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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/19/2019

The City of Gainesville and GAI Consultants are hosting two open houses to discuss design standards for parks and public spaces and wayfinding, including a system of maps, signs and amenities markers. Each open house will cover both topics, and is being offered twice to allow residents to attend at a time that is most convenient for them. The public is encouraged to participate, learn about the efforts to dater, and share ideas through fun and interactive activities.  

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/15/2019

We are starting an innovative approach to the management and conservation of trees and woodlands within its boundary. A clear understanding of how you feel about your urban forest is critical for the successful development of a plan that meets the needs of city residents and businesses.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/13/2019

The City of Gainesville has scheduled the first community engagement workshop on local housing needs for Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the Thelma Boltin Center (516 NE Second Ave.) between 6-9 p.m. The free event features presentation and break-out sessions for collaboration and idea sharing.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/13/2019

We want your feedback on future park improvements at Unity Park (formerly NE 31st Avenue Park), which is located at 1710 NE 31st Ave., east of NE 15th Street, and adjacent to the Flatwoods Conservation area.

We are accepting applications for the fiscal year 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and HOME Investments Partnerships (HOME) Program. The city receives an annual allocation from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); and funding will cover the budget period of Oct. 1, 2019 - Sept. 30, 2020. The deadline to submit an application is Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 4 p.m. Applications will not be accepted after 4 p.m.

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
1/30/2019

The City of Gainesville is holding a community conversation about our food system, hunger and food accessibility Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 5 – 8 p.m., at the Alachua County Library Headquarters Branch (401 E. University Ave. in Gainesville).

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/23/2019

The City of Gainesville is holding its 2019 State of the City Address Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 12:30 p.m. at the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention, which is located at 811 S. Main St. in Gainesville. This year’s address will be delivered by interim City Manager Deborah Bowie, General Manager for Utilities Ed Bielarski and the Honorable Mayor Lauren Poe. It features highlights from 2018, and presents the continued vision for Gainesville.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/16/2019

Join the conversation at Gainesville's Third Annual Longest Table event! The Longest Table is all about engaging with your community - your neighbors, your peers and new friends - to build and strengthen relationships in our community.

City of Gainesville candidate qualifying for the mayor and district IV commissioner positions begins at 12 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28 and continues through 12 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.  

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