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.
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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.

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

City Activates Heat Emergency Plan on July 16

July 16, 2024
The City of Jacksonville has designated July 16, 2024, as a Heat Emergency Day because it is the third consecutive day a Heat Advisory (maximum heat index is expected to be between 108°F and 112°F) has been issued for Duval County.

Mayor Deegan Presents Proposed Budget to City Council

July 15, 2024
Mayor Donna Deegan presented the proposed 2024-2025 budget to the Jacksonville City Council this morning. The proposal includes a $1.92 billion general fund budget and $489 million in the 2025 portion of the five-year Capital Improvement Plan, which is $1.95 billion in total from 2025-2029.

La Alcaldesa Deegan Presenta El Presupuesto Propuesto Al Concejo Municipal

July 15, 2024
La alcaldesa Donna Deegan presentó esta mañana el presupuesto propuesto para 2024-2025 al Concejo Municipal de Jacksonville. La propuesta incluye un presupuesto del fondo general de $1.92 mil millones y $489 millones en la parte de 2025 del Plan de Mejoras Capitales a cinco años, que totaliza $1.95 mil millones de 2025 a 2029.
Featured Events


July 18, 2024 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Military Affairs and Veteran's Department inside City Hall
117 W. Duval Street, #175
Jacksonville, FL  32202
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
This is a partnership between the City of Jacksonville's Military Affairs and Veteran's Department and Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Inc.'s Veteran's Service Unit.  

Council Member Public Meeting | Re: Old Middleburg Road Widening Groundbreaking Ceremonys

July 18, 2024

NW Quadrant of the Intersection
Old Middleburg Rd and Country Mill Lane
(Parking available on the south side of Old Middleburg Rd).
Jacksonville, FL 32244

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JHA Special Board Meeting

July 18, 2024 9:00 a.m.
Location: 9:00 a.m.
Notice is hereby given that the Jacksonville Housing Authority (JHA) Board of Commissioners Board Meeting will hold a Special Meeting in person on Thursday, July 18, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. at its administrative office located at 1300 N. Broad Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32202 to approve the revised ACOP and FY 2025 Annual Plan. The public is invited to attend this meeting and speak during the public forum.

Public Service Grant Appeals Boad

July 18, 2024 11:30 PM
Location: 11:30 PM
July 16, 2023, at 2:00 PM
Notice is hereby given that the Public Service Grant Appeals Board will meet in an in-person meeting on July 25, 2023, at 10:00 AM. This meeting is offered in-person at the Ed Ball Building 8th Floor Fishbowl Conference Room (825), 214 North Hogan Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. The public is invited to attend this meeting in-person.  
The purpose of this meeting is to hear administrative appeals for the FY 2025 PSG Council applications for funding.  The PSG Appeals Board agenda can be found at the following location: or you may contact John Snyder by email at or by telephone at (904) 255-8202 to obtain a copy of the agenda and meeting materials. 
Pursuant to the Americans 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 submit your request to the City of Jacksonville Disabled Services Division at: V (904) 255-5466, TTY-(904) 255-5476, or email your request to
Please contact John Snyder, by telephone at (904) 255-8202 or by email at if you have any questions regarding this notice or if you experience technical difficulties during the meeting.