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Gainesboro Studying Downtown For Additional Parking And Connectivity

Gainesboro has partnered with UCDD to conduct a community transportation feasibility study of the downtown area. Mayor Lloyd Williams said over 100 residents indicated through a preliminary survey that parking and connectivity are the highest wants. “It is the first step in maybe getting some more grants on making our sidewalks more ADA accessible,” Williams said. “More parking, getting some ... Read More »

Gainesboro Water Asking Aldermen To Reevaluate Water Meter Installation Costs

The Gainesboro Water Department has requested the town’s Board of Aldermen to consider raising the price for meter and sewer tap installations. The Water Department’s John Pigg said the current price of $675 has not changed for over 10 year and needs to be reevaluated. “The way parts and everything has gone up, we’re actually losing money at that,” Pigg ... Read More »

Gainesboro PD Trying To Fill Position

The Gainesboro Police Department has three to four applicants being considered to fill an open officer position. The department currently has three active officers. Mayor Lloyd Williams said the city wants at least four, but competing with larger municipalities has made hiring a challenge. “Most of the surrounding counties, even our own county, they pay a higher rate of pay ... Read More »

Gainesboro’s Tiny Houses Up For Discussion Monday

The city of Gainesboro is facing push back from its community about a duplex tiny house being placed in its historical district. Mayor Lloyd Williams said the lot owner on Murray Street was originally establishing a parking lot but shocked the city when he made plans to rent out dwellings on the property. “We had a tiny house come in ... Read More »

Gainesboro Passes 20-21 Budget

The city of Gainesboro has passed its 2020-2021 budget. Mayor Lloyd Williams said the delays for the budget were due to new alderman being added to the board. “We had our elections in August,” Williams said. “The out going alderman did not feel comfortable voting on a budget that the new alderman would have to obey by.” Williams said the ... Read More »

Gainesboro Drive-Thru Window Coming Soon

The Town of Gainesboro will have a drive-thru window at city hall before year-end. The Board of Aldermen voted Thursday to use the remaining $14,000 in CARES Act money to fund the project. Mayor Lloyd Williams said the window will help local residents. “We’ve probably got like 400 people that are still coming in and paying each month,” Williams said. ... Read More »

Gainesboro Park Playground Begins Construction

The concrete pouring for Gainesboro Park’s playground began this week. Mayor Lloyd Williams said the playground equipment is in and should be installed by the end of the month. “It is very exciting for the city of Gainesboro,” Williams said. “I have two young kids, and we are right by there. They are awfully excited right now and can not ... Read More »