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Jacksonville, FL (February 6, 2019) – Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) is asking for the public’s help to prevent sewage disasters by defeating fatbergs, large clotting non-biodegradable sewage.JEA has broadcasted its mission to defeat fatbergs in city-wide email blasts, social media posts, and even created a commercial to inform the public on fatbergs and ask residents to think before they flush.JEA explained that its Wastewater Treatment System is designed to dispose of human ... Read More...
Wed, February 6, 2019
Jacksonville, FL (June 8, 2019) -- Each year, the City of Jacksonville, Public Works Department schedules various Hazardous Waste Remote Site disposal events around the city.One of the upcoming collection events is taking place in District 11:This event is to serve the needs of our Jacksonville communities and to help our environment, by providing a convenient access to disposing of those materials around the house that you really would like to get rid but do not know where to take them.Please l... Read More...
Thu, May 30, 2019
Jacksonville, FL. (November 30, 2018) - After months of work, the Special Committee on JEA Issues its final report, dated July 25th, 2018, along with a report from the Jessie Ball duPont organization issued on November 30th, 2018.Special Committee on the Future of JEA Final ReportJessie Ball duPont Fund - JEA Report Read More...
Fri, November 30, 2018
Jacksonville, FL (September 24, 2018) – In looking to address community concerns regarding storm water issues around the District, Councilman Danny Becton along with leadership within the City’s Department of Public Work performed a field trip to gain a first-hand look at the areas of District 11 including Bayard, Gate Parkway, Deerwood and the Old Baymeadows golf course areas.Joining Councilman Becton on these visits included Operations Director of Public Works, Bill Joyce, Public W... Read More...
Mon, September 24, 2018
An email from Mike Weinstein, city chief financial officer, stating his office would not be providing requested information to the JEA Special Committee, that investigating the potential sale of the municipal-owned utility, drove another contentious wedge between the Mayors’ Office and the City Council.“We continue not to work on any JEA sale analysis,” Weinstein wrote in the email. “They [the Special Committee] are on their own.”Council President Anna Brosche read the email into the record at t... Read More...
Thu, March 29, 2018
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