The city commission voted 3-3 against the proposal at a Feb. 11 meeting, halting the “Free the Nipple" movement in Gainesville but passing a plan to begin drafting language changes to de-gender city codes.
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The Alachua County Commission voted unanimously at a meeting Tuesday to accept the rent relief funds, which will help county residents who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic or are at risk of homelessness.
Alachua County healthcare workers continue to vaccinate residents over the age of 65, but it will still be several months before the vaccine is widely available to those under the age requirement.
Here's what you need to know about the plans the Alachua County Commission, Gainesville City Commission and UF Student Government have for 2021.
The Gainesville City Commission voted unanimously Thursday to pass a four-part plan that will help the Alachua County Health Department mass administer the COVID-19 vaccination.
Downtown renovations will total more than $385,000
Temperatures in Gainesville reached 32 degrees Fahrenheit Tuesday, and are expected to drop further throughout December. To help residents get through inclement weather circumstances, Gainesville has programs and mechanisms to prepare people and keep them safe.
City commission votes not to fire city manager despite external investigation recommending terminationBy Sophie Feinberg | Nov. 24, 2020
The external investigation found that he had retaliated against an employee
The commission is waiting on state approval in the start of 2021
The commission also denied a request to build a solar array near a historically Black community in Archer
County Commissioners voted to increase the county’s budget by $15 million
The proposed changes would have required hosts to submit an electronic form that included the gathering’s location and size
Previously, residents could receive a citation from law enforcement for carrying open containers of alcohol on public property
Applicants could previously receive up to $2,500
Development of affordable housing and buildings related to basic needs would still be allowed
The Alachua County Commission could be decreasing its indoor gathering limit to reduce the spread of COVID-19 as soon as Monday.
Residents will vote Aug.18 for a candidate who will have the opportunity to remedy the housing situation
The contest design will fill the plot where Old Joe, a Confederate statue, stood for 113 years