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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
10/28/2015

This fall, downtown Gainesville will begin a colorful transformation and enter into a new phase of its cultural renaissance. 352walls/The Gainesville Urban Art Initiative will feature the work of 13 renowned international muralists and 13 of the region’s best artists, as well. The 352walls experience is scheduled to begin Friday, Oct. 30 and run through Wednesday, Nov. 25, then resuming in January 2016. Afterward, the murals will be available for viewing year-round.

The soulful sound of blues will usher in the Downtown Festival & Art Show weekend Friday, Nov. 13 with a free Downtown Blues Concert on the new stage (located on the corner of Southwest Second Avenue and Southwest Second Street) from 7-10 p.m. The North Central Florida Blues Society is pleased to announce an evening under the stars featuring three incredible blues performances.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
10/26/2015

The Gainesville City Commissioner will host its second Telephone Town Hall, talkGNV, to discuss the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department’s (PRCA) master plan, PRCA Vision 2020. City officials will answer caller questions about the master plan, including future enhancements to Gainesville’s park facilities and recreation opportunities, as well as discuss potential funding methods.

Gainesville Mayor Ed Braddy has scheduled a news media conference for Monday, Oct. 26 at 12 p.m. to discuss the Gainesville City Commission’s second Telephone Town Hall. The news media conference will be held in room 408 of City Hall, which is located at 200 E. University Ave.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
10/21/2015

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is pleased to announce the reopening of Cofrin Nature Park, which is located at 4810 NW Eighth Ave. in Gainesville. As of Friday, Oct. 23, the park will be open its regular hours, 7 a.m.-7:30 p.m., seven days a week.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
10/19/2015

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is pleased to announce the reopening of the restrooms at Kiwanis Challenge Park, which is located at 2101 NW 39th Ave.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
10/15/2015
The Office of Equal Opportunity is hosting a Small Business Workshop Thursday, Oct. 22 from 4-7 p.m. at GRU. Please click here for additional information.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
10/15/2015
Closed captioning will not be available for the Thursday, Oct. 15 City Commission meeting; however, it will be available during the replays.
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 October 15-November 4 edition is now available.
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