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FGUA would buy system for $12.198M

Utility deal in place

By Jeff Bryan

A tentative deal between the city of Dunnellon and the Florida Governmental Utility Authority (FGUA) has been struck.

However, before the city can divest itself of its utility system and millions of dollars in debt, the two government agencies will weigh the pros and cons of the proposed $12.198 million sale of the system at 1 p.m. today at City Hall, where the two government agencies will host a joint meeting to gather input from the public to decide if a sale of the system is in the best interest of the city.

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Schweder claims city didn’t follow protocol

Ex-city firefighter files grievance

By Jeff Bryan

A former fightfigher/EMT with Dunnellon Fire Rescue says he was told two days before Marion County Fire Rescue took over fire services within the city that his almost 15-year tenure was coming to a close.


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City likely to divest itself of utility system

Council, FGUA move toward deal

By Jeff Bryan

With Phase II of its diligence evaluation of the city’s utility system mostly complete, the Florida Governmental Utility Authority and the Council are now moving toward Phase III of the project: Sale of the city’s utility system.

But doing so, could net less money for the city, according to Steve Spratt, FGUA systems manager/VP.


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Authorities issue warrants for known dealers

Month-long sting nets multiple suspects

By The Staff

At the urging of Dunnellon Police Chief Mike McQuaig, the Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team (UDEST) conducted a month-long operation due to public concerns regarding drug activity in Chatmire.


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