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Government + Politics

Gainesville passes tax rate ceiling, votes 4-3 on single-family zoning changes

Jul 19, 2024
Millage rate will not increase in coming fiscal year.

Meet the candidates: Gainesville City Commission

Jul 10, 2024
Two seats contested, one unopposed. 
Government + Politics

18-month timeline of the struggle for Gainesville Regional Utilities

Jul 5, 2024
Laws, ordinances and lawsuits wielded to control GRU.
Government + Politics

Gainesville approves GRU Authority ballot initiative 

May 23, 2024
Gainesville residents to vote in November.
Government + Politics

Children’s Trust allocates $250K for gun violence

May 7, 2024
Joint meeting with county also covers literacy assessment update.
Government + Politics

GNV, Alachua County discuss gun violence, heirs’ property 

Mar 25, 2024
Meeting also touched on homelessness.
Government + Politics

Gainesville OKs plan to create 30 more homeless shelter beds

Feb 22, 2024
Commission also moves forward with sale of old fire station.
Government + Politics

Gainesville aims to fix evaluations flaws: ‘Process broke down’ 

Feb 16, 2024
Attorney, manager bristle at late evaluation.
Government + Politics

Ward: Gainesville kept the ship sailing in 2023 

Feb 13, 2024
Mayor highlights progress despite legislative, fiscal challenges.
Government + Politics

Gainesville reviews 2023 crime stats, updated on legislative session 

Feb 1, 2024
Commission also votes on codifying charter officer evaluations.
Local Living

Cotton Club Museum to host Empowering Communities Through Art  

Jan 25, 2024
Free event featuring discussion panel and music.
Government + Politics

Gainesville OKs Magnolia Parke tweaks, settles charter officer positions 

Jan 4, 2024
Charter officers receive exemplary reviews.
Government + Politics

Gainesville City Commission confirms GRU Authority’s control over bonds 

Dec 22, 2023
Bonds totaling $105 million set to expire in May.
Government + Politics

Gainesville commission OKs one item, punts another sent by GRU Authority 

Dec 14, 2023
Delay will tighten GRU turnaround for financial support extension.
Local Living

City of Gainesville to host event celebrating Rosa Parks’ legacy 

Nov 30, 2023
Annual event commemorates the date when Parks refused give up her seat on bus.
Government + Politics

Gainesville releases interactive affordable housing map 

Nov 2, 2023
Staff developed map at commissioner request.

Gainesville unveils new road sign in honor of Dylan Roberts

Oct 27, 2023
City pushes for state to rename crosswalk.
Government + Politics

Gainesville finalizes open container ban with two special districts 

Oct 26, 2023
New regulations to start Jan. 1. 
Government + Politics

Gainesville commission approves $15K cut to manager’s salary 

Oct 20, 2023
Item was pulled from consent for discussion.
Government + Politics

Gainesville commission honors Chief Jones, remembers Dylan Roberts  

Oct 19, 2023
City also approves sale of old RTS station. 
Government + Politics

Gainesville to eliminate City Hall fountain, renovate entire plaza

Sep 28, 2023
Construction could begin this winter.
Government + Politics

GNV delays Boltin Center vote for design plans 

Sep 21, 2023
Center to return in November after community input session.

Gainesville moves to reinstate open container ban 

Sep 14, 2023
Pre-pandemic ordinance on track to return Jan. 1.
Government + Politics

County asks GNV to reconsider Thelma Boltin Center 

Sep 8, 2023
City plans to take next steps on Sept. 21.
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