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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/27/2019

The City of Gainesville Wild Spaces & Public Places (WSPP), in conjunction with the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, will begin construction on two significant park improvement projects this March, both of which are expected to be completed in fall 2019.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/26/2019

The City of Gainesville invites you to learn more about us being the New American City by attending Gainesville 101, the City of Gainesville’s Citizens’ Academy.  We are currently accepting registrations for the next session, which is scheduled to begin March 13, 2019.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/21/2019

On February 7, 2019, the Florida Emergency Preparedness Association (FEPA) presented Gainesville Fire Rescue District Chief David W. McIntire with the certification of Florida Professional Emergency Manager (FPEM). Chief McIntire serves as the City of Gainesville’s Emergency Manager and is responsible for the coordination of city resources in planning for its response and recovery effort in a natural disaster or other emergency event.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/19/2019

The City of Gainesville and GAI Consultants are hosting two open houses to discuss design standards for parks and public spaces and wayfinding, including a system of maps, signs and amenities markers. Each open house will cover both topics, and is being offered twice to allow residents to attend at a time that is most convenient for them. The public is encouraged to participate, learn about the efforts to dater, and share ideas through fun and interactive activities.  

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/15/2019

We are starting an innovative approach to the management and conservation of trees and woodlands within its boundary. A clear understanding of how you feel about your urban forest is critical for the successful development of a plan that meets the needs of city residents and businesses.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/14/2019

The Gainesville Arts & Parks Foundation (GAP) is looking for people who love the links and want to help local kids succeed! GAP is holding its third annual Charity Golf Scramble Friday, March 8, with a 1 p.m. shotgun start at Ironwood Golf Course (2100 NE 39th Ave.).

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/14/2019

The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is accepting Special Event Additional Support (SEAS) Grant applications for the Fiscal Year 2020 grant period. The purpose of the SEAS grant is to provide support to non-profit organizations for outdoor community events through in-kind services from the City of Gainesville.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/13/2019

The City of Gainesville has scheduled the first community engagement workshop on local housing needs for Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the Thelma Boltin Center (516 NE Second Ave.) between 6-9 p.m. The free event features presentation and break-out sessions for collaboration and idea sharing.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/13/2019

We want your feedback on future park improvements at Unity Park (formerly NE 31st Avenue Park), which is located at 1710 NE 31st Ave., east of NE 15th Street, and adjacent to the Flatwoods Conservation area.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/12/2019

The City of Gainesville and Students Demand Action Gainesville (SDA) are partnering to plant a tree at City Hall as a memorial to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy in Parkland, FL on its one-year anniversary.

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