City of Jacksonville


The City of Jacksonville Honors Veterans at the Annual Veterans Day Parade

November 05, 2020
Presented by the Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A.

Election Day Resources

November 03, 2020
Polls will open from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Registered Duval County voters can find their precinct on their voter information card and at the Supervisor of Elections website.

Two Coronavirus Testing Locations Temporarily Closed for Election Day Efforts

November 02, 2020
COVID-19 testing will be suspended Tuesday, Nov. 3, at Mandarin and Leroy D. Clemons senior centers, located at 3848 Hartley Road – 32257 and 55 N. Jackson Ave. – 32229, respectively.

Georgia vs. Florida Football Game is This Weekend

November 02, 2020
This morning, Mayor Lenny Curry and leaders from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department, and JaxEvents held a press conference to remind everyone about safety, parking, and attendance protocols for the annual Georgia-Florida game this Saturday, November 7, 2020..

New Downtown Public Art: Laura's Flower Sculpture Assembly and Installation

November 02, 2020
The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville and Farah & Farah Reveal 20-Foot-Tall Sculpture on Laura Street.

Time for Duval Residents to Change Lawn Irrigation Schedule

October 30, 2020
As Duval County residents mark the end of Daylight Saving Time by resetting their clocks Sunday, Nov. 1, the City of Jacksonville’s Environmental Quality Division is reminding them to adjust their lawn and landscape irrigation schedule to one day per week. Designed to conserve Jacksonville’s water supply and reduce the amount of nutrients flowing into the St. Johns River, Chapter 366 of the City’s Ordinance Code limits watering to one day a week from the first Sunday in November to the second Sunday in March.

City's Office of Inspector General Becomes First Local Government Agency in Florida to Receive State Accreditation for Inspectors General

October 30, 2020
The City of Jacksonville’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) earned initial accreditation through the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation, Inc. (CFA) as part of the organization’s Inspectors General Accreditation Program. Thirty-eight inspectors general in the state have received the recognition, with the City’s agency being the only one to represent a municipality. A CFA accreditation demonstrates an inspector general office’s commitment to adhering to professionally-recognized best practices that will enhance the quality of service provided to its community. 

2020 Celebration Of Valor Calendar of Events

October 28, 2020
This morning's press conference at City Hall was the start of the Celebration of Valor — an annual series of events honoring the service and sacrifice of Jacksonville’s proud military community.

Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville and PNC Foundation Join Forces to Support New Jax Arts Project

October 28, 2020
Up to 15 grants in the amount of $1,000 or $2,000 (for collaborations) will be  awarded for community-based projects

Mayor Extending Mask Requirement for 30 Days

October 27, 2020
Mayor Lenny Curry is extending the mask mandate for 30 days, making the new expiration date Thursday, Nov. 26. As a reminder, the executive order declares that every person over the age of six who is in an indoor public space must wear a face mask or covering when not able to engage in social distancing.

Jacksonville Gears Up for Florida-Georgia

October 23, 2020
City of Jacksonville announces updates as the Georgia Bulldogs and Florida Gators prepare to square off on Saturday, November 7

Tune In to the "Lights On Afterschool" Virtual Performance Oct. 22

October 20, 2020
This Thursday, October 22nd, please join Kids Hope Alliance as they celebrate afterschool achievements with "Lights On Afterschool." This virtual performance from 11am to 2pm features Don't Miss A Beat, Inc. and Jacksonville Arts & Music School.

Environmental Protection Board to Release State of the River Report, Host Public Online Conversation

October 19, 2020
The Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board (JEPB), in partnership with WJCT and Jacksonville University (JU), will release the 2020 State of the River Report, Thursday, Oct. 22.

Celebrating National Friends of Libraries Week

October 19, 2020
October 18-24, 2020 is the 15th annual National Friends of Libraries Week (view the proclamation here). Established in 1956, the Friends of the Jacksonville Public Library was created to encourage the support of libraries, increase awareness of public libraries in the community, and raise funds to enhance library services for the good of the public library system and the community.

City Employee Earns Navy's Public Service Award for "Unparalleled Devotion" to Jacksonville Military and Families

October 14, 2020
Harrison Conyers III, the City of Jacksonville Military Affairs and Veterans Department (MAVD) operations manager, was honored by the U.S. Department of the Navy with the Meritorious Public Service Award, a prestigious civilian citation that is rarely given. During a ceremony at City Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 13, Captain Brian Weiss, commanding officer of Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, and Mayor Lenny Curry presented the medal to Conyers while highlighting his decades of dedication not only to active duty and retired military members, and their families, but to all of Jacksonville’s citizens.
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