Gainesville city officials will hire a third party to audit Gainesville Regional Utilities in order to examine the biomass contract between GRU and Gainesville Renewable Energy Center. The audit will cost over $180,000, according to city officials. The contract, signed in 2009, allows GRU to buy power from the GREC biomass plant, and ultimately raised prices for GRU customers.
The Alachua County Library District has put aside a 5,000 square-foot space for the new Waldo library. Residents will have access to study rooms, meeting rooms and even art exhibits in the new library.