By Abbie Banitt on May 22nd, 2015 | Last updated: May 22, 2015 at 4:53 pm
Gainesville City Commission passes a motion for the management of Dignity Village. The motion begins the process of addressing safety issues and concerns regarding the logistics of the community.
The Gainesville City Commission passed an ordinance banning synthetic drug use, adding a section to the current Code of Ordinances that clarifies what a synthetic drug is and providing penalties for possession, production and sale. The sweeping ban on the drugs allows law enforcement to more easily enforce the prohibition.
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By Graham Hack on February 10th, 2015 | Last updated: February 10, 2015 at 10:39 am
Gainesville City Commission candidates talk transportation issues – Gainesville Citizens for Active Transportation held a forum Monday evening for Gainesville City Commission candidates to discuss transportation issues and solutions. The Gainesville Sun Bundl launches groundbreaking political contribution app with a […]
By Kelly Audette on December 5th, 2014 | Last updated: December 5, 2014 at 1:12 pm
City Commissioners voted to return NW 8th Avenue to a four-lane configuration at the Dec. 4th meeting.
By Kelly Audette on November 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 6:39 pm
University Park Neighborhood residents and other community members are urging the Gainesville City Commission to keep 8th Avenue as a two-lane road for safety reasons.
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By Nicole Acevedo on October 17th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 2:15 pm
Gainesville Regional Utilities will be audited by a third party to investigate a 30-year contract between the company and the owners of a biomass plant.
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By Zak Dahlheimer on November 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 8:58 am
WUFT News measured this past month the noise in areas near Gainesville Renewable Energy Center’s biomass plant, which some locals said disrupts their daily lives.
Today’s ballot includes an ordinance proposing elections be held in the fall of odd numbered years as opposed to the spring, as they are now.
Randy Wells is focused on improving the quality of life and enforcing city policies and codes if he’s re-elected. Wells, 45, is seeking re-election as District 4 City Commissioner. He is currently the chair of the Equal Opportunity Committee and […]
By Jensen Werley on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 14, 2013 at 12:36 pm
Mac McEachern, 81, is running for city commission again, after serving on city commission and as mayor in the 1980s.