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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Jacksonville Receives $20 Million from the State for Infrastructure

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With the approval of the State Budget, the City of Jacksonville will receive $20 million to assist in the construction of the Parkwood Regional Sewer Project currently estimated to cost $38 million. This project is part of the City’s 10-year Capital Impro...

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Media Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Councilmember Washington Re-Appointed to National League of Cities Board of Directors

Councilmember Dr Angelia Washington

City of Jacksonville Councilwoman Dr Angelia J Washington has been re-appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) Board of Directors. She is believed to be the first from Jacksonville to ever hold such an office and is only one of two electe...
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Media Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2021

City Marks 150th Demolition with Ceremony

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The City of Jacksonville tore down three structures on Monday, November, 22 to mark its 150th demolition as part of its Clean & Green Jacksonville and Neighborhood Revitalization efforts. Both efforts help to clear slum and blight in City neighborhood...

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Media Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2021

City of Jacksonville to Receive $175,000 from Environmental Grant

City of Jacksonville Oyster Highway expansion granted

The City of Jacksonville will receive $175,000 to continue efforts to preserve and protect the New River. The grant will help the city expand 12 of the existing New River Estuary Oyster Highway sites, construct 1,850 small patch reefs, and add nearly 2.5 ...
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Media Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Councilmember Appointed to the Military Affairs Commission

City Council Member Angelia Washington

City of Jacksonville Councilwoman Dr. Angelia J. Washington has been appointed to the North Carolina Military Affairs Commission by Governor Roy Cooper. She is the first elected official from Jacksonville to be appointed as a voting member to the Commissi...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2021

Town Center Apartments Update

Town Center Apartments Update

Jacksonville City Council took action at the September 21, 2021 City Council Meeting to postpone any further City action to vacate 67 units of the Town Center Apartments until June 30, 2022. This action is not binding on the Town Center property owners wh...

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Media Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Jacksonville City Council Adopts Juneteenth Holiday

The Jacksonville City Council approved creating Juneteenth as an official City holiday at their June 22, 2021 meeting. The City will now observe the Juneteenth holiday on the same day as the national holiday, June 19.

Juneteenth will replace the City&r...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Passport Services Resume with Temporary Adjustments to Procedures

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Note: The City of Jacksonville has temporarily adjusted some Passport Service procedures following the COVID-19 event. The service is by appointment only. Face coverings will be required in order to meet with our Passport Agents until further notice. Buil...

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