Florida Politics: “Jacksonville Bold for 9.29.21: Another big budget”

Jacksonville approves a blockbuster budget.

Another big budget 

The Jacksonville City Council passed its budget Tuesday night. And there weren’t a lot of surprises.

It was the most significant general fund budget in city history: Over $1.5 billion in spending, with Biden bucks via the American Rescue Plan and other federal dollars boosting city coffers. The capital improvement budget: $495 million.

It’s a city on the move! Just be prepared to drop your recycling off at a local park, since they can’t figure out how to pay people to pick up the trash.

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