The Jacksonville Jaguars have proposed the team and city share the cost of renovating EverBank Stadium.The Jacksonville Jaguars have proposed the team and city share the cost of renovating EverBank Stadium.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have proposed the team and city share the cost of renovating EverBank Stadium.

Concerns arise over pension funding for Jaguars’ stadium

Published on February 20, 2024 at 11:50 am

City Council Vice President Randy White says he received a stream of calls from his former co-workers to the news that the city was exploring the idea of borrowing from pension fund assets to help pay for the Jacksonville Jaguars’ “Stadium of the Future.” 

White spent 32 years as a Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department firefighter and administrator. He also served as president of the local fire union.

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He said his phone lit up with calls running “about 50 to 1” from retired firefighters and police officers compared with other constituents. He said the plan triggered questions and concerns among pensioners. 

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