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The Rock Creek neighborhood is located in northwest Gainesville off 34th street.  Situated where Possum Creek and Three Lakes Creek converge, Rock Creek features canopied roads and local wildlife, giving the neighborhood a feeling of a remote getaway in the heart of Gainesville. 
 
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Rock Creek News
Tropical Storm Ian
Posted on Sep 23rd
9/23 - 11:48 PM When I started this article, the storm was still not named, but Tropical Depression #9 is now officially Tropical Storm Ian.  It is too early to get concerned, but it is the RIGHT TIME to prepare.  I will update this news article as appropriate.  You can click here to send me an email if you have new or different information and I'll check it out.  A few solid (reliable, not scare tactics) sources are below.  As of now, the earliest project arrival of tropical storm winds is Tuesday night IF it stays on current track.  NOAA/NHC soonest wind arrival projections The next NHC/NOAA update will be at 11:00 AM.
 
This link is a plain English briefing that the Jacksonville NOAA station puts out on a regular basis and includes Alachua County.  The last two pages of this one have the current info on TS Ian.  https://www.weather.gov/media/jax/briefings/nws-jax-briefing.pdf  There is a timestamp at the bottom of the slide so you can see the recency of the update.
 
This is the official hurricane prep info from NOAA.  https://www.noaa.gov/hurricane-prep
 
Historically, the biggest impact in our area is loss of power, so make sure to plan ahead for that.  This includes things like medication or items that must be kept cold as well as communication devices that need to be recharged.  Specifically in Rock Creek, we also have tree "issues" (which are the primary cause of power loss) so check your yards and trees now for areas of risk. 
Local Gov't and Utility Info
Gainesville Police Department Non-Emergency
(352) 393-7500
 
GRU Customer Service
(352) 334-3434
 
GRU Storm Central 
Power Outages/Downed Power Lines
352-334-2871
 
City of Gainesville Trash Collection
352-334-2330
Trash collection day is THURSDAY, except holidays
 
Alachua County Animal Control & Services
(352) 955-2333
 
Alachua County School Board
(352) 955-7300
Calendar - Next 4 Events
Fall Plant Sale - Florida Pollinators
09/25/22
1pm to 5pm
Follow this link for information on available plants and other information. https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/event/plant-sale/ The Museum’s fall plant sale is one of the largest of the year, featuring more than 100 species...
SEPTEMBER RCOA BOARD MEETING
09/27/22
7:30pm to 9pm
THIS MEETING ONLY WAS RE-SCHEDULED. Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month via Zoom at the meeting link below until further notice. Meeting URL: https://zoom.us/j/98888354344?pwd=UlFjazk2S3p5aXYzWVVoN05nZHZsUT09 Meeting ID:...
Garbage/Recycle
09/29/22
Garbage and Recycle pickup is on Thursdays for Rock Creek. When a pickup does not occur due to holiday or other reason, pickup moves to Friday. ALL items, regardless of...
Garbage/Recycle
10/06/22
Garbage and Recycle pickup is on Thursdays for Rock Creek. When a pickup does not occur due to holiday or other reason, pickup moves to Friday. ALL items, regardless of...
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