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 today for valuable information and tools that will help you and your family prepare for an emergency.

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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.

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

Stadium Agreement Funding Statement

May 14, 2024
Chief negotiator Mike Weinstein issued the following statement in response to inaccuracies about the city’s portion of stadium agreement funding.

City of Jacksonville and Jacksonville Jaguars Present Stadium Agreement

May 14, 2024

Mayor Donna Deegan, lead negotiator Mike Weinstein, and Jaguars President Mark Lamping jointly presented a landmark stadium renovation agreement at the Jacksonville City Council meeting on Tuesday, May 14.

Join us for JaxReady Fest - May 10-11, 2024

May 10, 2024
The City of Jacksonville’s Emergency Preparedness Division is thrilled to announce the inaugural JaxReady Fest, an interactive preparedness experience aimed at empowering residents with the knowledge and resources to stay safe and resilient in the face of all hazards that threaten our community.
Featured Events

City Council Finance Committee

May 21, 2024 9:30 a.m.
City Hall
117 W. Duval St., 1st Floor
Council Chamber
9:30 a.m.


JSEB Bootcamp

May 21, 2024 - September 17, 2024 6-8:30p
Kids Hope Alliance
1095 A. Philip Randolph
Jacksonville, FL 32206
The JSEB Bootcamp is a 5-month Program series created to enhance the development of locally owned small businesses. The Bootcamp will focus on the developmemt of newly established small businesses. The program will act as a pathway to gain knowledge about Organizational Development, Financial Intelligence (via Outlook), and Estimating and Proposal Writing. After completing the JSEB Bootcamp, business owners will be better equipped to not only do business with the City of Jacksonville, but to compete at an expansive level. Most importantly, owners will have the tools and knowledge to effectively operate their business.

FSCJ FinTech Initiative: CompTIA Security+

May 21, 2024 - August 20, 2024 6-8:00p

Live Online Tuesdays
This course establishes the course knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs. Security+ incorporates best practices in hands-on troubleshooting to ensure security professionals have practical security problem-solving skills. This course prepares the student to take the CompTIA Security+ exam. Course materials and testing vouchers are included in the course cost.

FSCJ FinTech Initiative: MOS Excel Prep

May 21, 2024 - June 20, 2024 5-7p

Live Online Tuesdays and Thursdays
This Boot Camp includes the content for Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Excel courses. The introductory course will help students to get started with Microsoft Excel 2019. It will also teach them how to work with formulas and functions, format a worksheet, work with charts, and analyze data using formulas. The intermediate course builds upon the foundational skills introduced in the Basic Excel course. Learn how to manage workbook data, use tables, analyze table data, automate worksheet tasks, enhance charts and use "what if" analysis. Advanced Microsoft Excel 2019 will teach learners how to develop charts and pivot tables and how to analyze such data in these formats.  Learners will also be introduced to Macros, VLookup, Index, and Match.