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    District 11 Hosts Movie Night at 9A Regional Park – It was a Big Hit!

    The City of Jacksonville’s Parks & Recreation department hosted its first movie night at the 9A Baymeadows Regional Park on Friday, March 31, 2017 beginning at Sunset. CM Becton was in attendance to welcome everyone to the event along with Parks and Recreation, Director Daryl Joseph and his staff. It was a picture perfect evening as the weather cooperated quite nicely as a beautiful sunset was combined with an afternoon breeze making it a picture perfect outdoor evening for all.   Read More...

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    Julington-Durbin Preserve

     Date of Acquisition: April 30, 2001: Julington-Durbin (2,007 acres); December 13, 2004:    Inholding/Donation (24 acres)  Cost: Julington-Durbin : $16,561,815  Funding Source: Julington-Durbin (LA# 1990-011): The District and the City of Jacksonville (City) each contributed 25% of the purchase funds and the Board of Trustees for the Internal Improvement Fund for the State of Florida (State) contributed the remaining 50%. The District holds 25% title to the pro...  Read More...

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    9A Baymeadows Park, Construction of Improvements Announced

    Construction has begun on Phase II of the 9A Baymeadows Regional Park which includes the tennis court complex. The $1.5 million project will include six clay courts, hard court and four pickle ball courts in addition to a small Pro Shop with bathrooms and showers. Expected completion date is late Spring/ early Summer of 2017. In other news, the park was awarded a $100,000 grant from the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation this summer.   Read More...

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    Dedication of the John Waddell Basketball Courts

    September 13 Reading of the City Ordinance City Hall, Council Chambers Introduced by Council Member Becton & Co-sponsored by Council Members Carter & Gulliford: RESOLUTION 2016-223-AA RESOLUTION MOURNING THE PASSING AND CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF JOHN WADDELL; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.WHEREAS, Jacksonville is exceedingly fortunate in having in neighborhoods throughout the City citizens whose commitment and dedication as civic leaders make vital, lasting contributions that impro...  Read More...

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    John Waddell Plaque Presentation - September 14, 2016

    In April, 2016, Resolution 2016-223 was passed by the Jacksonville City Council as a result of John Waddell’s service, commitment and dedication to his city and to his community that made him unique and special in so many ways.After serving in the Army for over twenty years, John and his wife Gloria made their home in the Southside area for many years. John spent many hours with the City of Jacksonville’s District 3 Citizens Planning Advisory Committee (CPAC) where he felt he could m...  Read More...

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

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