The City Commission consists of seven members: four commissioners are elected from single member districts, two commissioners are elected at-large, and one member is elected as mayor.
Visit the city’s public records portal to submit a new public records request or to track the status of your request.
Advisory boards are tasked with providing feedback to the City Commission and local agencies on a variety of local issues.
Your one-stop-shop for all Gainesville City Commission meetings including links to City Commissioner profiles, agendas, minutes, meeting calendar and live stream video.
Browse a listing of General Government's departments and agencies.
The Office of the City Auditor is the cornerstone of city governance by providing independent and objective services to achieve accountability, integrity and operational improvements.
The Office of the City Attorney protects the legal interests and assets of the City of Gainesville.
The office supports policy research for the Mayor and Commissioners, maintains the city Code of Ordinances and provides customer services to neighbors.
The City Manager's Office oversees all General Government programs and services, prepares the city’s budget and is responsible for implementing all ordinances and policies at the direction of the City Commission.
GRU is the City of Gainesville’s municipally-owned utility that provides, electric power, water, wastewater, natural gas and telecommunications services to Gainesville and surrounding areas.
OEI provides expertise, tools, data and programming to promote diversity and drive cultural transformation to ensure equity and inclusion.
The City of Gainesville holds elections for the Mayor, two at-large commission seats and City Commission District seats for each of the four commission districts. City Commission elections are non-partisan.
Request a letter of recognition, congratulations or welcome from the mayor for special events, visiting organizations, birthdays, reunions or personal achievements.
GIS maps outlining city developent, transportation routes, garbage collection, services, facilities and more.
Map outlining commission districts with searchable address function.
Contact information for the various departments and offices at the City of Gainesville.
Information for neighbors on attending and participating in City of Gainesville public meetings.
View City of Gainesville's Code of Ordinances (Municode). A Code of Ordinances is a code of laws for a local government. This page provides a complete record of the general and permanent ordinances of the City of Gainesville, Florida.
When a disaster is imminent or is in-progress, the city's Emergency Operations Center will open, and, with other city departments, coordinate the preparedness, response and recovery activities of the City of Gainesville.