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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.
Gainesville Regional Utilities is facing lower fines for two sewage spills over the summer. Compared to a 140,000-gallon spill in 2005 that resulted in a $10,000 fine, GRU is being fined $7,750 for one sewage spill of nearly 1 million gallons and another of 58,000 gallons.
The Gainesville City Commission voted in new interim general manager Kathy Viehe after Hunzinger retired on Nov. 15.
A biomass plant is causing more issues between GREC and the city commission as the commission negotiates to buy the plant.
Residents in Turkey Creek said the new biomass plant is too loud and are trying to get local officials involved.
Gainesville Regional Utilities customers have received phone calls from scammers who may have claimed to be GRU representatives demanding payment and threatening to suspend service.