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Government + Politics

GRU Authority votes to keep rates flat, make Bielarski permanent GM

Jun 26, 2024
Members also confirm $8.5 million transfer to city. 

GRU Authority fires Cunningham, installs Bielarski

Jun 12, 2024
Motion to fire Cunningham passes on 4-1 vote.
Government + Politics

GRU Authority challenges city’s ballot initiative, discusses money transfer

May 29, 2024
Proposed budget is 31% debt payments.
Government + Politics

New GRU Authority sworn in, discusses past, future 

May 23, 2024
New chair Ed Bielarski starts meeting with presentation on GRU’s recent history.
Government + Politics

New GRU Authority sets first meeting Thursday

May 21, 2024
Agenda includes swearing in and election of officers.
Government + Politics

DeSantis appoints 5 new GRU Authority members following resignations

May 16, 2024
New authority includes two former members.
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

GRU, local solar companies disagree on net metering change for solar 

Apr 19, 2024
GRU changed the rate that home solar receives.
Government + Politics

GRU Authority finalizes vote on net metering amid pushback

Apr 17, 2024
Authority OKs new metering opt out.
Government + Politics

DeSantis to reappoint GRU Authority after lawsuit, 4 resignations

Mar 15, 2024
Application process open until April 15.
Government + Politics

Gainesville commission, GRU Authority hold first joint meeting

Feb 28, 2024
Members discussed two items with no votes.
Government + Politics

GRU Authority asks Florida attorney general for legal opinion 

Feb 21, 2024
Authority preps for joint meeting with Gainesville commission.

GRU Authority votes to increase charges to Gainesville

Feb 8, 2024
Cost changes voted for next fiscal year.
Government + Politics

Judge dismisses Gainesville residents’ lawsuit against DeSantis

Dec 22, 2023
Lawsuit challenged creation of GRU Authority.

Gainesville sets special meeting over GRU request delayed last week 

Dec 20, 2023
Item deals with $105 million in bonds.
Government + Politics

GRU Authority to search for permanent general manager  

Dec 14, 2023
Authority also continues contract for new attorney, looks into auditor position.
Government + Politics

GRU Authority supports general manager, denies motion to fire 

Dec 7, 2023
Authority also votes to move forward with interim attorney.
Government + Politics

GRU Authority continues trunked radio sale, starts bond verification 

Nov 1, 2023
Members reject additional agenda items.
Government + Politics

Another lawsuit targets new Gainesville Regional Utilities Authority

Oct 23, 2023
Lawsuit names city of Gainesville, mayor as defendants. 
Government + Politics

Member withdraws from GRU Authority

Oct 6, 2023
Officials dispute member residency requirements
Government + Politics

New Gainesville Regional Utilities Authority seated, takes first actions 

Oct 4, 2023
Authority set logistics for meetings moving forward.
Government + Politics

DeSantis appoints 2 more GRU Authority members

Oct 4, 2023
Swearing-in meeting set for Wednesday at Gainesville City Hall.

GNV airport celebrates first Silver Airways flight 

Aug 22, 2023
New nonstop to Ft. Lauderdale opens fifth international hub to Gainesville.