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    CM Becton Visits Brooks’s Batram Lakes Assisted Living Facility

    Jacksonville, FL (January 10, 2019) -- Councilman Danny Becton took a tour of one of District 11’s most impressive assisted living facilities, Bartram Lakes, which encompasses 58 acres of beautiful grounds including lakes, wetlands and living facilities, all in the heart of the Bartram Park community. Bartram Lakes is part of the Brooks Rehabilitation organization and specializes in Rehabilitation, Alzheimer’s and Dementia care.The large and inviting facility is located on the southe...  Read More...

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    CM Becton Votes Against Bill 2018-594 After Council Denies Amendment to Add Addressing City Pension Debt to List of Priorities

    Jacksonville, FL (January 8, 2019) – Councilman Becton voted against bill resolution 2018-594 after Council denied his proposed floor amendment at the first City Council meeting of the new year. The bill by resolutions, formally adopts a City Council 1-year, 3-year and 5-year non-binding strategic plan.According to the resolution’s bill summary, a City Council strategic planning meeting was held in June of 2018 to discuss the council’s top priorities for the next few years. Cou...  Read More...

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    T-Mobile’s Hosts CM Becton on Tour of their Jacksonville Emergency Operations Center

    Jacksonville, FL (December 13, 2018) – Councilman Danny Becton visited T-Mobile’s, Jacksonville Emergency Operations Center, where a team of T-Mobile engineers and techs were all hands-on-deck for several months responding to Hurricane Michael and restoring communications throughout the Panhandle.The facility is located in District 11 off A.C. Skinner Parkway where the WJXX, now known as First Coast News, station used to be.“Jacksonville’s EOC serves as the primary recove...  Read More...

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    CM Becton Announces a Hotel Safety and Crime Initiative

    Today, Councilmember Danny Becton discussed with news media, a special initiative that includes partnerships with Southside Hotel Owners, Jacksonville Sheriff Association, Visit Jacksonville and the Florida Regional Lodging Association.The objective of this initiative is to address the perception and often times reality of Crime and Safety within our Jacksonville Hotel and Motel business community. The solutions that likely will come from these efforts will be identified in the form of 1) Improv...  Read More...

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    CM Becton, JSO & Hotel Industry Hold Meeting Looking to Improve Hotel Safety

    Jacksonville, FL (November 28, 2018) – Councilman Danny Becton, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO) and many others from the hotel industry, local and state wide, came together for a meeting on November 28th at the Comfort Suites at 8277 Western Way Circle to discuss crime and safety issues with area stakeholders involving southside hotels and motels.This issue was first initiated when a chance meeting between Councilman Becton and the owner of Comfort Suites, Jitan Kuverji share...  Read More...

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    CM Becton Hosts District 11 Blood Drive with LifeSouth

    Jacksonville, FL (November 9, 2018) – Councilman Becton and LifeSouth Community Blood Center helped save local lives by hosting the first District 11 Blood Drive.The blood drive was hosted at the Southeast Regional Library from noon to 6pm on Friday before Veterans Day using LifeSouth’s Bloodmobile, a large bus equipped with all the tools and furniture necessary to donate blood safely and comfortably.The idea of hosting a blood drive came to Councilman Becton after he donated blood f...  Read More...

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    CM Becton Holds Town Hall Meeting for South District 11 in Nocatee

    Jacksonville, FL (October 25, 2018) – Councilman Becton wrapped up the month of October with his third and final annual District 11 update and after city budget Town Hall for the southern part of the District within the community of Nocatee.Councilman Becton’s purpose of these town halls is to inform and update the resident of District 11 on the city’s new budget, current and upcoming projects, as well as the economic and growth management news revolving the district. He held t...  Read More...

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    CM Becton Holds Town Hall Meeting for North District 11

    Jacksonville, FL (October 8, 2018) – It’s that time of year, City Council has passed the city’s 2018-2019 budget, a new fiscal year that begins on October 1st is beginning and Councilman Danny Becton is eager to update his constitutes on accomplishments and future opportunities within the District. Yes, it’s time for District 11 Town Hall meetings!Councilman Becton’s Town Hall meetings provide for the perfect opportunity to have one-on-one facetime with constitutes and to have city department he...  Read More...

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    CM Becton Speaks at Sweetwater’s October ‘Koffee with Katie’

    Jacksonville, FL. (October 8, 2018) – Councilman Becton joined Sweetwater residents on October 8th, 2018 for a morning “cup of joe” and to present his annual District 11 update during the community’s October meeting event, “Koffee with Katie”.“Koffee with Katie” is hosted by Katie Hollis, Sweetwater by Del Webb’s Property Manager with First Service Residential. The big announcement in addition to CM Becton being introduced as their guest spea...  Read More...

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    CM Becton Helps Judge Brooks Family YMCA’s 2nd Annual Spelling Bee

    Jacksonville, FL. (October 6, 2018) -- Councilman Danny Becton joined Community In Schools of Jacksonville CEO Steve Gilbert by participating as a Celebrity judge for the YMCA’s 2nd Annual Spelling Bee at the Brooks Family YMCA in District 11.In a return invitation to this competition, this day found Council Member Becton enjoying the academic activities of some very impressive students, learning some new vocabulary words and being impressed by some outstanding spelling as the YMCA facilit...  Read More...

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