Tag: Tom Petway

A.G. GancarskiDecember 13, 2018
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The political cycle never truly ends and no sooner had the 2018 elections wrapped before Northeast Florida Republican candidates and committees began raking in 2020 funds. The numbers aren’t eyepopping, but with power increasingly concentrating in the GOP-dominant region, they are worth watching. Working for Florida’s Families, the political committee of budget chair Sen. Rob Bradley, […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 16, 2018
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4min7
JEA board member Aaron Zahn has resigned his position to pursue the interim CEO position. The news, first reported by the Florida Times-Union, was confirmed via a letter sent to board chair Alan Howard and Jacksonville’s Office of General Counsel and obtained by Florida Politics. The letter confirmed Zahn’s “intent to pursue the position of Interim Chief Executive Officer […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 29, 2017
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4min13
The big local story this week was on Tuesday, when former JEA Board Chairman Tom Petway said customers of the 50-year-old municipal Jacksonville utility might be better off under a privatized model. Jacksonville City Council members — such as Matt Schellenberg and Garrett Dennis — were open to the idea, while Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry framed it as a […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 3, 2017
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Whatever Tom Petway wants, Tom Petway gets. On Monday, the Jacksonville City Council Transportation, Energy and Utilities Committee approved an ordinance (2016-764) allowing JEA to meet at least every other month. This idea was hatched some weeks back in the catacombs of council committees. “At a Rules Special Meeting, JEA’s Chairman of the Board, Tom Petway, requested that […]


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