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Join us for the grand reopening of the historic Friendship Fountain February 15, 2024 at 6 p.m.

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
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.

Construction at Riverfront Plaza
Downtown Vision Inc.

City of Jacksonville to Host 32nd Annual World of Nations Celebration

February 23, 2024
The City of Jacksonville is thrilled to host the 32nd Annual World of Nations Celebration, a vibrant multicultural festival that brings the world's diverse cultures to our doorstep.

Mayor Deegan’s River City Readers Literacy Initiative Exceeds Expectations - Additional Events Scheduled

February 16, 2024
Mayor Donna Deegan launched River City Readers, her citywide reading challenge for school-age children, with a kick-off event at the Main Branch of the Jacksonville Public Library late last month.
 

City Offices and Facilities Closed for Presidents Day

February 16, 2024
In observance of Presidents Day, the following City government offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2024.
Featured Events
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Feb

City Council Special Committee to Review JSO Primary Facilities

February 27, 2024 1:30 p.m.
Location:
City Hall St James Building
117 West Duval Street
 Council Chamber
1:30 p.m.

Notice is hereby given that the Special Committee of the City Council to Review JSO Primary Facilities will meet on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, located at 117 West Duval Street, 1st floor, City Hall - St. James Building. The full Special Committee will meet to present and discuss the recommendations offered by the respective working groups
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Feb

Council Member Public Meeting | Regarding a Resolution Recognizing the Historical Impact of Redlining and Commitment to Redress the Remaining Effect.

February 27, 2024 4:00 p.m.
Location:
City Hall St James Building
117 West Duval Street
 Henry Cook Room
4:00 p.m.

Notice is hereby given that Council Member Jimmy Peluso (District 7) will meet on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. in the the Henry Cook Room in City Hall located at 117 West Duval Street, for a discussion on a resolution recognizing the historical impact of redlining and commitment to redress the remaining effect.
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Feb

City Council Meeting

February 27, 2024 5:00 p.m.
Location:
City Hall
117 W. Duval St., 1st Floor
Council Chamber
 
5:00 p.m.
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Feb

Context Sensitive Streets Standards Committee

February 27, 2024 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location:
Edward Ball Building, Third Floor Conference Room #3112
(Please check in with Third Floor receptionist)
214 N Hogan Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32202
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Attendees may join Context Sensitive Streets Standards Committee meeting virtually through Microsoft Teams: http://tinyurl.com/Feb2024CSSSC

Please direct any questions to:
Matt Fall, Bicycle-Pedestrian Coordinator
(904) 255-7835 - MFall@coj.net