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Jim Bailey Resigns From Jax DIA Board

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Jacksonville Daily Record
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Jacksonville Downtown Investment Authority Downtown Investment Authority Vice-Chair Jim Bailey has resigned.   

In a letter sent to City Council President Bill Gulliford, Bailey says he believes he can be more effective serving downtown as a private citizen.

Bailey is publisher of the Jacksonville Daily Record. He was one of four original DIA appointments by then Council President Bill Bishop.

Bailey says he will always strongly support downtown redevelopment.

He says he only intended to serve on the DIA until an Executive Director was appointed.  "My passsion for downtown has not changed" Bailey said.

Bailey says his criticism of the pace of action to redevelop downtown had nothing to do with his resignation.

Bailey will remain on the panel until Council President Gulliford names a replacement and is confirmed by the full council.ice-chair Jim Bailey has resigned.   

In a letter sent to City Council President Bill Gulliford, Bailey says he believes he can be more effective serving downtown as a private citizen.

Bailey is publisher of the Jacksonville Daily Record. He was one of four original DIA appointments by then Council President Bill Bishop.

Bailey says he will always strongly support downtown redevelopment.

He says he only intended to serve on the DIA until an Executive Director was appointed.  "My passion for downtown has not changed," Bailey said.

Bailey says his criticism of the pace of action to redevelop downtown had nothing to do with his resignation.

Bailey will remain on the panel untilGulliford names a replacement and is confirmed by the full council.