Lori Boyer

Residents ask for lower speed limit on Ardsley Road

Ardsley Road residents who attended the District 5 community meeting on Jan. 17 were in agreement about the need for traffic-calming measures in their Miramar neighborhood. The meeting was led by District 5 City Councilwoman Lori Boyer and Chris LeDew, City of Jacksonville chief of traffic engineering, who described the process of approving traffic-calming requests […]

Boyer’s next chapter – heading DIA?

Once her final term on Jacksonville’s City Council ends in July, District 5 Councilwoman Lori Boyer said she is interested in serving the City in another capacity – as CEO of the Downtown Investment Authority (DIA). “I have expressed an interest,” said Boyer, who represents the Southbank as well as San Marco, St. Nicholas and […]

LeAnna Cumber to claim District 5 Council seat

If District 5 Councilwoman Lori Boyer has her way, it should be a seamless transition when she hands off her council seat to her successor. As the only candidate running in the District 5 race, Republican LeAnna Cumber of San Marco is slated to take over Boyer’s Council seat, and Boyer is not letting any […]

New Granada zoning legislation puts brakes on developers

Granada residents need no longer be concerned that developers will be able to get two lots for the price of one. On Jan. 22, the Jacksonville City Council unanimously voted to change the zoning for the Granada subdivision from RLD-60 (Residential Low Density-60) to RLD-70, making it impossible for developers to subdivide the larger lots […]

Developers aim to make a place of ‘ambience, fiber and essence’

Developers aim to make a place of ‘ambience, fiber and essence’

The District – Life Well Lived developer Peter Rummell has said it many times: “You can’t be a suburb of nowhere, and Jacksonville’s downtown is now nowhere. We’ve got to make it a place with ambience, fiber and essence so it can have a personality.” Perhaps no one agrees more with Rummell than the Downtown […]

Proposed Downtown Overlay to bring clarity and consistency to developers

Proposed Downtown Overlay to bring clarity and consistency to developers

If District 5 City Councilwoman Lori Boyer has her way, it won’t just be new development on the North and Southbank that will change the face and feel of Downtown Jacksonville in the years ahead. For more than a year, Boyer has been coordinating with the Downtown Investment Authority, architects, developers and NAIOP, a commercial […]