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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Area building permits over the last year also suggest that there is no rational nexus between the mobility fee moratorium and market realities. Despite charging an impact fee of $11,795 per new home, more new permits were pulled in St. Johns County than in Duval, Clay, and Nassau County's combined. Duval, Clay, and Nassau Counties have suspended their fees. While growth still lags in these three counties, St. Johns is using their money generated to further invest in a school system that already is pulling families from Jacksonville.

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