In a meeting yesterday Gainesville city commissioners said they’re still unhappy with the county’s proposed transportation sales tax. The three-quarter-cent sales tax which should be on the ballot this fall currently alots just under 24% of the revenue to the city of Gainesville, which holds more than half of the county’s population. Gainesville …Read More »
Tomorrow ( June 18th) The Alachua County Commission will conduct a special meeting to discuss the 2013 budget plans. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman spoke with Alachua County Commissioner Susan Baird about the goals for the upcoming meeting. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/BairdQAJune182012BlakeAlderman.mp3]Read More »
Alachua County commissioners requested a delay of hearing Sheriff Sadie Darnell’s budget appeal yesterday. County Commissioner Susan Baird said the 45-day delay is meant to give Governor Rick Scott time to sign an important piece of legislation. “We decided to go ahead and sign the letter, and the sheriff did …Read More »
US Senator Total Votes 74417 Marco Rubio REP 29780 40.02% Kendrick B. Meek DEM 21269 28.58% Alexander A. Snitker LBT 534 0.72% Bernie DeCastro CPF 97 0.13% Sue Askeland NPA 184 0.25% Bruce Ray Riggs NPA 39 0.05% Bobbie Bean NPA 49 0.07% Rick Tyler NPA 76 0.10% Charlie Crist …Read More »
Alachua County Commission race for the District 4 seat features an incumbent against a political newcomer.
It’s a battle between the experienced and a political newcomer in the Alachua County Commission District Four race between incumbent Cynthia Moore Chestnut and real estate agent Susan Baird. Florida’s 89.1, W-U-F-T’S Empriss Campbell previews the upcoming race. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/districtfourrace.mp3]Read More »