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JEA shortlists San Marco plan for new headquarters

JEA shortlists San Marco plan for new headquarters

If Michael Balanky has his way, he will build the new headquarters of the Jacksonville Energy Authority in San Marco. Balanky, a Jacksonville native and Southbank resident, is CEO and president of Chase Properties and one of three developers on the short list to win the contract to build a new corporate headquarters for the […]

Park enhancements limit fishing, grant boaters access to San Marco

Feedback from San Marco residents was largely favorable as City of Jacksonville officials rolled out a preliminary design of a fishing platform and floating boat dock with water-taxi stand planned for San Marco’s Riverfront Park. The design was shared during a public meeting hosted by District 5 City Councilwoman Lori Boyer Jan. 24 at Balis […]

Annual preservation awards included surprises

Annual preservation awards included surprises

More than 150 attended the 45th Annual Riverside Avondale Preservation meeting, held Feb. 21 at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, and heard the story of the historic district’s beginnings as well as RAP’s own founding by its founder, Wayne Wood. Riverside, founded in 1869, will be celebrating its 150 anniversary this year and […]

City Council approve s new truck route system to reduce traffic in residential neighborhoods

City Council approve s new truck route system to reduce traffic in residential neighborhoods

Three years after the City of Jacksonville’s Context Sensitive Street Standards Committee drafted a bill to regulate where commercial trucks could be driven on local roads, City Council passed an ordinance Jan. 22, 2019 restricting routes in residential neighborhoods. The new ordinance reduces the use of regulated trucks traveling on restricted roads except for delivery […]

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