A potential University of Florida graduate campus in Jacksonville cleared its first hurdle Monday in City Council when the Neighborhoods Committee voted 7-1 for it, a margin that came after roughly two and a half hours of debate and some significant amendments to the original proposal.
The proposal faced a slew of questions from council members. Al Ferraro ended up casting the lone vote against it, saying it had too many unknowns.
“We’ve got people asking us, ‘What are we going to get for this money?'” Ferraro said.
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