District One State of District Address Scheduled


Gainesville District One Commissioner Gigi Simmons is holding a State of the District address Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 5:30 p.m. at the Gainesville Police Department’s Hall of Heroes (545 NW Eighth Ave.) to discuss her first 100 days in office and upcoming plans.

The address will focus on what has been accomplished and the future plans for the district moving forward. Presentations will be given on upcoming Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA); Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs; and Public Works projects.

The meeting will be held in conjunction with the Black-on-Black Crime Task Force. Citizens who are interested in hearing what is happening in District One and the city in general are invited to attend. The event is free and those attending should park in the lot adjacent to GPD. If no parking is available in that lot, then please park across 6th Street in the lot south of Tires Plus.

For more information on the State of the District event, please contact Betsy Byrne at 352-393-8673 or