Tag Archives: Gainesville City Commission

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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Talks All But Dead Between Gainesville, GREC; No Future Meetings

By on November 7th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 5:25 pm

The GREC and Gainesville City Commission still have not reached an agreement on the purchase of the biomass plant, and now Commissioner Randy Wells wants reassurance that the plant will not be purchased in the future for less.

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Kathy Viehe Named New GRU Interim General Manager

By and on October 31st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 9:14 pm

The Gainesville City Commission voted in new interim general manager Kathy Viehe after Hunzinger retired on Nov. 15.

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After Years of Red Ink, Grass May Soon Be Greener For North Florida Municipal Golf Courses

By and on October 25th, 2013 | Last updated: October 25, 2013 at 6:36 pm

Ironwood Golf Course in Gainesville and Palatka Golf Club are each headed in a more positive direction, despite years of operating at a financial loss.

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GRU Manager Bob Hunzinger Announces Resignation

By , , and on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 18, 2013 at 2:26 pm

Gainesville Regional Utilities General Manager Bob Hunzinger announced his resignation in a letter signed by him and Mayor Ed Braddy on Wednesday.

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Gainesville’s Main Street Light Poles Will Soon Meet State Standards

By on September 25th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 10:35 am

To meet Florida Department of Transportation standards, Gainesville’s Main Street is installing new and improved light poles in time for the new year.

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In The News: Execution Postponed, Syrian Chemical Proposal, Gainesville Budget Increase, License-Free Fishing, Stolen School Buses

By on September 10th, 2013 | Last updated: September 10, 2013 at 12:22 pm

Execution rescheduled to accommodate Pam Bondi fundraiser – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has persuaded Gov. Rick Scott to postpone the execution of Marshall Lee Gore, scheduled for today, because it conflicted with her “hometown campaign kickoff” fundraiser at her […]

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Gainesville Commission Considering Increasing Residential Chicken Ownership

By on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: September 19, 2013 at 2:47 pm

Gainesville City Commission is considering increasing the number of chickens city residents can own from two to 10.

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