Search
Content
Friendship Fountain, located within St. Johns River Park on the Southbank, boasts a rich history dating back to its development in 1965. Originally championed by Commissioner Dallas L. Thomas, and designed by architect Taylor Hardwick, the fountain's unique concentric design and grandeur have made it an iconic landmark.
Prepare for emergencies with helpful resources from the Emergency Preparedness Division.

JaxReady provides access to current threat levels, weather reports, and wildfire updates, as well as up-to-the-minute news feeds for emergency preparedness and evacuation. Visit JaxReady.com today for valuable information and tools that will help you and your family prepare for an emergency.

Sign up for collection reminders!

When you sign up for waste collection reminders, you'll receive an email, Twitter, or phone reminder before your garbage and recycling gets picked up so that you never forget or have to wonder which carts are being collected.

Riverfront Plaza is an open green space on the bank of the St. Johns River in the heart of Downtown. This space is managed by Jax Parks, the City of Jacksonville’s Parks and Recreation branch.
Representation throughout the community of Jacksonville

The Jacksonville City Council is composed of nineteen members who are elected for a four-year term and serve as part-time legislators. In May of each year, the Council elects a President and Vice President to serve one-year terms beginning the first of July. The nineteen members are not all elected in the same manner; some are elected from districts, and others are elected at large.
Riverfront Plaza Updates
Riverfront Plaza Updates
Construction at Riverfront Plaza
Downtown Vision Inc.

REGISTER NOW
April 10, 2024
Facilitated Community Stakeholder Meeting:Downtown Jacksonville Public Projects

City of Jacksonville and FOP Lodge 5-30 Reach Tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement

June 18, 2024
After months of productive negotiations, the City of Jacksonville and Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge 5-30 have reached a three-year tentative collective bargaining agreement. The agreement covers both Police and Corrections Units and includes:

City Offices and Facilities Closed for Juneteenth

June 18, 2024
In observance of Juneteenth, the following City government offices and facilities will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2024.
 

Mayor Deegan's River City Readers Meets Citywide Goal of One Million Minutes Read

June 18, 2024
Mayor Donna Deegan has announced that her River City Readers literacy initiative has met and already exceeded the goal she set of encouraging the entire city to read one million minutes collectively this year.
Featured Events
18
Jun

Jacksonville Human Rights Commission Meeting

June 18, 2024 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Location:
Main Library
Multipurpose Room
303 N. Laura Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Notice is hereby given that the Jacksonville Human Rights Commission will hold an in-person meeting on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. The meeting will be held in-person at the Main Library, Multipurpose Room, 303 N. Laura Street, Jacksonville, FL  32202. The public is invited to attend this meeting in person.
 
18
Jun

City Council Finance Committee

June 18, 2024 9:30 a.m.
Location:
City Hall
117 W. Duval St., 1st Floor
Council Chamber
 
9:30 a.m.

 
18
Jun

FOP Public Negotiations

June 18, 2024 9:00 - 11:00 am
Location:
FOP Union Hall 5530 Beach Blvd
 
9:00 - 11:00 am
Contract negotiations between the City of Jacksonville Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Police and Corrections is scheduled for Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 9:00 am at the FOP Union Hall.
18
Jun

City Council Transportation, Energy & Utilities Committee

June 18, 2024 2:00 p.m.
Location:
City Hall
117 W. Duval St., 1st Floor
Council Chamber
 
2:00 p.m.