discount on downtown parking. Channel 4's Ashley Mitchem tells us exactly how much the city could spend and why. 3 00-0816-2046-52PKG: Mayor Alvin Brown and City leaders announced 200 free parking spaces will be available to people who work at the non-profits which will be inside the future Jessie Ball duPont center, now under construction.They say it's to help the organizations put their money to other places...instead of parking.. Sherry Magill, Jessie Ball duPont Fund president 28:21 THESE ORGANIZATIONS OPERATION ON A PRETTY THIN FINANCIAL MARGIN ANYTHING WE CAN DO TO CONTROL THEIR COSTSFor those of you who have lived in Jacksonville for a while you'll remember the building has been unused for a while..) As far as the building goes they want to turn the former Haydon Burns Library into a business that houses 12-15 non-profits. It should be complete in 2015.30:28 I'M STRUCK HOW THE JACKSONVILLE PUBLIC HAS EMBRACED THIS PROJECT THEY REALLY DIDN'T WANT TO SEE THIS BUILDING GO INTO DISREPAIRMayor Alvin Brown 27:12 THEY KEPT MOST OF THE STRUCTURE HERE SO KEEPING THE HISTORY HERE ALL OF THOSE THINGS ARE IMPORTANT ITS AN ICONIC SETTING COMING BACK TO LIFE.The second parking proposal would give city workers half off the price of parking downtown.Here's how much both parking initiatives would cost the city...) The city would spend $116,400 each year for five years- totaling $582,000. - That would pay for free parking for employees of the non-profits which will be in the center.For city workers to have half-off parking downtown...that would cost the city $81,228 a year.Both pieces of legislation are awaiting approval. AM C4 TLS.