Clock is ticking: Jacksonville’s redrawing of boundary lines for city council map, school board districts due in less than 3 weeks

The Jacksonville City Council is getting ready to work on plans that could change the political face of the city.

It’s once again redrawing boundary lines for city council and school board districts.

A federal judge ruled last week that the council’s first attempt was illegal because race was used to determine the boundary lines.

The city is appealing that decision, but the council is working on a new map in case it loses that appeal.

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The council met

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