The Mobility Plan: A Vision for Jacksonville

Published On: Nov 01 2012 01:08:41 PM EDT
Metro Jacksonville shares a presentation that providing data suggesting that the moratorium has been a floundering failure, in regards to creating job growth and economic development in Jacksonville.

With the Jacksonville City Council possibly considering extending the mobility fee moratorium, Metro Jacksonville shares a presentation that providing data suggesting that the moratorium has been a floundering failure, in regards to creating job growth and economic development in Jacksonville.

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Our current budget situation also highlights that our previous land development patterns were nothing more than an elaborate ponzi scheme based off continuous growth. Many similar communities have discovered that investing in themselves to enhance their quality-of-life leads to more fiscally durable public budgets. If Jacksonville desires to move to the next level, the mobility plan and fee serves as a great method to take us there. On the other hand, extending the moratorium successfully accomplishes is effectively placing the financial burden of new development on public infrastructure on the backs of the already struggling Jacksonville taxpayer.

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