Transparency, Integrity and Accountability

Jacksonville Civic Council Review and Letter Regarding Lot J

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Dear OurJax Members:

In our continuing effort to keep you informed and up-to-date, we are sharing a letter from the Jacksonville Civic Council to Mayor Lenny Curry and members of the City Council urging any final agreement with the Jaguars reqarding Lot J meet four criteria:

1. Time for review
2. Transparency
3. Accountability
4. Reasonable financial terms

Also below is a link to an article about Lot J’s projected costs which was in the Florida Times-Union over the weekend.

Taxpayer cost of Lot J deal far higher than other “transformational” projects in downtown

Sincerely,

Michael J. Ward
President

 

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