24 February 2015
Citizens Planning Advisory Committee (CPAC)
Chair: Jim Hill
Guest Speaker: Mr. Ron Tittle, FDOT
Mr. Tittle briefed CPAC up to date on Major Highway Projects including the I-295 and Buckman expressway lanes. To date as He stated all is on scheduled and he understands the initial appearance is unacceptable but is required before next phase. The sound barrier project for the Lake Mandarin area is estimated to commence late April to Mid May. A more firm date was requested of Jim Green (CPAC) Individual who may obtain more accurate data. Lake Mandarin Board will continue to follow-up and provide additional information as it is received.
Parks and Recreation: Summer jobs are being posted for High School Students. Mentors, Life Guards with qualified certificate and Park Assistants are some positions required. Also volunteers always are accepted.
Regulatory Compliance: Signs being picked up by City for Zone 3 over 1200 in during January and February with fines given to responsible individuals. 75 Signs off San Jose area have been removed.With the Election in March, Candidates have 1 Week to remove signs before City takes appropriate action.
Education: FSCJ major sponsor in advocating and instituting College courses for Middle and High Schools in Duval County. The Middle School agenda is new and was highly recommended by the school board. An AA Degree will be possible for individuals upon completing 12 Years in conjunction with the High School Diploma.
Next CPAC meeting is March 23, 2014 at St Vincent’s Southside, main Hospital Auditorium C, Jacksonville, Fl 32217