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12-story housing OK’d near UF, historic district

Feb 4, 2023
Commission points to multiple benefits.
Government + Politics

Gainesville finalizes 3 of 4 charter officers

Feb 2, 2023
Mayor to renegotiate one contract.
Local News

GNV commission declares gun violence crisis

Feb 2, 2023
Commissioners call on Alachua County to do the same.

GNV halts process, hires four officers permanently 

Jan 20, 2023
New vote stops $250,000 process approved on Jan. 5
Local Living

Bishop Berlin visits Mt. Pleasant UMC 

Jan 15, 2023
Newly appointed bishop speaks at Gainesville church during MLK weekend.

BOCC reconsiders but doesn’t change housing vote 

Jan 11, 2023
Opposition from neighbors kept the BOCC from altering its path.

GNV starts zoning repeal process, charter search

Jan 5, 2023
Commission approved $3.7 million for Forest Park.

New GNV commission sworn in, speaks on goals

Jan 5, 2023
Commissioners will hold first meeting Thursday afternoon.

GNV commission to revisit zoning, charter officers 

Jan 3, 2023
Thursday meeting will include three new members.

GNV’s 2022 zoning issue wrapped, plus next steps

Jan 2, 2023
Zoning item could return Jan. 5.

Top local news stories of 2022

Dec 27, 2022
Year brings new storylines
Government + Politics

City commissioners hit BOCC on housing decision

Dec 16, 2022
City says it won’t finance a new location for affordable housing project.

GNV finalizes commission raises, talks late bills 

Dec 15, 2022
GRU given financial authority to address labor shortage.
Government + Politics

BOCC changes course on housing project

Dec 13, 2022
Amid pushback, commission reverses approval on project location.
Government + Politics

Gainesville zoning hearings pushed back to 2023

Dec 12, 2022
New commission to take over in January.
Government + Politics

GNV commission votes to raise salaries 91%

Dec 1, 2022
City also gives approval for GRU plan.
Government + Politics

GNV addresses commission conduct, approves items 

Nov 29, 2022
City approved funding for affordable housing project.

Quiet Courage award recipients announced

Nov 28, 2022
Rosa Parks Quiet Courage Committee will host tribute on Dec. 4.
Government + Politics

GNV commission OKs salary bump, interim auditor 

Nov 17, 2022
Airport also receives $6 million grant.
Government + Politics

Gainesville commissioners spar, table 9 items

Nov 17, 2022
Commissioner Cynthia Chestnut calls display ‘embarrassment’ for city.
Local News

City to examine potential changes to K-9 unit

Nov 17, 2022
Community comments for 3 hours on policing, policies.
Government + Politics

GNV to tackle major development, land trust items

Nov 15, 2022
Thursday meeting includes Eastside feasibility study.

Poe: Gainesville in good hands after elections 

Nov 11, 2022
Mayor says Ward win is vote of confidence in city’s direction.
Government + Politics

GNV moves to let developers set parking numbers

Oct 20, 2022
Ordinance also expands mid-street parking.