We caught a break, a few month’s worth at least, from all those eyesore political signs — they’ll start popping up with yard sale signs attached to them once everyone does their spring cleaning.
And that’s exactly what the voters in High Springs did to city hall — cleaned it out.
There is a lot [...]
According to the latest campaign finance reports, Patrick Rush, a candidate for High Springs City Commission, accepted a donation for $1,000, double the legal limit imposed by Florida law.
According to Florida Statute 106.08, contributions cannot be made in excess of $500 by any individual person or company. The law does allow an [...]
In an effort to discredit the campaign of Byran Williams, one High Springs city official is taking to the internet.
Vice Mayor Bob Barnas has started using his personal website in an attempt to trash the opponent of Pat Rush, the candidate Barnas is openly supporting to fill the seat of the retiring 77 year [...]
Mailboxes everywhere are filling up with political mailers, but one in particular may grab the attention of High Springs residents.
Speaking during “commissioners comments,” a time reserved at the end of the city commission meeting for commissioners to speak on any issue they please, Vice-Mayor Bob Barnas asked the commission for approval for the City [...]
I’ve lost count of the number of people who’ve come to me frustrated with the lack of information available on the candidates for High Springs City Commission this November, and rightfully so — there’s virtually nothing out there.
So complain no more, weary residents, I have decided to create this simple, two point voter guide [...]
In an unusual occurrence, Vice-Mayor Bob Barnas took the liberty of offering a motion to hire former office manager and current interim city manager Jeri Langman as High Springs’ permanent city manager during his comments at the end of the meeting, long after most of the audience left the room.
The city of High Springs selected a new city attorney Tuesday night but not without a tad bit of drama.
Raymond Ivey, an attorney with the nearly 70 year old Gainesville firm Scruggs & Carmichael, was selected to serve as the new city attorney following last week’s resignation city attorney Thomas DePeter. DePeter resigned following [...]
A special meeting has been called by High Springs commissioners for Tuesday, January 17, with only two agenda items: a final vote on the decision to operate Alachua County’s Poe Springs Park, and narrow down the field of city manager applicants and schedule interviews with the applicants.
The vote on Poe Springs comes after several [...]
The High Springs city commission will be holding two separate workshops Thursday, January 5, to discuss two very different issues.
The first workshop — at 5pm — will serve as the reveal of Commissioner Bob Barnas‘ plan for how the city will operate Poe Springs Park, a county owned facility. This comes one week after [...]
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