Tag Archives: Gainesville City Commission

What Ed Braddy Accomplished In His First 100 Days

By on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 10:19 am

Braddy and his colleagues talk about what’s been done in the first 100 days, and what may be to come for Gainesville under Braddy’s direction.

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In the News: Gainesville streetcar debate, SEC TV network, national unemployment down, Jell-O wrestling at Santa Fe

By on May 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: May 3, 2013 at 10:26 am

National streetcar debate hits Gainesville – The Gainesville City Commission is negotiating with a consultant to conduct a survey about the possibility of a streetcar system in Gainesville. The project’s projected construction cost is $128 million. The Gainesville Sun SEC […]

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Gainesville City Commission discusses parking decals near UF campus

By on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 2:07 pm

The Gainesville City Commission’s Community Development Committee met to discuss city parking decal issues near the University of Florida campus.

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Election Update: Mayor’s race goes to runoff, Wells captures 54 percent of District 4 vote

By and on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 20, 2013 at 8:36 am

Update 11:21 p.m.: Defeated Gainesville mayoral and city commissioner for district 4 candidates have commented on Tuesday night’s election results. Mayoral candidate Pete Johnson in an interview offered his congratulations to the two candidates, incumbent Craig Lowe and former City Commissioner Ed Braddy, who compete in the […]

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Gainesville city elections on Tuesday

By on March 18th, 2013 | Last updated: March 18, 2013 at 5:37 pm

Polls with be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. for Gaineville’s municipal elections.

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In the News: gulf coast restoration, fraternity charity walk, military helicopters, Gainesville transit system

By on March 14th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 1:48 pm

BP oil spill gulf coast restoration – Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council held its final public hearings session regarding the 2010 BP oil spill at the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute in St. Petersburg Wednesday. The council is responsible for […]

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District 4 Candidate Profile: Randy Wells

By on February 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 14, 2013 at 12:36 pm

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 […]

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District 4 Candidate Profile: Mac McEachern

By 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.

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District 4 Candidate Profile: Alfredo Espinosa

By on February 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 14, 2013 at 12:36 pm

Alfredo Espinosa, a 21-year-old junior building construction major at the University of Florida, is focusing on more than just mid-terms this semester. Espinosa is a candidate for a seat on the District 4 City Commission. The Delta Tau Delta Fraternity […]

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Gainesville City Commission moves to keep GRU under city control

By on November 16th, 2012 | Last updated: November 16, 2012 at 6:47 pm

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 […]

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