Tag: Neighborhoods

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 3, 2019

The Jacksonville City Council continued to move forward with committee work Thursday morning in the Finance Committee. Performing Arts Showcase: 2018-837 is headed to the Consent Agenda next week, and it may be a downtown game changer. The bill would appropriate roughly $2 million in tourist development funds for a visitors center on the Riverwalk at […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 21, 2016

Derek Igou, Jacksonville’s first choice for the new director of Neighborhoods, didn’t work out. The problem, we understand, was one of academic credentials. The Lenny Curry administration is back to the drawing board, and a Thursday email indicates a refinement of job description specs for Neighborhoods head. “Per our discussion and your directions,” wrote Mousa Thursday to […]

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 19, 2016

David Chapman of the Jax Daily Record broke a significant story this week: legislative confirmation of the long-awaited Lenny Curry plan to revive the Neighborhoods department. “The Neighborhoods Department will operate under Chief Administrative Officer Sam Mousa and with a re-established Housing and Community Development Division — the ‘direct link’ to city neighborhoods,” Chapman writes. Chapman’s […]


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