City of Jacksonville

Finance Committee

Pursuant to Council Rule 2.102(2):

The Finance Committee shall consider financial matters, including appropriations; budgets; budgetary transfers; taxes; fees; franchises; bonds; fiscal and investment policies; economic development investment incentives and related contracts, agreements and appropriations; licensing; personnel; pensions; leases; Finance and Administration Department; Procurement Division; Office of Economic Development; JEA financial issues; auditing; performance measurement and benchmarking; audits of the City and Independent Agencies; selection and retention of the auditor to perform the annual independent audit required by Section 5.11, Jacksonville Charter; TRUE Commission reports; international trade; legislation containing waivers or invoking an exception; conveyance of City property; collections of code enforcement and other fines and fees; and all related subjects.

Budget Hearing Information

Economic Development Legislation 

Committee Members

Ron Salem - Chair
Terrance Freeman - Vice Chair

Raul Arias
Rory Diamond
Nick Howland
Will Lahnen
Ju'Coby Pittman

Committee Staff

Steven Libby, Legislative Assistant II

Legislative Services Division
117 W. Duval St., Suite 430
Jacksonville, FL  32202

Phone:  (904) 255-5122


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ADA Accommodation Notice

Pursuant to the American with Disabilities Act, accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please allow 1-2 business days notification to process; last minute requests will be accepted; but may not be possible to fulfill. Please contact Disabled Services Division at: V 904-255-5466, TTY-904-255-5476, or email your request to

Committee Meeting Location / Time

First & Third Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.
City Hall - St. James Building
1st Floor - Council Chamber 
117 W. Duval Street
Web Calendar

Committee Agendas


Council President White's Memorandum Regarding 2024-2025 Standing Committee Meeting Dates & Times -  Dated 6/26/2024
Council President Salem's Memorandum Regarding 2023-2024 Standing Committee Meeting Dates & Times -  Dated 6/28/2023

In Session Meetings

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