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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.

Residents or students interested in a crash course on local government and city planning and management need look no further than the City of Gainesville itself. Gainesville 101: the 2017 Citizens' Academy is a seven-week program organized by the City of Gainesville Communications Office, and is designed to teach city residents about the inner workings of local government and city management.

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
1/31/2017

City Manager Anthony Lyons is pleased to announce the selection of Douglas Weichman as the new fleet management director for the City of Gainesville. Weichman will assume his new duties Monday, Feb. 27.

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department announces its schedule of events honoring this year’s Black History month. The programming celebrates the remarkable contributions African-Americans have made both to the history of the nation and to Gainesville itself. Ranging from performances by nationally-recognized artists to the opening of an important new cultural facility and community center, all events are free and open to the public. The event schedule may also be viewed at www.BlackHistoryGNV.org.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/30/2017

The City of Gainesville is pleased to announce that Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) Assistant Director Michelle Park, C.P.R.P. has been elected as president of the Florida Recreation and Park Association (FRPA) Foundation to serve on the Foundation Board through 2018.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/30/2017

The City of Gainesville offers a variety of programs to adjust the assessments for fire services. Applications for the programs for the 2017-2018 fiscal year are due by May 1, 2017.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/9/2017

As part of the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department Nature Operation’s routine land management practices, a prescribed burn is scheduled for today - Monday, Jan. 9 - weather and site conditions permitting, at Boulware Springs Nature Park, 3300 SE 15th St. beginning at 10 a.m. and ending before 5 p.m. This is an ecological restoration and fuel reduction burn, which will be conducted with support from the Florida Forest Service. The burn will be conducted in the restoration area of the property, and all public access to the northern portion of the park will be prohibited. For additional information please call the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department at 352-393-8185.

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
12/27/2016
City offices will observe the new year Monday, Jan. 2. There will be no schedule change in curbside waste collection this week. RTS will run reduced service Dec. 26-31 and its Sunday service on New Year's Day, Jan. 1. RTS will run holiday service Jan. 2 between 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on routes 1, 2, 5, 8, 10, 13, 15, 16, 20, 26, 35, 43, 75 and 711.
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