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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
12/4/2020

The Gainesville City Commission approved an expansion of the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) assistance program Thursday to include rent and mortgage assistance for neighbors negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The commission also approved an increase in individual award amounts from $1,250 to an amount based on financial need.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
12/4/2020

City of Gainesville officials anticipate severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Saturday, Dec. 5 through Thursday, Dec. 10. 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
11/30/2020

City of Gainesville officials anticipate severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Monday, Nov. 30 through Wednesday, Dec. 2. 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
11/24/2020
The City of Gainesville has been awarded Gateways for Growth (G4G) research and technical assistance grants by the New American Economy (NAE) and Welcoming America. The competitive awards are part of the 2020 G4G Challenge to improve immigrant inclusion and economic opportunities in communities across the nation. 
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
11/23/2020

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, city offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
11/19/2020

In lieu of traditional holiday activities in public spaces, the City of Gainesville is displaying hundreds of thousands of outdoor holiday lights at Bo Diddley Community Plaza, City Hall Plaza, Depot Park, the Historic Thomas Center & Gardens and throughout downtown.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
11/17/2020

The City of Gainesville Cultural Affairs Board and the Gainesville Art in Public Places Trust are accepting nominations through Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020 for the city’s annual Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs arts awards.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
11/9/2020

In observance of the Veterans Day holiday, city offices will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 11.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
11/9/2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the City of Gainesville is honoring veterans with a commemorative video this year in place of its annual Veterans Day ceremony at Evergreen Cemetery. The video, featuring inspirational messages from local veterans, was prerecorded at the city’s only municipal cemetery, and will be posted on the city’s Facebook page and broadcast on Cox Cable Channel 12 Wednesday, Nov. 11 beginning at 12 p.m.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
11/4/2020

The City of Gainesville is hosting a telephone town hall Monday, Nov. 16 at 7:15 p.m. to present a final draft of the City of Gainesville Housing Action Plan to neighbors and take their questions about affordable housing strategies outlined in the plan.

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