Tag: Public Works
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A.G. GancarskiJune 27, 2017

The annual review of departmental budgets continued Tuesday morning in the office of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry, with Public Works on tap. Though not exactly a hot topic, the discussion was made more lively by repeated questions from the Mayor’s Budget Review Committee to Public Works people about specific line items. And made more lively still, […]

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 26, 2017

Cities and counties often impose conditions on contractors and who they hire for public works products. But a bill filed Thursday in the Florida Senate would change some of that. Senate Bill 534, filed by Gainesville Republican Keith Perry on Thursday, would prohibit cities, counties, local taxing districts, schools, and other such “political subdivisions” from dictating […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 30, 2016

Jacksonville’s capital improvement project budget list got reviewed Thursday by Mayor Lenny Curry‘s chief lieutenants, CAO Sam Mousa and CFO Mike Weinstein. Herein, some highlights of a capital improvement plan tempered with pragmatism and a deep desire to avoid incurring too much debt. All topics here are subject to change before budget is submitted. Public Works capital improvement projects ADA projects […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 23, 2015

This past week, there were four days of Lenny Curry Transition Team Budget Reviews, helmed by new Chief Administrative Officer Sam Mousa. There are three more days of them this week, running Tuesday through Thursday afternoons, but there already is ample opportunity to gauge the winners, and losers, so far. Winner: Mousa. The “Godfather” has gotten laudatory coverage […]


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