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.