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The City of Gainesville is celebrating Florida City Government Week, October 16-22, 2016. For the 11th consecutive year, the City of Gainesville Communications Office is teaming with the School Board of Alachua County by inviting a group of fifth grade students to visit City Hall Tuesday, Oct. 18 where they will learn about city government.

Municipal Minutes is an electronic newsletter for the community. The monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming activities, projects and events in the City of Gainesville. For more information about this e-newsletter, please contact the Communications Office at 334-5017.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
9/1/2016
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On Saturday, Sept. 3, three hours before kickoff, West University Avenue will be CLOSED between Gale Lemerand Drive and NW 17th Street.
• Eastbound traffic will be diverted on NW 22nd Street to either 5th or 8th Avenue and then back to NW 17th Street.
• Westbound traffic will be diverted on NW 17th Street to either 5th or 8th Avenue and then back to NW 22nd Street.
• Fans with credentials to enter the O’Connell Center parking lot or the North Lawn will be able to access those areas from the west on University Avenue.
• Lot 1, Lot 2 and Lot 1-DIS (disabled parking) must be accessed from the west on University Avenue.
• Lot NRV, Lot M, Lot M-DIS (disabled parking), Lot 12 and Lot 12-DIS (disabled parking) must be accessed from the east on University Avenue.
• A right-turn-only east bound lane will be open for vehicles
Municipal Minutes is an electronic newsletter for the community. The monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming activities, projects and events in the City of Gainesville. For more information about this e-newsletter, please contact the Communications Office at 334-5017.
Municipal Minutes is an electronic newsletter for the community. The monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming activities, projects and events in the City of Gainesville. For more information about this e-newsletter, please contact the Communications Office at 334-5017.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
5/26/2016

With the summer heating up, the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) has cool, free teen programs to keep the fun going all season long. Summer Heatwave is back with Coed Basketball, a Teen Lounge and Pool Parties!

The "City Manager’s Biweekly Report to the City Commission" provides information about significant upcoming activities, projects, and meetings in the City of Gainesville over the course of the next two to three weeks. In addition to brief descriptions on each of the upcoming activities, you can click on hyperlinks for more information regarding the presented topic. The May 19-June 1 edition is now available
The "City Manager’s Biweekly Report to the City Commission" provides information about significant upcoming activities, projects, and meetings in the City of Gainesville over the course of the next two to three weeks. In addition to brief descriptions on each of the upcoming activities, you can click on hyperlinks for more information regarding the presented topic. The April 21-May 4 edition is now available.
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