Tag Archives: GRU

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: Marion And Alachua Top Home Sales, GRU Rates Highest, Stadium Funding, Cuba Violated Embargo

By on February 13th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 4:33 pm

Marion is No. 2 in state in 2013 home sales growth – Marion County’s percentage increase in home sales in 2013 over the previous year was second-highest in the state, behind neighboring Alachua County, according to the state association of [...]

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In The News: Possible GRU Changes, Pensacola’s Blanket Ban, Lawmakers May Fund Florida Universities Based on Performance, Florida to Alter School Grading System

By on February 12th, 2014 | Last updated: February 12, 2014 at 2:42 pm

City will continue to consider GRU governance changes – City commissioners expressed willingness Tuesday to continue to consider the possibility of changing the governance structure of Gainesville Regional Utilities. Such a move would require a referendum of Gainesville voters on [...]

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Agencies Halt Special Biomass Complaint Line

By 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.

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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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GRU To Pay $7,750 For Spilling Nearly One Million Gallons of Sewage

By on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 4:45 pm

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.

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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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Some Off-The-Grid North Floridians Get To Skip GRU Rate Increases

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 6:11 pm

With the rising cost of utilities for Gainesville residents, some have taken to living without the aid of established utility companies.

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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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