be running to replace termed-out Lori Boyer in Council District 5. Notable: This is Mayor Lenny Curry‘s Council district. And Cumber’s campaign — like those of District 13 candidate Rory Diamond, District 14 hopeful Randy DeFoor, and at-large candidate Ron Salem — […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 25, 2017

Last week, the first candidate entered the race to succeed Lori Boyer in Jacksonville City Council District 5. Democrat James Jacobs has had little to do with the party structure, but he believes his experience in the community makes up for a lack of political experience. Jacobs, who coaches two sports at Southside Middle School and works […]


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