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First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross

Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown On His 2014-2015 Budget Proposal

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Patrick Donges
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WJCT

Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown has unveiled his proposed budget for the next fiscal year —one he says will help the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office hire more officers, redevelop the Jacksonville Landing and beef up the city’s library system.Jacksonville City Council members are pushing back against some of the mayor’s proposals, but Brown says he’s confident in the numbers.

Mayor Alvin Brown joined Melissa Ross to discuss his proposal and take your calls.

You can follow Melissa Ross on Twitter @MelissainJax.

Melissa Ross joined WJCT in 2009 with 20 years of experience in broadcasting, including stints in Cincinnati, Chicago, Orlando and Jacksonville. During her career as a television and radio news anchor and reporter, Melissa has won four regional Emmys for news and feature reporting.