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By Olivia Muenter on October 30th, 2014 | Last updated: October 30, 2014 at 8:52 am
The Alachua County Commission voted Tuesday to keep the Levy Loop Trail at the Barr Hammock Levy Prairie Preserve open year-round. Residents of Island Field, a neighborhood that borders the trail, raised concerns over noise and privacy earlier this year.
By Whitney Lavaux and Leah Harding on September 5th, 2014 | Last updated: September 8, 2014 at 1:25 pm
The Alachua County Commission held a special meeting Thursday to consider funding renovations and construction for the Alachua County Fairgrounds. The commission, however, wants evidence of a return on the investment. The commissioners debated over very different plans. The first [...]
By Christine Casey on January 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: January 22, 2014 at 2:01 pm
The Alachua County Commission did not reach a final decision on converting the Gainesville Correctional Institution into a homeless center.
By WUFT News on January 6th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 3:57 pm
Alachua County’s Wage Theft Protection Ordinance, which was passed in April with a 3 to 2 vote, went into effect Jan. 1. Unpaid and underpaid employees who have sought to resolve issues with their employers can file an official complaint.
By Colette DuChanois on December 9th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:54 pm
The Alachua County and Gainesville City Commissions held a special joint meeting Monday to discuss the future of Fire Station 19 and Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) Governance.
By Brittany Van Voorhees on July 9th, 2013 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 1:27 pm
Her hiring gives the board more time to find a permanent candidate. She is scheduled to retire Nov. 30, 2014. Her commencement is set for July 22.
By Brittany Van Voorhees on June 5th, 2013 | Last updated: June 5, 2013 at 12:03 pm
Potential Alachua County Manager James Bourey has one week to answer the Alachua County Commission. They increased his base salary offer from $160,000 to $165,000.
As commissioners ranked candidates, Bourey was first, Stockton Whitten of Brevard County was second and Charles Oliver of Pensacola was third.