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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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    First Coast Manufactures Association Invites Councilman Becton as Special Guest Speaker

    Jacksonville, FL. (July 10, 2018) - District 11 Councilman Danny Becton attended the First Coast Manufacturers Association’s, “FCMA” recent Government Relations Committee luncheon on Tuesday, July 10th as the Special Guest Speaker.It was an opportunity for Councilman Becton to share recent and upcoming news of City Council with FCMA members, as well as, discuss all the current and upcoming projects happening throughout District 11.The committee meeting was held in FCMA’s ...  Read More...

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    Council Members Get First Hand Experience with the City’s New Hockey Team - The Icemen

    On March 10, 2018, City Council members did everything but drive the Zamboni when they were given their first close up look of the ice facilities prior to a recent Jacksonville Icemen game. The city’s minor league hockey team provided a warm welcome to city leaders.Council Vice President Aaron Bowman helped arrange the evening where council members Danny Becton, Sam Newby, Tommy Hazouri, Joyce Morgan, John Crescimbeni and their families got an idea of what goes on before a hockey game and ...  Read More...

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    CM Becton Responds to the Residents of Hampton Park After Devestating Home Fire

    To the Residents of Hampton Park,Yesterday, a neighbor of your community experienced a horrific event, a total loss of their home due to a fire. While we are thankful the family is safe, this tragic event does rekindle the issue of having fire and rescue services available nearby.Months ago, the city presented an option in which it became contentious among residents, some in favor, some not due to its location. It was my conclusion based on “many” factors, that this was not an ideal location but...  Read More...

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    Veterans Entreprenuership Event held in District 11 Showcases UNF Training Program

    On February 7, 2018, District 11 CM Danny Becton joined an estimated 75 people, many of them veterans, who met at the Veterans United Craft Brewery tap room at 8999 Western Way in District 11. They came to learn about the success fellow veterans have achieved by becoming entrepreneurs.The event was co-sponsored by Veterans Florida and the University of North Florida Military & Veterans Resource Center. Both institutions are working to give veterans the skills needed to start their own busine...  Read More...

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