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Posted by: Rawson, Laura
6/23/2021

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department is launching the 7th Avenue Book Talk Series with free, monthly events at the A. Quinn Jones Museum and Cultural Center throughout the summer.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
6/21/2021

Neighbors are invited to help control mosquito populations by recycling unwanted tires during the City of Gainesville’s upcoming Tire Roundup.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
6/17/2021

In observance of the Juneteenth holiday, city offices will be closed Friday, June 18.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
6/11/2021

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in programs and activities receiving Federal financial assistance. Specifically, Title VI provides that "no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal Financial Assistance" (42 U.S.C. Section 2000d).

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
6/4/2021

Gainesville neighbors will be able to rent electric scooters for short commutes beginning Monday, June 7, following approval by the Gainesville City Commission at its recent meeting. The authorization is the final step in a cooperative effort between the city and the University of Florida to regulate the safe use and operation of the shared micromobility vehicles on campus and around town.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
6/1/2021

Neighbors are invited to participate in a dialogue about racial segregation in American cities when the Mayor’s Book Club resumes this Saturday, June 5 at 3 p.m. as a virtual event.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
6/1/2021

The City of Gainesville Office of Equity and Inclusion invites local small and diverse business owners to attend free, virtual workshops in June to grow their businesses and learn how to secure the city as a customer.

Posted by: Rawson, Laura
5/27/2021
In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, city offices will be closed Monday, May 31. Additionally, RTS will run its holiday service, which will run between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.  Please visit the RTS website and schedule pages for more information. Gainesville's curbside residential collection service for solid waste, recycling and yard trash will not be picked up on the holiday and will be delayed by one day for the rest of the week. Have a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend! 
Posted by: Rawson, Laura
5/26/2021

All city departments are preparing to staff facilities during normal working hours of Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. beginning Tuesday, July 6.

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