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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
9/15/2021

The City Commission meeting previously scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021 has been cancelled and agenda items from that meeting will be scheduled for a future date. The emotionally charged events of the last several days have left tensions running high, and have culminated in threats of violence against our elected officials. We take these threats seriously, and the decision was made to cancel out of an abundance of caution.


Sept. 16 City Commission Meeting Cancelled

Sept. 16 City Commission Meeting Cancelled
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
9/8/2021

Join the City of Gainesville to observe the 2oth anniversary of the September 11 attacks with a ceremony in remembrance of those who lost their lives as a result of the acts of terror on September 11, 2001.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
9/7/2021

The City of Gainesville and community partners declare “Belonging Begins With Us” as they prepare to celebrate Welcoming Week, September 10-19. They join communities across the nation in a series of events, working to build inclusive places for neighbors of all backgrounds.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
9/7/2021

The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department and the Wild Spaces & Public Places program invite our neighbors to attend an open house to review plans for future improvements at the Albert “Ray” Massey Park playground.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
9/2/2021

In observance of the Labor Day holiday, city offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 6.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
8/30/2021

The City of Gainesville welcomes Andrea Agha as its next assistant city manager; she begins her new role Monday, Aug. 30. Agha most recently served as the CEO for the Village of Key Biscayne, and as the deputy town manager for the Town of Miami Lakes.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
8/24/2021
The City of Gainesville Zero Waste Subcommittee is hosting its final meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 31 in the City Hall Auditorium (200 E. University Ave.). This town hall-type forum is the culmination of nearly a year of subcommittee work in the city’s strategic pursuit of its zero waste goal. 

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
8/18/2021

The City Auditor has announced a new structure to the city's Audit and Finance Committee, effective Jan. 1, 2022. The new structure calls for two separate committees: 

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
8/18/2021

The Old Mount Carmel Baptist Church has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, gaining formal recognition of the property’s historic significance as a cultural and architectural resource to the State of Florida.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
8/17/2021

College students returning to the area will notice changes in traffic patterns made by the City of Gainesville and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The recent changes to West University Avenue and to roadways near the University of Florida are part of the city’s Vision Zero action strategy to reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries from traffic accidents.

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