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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 in the very near future,...

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CM Becton and Joyce Development Group Break Ground on Baymeadows Park

CM Becton and Joyce Development Group Break Ground on Baymeadows Park

Jacksonville, FL (November 20, 2019) – Councilman Becton and Joyce Development Group sported hard hats and big smiles as they finally broke ground on the much anticipated Baymeadows Park development on November 20th, 2019. The ground-breaking ceremony started just before noon at the site of the...

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CM Becton Hosts Greenland Chase Community Mtg Regarding Rezoning

CM Becton Hosts Greenland Chase Community Mtg Regarding Rezoning

Jacksonville, FL - (November 20, 2019) -- District 11 Councilman Danny Becton held a public workshop for the Greenland Chase Community on November 20th to inform residents of potential plans to develop the property adjacent to their neighborhood. The property, located at 6100 Greenland Road and...

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CM Becton Hosts Greendland Chase Community Meeting

CM Becton Hosts Greendland Chase Community Meeting

Jacksonville, FL - (November 13, 2019) -- District 11 City Council Member Danny Becton is holding a public meeting for the Greenland Chase Community to inform residents of the potential plan to develop the property adjacent to their neighborhood. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, November...

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Skinner Family Announces Kernan Extension Development

Skinner Family Announces Kernan Extension Development

Jacksonville, FL (February 22, 2019) – District 11 is looking to grow, again! The Skinner family is looking to sell the last largest piece of the family’s land located at the Southeast corner of J. Turner Butler Boulevard and I-295. The family’s negotiation to sell the nearly 1,000 acres with two...

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CM Becton Requests Community Support for Bill 2018-271

CM Becton Requests Community Support for Bill 2018-271

Jacksonville, FL (December 12, 2018) -- Building Better Neighborhoods, Improving Public Safety and Protecting Taxpayers, Council member Becton is requesting community support for his Neighbor and Taxpayer Protection legislation 2018-271 as special interest groups push back. He needs you to contact...

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City Council Passes Bill 2018-517 for The Lofts of Baymeadows

City Council Passes Bill 2018-517 for The Lofts of Baymeadows

Jacksonville, FL (September 25, 2018) – The old Inn of Baymeadows is getting a facelift and new name. Stratford Management Company is buying and revamping the rundown hotel on Baymeadows Circle West and Cypress Green Drive turning it into modern studio apartments called the Lofts at Baymeadows....

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CM Becton Hosts Bayard Town Meeting to Discuss Proposed Rezoning

CM Becton Hosts Bayard Town Meeting to Discuss Proposed Rezoning

Jacksonville, FL (September 10, 2018) – Bayard residents filled the Fellowship Hall at Julington Baptist Church where District 11 Councilman Danny Becton held a Bayard Town Hall to discuss a proposed rezoning for property on US-1. The Town Hall was the first community meeting regarding the newly...

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City Council Passes Bill 2018-419 Approving Baymeadows Park Development

City Council Passes Bill 2018-419 Approving Baymeadows Park Development

Jacksonville, FL (August 29, 2018) -- Jacksonville City Council approved Bill 2018-419 for Councilman Danny Becton’s sponsored rezoning bill approving the Baymeadows Park development plan for District 11 on the frontage Baymeadows Road on the old golf course between Baymeadows Circle East “BCE”...

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CM Becton Host Town Hall Meeting for Baymeadows Area Residents

CM Becton Host Town Hall Meeting for Baymeadows Area Residents

Jacksonville, FL (July 19, 2018) -It was a packed house at the Baymeadows Town Hall held by District 11 Councilman Danny Becton and the Baymeadows Community Council “BCC” on Thursday night. Over approximately 180 people from different Southside communities filled the conference room at FSCJ’s...

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IKEA Taking Shape and Being Enviromental Friendly Along the Way

IKEA Taking Shape and Being Enviromental Friendly Along the Way

Jacksonville, FL (June 5, 2017) If you have not been by the new IKEA location lately, the progress in construction has the blue panels installed, some of the parking lot paved and soon to begin will come the inside construction of walls to divide up the store giving it the feel that inventory of...

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Becton Offers Substitute for 2017-36 after Weeks of Review

Becton Offers Substitute for 2017-36 after Weeks of Review

Jacksonville, FL (May 8, 2017) As promised, Council Member Danny Becton delivered to the Land Use and Zoning Committee, a substitute bill 2017-36 that he introduced, which was debated and passed out of committee and is now ready for full Council approval for May 23rd prior to the official extended...

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IKEA Milestone – CM Becton Gets Exclusive Invite April 5, 2017

IKEA Milestone – CM Becton Gets Exclusive Invite April 5, 2017

Jacksonville, FL (April 5, 2017) Councilman Becton received an exclusive invitation from Joseph Roth, with IKEA’s Corporate Expansion and Property Public Affairs to witness the first blue panel installation on April 5, 2017 a milestone for which IKEA celebrates. The installation of the iconic blue...

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Gate Parkway Village Gets Approval By City Council, Bill 2017-040

Gate Parkway Village Gets Approval By City Council, Bill 2017-040

Jacksonville, FL (March 14, 2017) After months of community workshops hosted by City Council Member Becton, were representatives from Cantrell & Morgan working with local residents within the area, the Gate Parkway Village development is on its way to becoming a reality as City Council passed...

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Cantrell & Morgan Listen to Residents Concerns & Make Changes to Plans

Cantrell & Morgan Listen to Residents Concerns & Make Changes to Plans

Jacksonville, FL (February 21, 2017) Expect more construction along Gate Parkway and Deerwood Park Boulevard if PUD zoning is granted by the City Council on March 14. Ironically, another major project is going to mean an improvement, however so slight, in peak time traffic flow. The 18-acre parcel...

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Ribbon Cutting Celebrates New Tires Plus in Bartram Park

Ribbon Cutting Celebrates New Tires Plus in Bartram Park

Jacksonville, FL (January 24, 2017) Businesses continue to come to District 11. On January 24th, 2017, Council Member Danny Becton joined State Senator Aaron Bean, and fellow council members Matt Schellenberg and Tommy Hazouri along with JSO Zone 3 Commander Mat Nemeth for Tire Plus Store #772996...

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New Gate Parkway-Deerwood Park Blvd Development Announced

New Gate Parkway-Deerwood Park Blvd Development Announced

Jacksonville, FL (January 17th, 2017) Residents voiced traffic concerns about more development when representatives of Cantrell & Morgan addressed a community meeting arranged by District 11 City Council Member Danny Becton at the Southeast Regional Library. Developers sought citizen input to...

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Becton Opposes Tax Spending Requested for Grant Incentive in 2016-791

Becton Opposes Tax Spending Requested for Grant Incentive in 2016-791

Jacksonville, FL (January 10, 2017) The River City Marketplace on the Max Leggett Parkway near Jacksonville International Airport is one of the most prosperous retail areas in the city. As District 11 Council Member Danny Becton sees it, new development in this economically strong area of town...

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Coj in Pursuit of New Fire Station

Coj in Pursuit of New Fire Station

Jacksonville, FL (November 15, 2-16) During the Sweetwater, “Coffee with Katie” community meeting, CM Becton announced that negotiations are on-going to find an affordable and equitable land swap for a new fire station from the current City of Jacksonville owned site, labeled #63 to cover areas...

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IKEA Groundbreaking

IKEA Groundbreaking

Jacksonville, FL (November 03, 2016) The landscape of District 11 will change forever when the IKEA store opens in late 2017 near Gate Parkway and I-295. Several city officials including Mayor Lenny Curry, and Council Members Danny Becton, Jim Love, Matt Schellenberg and Aaron Bowman where on hand...

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New JSO Substation Location Zone 3

New JSO Substation Location Zone 3

Jacksonville, FL (Octiber 25, 2016) Through Bill 2016-545, sponsored by Council Member Danny Becton and enacted on October 25, 2016, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, Zone 3 substation will be relocating to 8875 Liberty Ridge Drive, Building 700, Suites 110 and 210 in the Prominence Office Center...

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Hines Breaks Ground On Southside Quarter – A Signature Mixed-Use Community

Hines Gets Approval By City Council by Passage of Bill 2016-283

Jacksonville, FL (May 24, 2016) After several community workshops hosted by City Council Member Becton along with Hines representatives and local residents within the area, the Hines Mixed-Use development is on its way to becoming a reality as City Council passed Bill 2016-283. Hines is a...

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IKEA Gets Approval By City Council

IKEA Gets Approval By City Council

'Jacksonville, FL (January 26th, 2016) After several community workshops hosted by City Council Member Becton and many hours working together with representatives from IKEA on site plans and traffic impact issues with local residents, the retail store that is all the buzz is now on its way to...

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The Ever Changing EverBank Field, City Invests 2015-781

The Ever Changing EverBank Field, City Invests 2015-781

Jacksonville, FL (December 8, 2015) Bill 2015-781 was passed to support the partnership agreement with the Jacksonville Jaguars, to spend $90 million to reconstruct the East and West Club Seats, build a new Amphitheater, and to build a Covered Flex Field practice facility next to the stadium. The...

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