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Multiple Alachua County Charter Schools Struggle Financially To Comply With A New Florida Safety Law

Healthy Learning Academy spent nearly $22,000 hiring their school’s guardian to comply with an update to Florida law. This, coupled with spending on other safety precautions such as industrial metal doors, a fence and gate, resulted in spending over half of their general fund balance in one year.

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Charter Review Committee Votes To Dismiss Representation Proposal Despite Public Support

Alachua County voters will not get to decide in this year’s general election whether the county commission should have single-member district representation, after the Alachua County Charter Review Commission decided Wednesday to not support the idea.

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Alachua County Recycling Efforts Persevere Despite Declining Market

Alachua County had an overall recycling rate of 68% in 2018, ranking third-highest in Florida. But Klugh said the public waste department must continue to educate residents about what should and should not be recycled – especially since the market for recyclables is down.

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