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By Nicole Acevedo on October 17th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 2:15 pm
Gainesville Regional Utilities will be audited by a third party to investigate a 30-year contract between the company and the owners of a biomass plant.
By Lauren Flannery 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.
By Steven Gallo on June 11th, 2014 | Last updated: June 11, 2014 at 2:21 am
Seniors vs. Crime is now looking into taxes on gas and water surcharges collected by Gainesville Regional Utilities. The group was previously only investigating a complaint about a tax on electric customer charges collected by GRU.
By Steven Gallo on May 21st, 2014 | Last updated: May 22, 2014 at 5:54 pm
A program of the state attorney general’s office is investigating whether GRU, the city and the county may be inappropriately taxing a portion of utility bills each month, upwards of $2.7 million in taxes over the last three years.
By Erica A. Hernandez and Katie Campbell 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.
By WUFT News 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.
By WUFT News on February 5th, 2014 | Last updated: February 6, 2014 at 12:49 pm
GRU and area agencies are discontinuing the special hotline for complaints about noise from the biomass plant.
By Colette DuChanois 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.