City of Jacksonville


Celebrating Independence Day Downtown on the St. Johns River

July 02, 2013
Join the City of Jacksonville and Walmart in celebrating our nation’s independence at the annual 4th of July Celebration. Activities kick off at 4 p.m. with live entertainment at The Jacksonville Landing and fun, family-friendly activities on the Northbank near the Landing and Southbank at Friendship Fountain. The events will culminate in a spectacular fireworks display over the Downtown riverfront. The show will begin at 9:45 p.m.

Jacksonville Day Resource Center Opens Downtown

July 01, 2013
The Jacksonville Day Resource Center is now operational, thanks to a wide-ranging community partnership that worked closely with the City of Jacksonville to bring the long-discussed idea into reality.

City Council Officer Installation Ceremony

June 28, 2013
The Jacksonville City Council will meet in Council Chambers today at 4 p.m. for the installation of the Honorable William I. Gulliford, Jr., as the 2013-2014 Council President, and the Honorable Clay Yarborough, as the 2013-2014 Council Vice President. In accordance with Council Rules the positions will become effective July 1, 2013.

The event is free and open to the public at City Hall - St. James, 117 W. Duval St.

Watch live video, starting at 4 p.m.

C2C Solutions Plans to Relocate 200 Employees Downtown

June 19, 2013
Move Will Fill 30,000 Square Feet of EverBank Center

C2C Solutions intends to relocate 200 employees to Downtown Jacksonville to consolidate its office this summer in an agreement announced today.

NBA Basketball Returns to Jacksonville

June 18, 2013
Orlando Magic and New Orleans Pelicans to Face Off in October

Continuing Jacksonville’s momentum as a destination for sports and entertainment, Mayor Alvin Brown announced today that the NBA’s Orlando Magic and New Orleans Pelicans will kick off their 2013-14 season with a preseason game on Oct. 9.

Job Announcement: Independent Legislative Counsel – Jacksonville City Council

June 07, 2013
In accordance with Sec. 7.201 of the City Charter and Ordinance 2013-367-E, the City Council desires to hire Independent Legislative Counsel. The engagement the law firm will be interviewed by the City Council Executive Committee and confirmed by the full City Council. The Legislative Counsel will report directly to the City Council. The Legislative Counsel will advise the City Council on legislative matters as the Council directs and will supplement, not replace, services provided by the Office of General Counsel.

Closing Date – Friday, June 14, 2013. Allocated Appropriation: $75,000.

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Bank of America, Energy Intelligence Worldwide Corp. and Total Quality Logistics Announce Plans to Expand in Jacksonville

June 05, 2013
Projects Combined Will Generate Up to $14 Million in Capital Investment and
320 High-Wage Jobs

Mayor Alvin Brown and JAXUSA Partnership, a division of the JAX Chamber, announced today that Bank of America, Energy Intelligence Worldwide Corp. (EIWC) and Total Quality Logistics LLC are each proposing major expansions in Jacksonville. Combined, the companies’ projects are projected to create 320 new high-wage jobs with an average annual salary of more than $50,000 and approximately $14 million in capital investment in Jacksonville.


June 04, 2013

Access your local Jacksonville Public Library anytime, anywhere via their JaxLibrary mobile app.

Waste and Recycle

June 04, 2013

The Jacksonville Waste and Recycle mobile app provides your customized collection calendar for trash, recycling, and green waste pickup, plus holiday scheduling and disposal guidelines.

Hurricane Season is Here!

June 01, 2013
Don't just be ready this hurricane season, be JaxReady! The City of Jacksonville partnered with the Times-Union Media, First Coast News, the American Red Cross and WJCT to produce the 2013 Emergency Preparedness Guide, at no cost to taxpayers.

Download the 2013 Emergency Preparedness Guide

You can pick up a copy in the Sunday, June 2 edition of the Florida Times-Union, or pick up a copy at various locations throughout the city starting June 3, listed here. To learn more about Emergency Preparedness, visit or get the JaxReady mobile app.
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