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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
3/4/2021

The City of Gainesville and the City of Duhok, capital of the Duhok Governorate located in the Kurdistan Region of northern Iraq, will renew their Sister City partnership with the signing of an agreement by current leaders during an official virtual ceremony.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
3/4/2021

City of Gainesville officials anticipate severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Thursday, March 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
3/1/2021

A suggestion raised by neighbors during a City of Gainesville workshop nearly two years ago is literally bearing fruit. This month, the city unveiled its edible groves project in an effort to increase access to healthy food. Staff has begun planting a variety of fruit- or nut-bearing trees at two city parks, with plans for a third site along a strip of publicly-owned land.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/25/2021

The City of Gainesville 352walls Community Artist Program hosts an afternoon of art and artists this Sunday, Feb. 28 beginning with the dedication of a mural honoring the late Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn, followed by a self-guided tour of Gainesville’s new Social Justice Mural Project.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/24/2021

As is quickly becoming the norm, the City of Gainesville is transitioning its customary State of the City Address into an online video presentation. The public address premieres at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24 on the city’s website and Facebook page, and on Cox Cable Channel 12.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/23/2021

City of Gainesville officials anticipate severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Tuesday, Feb. 23 and Wednesday, Feb. 24. 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
2/19/2021

City of Gainesville officials anticipate severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Friday, Feb. 19 and Saturday, Feb. 20. 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
2/16/2021

The City of Gainesville has been awarded a $512,073 grant to address damage to Tumblin Creek in southeast Gainesville caused by Hurricane Irma in 2017. The funds, part of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Infrastructure Repair Program, will strengthen the creek’s stormwater infrastructure and help prevent future erosion of the creek bed.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/16/2021

City of Gainesville officials anticipate severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Tuesday, Feb. 16. 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
2/8/2021

The City of Gainesville is premiering its virtual 2021 State of the City Address Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 4 p.m. on the City of Gainesville Facebook page, website and Community 12TV (Cox channel 12).  The annual tradition, which began in 2005, is an opportunity for city leaders and elected officials to celebrate our community, recognize recent accomplishments and identify challenges as we work to make Gainesville an equitable community for all.

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