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First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross

7/24/2018: Curry Budget; Moveable Feast; Emerald Necklace

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Lindsey Kilbride
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WJCT
Mayor Lenny Curry presented his proposed 2018-2019 budget to the Jacksonville City Council on Monday.

Tuesday on First Coast Connect we were joined by Jacksonville Daily Record reporter David Cawton who gave us an overview of the proposed budget presented Monday by Mayor Lenny Curry to the Jacksonville City Council (01:15).   

Our latest edition of Moveable Feast with Leigh Cort of the Women’s Food Alliance featured Ryan Betesh from Fogo de Chao (32:12).

We heard an update on the proposed Emerald Necklace which would encompass about 19 miles of trails, green space and parks. Groundwork Jacksonville Program Director Alyssa Bourgoyne told us about a meeting revealing the trail’s master plan Tuesday night at FSCJ’s Advanced Technology Center (38:52).       

Kevin Meerschaert can be reached at kmeerschaert@wjct.org, 904-358-6334 or on Twitter at @KMeerschaertJax.