General Government Relations

Myrick Policy Group provides government relations solutions for businesses ranging from mid-size companies to Fortune 200 corporations. Among our specialties are development-related issues, including P3 and TOD projects, land use and zoning. Our intimate knowledge of government and strong relationships with government officials and staff, manufacturer associations and nonprofits at all levels can help your business keep its competitive edge.

In the land use arena, we’ve helped clients effect comprehensive land use changes, obtain real estate development approvals and secure zoning relief ordinances. Our services include due diligence analysis for relocation; for example, we advised an international refrigerated warehouse and distribution firm on site selection for relocation to Florida from the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.

We also keep clients apprised about legislation that could damage their interests and lobby for favorable provisions as needed. The Myrick Policy Group has experience drafting legislation, presenting salient perspectives from another point of view, and delivering testimony before elected officials to advance your business agenda. With access to key decision makers, experience in public policy and unparalleled strategic insight, Myrick Policy Group is an invaluable resource for government relations.

Our accomplishments in the legislative arena include:

  • On behalf of a historic neighborhood, secured appointment of an Ad Hoc Subcommittee to recommend changes to dampen noise emanating from an outdoor performance arena
  • Securing legislation for a major daily newspaper that allowed newspaper “hawking” on downtown streets and intersections after a 20-year prohibition
  • Substantially reducing a local environmental citation against a glass manufacturing plant
  • Forging a bipartisan coalition to defeat legislation that would have prohibited American Heritage River designation of the St. Johns River, a major Florida waterway
  • Securing legislation that released $16.5 million to the City of Jacksonville for the decommissioning of the Cross Florida Barge Canal; a repayment that had been stalled for more than 10 years
  • Securing financial compensation for a national warehouse distribution client who suffered a competitive pricing disadvantage as the result of an adjacent property’s tax exemption status
  • Achieving an unprecedented vote reversal of the Public Service Commission that preserved the 904 area code for Northeast Florida and saved international businesses untold cost and inconvenience