Bill Bishop
Available reports...
  • M4 5/12/2014
  • M5 6/10/2014
  • M6 7/10/2014
  • M7 8/11/2014
  • M8 9/10/2014
  • M9 10/10/2014
  • M10 11/10/2014
  • M11 12/10/2014
  • M12 1/12/2015
  • F1 1/23/2015
  • F2 2/6/2015
  • F3 2/20/2015
  • F4 2/27/2015
  • F5 3/6/2015
  • F6 3/13/2015
  • F7 3/20/2015
  • F7 3/20/2015
  • TRF 6/22/2015

Contact Information

246 Noble Circle West
Jacksonville, FL - 32211
Candidate's Statement

Bill Bishop for Mayor 704 Rosselle Street Jacksonville, FL 32204 904-356-2654 Facebook: BillBishopforMayor Twitter: @Bishop4Mayor Bill and his family have lived in Jacksonville for over 30 years, the last 22 in Clifton. He is Vice President and Principal of Akel, Logan, Shafer, a 50-year-old Jacksonville-based architectural and planning firm. Through Billís thirty years experience as a practicing architect, he has a thorough understanding of the importance of good design and community planning and its impact on the city. Since 2007, Bill has served on the Jacksonville City Council, representing District 2. Bill currently serves on the Rules and Land Use and Zoning Committees. He has chaired the Rules and Transportation, Energy, and Utilities Committees. He also serves on the North Florida TPO and chairs the Northeast Florida Regional Transportation Commission. Billís work on the Jacksonville City Council over the past 7 years includes: Served as Council President in 2012/13. In 2011/12, as Council Vice President and Rules Chair, he led the city through its most efficient and least contentious redistricting process in decades. He convinced the JTA to institute the recently completed corridor study of Southside Boulevard as a prerequisite to design changes to the Atlantic Blvd/Southside Blvd intersection. As previous Chair of the Jacksonville Waterways Commission he was a leader in the effort to convince the administration to fight the Central Florida initiative to withdraw large quantities of water from the St. Johns River. He worked with the Environmental Protection Board to successfully pass the cityís first sustainable building ordinance that provides for expedited permitting for those engaging in environmentally sustainable building activities. He worked with the Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Association to bring the USS Charles Adams (DDG2) to Jacksonville as a ship museum, including sponsoring the legislation providing a home for the ship on downtown Northbank. Prior to being elected to serve District 2 on the City Council in 2007, Bill was actively involved in numerous Jacksonville community boards and commissions including the JCCI, Downtown Economic Advisory Committee, Riverside Avondale Preservation, City of Jacksonville Small and Emerging Businesses Summit, and more. If elected as Jacksonville\'s next Mayor, Bill Bishop will lead the city by taking action to ensure economic, cultural and environmental strength and fortitude in the region. Bill believes it is our responsibility to do these things so that we can become the next Great American City. Transform Downtown into the region\'s premier business, cultural, and entertainment center. Implement citywide development policies that promote business development, economic opportunity, job growth, and protect and support Jacksonville\'s varied and unique neighborhoods. Develop an integrated, proactive transportation policy to promote commerce and improve our quality of life. Promote Jacksonville\'s premier business sectors such as banking and finance, health and wellness, the military, and logistics. Promote expansion of college, technical, and continuing education. Protect and promote our nationally-acclaimed resources including the St. Johns River, Timucuan Preserve, Beaches, Atlantic Ocean, Talbot Islands, and other special places. Solve our long-standing financial challenges to reduce taxes and improve the economic environment. For more information on Bill Bishop for Mayor, please visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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