Transparency, Integrity and Accountability

Special Investigative Committee Moves and More in Today’s Times-Union


Dear OurJax Members,

The City Council Special Investigative Committee continues to dig into the why, what and who was behind the attempt to sell JEA.

According to articles in today’s Florida Times-Union, the committee is asking the Council Rules Committee to issue a subpoena to political consultant Tim Baker and two companies associated with him. In a second article, it is reported that Florida Power and Light discussed donating to charities led by City Council members. Both are provided below for your convenience.


Michael Ward
OurJax, Chairman

Committee investigating JEA sale votes to subpoena firms linked to Tim Baker by David Bauerlein, Florida Times-Union

JEA bidder Florida Power and Light discussed donating to charities led by City Council members by Christopher Hong, Florida Times-Union

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