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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.
City Commissioners voted to return NW 8th Avenue to a four-lane configuration at the Dec. 4th meeting.
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.
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.
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 […]
Mac McEachern, 81, is running for city commission again, after serving on city commission and as mayor in the 1980s.
By Ben Bornstein — WUFT-FM The Gainesville City Commission made it clear at its Thursday meeting that it doesn’t want the local utility to fall under state legislative control. City commissioners voted in favor of keeping GRU under the current management, rather than have it controlled […]