Gainesville is ranked within the top 30 Florida cities with the most cases of COVID-19
Metro | City and County Commission
City and county officials collaborated to answer citizen's questions about the local effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic in a telephone town hall Thursday. The live tweets of the town hall by city commission reporter Grethel Aguila are as follows:
The emergency meeting was conducted over Zoom
Voter turnout was down about 20 percent from 2016
The Gainesville City Commission discussed quarantine measures as the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread worldwide.
Mayor Lauren Poe addressed racial equity gaps, public safety and homelessness
Gainesville Citizens for Active Transport announced its endorsements for the election
This option may be an alternative to spending $800,000 on traffic enforcement units
Flags will fly at half-mast to honor Jennings
While the Gainesville City Commission waits until Jan. 1 to start a plastic straw ban, six UF students decided to take matters into their own hands with a petition. They want a plastic straw policy in Midtown.
Gainesville city commissioners unanimously passed two motions Thursday relating to climate change.
Ibram X. Kendi spoke about dismantling oppressive systems, the role of the church in racism and teaching African American history in Alachua County Public Schools — all while holding his 3-year-old baby in his arms.