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CM Becton Casts Only No Vote Against 2020-187 Providing $1m Grant

CM Becton Casts Only No Vote Against 2020-187 Providing $1m Grant

Jacksonville, FL (June 23, 2020) — During the last zoom City Council meeting for the 2019-2020 Council Year, Councilman Becton voted against bill 2020-187, allowing the redevelopment plan between the city and Springfield lofts for a mixed-use project on Pearl...
CM Becton Helps JEA Warn Customers of Fraud Phone Calls

CM Becton Helps JEA Warn Customers of Fraud Phone Calls

Jacksonville, FL (June 23, 2020) – Councilman Becton received a strange voicemail regarding a JEA bill payment that raised a lot of red flags. The voicemail claimed that he had a payment due and to call a specific number to avoid his services being disconnected....
Rowes Supermarket Opens in Baymeadows

Rowes Supermarket Opens in Baymeadows

Jacksonville, FL (June 23, 2020) – Rowe’s IGA Supermarkets opened its doors on June 18th, 2020 as its seventh location in Jacksonville within the Deerwood Village Shopping Center in Baymeadows at the former Winn-Dixie site. Located at 9866 Baymeadows Road, the store...
CM Becton Helps Bentley Motors With Soft Grand Opening

CM Becton Helps Bentley Motors With Soft Grand Opening

 Jacksonville, FL (June 19, 2020) – Bentley Motors celebrated a soft Grand Opening of their 46th US dealership on the Southwest corner of J.T. Butler Blvd and I-95 in District 11. The plans for the luxury brand was first announced nearly two years ago to the day on...
Deerwood Park Blvd Bridge Widening Begins

Deerwood Park Blvd Bridge Widening Begins

Jacksonville, FL (June 11, 2020) – After years in the planning, Council member Becton’s transportation initiative of 2015-16 has begun: the bridge widening on Deerwood Park Blvd in Council District 11. The project is being constructed by CGC, Inc. at a cost of $2.7...
CM Becton Celebrates Baymeadows Bikini Bar Closing

CM Becton Celebrates Baymeadows Bikini Bar Closing

Jacksonville, FL (May 10, 2020) — The Baymeadows Bikini Bar that caused such an uproar among the Baymeadows Community back in 2013, has shut down. At some point during the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency, Paradise Gentleman’s Club closed its doors for good and put...
2019-2020 Charter Review Commission Issues Report

2019-2020 Charter Review Commission Issues Report

Jacksonville, FL (June 1, 2020) – The final recommendations of the 2019-2020 Charter Review Commission were submitted in a final report and presented to the Jacksonville City Council during a zoom meeting in June. There were 14 members appointed to the 2019 Charter...
CM Becton Announces New Enhancement for Several Area Parks

CM Becton Announces New Enhancement for Several Area Parks

Jacksonville, FL (June 1, 20202) — District 11 Parks are getting enhancements at three locations: Deerwood Rotary Children’s Park, Julington-Durbin Creek Preserve Park and Fort-Family Regional Park. “Over the course of several years of work and looking at how...
CM Becton Announces MOU on New Fire Station 74

CM Becton Announces MOU on New Fire Station 74

Jacksonville, FL (May 22, 2020) – Its Official; nearly eight months after announcing the opening of the temporary Fire Station #63 off Gate Parkway, Councilman Becton has successfully worked and confirmed the pathway to having another New Fire Station in the District...