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By Forrest Smith on August 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: August 2, 2013 at 9:29 am
Some Northwest 8th Avenue changes planned for Sunday.
By Clint Holzapfel on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:51 pm
With the Nov. 6 general election five days away, Gainesville and Alachua County residents will have to vote on a number local issues. One of the them includes a proposed surtax, which would fund an estimated $337 million in road improvements through a 3/4-cent sales tax.
By Steven Gallo on October 11th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:36 pm
A referendum on the November ballot in Alachua County will ask voters to approve a three-fourths of a cent sales tax increase to pay for increased repairs to local roads. The tax, expected to collect $300 million, would expire after 15 years.
By Denise Toledo on September 13th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:38 pm
The proposal would increase the existing sales tax from 6.5 to 6.75 percent