Tag Archives: City of Gainesville

Grace Marketplace To Open Indoor Shelter

By on September 30th, 2014 | Last updated: October 1, 2014 at 1:18 pm

Grace Marketplace will open an indoor dorm on Wednesday after submitting a Safety and Security policy to the city commission. The shelter will provide beds for 20 guests who are trying to transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency. In order to stay [...]

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Gainesville Provides Information to Public Through New Database

By on September 13th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 4:35 pm

Gainesville took another step towards increasing government transparency through the soft launch of statGNV. The new database aims to provide more data and statistics to the general public.

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RTS Hybrid Buses May Not Be Saving As Much Green As Expected

By on March 14th, 2014 | Last updated: March 19, 2014 at 9:41 am

It will take RTS about 10 years of fuel savings to pay off the costs of the hybrid buses.

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Gainesville Voter Registration Deadline is Today

By on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 10, 2014 at 11:09 am

Elections for the City of Gainesville are coming up next month, and Monday is the last opportunity for local residents to register to vote.

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GREC, Gainesville Can’t Reach Biomass Plant Purchase Agreement

By on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: October 31, 2013 at 4:51 pm

A biomass plant is causing more issues between GREC and the city commission as the commission negotiates to buy the plant.

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Ordinance proposes city elections be held in fall, not spring

By on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 4:38 pm

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.

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Local Citizens’ Academy accepting registration for spring 2013

By on March 12th, 2013 | Last updated: March 12, 2013 at 4:03 pm

The six-week program teaches residents how the local government works.

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Gainesville parking permit prices may increase

By on February 15th, 2013 | Last updated: February 17, 2013 at 10:55 am

Residential parking permits in Gainesville may see a sharp price increase. City Commissioners are discussing a change in price because of space shortages. The process for buying permits may change, too.

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Former county commissioner presents 2012 Strike Out Hunger Food Drive results

By on February 12th, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 9:59 am

Rodney Long, president and CEO of The Long Foundation, Inc., acknowledged benefactors and beneficiaries, presented the collection’s results and announced the 2013 food drive dates to the Alachua County Commission Tuesday morning.

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Group surveys Alachua County’s homeless

By , and on January 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 11:34 am

Armed with clipboards and food for participants, volunteers with the Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry collected information about this area’s homeless people.

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