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    District 11’s New Baymeadows Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market Donates $1,000 to Local Fire Station #44

    Jacksonville, FL (August 31, 2018) -- Wal-Mart Foundation donated $1,000 to Fire Station #44 in District 11 after opening its’ newest store on Baymeadows Road. City Council passed ordinance 2018-453 regarding Wal-Mart’s funding to JFRD during the council meeting on Wednesday evening, August 29th.The awarded funds are part of the Wal-Mart foundation’s Community Grant Program and will be used to purchase exercise equipment for the employees at station #44.According to the bill summary, “it’s a com...  Read More...

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    Councilman Becton Visits F35s at Naval Air Station Jacksonville

    Jacksonville, FL (August 29, 2018) – District 11 Councilman Danny Becton spent Wednesday morning at Naval Air Station Jacksonville to experience the power of F-35 jets front row and center.F35 Lightning Fighters arrived on August 22nd to train “along with other carried-based jets to participate in a training operation in support of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln,” according to an article by the Florida Times Union.Councilman Becton took multiple videos and pictures th...  Read More...

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    CM Becton joins the Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville To Celebrate India’s 72nd Independence Day

    JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 11, 2018) – District 11 Council Member Danny Becton and the Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville let freedom ring at an India Independence Day event held on Saturday.ICS hosted the special event to celebrate India’s 72nd year of Independence and invited Councilman Becton to join them as the Chief Guest and Keynote Speaker. The organization’s Independence Day event was held at the University of North Florida in the Robinson Theatre on August 11th.Memb...  Read More...

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    CM Becton Attends Annual JSO Safety Fair Event

    Jacksonville, FL (August 4, 2018) -- District 11 Councilman Danny Becton joined the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office at its 21st Annual Sheriff’s Watch Safety Fair at the Avenues Mall on Saturday, August 4th.The event was scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and gave the community an opportunity to interact with JSO officers, officials from multiple branches, such as the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the districts council member, Councilman Becton.   Read More...

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    JSO Crime Prevention Walk Turns into a Community Meeting in Nocatee Neighborhood

    JACKSONVILLE, FL (August 1, 2018) -- A scheduled Crime Prevention Walk in the Nocatee community of Cypress Trails hosted by the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and Councilman Becton turns into a community meeting due to bad weather.The event was held on August 1st, exactly one week after JSO and Councilman Becton walked the Bartram Park Preserve community.The Councilman, JSO’s Zone 3 Commander Assistant Chief Jennifer Short, and Lt. Worbington and his officers, met at The Community Cen...  Read More...

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    CM Becton helps Open New LifeSouth Community Blood Center

    JACKSONVILLE, Fl (July 26, 2018) - LifeSouth Community Blood Center opens up a new headquarters right in the middle of District 11 and Councilman Danny Becton took part in the celebration and ribbon cutting of the donor center.The new LifeSouth location is located at 7840 Baymeadows Way within the Deerwood Center office park off Baymeadows Road or Phillips Highway.The event took place on Thursday, July 26th. The ribbon-cutting ceremony kicked off at 10 am and Councilman Becton was one of the fou...  Read More...

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    JSO and CM Becton Partner Up and Host Crime Prevention Walks in Bartram Park Community

    JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 25, 2018) Instead of patrolling the streets from inside a police vehicle, officers with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and District 11 Councilman Danny Becton decided to work on foot and host a JSO Crime Prevention Walk in the community of The Preserves of Bartram Park.The Bartram Park community is within JSO’s Zone 3, the area east of the St John River from Beach Blvd down to St. Johns County.The purpose of the walk is to allow Zone 3 officers, who are assi...  Read More...

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    Councilman Danny Becton, Announces Temporary Fire Station to be Constructed while New Station #63 is Built

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (July 16, 2018) – Danny Becton, the Jacksonville City Council member for the Eleventh District, announced that along with the purchase and sale agreement for a new fire station, CM Becton is also announcing a “temporary” station that will be built on an adjacent parcel located off Gate Parkway near Burnt Mill Road, near the new permanent site for Fire and Rescue Station #63.“We are excited to announce, the purchase and sale agreement that will provide 2...  Read More...

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    Councilman Danny Becton, Announces New Fire Station #63 Site at Gate Parkway and Burnt Mill Rd

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (July 16, 2018) – Danny Becton, the Jacksonville City Council member for the Eleventh District, announced that a purchase and sale agreement has been reached for a new fire station site to be home to Station #63 and will be located on Gate Parkway near Burnt Mill Road.The fire station site is located north of a proposed new mixed-use development to be called “The Palms”. The site is approximately 2.72 acres and is being purchased from Nouveau Management Group...  Read More...

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    CM Becton Speaks at Exchange Club of Jacksonville

    Jacksonville, FL. (July 12, 2018) - District 11 Councilman Danny Becton was the Special Guest Speaker at the Jacksonville Exchange Club luncheon on Thursday, July 12th.The luncheon started at noon at the River City Brewing Company. The local organization hosts their meetings at the downtown restaurant every first, second and third Thursday of the month.   Read More...

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