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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
9/24/2020

After 30 years of dedicated service to Gainesville neighbors and the City of Gainesville, Fire Chief Jeffrey Lane is retiring from Gainesville Fire Rescue (GFR), effective Sept. 30.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
9/16/2020

The City of Gainesville has expanded dataGNV, part of its online open data portal, to include data collected during its recently completed Neighbor Survey. Neighbors can locate survey data and analysis reports through the new Neighbor Feedback button on dataGNV.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
9/15/2020

The City of Gainesville has launched a new Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Utility Assistance program, expanding local relief and recovery efforts through direct assistance to neighbors negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
9/11/2020

During the past several weeks, the City of Gainesville and downtown and midtown business owners have been exploring creative solutions to providing a safe venue for social gathering during the pandemic while extending support to local businesses.  

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
9/8/2020

Gainesville City Commissioner Adrian Hayes Santos is hosting a one-hour telephone town hall Monday, Sept. 14 at 7:15 p.m. for District 4 residents and all Gainesville neighbors. He will answer questions from callers about zero waste, community broadband, exclusionary/inclusionary housing and other topics including the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
9/4/2020

Due to the effects of the pandemic, the City of Gainesville announces the following changes to city parking restrictions and requirements:

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
9/3/2020

In observance of the Labor Day holiday, city offices will be closed Monday, Sept 7.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
9/1/2020

The Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) mobile testing bus will be stationed temporarily this week at the City of Gainesville’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Multipurpose Center for walk-up COVID-19 testing.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
8/24/2020

The City of Gainesville has been awarded a $10,000 Community Challenge Grant from AARP for an online Civic Hackathon, “How do we create a social safety net to help make Gainesville a more livable community?” The event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept.12, and is designed to mobilize neighbors to collectively leverage their skills and talents to create a stronger community.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
8/24/2020

The City of Gainesville 352walls Community Artist Program is seeking 12 regional artists or artist crews to create a total of 12 temporary 8 feet x 8 feet murals with social justice as the theme. The murals will be located in City of Gainesville parks and public spaces. The murals will be painted on prepared plywood panels affixed to wooden posts, enabling them to be relocated during the two- to three-year lifespan of the project.

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