UF Jacksonville campus clears first committee on 7-1 vote

Published on March 6, 2023 at 4:48 pm

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.

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“We’ve got people asking us, ‘What are we going to get for this money?'” Ferraro said.

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