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Government + Politics

Gainesville to redo votes on GRU Authority ballot initiative 

Jun 4, 2024
City to also consider changes to development code section.
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

Gainesville votes on ballot initiative despite concerns by GRU attorney

May 17, 2024
Initiative would ask if voters want to eliminate GRU Authority.
Government + Politics

Gainesville City Commission OKs ballot language draft

Apr 18, 2024
Two votes scheduled for May.
Local News

Gainesville nonprofit continues GRU lawsuit, responds to judge’s deadline

Jan 9, 2024
Nonprofit president says someone must be responsible for House Bill 1645.

Gainesville’s top news stories of 2023 

Dec 26, 2023
New GRU Authority and school rezoning take top spots.
Government + Politics

Judge dismisses Gainesville residents’ lawsuit against DeSantis

Dec 22, 2023
Lawsuit challenged creation of GRU Authority.
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

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

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

Gainesville group sues DeSantis over GRU Authority appointments 

Oct 2, 2023
Plaintiffs aim to nullify all board actions.
Government + Politics

Judge throws out Gainesville’s GRU lawsuit

Sep 29, 2023
City of Gainesville lawsuit sought to prove that HB 1645 violated state process and Florida Constitution.
Government + Politics

Gainesville, Alachua County extend $8 million radio sale amid delays 

Sep 29, 2023
New state law could completely halt the sale.
Government + Politics

DeSantis appoints first three Gainesville Regional Utilities Authority members 

Sep 26, 2023
Five-member board scheduled to assume control on Oct. 1.
Government + Politics

GNV, state hold GRU lawsuit hearing 

Sep 22, 2023
State officials say Gainesville is suing the wrong people.
Government + Politics

GNV funds another $250K for lawsuit

Sep 15, 2023
Lawsuit seeks to stop state control of Gainesville Regional Utilities.
Government + Politics

GNV attorney asks for another $250K for lawsuit 

Sep 13, 2023
Lawsuit seeks to stop state control of Gainesville Regional Utilities.
Government + Politics

Citizens question carbon reduction priority

Jul 27, 2023
GRU’s Integrated Resource Plan meeting presented with four future scenarios.
Government + Politics

Gainesville asks court to stop GRU changes 

Jul 25, 2023
City files lawsuit to oppose switch in GRU governance to five-person independent board
Government + Politics

GNV nonprofit sues DeSantis over GRU bill 

Jul 3, 2023
Lawsuit includes 12 counts filed in federal court.
Government + Politics

City Commission allocates $250K to fight GRU bill

Jun 22, 2023
GNV also approves trunked radio sale to county.
Government + Politics

GNV votes to divide power district, prep for bids

Jun 8, 2023
Appraisals puts price at $22 million.