Large Jacksonville prepare would shift fairgrounds to Westside

The city’s upcoming capital enhancement method is shaping up as one of the premier in Jacksonville’s history with $430 million of assignments tentatively slotted for the proposed 2021-22 budget that would contain town pounds to help relocate the Jacksonville Fairgrounds from the sporting activities complicated to the Westside.

The $430 million addresses about 140 line merchandise for public protection, roads, environmental assignments, public structures, and parks. In comparison, that part of this year’s funds totals $211 million, which already was a historically large amount of money when it was enacted by City Council final September.

Many of the jobs carry about from the city’s recent five-yr funds advancement program that gets up-to-date yearly, but some projects are new these types of as $27.2 million around two many years towards relocating the fairgrounds from its extended-time dwelling out to the Jacksonville Equestrian Centre off Normandy Boulevard.