Mousa to Oversee Neighborhood Project
Roman, Dave, The Florida Times Union
Mayor John Delaney has moved to reduce the political risk he
took in April when he unveiled his intensive care program to
help Jacksonville's poorest neighborhoods.
Delaney has appointed Public Works Director Sam Mousa to
oversee the program and the mayor has created what appears to be
a separate department with six divisions designed specifically
to handle the neighborhood initiative, which has gotten off to a
Delaney describes the program as "some of the most important
stuff I'm going to do as mayor."
The neighborhood intensive care program is the type of
initiative politicians generally save until near the end of
their terms so they can refer to the program during a
re-election campaign without having to defend its performance
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Publication information: Article title: Mousa to Oversee Neighborhood Project. Contributors: Roman, Dave - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: July 10, 1996. Page number: B1. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 1996 Gale Group.
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