Tag Archives: Gainesville City Commission

Gainesville Taxi Industry Voices Concern Over Uber

By on October 12th, 2014 | Last updated: October 12, 2014 at 11:06 am

Gainesville taxi business owners and drivers are concerned with the lack of regulations regarding Uber ride-sharing service since its arrival in late August. The decision on whether to impose regulations on Uber will ultimately be left up to the city commission.

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GRU Rates Rise Despite Cost Cuts

By on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 9:22 am

Gainesville residents and businesses can expect increased energy costs starting Wednesday. The increase comes despite Gainesville Regional Utility lowering its base rates and cutting fixed costs.

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Officials Ensure Energy Prices Will Not Rise With New Coal Ban

By on April 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 25, 2014 at 2:09 pm

Locals are reacting to the possibility of a utility rate increase that would accompany Gainesville’s possible switch away from mountaintop coal removal.

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Gainesville Localities Plan Impending Move; Fire Station Draws Plans

By on April 16th, 2014 | Last updated: April 16, 2014 at 4:16 pm

Eight months after Gainesville’s City Commission purchased a chunk of land home to three businesses, the localities are discussing their impending move.

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Helen Warren Defeats Annie Orlando In Run-Off Race

By , and on April 8th, 2014 | Last updated: April 8, 2014 at 10:56 pm

Helen Warren wins Gainesville City Commission At-large Seat 2 in run-off election against Annie Orlando on Tuesday night.

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Gainesville City Commission Run-off Candidates Talk Issues at Forum

By and on April 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 4, 2014 at 11:47 am

The Gainesville Chamber of Commerce, Gainesville Sun and WUFT sponsored a debate between the two candidates in the April 8 run-off election for the at-large candidate for Gainesville city council.

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Gainesville Election: Chase, Carter Win; Run-off in At-Large April 8

By on March 11th, 2014 | Last updated: March 11, 2014 at 11:09 pm

Polls closed at 7 p.m. and results now show all precincts reporting. Supervisor of Elections reports nearly 15 percent turnout.

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In The News: Rubio Plans To Boost Economy, Airplane Disappearance Not Likely Terror, Florida City Fighting To Stay On Map, Gainesville Election Today, National Merit Finalists In Alachua

By on March 11th, 2014 | Last updated: March 11, 2014 at 2:12 pm

Sen. Marco Rubio said he has plans for tax reforms and legislation to boost economy, and though the link to terrorism in the plane’s disappearance has been debunked, the plane’s whereabouts remain unknown, hree seats are open on the Gainesville City Commission in today’s election, Four additional Alachua County students have been named National Merit Scholarship finalists, bringing the county total to 38.

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Agreement for Homeless Center Approved by City Commission

By on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 11, 2014 at 7:18 am

The center will be located at the former Gainesville Correctional Institute.

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City and County Commission Discuss Future of Fire Station and GRU

By 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.

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