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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/18/2020

The Gainesville City Commission recently introduced a series of new opportunities to expand engagement at its public meetings. These updates make it easier for community members to share their thoughts on City Commission business. Neighbors may now submit written public comments online to be included in the official meeting record. Individuals may also sign up in advance to speak about specific agenda items or to share a general comments with the commission. For those who wish to speak to the commission, but are unable to stay until that item is called, a new “early public comment” period is now available to offer greater flexibility.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/17/2020

The City of Gainesville is implementing a pilot Land Donation Program that is designed to extend and strengthen partnerships with nonprofit organizations to develop affordable housing throughout the city. For that reason, the city has implemented a pilot program is offering to donate city-owned residential parcels to nonprofit organizations for the development of new affordable housing. Prior to issuing a solicitation for nonprofit organizations to participate in the pilot program, the city is conducting an Industry Forum for the purpose of gathering ideas, feedback, input and other information related to the solicitation.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
2/7/2020

City of Gainesville officials anticipate severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Friday, Feb. 7 through Saturday, Feb. 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
2/6/2020

City of Gainesville officials anticipate severe weather conditions Thursday, Feb. 6. The anticipated weather will lead to the activation of the city's Severe Weather and Cold Night Shelter Program.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/31/2020

City of Gainesville officials anticipate severe weather conditions, including temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit during evening hours, Saturday, Feb. 1 through Monday, Feb. 3. 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
1/30/2020

The Galleries at the Historic Thomas Center are pleased to announce the new exhibition RBL GRL | Revolution Doesn’t Ask Permission, which is scheduled to run from Friday, Feb. 7 through Saturday, June 27, 2020. An opening reception will be held Friday, Feb. 7 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The evening is free and open to the public and will feature the music of Baer and the Lady.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/29/2020

Improvements at Westside Park, located at 1001 NW 34th St., will begin in February and continue through fall 2020.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/27/2020

The City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is pleased to announce the opening of the 2020 Showcasing Student Art – K-12 Exhibition. This exhibition is presented by the Alachua County Public Schools’ Visual Arts Program, and is scheduled to run from Friday, Jan. 31 through Friday, March 6, 2020 in the Doris Bardon Gallery.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
1/23/2020

The Gainesville City Commission will host its second of four district town hall meetings on Thursday, Jan. 30 from 6-8 p.m. at the Senior Recreation Center, located at 5701 NW 34th Blvd.

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 Wednesday, Jan. 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.

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