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    Councilman Becton Speaks at Celebration Rally for Julington-Durbin Preserve

    Jacksonville, FL (July 14, 2018) – District 11 Councilman Danny Becton spent Saturday morning outdoors at the Julington-Durbin Preserve off Bartram Park Blvd on July 14th at a Celebration Rally that originally began as a “Save the Park Rally”.A crowd of happy protesters attended and celebrated their victory against the developer, Eastland, who decided not to follow through with original plans to exchange land in Black Hammock Island for 403 acres and build the 1,400 homes purchased from the pres...  Read More...

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    Councilman Becton Appears on First Coast Living Discussing the Fort Partnership

    Jacksonville, FL (June 21, 2018) - District 11 Council Member Danny Becton made an appearance on First Coast Living on NBC 12 with Fort Family Investments’, Abe Fort to discuss their unique partnership between the City of Jacksonville and their private company.City Council passed legislation 2018-089 back in March stating the 9A/Baymeadows Regional Park will be renamed to Fort Family Regional Park at Baymeadows in exchange for annual payments to provide for capital improvements to enhance ...  Read More...

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    City Council Passes 2018-089 for 9A/Baymeadows Regional Park for $1 Million Title Sponsor

    Legislation 2018-089 was passed by City Council on March 13, 2018 that was introduced by District 11 Council Member Danny Becton whereby the 9A/Baymeadows Regional Park will get a new name in exchange for annual payments to provide for capital improvements to enhance the park in coming years. In a deal brokered by CM Becton and leadership of Perimeter Reality which is the subsidiary of Fort Family Investments, headed by Don Fort, the park will be renamed "Fort Family Regional Park at Baymea...  Read More...

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    CM Becton Files Legislation for 9A/Baymeadows Regional Park with a $1 Million Title Sponsor

    Legislation 2018-089 was introduced by District 11 Council Member Danny Becton whereby the 9A/Baymeadows Regional Park will get a new name and an annual payment to provide for capital improvements to enhance the park in coming years. In a deal brokered by CM Becton and leadership of Perimeter Reality which is the subsidiary of Fort Family Investments, headed by Don Fort, the park will be renamed “Fort Family Regional Park at Baymeadows.” Legislation is expected to take about 6 weeks....  Read More...

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    XGLO Event at 9A Baymeadows Regional Park is a Huge Success

    On November 18, 2017, the evening turned out to be a perfect night to host the 2017 XGLO games at the 9A Baymeadows Regional Park Tennis Complex. Over 120 area players young and old filled the courts in a party type atmosphere to enjoy what XGLO describes as turning traditional tennis into a fun, no-pressure social experience for people of all ages and abilities. Unlike traditional tennis events, “XGLOsive” takes the pressure off and turns the music and the fun way up.District 11 Cou...  Read More...

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    District 11 to Hosts XGLOsive Event at 9A Baymeadows Regional Park ANNOUNCEMENT

    Join us on Saturday, November 18th, 2017 as we bring XGLOsive Tennis back to Jacksonville at the NEW 9A Baymeadows Tennis Center! XGLOsive turns traditional tennis into a fun, no-pressure social experience for people of all ages and abilities. Unlike traditional tennis events, XGLOsive takes the pressure off and turns the music and the fun way up. Where: 9A Baymeadows Regional Park, Tennis Center, 8000 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256 Times:Session 1 (Ages 8+)   |...  Read More...

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    9A/Baymeadows Regional Park GRAND OPENING of Tennis and Pickleball Complex

    On October 14th, 2017, the Grand Opening of the new $1.5 million Tennis facility was opened as the new pickleball courts were in full use with more players awaiting their turn. Located at the 9A/Baymeadows Regional Park, 8000 Baymeadows Road East, District 11 City Council Member Danny Becton was on hand to wipe the rust off his tennis racquet and dedicate the new facility.After thanking the committee of racquet sport enthusiasts and those who helped within the community plan the best facility po...  Read More...

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    9A Baymeadows Regional Park - Wrapping Up the $300k Fields Refurbishment

    As of September 2017, the field renovations are wrapping up on the field refurbishment at the 9A/Baymeadows Regional Park. At this point, signage has been installed directing park users to stay off newly installed sod while the grass takes hold and rooted. Below is the description of work that has been completed on this project:The two (2) fields will be:Sprayed to Kill the Turf/Weeds -CompleteRototilled and Laser Graded (soil added to achieve proper drainage) - CompleteNew Irrigation Syste...  Read More...

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Plaque Honoring John Waddell September 14 Dedication at the 9A Baymeadows Regional Park

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