Tag: Peter Rummell

A.G. GancarskiOctober 8, 2018

As September ended, a familiar narrative continued. Republican Jim Overton maintained his lead in the money race with Democrat Mia Jones for Duval County Tax Collector — even though she was the choice of almost 47 percent of voters in the August blanket primary. The latest filings to the Duval County Supervisor of Elections run through Sept. 28. Overton (a former […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 13, 2018

On Tuesday evening, the Jacksonville City Council approved incentives for The District, a 30-acre Southbank development on the site of the former JEA Southside Generating Station. As part of that deal, developers Peter Rummell and Michael Munz have a deal via their Elements Development to buy the land for $18.6 million from the JEA Board. JEA interim CEO Aaron Zahn, in […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 12, 2018

On Tuesday, the full Jacksonville City Council approved an ambitious plan, one laden with incentives, put forth by two local power brokers, Peter Rummell and Michael Munz, who are seeking to develop a fallow Southbank property. And that’s fine with Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry, who told media Tuesday the Council should pass the bill authorizing city incentives for the […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 4, 2018

On Monday, Jacksonville City Council’s Neighborhoods, Community Services, Public Health and Safety committee greenlit the ‘District‘ development plan. That said, the bill did not pass without considerable discussion and consternation among myriad members of the panel before the 5-1 vote The bill (2018-313) could transform the Southbank with its radical redevelopment of 30 acres at the […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 30, 2018

The District, proposed by developers and political influencers Peter Rummell and Michael Munz, is headed this month to Jacksonville City Council for approval. Some members have questioned the lavish incentives (a $30 million capital improvement plan and a Rev Grant for 75 percent for up to 22 years capped at $56 million). Now, Empower Jacksonville, a religious right […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 16, 2018

Rep. John Rutherford, the Jacksonville Republican representing Florida’s 4th Congressional District, now has $300,000 in the bank for his re-election campaign. Rutherford had not been aggressively fundraising before the just-concluded quarter. Rutherford ended 2017 with $183,748 on hand. Among interesting donors for Rutherford: Jacksonville donor Peter Rummell, who recently stated that he would only give […]


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