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Jacksonville, FL (October 24, 2018) -- Councilmember Becton is requesting community support for his Neighbor and Taxpayer Protection legislation 2018-271 as special interest groups push back. He needs you to contact city council per the email address below to express your support!The legislation 2018-271 is Councilman Becton’s initiative for improving new neighborhoods and protecting Tax Payers by updating local building code standards to improve residential streets to make them wider and ... Read More...
Tue, October 2, 2018
Jacksonville, FL (September 25, 2018) – The old Inn of Baymeadows is getting a facelift and new name. Stratford Management Company is buying and revamping the rundown hotel on Baymeadows Circle West and Cypress Green Drive turning it into modern studio apartments called the Lofts at Baymeadows. The Jacksonville City Council on September 25th, passed ordinance 2018-517 allowing for such use along with other conditions to ensure that this project will be implemented as planned.Stratford Management... Read More...
Tue, September 25, 2018
Jacksonville, FL (September 11, 2018) – On July 16th and August 16th, District 11 City Council Member Danny Becton held two workshops to discuss a Comprehensive Plan Amendment and Rezoning of 9.94 acres of property located at the northwest quadrant of Gate Parkway and Point Meadows Drive from Residential-Professional-Institutional (RPI) and Community General Commercial (CGC) to a Planned Unit Development (PUD). The first workshop was held at the Southeast CPAC meeting of February 26, 2018.The pr... Read More...
Tue, September 11, 2018
Jacksonville, FL (September 10, 2018) – Bayard residents filled the Fellowship Hall at Julington Baptist Church where District 11 Councilman Danny Becton held a Bayard Town Hall to discuss a proposed rezoning for property on US-1.The Town Hall was the first community meeting regarding the newly proposed rezoning for two parcels of land on Phillips Highway, south of Bayard Blvd. It was scheduled from 6:30 to 8pm on September 10th, and Councilman Becton didn’t want to waste any time.&l... Read More...
Mon, September 10, 2018
JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 29, 2018) - Its official, Jacksonville City Council passed Bill 2018-459, to approve the Purchase and Sale Agreement for new Fire Station #63 in District 11. After months and years in the making, this agreement for the land purchase to build a much-needed Fire Station in the Baymeadows East area was approved unanimously.The site for the New Fire Station #63 will be located on Gate Parkway near Burnt Mill Road, north of a proposed new mixed-use development to be called &l... Read More...
Wed, August 29, 2018
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