By Hannah Beatty
Metro | City and County Commission
The law would ban the use of plastic bags and foam containers.
Mayor Lauren Poe has competition this upcoming election.
His resignation letter was submitted three days after residents criticized him during public comment
The event raised at least $15,000 for Alachua County Habitat for Humanity
The mayoral and City Commission District 4 seats will be on the ballot March 2019
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Thursday.
Gainesville uses 30,720 hours of labor that costs about $230,000 a year.
For the second day of early voting, The Alligator is releasing its endorsements for amendments to the Florida Constitution and local questions. We base our recommendations on how each would benefit Florida’s citizens and the environment. As a rule, if the intent of the amendment isn’t clear when reading it, we’d recommend voting no.
Power would come from things like solar energy and biomass
Tom Petty’s daughter and younger brother also made speeches.
Currently, about 28 percent of Gainesville’s energy is renewable
Gainesville Mayor Lauren Poe gave a speech in Spanish for the first time.
The 597-acre land will primarily be a nature preserve but will also have spaces for the public to use.
It's the first time city commission has attended an SG meeting since January 2017
The referendum would alter how GRU is overseen, taking some control away from the city commission