City employees will get a pay raise in the approved Gainesville city budget. Meanwhile, property owners won’t see their property taxes or fire assessment rates go up. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta reports.
Seminole County commissioners approved a resolution Tuesday asking the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to reinstate a ban on bear hunting in Florida. The resolution also asks the state agency to maintain a focus on "reducing human-bear conflicts through deterrent techniques and habitat management."