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Government + Politics

Gainesville enters budget season dependent on DeSantis’ appointments 

May 7, 2024
Staff presented two proposed budgets that hinge on utility funding.
Government + Politics

Hawthorne sets strategic plan, delays code agreement with county 

Mar 20, 2024
New City Hall mural received greenlight. 

McGraw praises school board successes during Alachua Chamber address 

Mar 5, 2024
McGraw gives positive message to Alachua Chamber at luncheon.
Government + Politics

Ward touts Gainesville’s accomplishments with federal funding 

Mar 4, 2024
Mayor writes op-ed in conjunction with mayors across country ahead of State of the Union address.

Gainesville redirects funds to deal with downtown homelessness 

Feb 15, 2024
Commissioners authorized $850,000 for homelessness, gun violence.
Government + Politics

Gainesville releases interactive affordable housing map 

Nov 2, 2023
Staff developed map at commissioner request.
Government + Politics

Alachua breaks ground on new wellfield 

Oct 26, 2023
Project to double city’s current water supply capacity.
Local News

BOCC closes GRACE budget gap, studies larger role

Aug 29, 2023
Alachua County examines taking control of outreach team and covering $350,000 shortfall.
Government + Politics

BOCC, Newberry move forward with agreement 

Jul 11, 2023
City and county staff to work on creating a plan to improve CR 337.
Government + Politics

Alachua County to get $24 million for broadband

Jul 7, 2023
Funds come as part of larger state initiative.
Government + Politics

Governor’s veto slashes meat processing funding 

Jun 16, 2023
County Commissioner Ken Cornell urges colleagues to use veto as an “off-ramp” on Newberry project.
Local News

Trenton, Chiefland, more win broadband grants

May 26, 2023
Announcement marks third round of broadband funding since February.

Newberry, BOCC to discuss meat processing facility 

Mar 7, 2023
Interlocal agreement expected to be voted on in April.
Government + Politics

BOCC may delay West End development item  

Sep 26, 2022
Alachua County to vote on land purchase, millage rate.
Government + Politics

Gainesville’s $32M ARPA balance draws to zero

Jul 14, 2022
Commission allocates final portions of federal funds.