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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
3/25/2019

The City of Gainesville presents a Gainesville150! anniversary concert Saturday, April 13 from 6-11:30 p.m. at Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville. The concert features four bands that pay tribute to the music of Gainesville’s nine Rock & Roll Hall of Fame musicians; Bo Diddley, Stephen Stills, the Eagles and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, in addition to the headliner, The Bayjacks featuring Tom Leadon of Mudcrutch. There are also food trucks, craft vendors, contests, roving street performers and Story Cycle, a mobile recording booth on a bicycle that peddles through the downtown area and allows residents to record their Gainesville stories for posterity.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
3/22/2019

City of Gainesville officials anticipate severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Friday, March 22. 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.

City of Gainesville elections will be held Tuesday, March 19. Registered voters in district four will elect a commissioner to represent its district, and registered voters citywide will elect the mayor and vote on a charter referendum. Early voting is available Saturday, March 9-Saturday, March 16 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., except Tuesday and Thursday, which will be 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Early voting has five designated sites: the Supervisor of Elections Office (515 N. Main St.), the Reitz Union (655 Reitz Union Dr., room G-50), the Senior Recreation Center (5701 NW 34th St.), the MLK Center (1028 NE 14th St.) and the Millhopper Branch Library (3145 NW 43rd St.). For additional information on the upcoming election, including sample ballots, contact the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Office at 352-374-5252 or visit www.VoteAlachua.com.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
3/6/2019

The City of Gainesville’s Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC) is holding the first of a series of meetings to discuss and gather public input regarding the development of the Incentives and Recommendations Report (IRR) on Tuesday, March 12 at 6 p.m. at the Gainesville/Alachua County Senior Center (5701 NW 34th Blvd).

City of Gainesville voters will vote on an amendment to the city’s charter during the 2019 City of Gainesville Regular Election.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
3/4/2019

City of Gainesville officials anticipate severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Tuesday, March 5 and Wednesday, March 6. 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
3/1/2019
Municipal Minutes is an electronic newsletter for the community. The monthly e-newsletter provides information about upcoming activities, projects and events in the City of Gainesville. For more information about this e-newsletter, please contact the Communications Office at 334-5017.
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/27/2019

The City of Gainesville Wild Spaces & Public Places (WSPP), in conjunction with the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, will begin construction on two significant park improvement projects this March, both of which are expected to be completed in fall 2019.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/26/2019

The City of Gainesville invites you to learn more about us being the New American City by attending Gainesville 101, the City of Gainesville’s Citizens’ Academy.  We are currently accepting registrations for the next session, which is scheduled to begin March 13, 2019.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/21/2019

On February 7, 2019, the Florida Emergency Preparedness Association (FEPA) presented Gainesville Fire Rescue District Chief David W. McIntire with the certification of Florida Professional Emergency Manager (FPEM). Chief McIntire serves as the City of Gainesville’s Emergency Manager and is responsible for the coordination of city resources in planning for its response and recovery effort in a natural disaster or other emergency event.

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