Legislation was filed Wednesday for an economic development agreement with JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc. to support creation of company's operations, creating 200 jobs, in Jacksonville.
The China-based solar-panel manufacturer announced it would open a U.S. plant but did not say where, the Daily Record reports.
The legislation title was posted at coj.net about 4 p.m. but the full legislation was not yet available at the time of this story's posting.
The legislation recommends approval of the company by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity as a Qualified Target Industry business.
Resolution 2018-149 says the city will pay $200,000 of the QTI with a state match of $800,000 for a total of $1 million. The city also would pay a Recaptured Enhanced Value grant of $3.2 million.
The city seeks a two-reading “fast track” schedule. It will be introduced March 13 and the final approval could be March 27.
Previously the city has referred a large. unnamed solar manufacturer it has been trying to attract as Project Volt. You can read more about Project Volt here.