Jackosnville City Council

Democratic Party Chair Daniel Henry
DUVAL COUNTY DEMS

Duval County Democratic Party Chair Daniel Henry confirmed Monday that a complaint has been filed against him by fellow Democrat, Jacksonville City Councilman Garrett Dennis. 

Bowman 4th Jacksonville Council Member To Test Positive For COVID-19

Dec 21, 2020
Bowman speaking at microphone at City Hall
Bob Self / The Florida Times-Union

Aaron Bowman became the fourth Jacksonville City Council member to test positive for the COVID-19 virus this year when he got test results Sunday showing the infection.

Aerial shot of cargo ship approaching JAXPORT
JAXPORT

The Jacksonville City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved $75 million in funding for the ongoing St. Johns River dredging project.

Jacksonville City Hall interior
Brendan Rivers / WJCT News

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry on Tuesday announced seven appointments to the JEA Board of Directors, at the same time that one city council member introduced emergency legislation requesting the mayor to consider candidates suggested by the City Council.

JEA headquarters exterior
Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

In its first meeting, the Jacksonville City Council’s Special Investigatory Committee on JEA asked for all documents related to the now-halted sales process of the city-owned utility and all communications to or from Mayor Lenny Curry and others.

WJCT file photo

District 6 City Councilman Michael Boylan City Council wants to put the brakes on what some see as a headlong rush to rewrite JEA’s future.

Bob Self / Florida Times-Union

Suspended Jacksonville District 8 City Councilwoman Katrina Brown said Thursday she’s confident about her upcoming federal fraud trial.

Jacksonville City Hall
Steven Martin / Flickr.com

In response to a recent criminal investigation of several Jacksonville City Council members, the Jacksonville Ethics Commission is asking Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody to issue a legal opinion on local ethics commissions’ ability to enforce the state’s Sunshine Laws.

Brenda Priestly Jackson and Terrance Freeman.
Brenda Priestly Jackson's Facebook page and the Florida Times-Union

Brenda Priestly Jackson has filed to run for City Council District 10, shortly after asking a judge to reconsider the dismissal of her lawsuit challenging current District 10 Councilman Terrance Freeman’s appointment by Governor Rick Scott.

JEA building.
News4Jax

In the November general election voters in Jacksonville will get the chance to tell the City Council whether or not they want their voices to be heard in any possible future discussions regarding the sale of the public utility company JEA.

Left to Right: Councilmembers Bill Gulliford, Terrance Freeman and Ju'Coby Pittman discussing homelessness in Jacksonville.
Brendan Rivers / WJCT News

City Council members attending a Thursday meeting agree more affordable housing options are needed to help fight homelessness in Jacksonville, but funding development projects could be difficult.

Brendan Rivers / WJCT News

Mayor Lenny Curry and two City Council members were at Pinehurst Cemetery on Friday to help Public Works crews start clearing trees and brush as part of a 5-year multi-million dollar plan to clean up and restore historical African-American cemeteries in Jacksonville.

Brendan Rivers / WJCT News

Former fire chief Randy White was officially sworn in on Wednesday afternoon after running unopposed in last month’s primary for the Jacksonville City Council District 12 seat.

Exterior of Jacksonville City Hall.
Joslyn Simmons / WJCT

The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville is asking the city to increase its investment in arts and culture by more than $1 million. 

Gov. Scott Names Freeman, Pittman To Replace Suspended Jacksonville Council Members

Jul 10, 2018
Via The Jacksonville Daily Record

Gov. Rick Scott named replacements for suspended Jacksonville City Council members Katrina Brown and Reginald Brown.


Timothy Groulx via Facebook

A Duval County School Board hopeful is upset over proposed city legislation that would prevent him from running this year while keeping his job as a University of North Florida professor.