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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/19/2020

City of Gainesville officials anticipate severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Sunday, Jan. 19 through Tuesday, Jan. 21. The anticipated temperatures will lead to the activation of the city's Cold Night Shelter (CNS) Program, and it is expected to remain in effect until overnight low temperatures rise above 45 F. The CNS program normally runs from Nov. 1 through March 31.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/17/2020

In observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, city offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/16/2020

The City of Gainesville is working to create a more equitable community from contracting to hiring practices to understanding our own unconscious partiality. Join us for our equity kickoff Wednesday, Jan. 22 from 6-8 p.m. at Heartwood Soundstage (619 S. Main St.) as we expand our equity and inclusion work in 2020.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/6/2020

Site clearing and construction has commenced on an approximately 42,000 square foot FedEx distribution facility at the City of Gainesville’s Airport Industrial Park.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/6/2020

The City of Gainesville receives State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program funds from the Florida Housing Finance Corporation (FHFC). The purpose of the funding is to provide affordable housing assistance to Gainesville households earning very low-, low- and moderate-incomes.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/3/2020

City of Gainesville officials anticipate severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Saturday, Jan. 4 through Wednesday, Jan. 8. The anticipated temperatures will lead to the activation of the city's Cold Night Shelter (CNS) Program, and it is expected to remain in effect until overnight low temperatures rise above 45 F. The CNS program normally runs from Nov. 1 through March 31.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/2/2020

Get swept away with medieval magic by volunteering at the 34th Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. Step back in time at the Alachua County Fairgrounds at three consecutive weekends (Jan. 18-19, Jan. 25-26 and Jan. 31-Feb. 2). Become a part of Gainesville’s rich tradition of community service, while enjoying one of the area’s most highly anticipated events.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/2/2020

The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs Department and the Wild Spaces & Public Places program are pleased to announce that work is about to begin to rebuild the tennis courts at T.B. McPherson Park, located at 1717 SE 15th St. This is the most recent effort toward fulfilling the City Commission’s stated goal of having a world-class park system in Gainesville.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
12/31/2019

City of Gainesville officials anticipate severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Tuesday, Dec. 31. The anticipated temperatures will lead to the activation of the city's Cold Night Shelter (CNS) Program, and it is expected to remain in effect until overnight low temperatures rise above 45 F. The CNS program normally runs from Nov. 1 through March 31.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
12/30/2019

Reserve Park opens next month at the former site of the C.R. Layton Army Reserve Center, located at 1125 NE Eighth Ave. The Army occupied the center from 1953 until 2009.

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