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

ACPS Is “Out of Space,” Needs 60 Homes Immediately

April 22, 2024
The City of Jacksonville’s Animal Care and Protective Services is “Out of Space" and they are urgently looking for foster homes for 60 dogs for six weeks by 4/24.

Icemen & City of Jacksonville Launch 2024 Kelly Cup Playoffs

April 16, 2024
The Jacksonville Icemen, proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Buffalo Sabres and the AHL’s Rochester Americans along with the City of Jacksonville have officially announced the opening of the 2024 Kelly Cup Playoffs, presented by Dream Finders Homes.  The announcement came at a press conference held at the Community First Igloo in Jacksonville. 

City to Host Metropolitan Park Revitalization Open House

April 15, 2024
The Metropolitan Park Revitalization team is excited to announce a unique opportunity for community members to actively participate in the rejuvenation of Metropolitan Park. A public open house, during which citizens can come together, share ideas, and contribute to the future of one of our city's most cherished public spaces, on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.
Featured Events

VAAC Victims’ Right’s Week Scholarship & Awards Luncheon 2024

April 23, 2024
Main Library
303 N Laura St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202


For inquiries contact: or 904-255-3321

Opioid and Substance Use Disorder Grants Committee

April 23, 2024 2:00 P.M.
City Hall
117 West Duval Street
Lynwood Roberts Room
Jacksonville, FL 32202
2:00 P.M.
Notice is hereby given that the Opioid and Substance Use Disorder (OSUD) Grants Committee will meet on Monday, April 23, 2024, at 2:00 PM. This meeting will take place in the Lynwood Roberts Room, City Hall, 117 West Duval Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. All interested parties are welcome to attend.  

JHA Board of Commissioners Meeting

April 23, 2024 2:00 pm
1300 North Broad Street
Jacksonville, Florida 3220
2:00 pm
Notice is hereby given that the Jacksonville Housing Authority (JHA) Board of Commissioners will meet for mandatory new member Ethics Training for Boards and Commission Members presented by the City of Jacksonville’s Office of Ethics, Compliance and Oversight in person on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. at its administrative offices located at 1300 N. Broad Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32202.

City Council Meeting

April 23, 2024 5:00 p.m.
City Hall
117 W. Duval St., 1st Floor
Council Chamber
5:00 p.m.