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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.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
12/29/2017

City of Gainesville officials anticipate that severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, will continue Saturday, Dec. 30-Friday, Jan. 5. 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
12/28/2017
City offices will observe the new year Monday, Jan. 1. There will be a one day delay all week in curbside waste collection this week. RTS will run its holiday service Jan. 1 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. Please visit www.Go-RTS.com for up-to-date route information.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
12/27/2017
City of Gainesville officials anticipate that severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, will occur Thursday, Dec. 28-Friday, Dec. 29. 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. 

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, in cooperation with Shake Rag Cultural Center, Inc., welcomes cast member of the famed television series “The Andy Griffith Show” and music legend Rodney Dillard to the next Jewel Box Concert at the Thomas Center on Tuesday, Jan. 4. Guitarist Dillard will be joined by the Walker Brothers, which is comprised of Jarrod Walker, the mandolinist and member of the Claire Lynch Band; Tyler Walker, the guitarist and former member of the Sierra Hull Band, and Corey Walker, who is a regular guest of Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, on banjo. The evening features dazzling instrumentals and vocals, along with stories from the set of “The Andy Griffith Show.”  Doors open at 6 p.m., and the concert begins at 7 p.m. General admission is $20, and VIP seating is $30 at the door. Seating is limited, but tickets may be purchased in advance online at www.evansmediasource.com.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
12/20/2017
December 25 and 26 - In observance of the holiday season, city offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Dec. 26. There will be a one day delay all week in curbside waste collection this week. RTS will have no service on Dec. 25.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
12/14/2017

Batter up - it’s time for adult softball! Registration for the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department’s Adult Softball League is open until Friday, Jan. 26. Teams can play on a Monday Men’s League or a Tuesday and Friday Coed Leagues. Joining a softball league is a great opportunity for offices, church groups and other organizations to network, have fun and meet new friends.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
12/14/2017

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) and CHW Professional Consultants are providing an opportunity for interested residents to give their feedback on future plans for the Reserve Park, which is located at 1125 NE Eighth Ave. A community workshop will be held Tuesday, Dec. 19 from 6-8 p.m. at the Phalanx Defense Systems building located at the park.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
12/14/2017
City of Gainesville officials anticipate that severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, will occur Friday, Dec. 15-Saturday, Dec. 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
12/13/2017

The Gainesville Arts & Parks (GAP) Foundation, Inc. is conducting its annual fundraising drive. The foundation envisions creating a “world class arts and parks community” in Gainesville. The GAP Foundation relies on support from donors to advocate for parks, recreation, and cultural affairs locally. Funds from the annual drive help to develop park improvements, youth sports, nature programs, summer recreation scholarships, murals and art programming in the Gainesville community.

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