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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
4/7/2021

The City of Gainesville Wild Spaces & Public Places program, in conjunction with the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, is thrilled to announce that the renovation project at Oakview Park is complete. Located at 810 NW Eighth Ave. (formerly named Kiwanis Girl Scout Park), Oakview Park is open for the community to enjoy!

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
4/6/2021

Gainesville City Commissioners continue to urge all neighbors to follow CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of coronavirus, including the use of facial coverings. The appeal comes as the coronavirus positivity rate in Alachua County steadily increased in the last two weeks of March to 2.62 percent.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
4/3/2021

City of Gainesville officials anticipate the continuation of severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Saturday, April 3 and Sunday, April 4. The anticipated temperatures will lead to the activation of the city's Cold Night Shelter (CNS) Program, and it is expected to remain in effect until overnight low temperatures rise above 45 F. The CNS program normally runs from Nov. 1 through March 31.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
4/1/2021

City of Gainesville officials anticipate severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Thursday, April 1 and Friday, April 2. The anticipated temperatures will lead to the activation of the city's Cold Night Shelter (CNS) Program, and it is expected to remain in effect until overnight low temperatures rise above 45 F. The CNS program normally runs from Nov. 1 through March 31.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
3/30/2021

The City of Gainesville has scheduled several online events in the coming weeks to ensure both renters and landlords are familiar with the city’s new ordinance governing residential rental properties. The new ordinance titled, “Residential Rental Unit Permits,” becomes effective Oct. 1.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
3/26/2021

At-large City Commissioner Reina Saco will host a one-hour virtual town hall meeting at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 30 to discuss current issues including upcoming changes to rental property rights and affordable housing. She also will provide a brief update about COVID-19 vaccinations in our area.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
3/24/2021

The City of Gainesville Social Justice Mural Project has earned a 2021 Cultural Diversity Award from the National League of Cities. The project placed second in the award’s 50,000-200,000 population category.

Posted by: Dustin Walsh
3/18/2021

Gainesville, Fla. – The City of Gainesville unveiled three new battery-electric buses to the public at a ribbon cutting ceremony March 18 with community leaders and neighbors.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
3/17/2021

The City of Gainesville will unveil three new battery-electric buses at a ribbon-cutting ceremony with community leaders and neighbors.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
3/17/2021

The City of Gainesville offers a variety of programs to adjust the assessments for fire services. Applications for the programs for the 2021-2022 fiscal year are due by May 1, 2021.

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