Corrine Brown

In a memo addressed to Jacksonville City Council President Bill Guilliford and the council at large, Mayor Alvin Brown said he will not sign legislation to move the Duval County Supervisor of Elections warehouse to One Imeson Road, but he will not veto it either.

One Imeson

The Jacksonville City Council has voted to move the Duval County Election Center and warehouse to Imeson Road.

The council approved a ten-year lease agreement on the new building, located off Main Street north of the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens.

The vote comes despite calls from Congresswoman Corrine Brown, the Alvin Brown administration, and several prominent African-American ministers to keep the offices at their current location in Gateway Town Center.

Cyd Hoskinson / WJCT

About a dozen migrant farmworkers traveling around Florida to drum up support for the federal immigration reform passed by the U.S. Senate will be in Jacksonville this weekend.

Spokesperson Tirso Moreno says the "Remember November" group plans to visit each of Florida’s 27 Congressional Districts to personally make their case for reform to state representatives while they are in their districts during the August recess.

Moreno says they are relying on people who are sympathetic to their cause to provide them with food and shelter along the way.

UPDATE 5/20/13: After holding a news conference this morning to announce that 16 of 24 Head Start facilities would re-open this week, those involved apparently decided that wasn't enough. A news release from the Florida Department of Children and Families says all of the Head Start facilities in Jacksonville will now re-open.

From the news release:

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