Feeding more homeless gets support of Gainesville mayor
The limit on the number of meals served at St. Francis House in downtown Gainesville has been a point of contention for years. Right now, an ordinance limits the amount of meals volunteers at St. Francis House can serve to 130 meals per day, but a petition from St. Francis House moved to change the limit of meals to a three hour window of time during which meals can be served. Earlier Wednesday, Gainesville Mayor Craig Lowe issued a statement supporting this idea. WUFT-FM’s Joe Lancos spoke with Sean Larson of the Coalition to End the Meal Limit Now about the mayor’s decision.
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A decades-old Gainesville landfill will soon be transformed into a functioning floodplain. The old landfill near the Gainesville Regional Airport has caused erosion and affected the quality of the local water for humans and wildlife. The $1.88 million project to remediate the landfill has been in progress since April, but the landfill has a history dating back more than half a century ago.
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