July 17 edition of:

Community Update
A Report on the Activities of Alachua County Government


This Issues Features:

County Manager’s FY10 Budget Message
Commissioner Long Installed as FAC President
Climate Communities Event
Alachua County Wins NACo Awards
Trailblazer Grant
7500 Cell Phones for Soldiers
Pet Waste Disposal Stations
Farmer’s Market Facelift
County Update TV on Channel 12
Hunger Summit II & Hunger Abatement Plan
Florida 4-H State Legislature
Buy S.M.A.R.T. at Local Stores
What's on "Alachua County Talks"
County Facilities Management’s Job Order Contracting
The Food Stamp Help Line
Mosquito safety
Alachua County Forever
ADA Expo 2009
Growth Management Receives Planning Award
Santa Fe Hills Drinking Water Quality Report
Commission Meeting Highlights


County Manager’s FY10 Budget Message

At a recent special meeting of the Alachua County Commission, County Manager Randall H. Reid presented his Budget Message.

In the opening paragraph Reid states, “It is with a great sense of purpose and a sober understanding of the realities we face that I present to you the Fiscal Year 2009/10 (FY10) Tentative Budget and Budget Message.”

In speaking of the Budget Message, Alachua County Communications Coordinator Mark Sexton said, “Manager Reid’s message offers a clear and comprehensive look at the realities we face as a community. Watching the video and/or reading the document is a very valuable civic education tool.”

To view the July 7, 2009 video, click here.

To view the online document, click here.

For a printable document, click here.

For more information, call the Alachua County Communications Office at 352-374-5226.                                

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Commissioner Long Installed as FAC President

Alachua County Commissioner Rodney J. Long was installed to serve as President of the Florida Association of Counties (FAC). Long was sworn in during the FAC Annual Conference held in Collier County, FL.


“The next year will present many challenges for local governments,” said Commissioner Long. “As FAC president I look forward to leading the charge as we rebuild our economy and strengthen home rule.”


President Long had already been serving as FAC President due to the early resignation of Commissioner Randy Hatch. Commissioner Long will oversee the association directing policy, advocacy, and the administration of the Florida Association of Counties. The Association’s mission is to help counties effectively serve and represent Floridians by strengthening and preserving county home rule through advocacy, education and collaboration.


The Association is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of one county commissioner from each state senate district (40); five executive officers; six county commissioners appointed at-large with no more than three of the six from counties with population of 75,000 or more; and the past presidents of the FAC.


“Commissioner Long has already proven to be a tremendous leader of the association,” said FAC Executive Director Chris Holley, “His perseverance in standing up for the critical services citizens receive from counties will ensure that our members are well represented.”
Other FAC officers installed were President-Elect, Broward County Commissioner Ilene Lieberman, 1st Vice President Martin County Commissioner Doug Smith and 2nd Vice President Gulf County Commissioner Bill Williams.


Founded in 1929, the Florida Association of Counties is a non-profit association representing the diverse interests of Florida’s 67 counties.


For more information, contact Cragin Mosteller, Communications Director, Florida Association of Counties at 850-294-9307.

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Climate Communities Event

Alachua County Commissioner and Florida Association of Counties (FAC) President Rodney J. Long will co-host the July 27, 2009 “Climate Communities” event that runs in parallel with the Nashville National Association of Counties (NACo) conference. Of the ten co-hosting elected representatives from across the United States, Florida holds three positions, matched only by California in leadership.

Alachua County is a member of the Climate Communities advocacy group, a coalition of local governments dedicated to engaging federal policymakers about the role of counties and cities dealing with climate change while encouraging intergovernmental partnerships that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

As of December 2008, the Alachua County Commission has unanimously endorsed Climate Communities Climate Action Blue Print and has signed a proclamation in support of National Climate Action Week which emphasizes the need for federal funding for local energy conservation projects, green collar jobs and energy independence.

For more information, contact Alachua County Sustainability Program Manager Sean McLendon at 352-548-3765.

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Alachua County Wins NACo Awards

The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to inform citizens that Alachua County has won three “Achievement Awards” and one “Best of Category Award” from the National Association of Counties (NACo).

The Office of Growth Management’s submission won both an Achievement Award, and a Best of Category Award in the Information Technology Category. There were only 20 Best of Category Awards given this year, and this is the second year that Alachua County has gotten a Best of Category Award.

The departments and categories that received Achievement Awards include:

“NACo is proud to confer these awards and recognize your county’s hard work to promote quality, efficient, and responsive management and administration,” writes Larry Naake, NACo Executive Director.

These departments will be formally recognized at the 13th Annual NACo Conference, Sunday, July 26, 2009, in Nashville, TN.

For more information, please contact Alachua County Office of Management and Budget 352-374-5262.

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Trailblazer Grant

Alachua County’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has been awarded a $5,000 Government Trailblazer Grant from the National Center for Civic Innovation (NCCI) to support the County’s Alternative Futures/Community Conversations program. To view the award letter, click here.

The Trailblazer program has two major objectives:

To produce greater alignment between the public’s point of view and the actions and priorities of its local government, and
To provide non-confrontational opportunities for the public and government to discuss matters of mutual concern.

For more information about the Trailblazer program, click here.

Alternative Futures/Community Conversations is a series of public meetings to discuss difficult fiscal constraints facing Alachua County, and receive community feedback through an interactive simulated budget activity.

In speaking of the grant County Manager Randall H. Reid said, “This grant will help us continue to engage our citizens in the process of envisioning and creating a more sustainable future for Alachua County in light of the volatile circumstances and challenges we are all facing.”

To view a short Alternative Futures/Community Conversations video, click here.

For more information, contact the Office of Management and Budget at 352-374-5262.

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7500 Cell Phones for Soldiers

With the help of the citizens, the Alachua County Tax Collector’s office is pleased to announce that they have exceeded their goal of collecting 7500 cell phones, before the 4th of July, for the “Cell Phones for Soldiers” program.

Cell Phones for Soldiers recycles old cell phones and use the funds received to buy calling cards, for military personnel. If you know any military personnel in need of a calling card, visit www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com.

Representatives of the Tax Collector’s office attend the twice monthly meetings of the Military Support Group of Alachua County to add calling cards to the packages sent to troops.

The Cell Phones for Soldiers program is continuing to receive cell phones for recycling. Phones can be dropped off at any Tax Collector branch office (in Gainesville: 12 SE 1st Street, 5801 NW 34th Street, 3207 SW 35th Blvd, and in High Springs: 110 NW 1st Avenue).

For more information, contact Roxanne Watkins 352-264-6935 or Stephanie Kelley 352-337-6228.

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Pet Waste Disposal Stations

Eleven pet waste disposal stations were recently installed in County parks, as part of the Alachua County Environmental Protection Department (ACEPD) and Gainesville Clean Water Partnership pet waste public outreach campaign. Four additional stations will soon be installed at the Florida Department of Transportation I-75 rest areas located on Paynes Prairie. “It just got even easier to scoop, bag, and trash pet wastes in Alachua County,” says Stacie Greco, Senior Environmental Specialist, Alachua County Environmental Protection.

The pet waste disposal stations hold biodegradable bags for cleaning up after pets. Alachua County Parks and Recreation staff installed the stations, and keep them stocked with biodegradable bags. Squirrel Ridge and Forest Park have designated dog areas. Dogs must be leashed at the remaining County parks and are not allowed at Poe Springs Park.

Cleaning up after pets is important, because pet waste can harm waterbodies, human health, and the health of pets. ACEPD encourages citizens to be prepared, and hopes the new stations will help those that forgot their bags at home.
For more information, visit www.AlachuaCountyWater.org or call ACEPD at 352-264-6800.

To find County parks, visit the Alachua County Parks and Recreation’s website.

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Farmer’s Market Facelift

The Alachua County Facilities Management Division recently completed an upgrade and improvement project at the Alachua County’s Farmer’s Market on 34th Street and US Highway 441. The original metal Market pavilion facility was built in 1991 with funds allocated by the Florida Legislature specifically for building a “growers only” farmer’s market. This project, totaling $249,038.00, was approved by the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners, and will provide local growers with additional space to market locally grown produce and products.

The scope of the project includes:

Expanding the farmers market is in line with one of the major strategic policies suggested by the Alachua County Energy Conservation Strategies Commission (ECSC), that of maximizing local food production and processing. Producing, harvesting and consuming foods produced by local growers enhance efforts in making Alachua County and surrounding areas a more sustainable community.

Alachua County Capital Projects Coordinator Bryan Schneider served as Project Coordinator, Skinner Vignola McLean, Inc., designed the project and OELRICH Construction performed the construction work. The project was completed on time and within budget.

For more information, contact Charlie Jackson, Alachua County Facilities Manager at 352-494-5005 or 352-374-5289 or Ms. Helen Emery or Ms. Linda Hart with the Alachua County Farmer’s Market Board of Directors at 386-462-2752.

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County Update TV on Channel 12

County Update is a half hour news program providing in-depth information on County programs, services and initiatives. County Update airs on Community 12 and the Video On Demand website. Click on the image to view this month’s show.

Click here to view this episode.

Features This Month

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Hunger Summit II & Hunger Abatement Plan

The growing number of people who are nutritionally “insecure” in Alachua County is being addressed at the community level. The co-chairs of six committees that developed the Gainesville-Alachua County Hunger Abatement Plan (HAP) describe food “security” as including “the ready availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods, and an assured ability to acquire acceptable foods in socially acceptable ways.” The Alachua County-City of Gainesville Hunger Summit II took place at the Trinity United Methodist Church on Wednesday, June 3, 2009. This hunger summit was a follow-up from the first, held on September 2008.

The first hunger summit launched the six committees that convened over a 9-month period to create the HAP. Around 70 individuals, many representing organizations, met and produced an action plan that consisted of 90 specific recommendations for reducing the number of nutritionally insecure residents in Alachua County. Included is a recommendation for the formation of a local association of nutrition assistance providers, which will help to coordinate local hunger abatement efforts and oversee the implementation of the recommendations.

The HAP includes such strategies as: coordinating local agency efforts for reaching individuals and families who are nutritionally insecure in our community, focusing on the reduction of stigmas associated with nutrition assistance and the communication of available food resources. The HAP also has strategies for increasing participation in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program. Strategies include: increasing local awareness, access to applications, and encouraging the State and Federal Government to increase the benefits allowed under the program. Other strategies involve the Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC), senior meals programs, school meals, summer meals for children, and increasing access to fresh produce.

The HAP was presented to the community in its entirety at the Hunger Summit II, which was co-chaired by Alachua County Commissioner Rodney J. Long and Gainesville Mayor Pageen Hanrahan. Among the 100 people who attended were citizens, local agency members, and elected officials. They included: State Representative Lenard Bembry, Gainesville City Commissioner Jack Donovan, Newberry Mayor Harry Nichols, City of Alachua Mayor Bonnie Burgess and City of Alachua Commissioner Gary Hardacre, and staff from the offices of State Representative Speaker Larry Cretul, State Representative Debbie Boyd and State Representative Charles “Chuck” Chestnut.

The HAP will be presented to both the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners and the City of Gainesville Commission in the near future for its adoption.

To view a copy of the HAP, watch a video of the Hunger Summit II, click here.

For more information, contact John Skelly, the Poverty Reduction Program Director, at 352-264-6749 or jskelly@alachuacounty.us.

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Florida 4-H State Legislature

The 2009 Florida 4-H State Legislature was held on June 22-26 in Tallahassee, FL. Over 180 youth, ages 14-18, from across the state participated in this leadership program. Alachua County was represented by four 4-H members: Amanda McIntosh, Mallory Vanyo, Katherine Henry-Hettel, and Kayleigh Hinson.

Florida 4-H State Legislature is a civic and leadership program where youth actively participate in the legislator decision-making process. State Legislature is a five day learning laboratory in state government designed to give participants educational experiences such as learning about the functions of state level government, becoming informed about the state system of government, serving as mock legislators, reporters or lobbyists, meeting in the committee rooms of the House of Representatives and House Chambers, and touring the State Capitol and Supreme Court.

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Buy S.M.A.R.T. at Local Stores

Alachua County Office of Waste Alternatives representatives will be at local grocery stores every Thursday in July from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., offering shoppers information about how to “Buy S.M.A.R.T.” (Save Money And Reduce Trash).
“Buy S.M.A.R.T.” is a County campaign teaching about the 4 R’s (reduce, reuse, recycle, and rethink). All shoppers who wish to receive tips on how to be S.M.A.R.T. shoppers will receive a free reusable shopping bag and a Buy S.M.A.R.T. pocket guide.

The following is a list of locations and dates where we will be this July:

For more information, contact Jennifer Seitz, Alachua County Office of Waste Alternatives at 352-374-5245.

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What’s On “Alachua County Talks”

Click here to watch CHOICES Health Services Director Lorraine Austin discuss the CHOICES Program.

Click here to watch Codes Enforcement Director Rick Wolf discuss issues surrounding codes enforcement in Alachua County.

Click here to watch Alachua County Advisory Board Coordinator Mary Lowry describe how interested citizens can take part in creating recommendations for the County Commission.

Check out the latest editions of Alachua County Talks on Community 12 TV by viewing the Channel 12 Show Schedule. Or click on the images to the right to view streaming video of the episodes.

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County Facilities Management’s Job Order Contracting

Alachua County Facilities Management is implementing a new project delivery system called Job Order Contracting (JOC). This new method of contracting should solve problems in finding quality construction work quickly for maintenance, repair, renovation, mechanical upgrades and other minor construction projects. Traditional bidding, complete with plans and specifications, and going through the standard bid process for each project has proven costly and time consuming.

The JOC system offers the County the following benefits:

JOC is a long-term contract bid by firms based on pricing from a Unit Price Book.  The book reflects labor rates, construction material, and construction procurement costs in the area. This allows the County the opportunity to evaluate each contractor on performance and qualifications knowing that the fixed price has already been established. Once a contractor has been accepted, the County will be given projects in a work order format.

For more information, please contact the Alachua County Department of Facilities Management at 352-374-5229.

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The Food Stamp Help Line

The Food Stamp Help Line in Alachua County began in December 2008, after the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) approved spending $14,973 for its temporary operation through June 2009, as recommended by their Poverty Reduction Advisory Board. Due to the success of the help line, the Department of Children & Families (DCF) is supporting the help line number beyond the time period funded by the BoCC.

The Food Stamp Help Line intends to provide Alachua County residents with a solution to some of the challenges that residents may face with using the current system. An increase in applications statewide has increased the wait times in lobbies and with the ACCESS call centers in Florida. The help line helps with obtaining applications and finding locations near the caller where they can apply for Food Stamps. Additionally, the help line assists with questions about the Food Stamp process, policies, and simple case-specific questions, and refers callers to additional services in their area.

Amy K. Butler, the ACCESS Program Administrator at DCF, provided an update to the BoCC in April on the help line during its first three months of service, where 821 calls were received. A sample of the data was examined for the first two months of the service demonstrating that $40,968 would be brought into Alachua County through the new participants’ benefits. The cost of operating the help line from December through February was only $5,133, which demonstrated a tangible benefit to having the help line. It is expected that within the next few months, a new update will be provided to the BoCC on the overall success of the Food Stamp Help Line project.

You can access the help line by calling 352-955-5338.

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Mosquito safety

With the recent rainfall and warming trend, mosquitoes will increase in numbers and activity. In order to reduce your chances of being bitten and thus reduce the risk of acquiring a mosquito borne disease, remember these basic tips:

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Alachua County Forever

The Alachua County Forever Program has proven to be very successful in allocating funds for land conservation. One of the well-documented successes is its ability to leverage non-County taxpayer dollars. To date, the County has been able to raise two dollars of non-County taxpayer dollars for each dollar of local tax spent on the Acquisition List.

The Program has been even more successful leveraging Stewardship dollars. For the last fiscal year, the resource management budget for the Program was $62,000. Using that as seed money for grants and staff time for coordination, the Program was able to offset $484,607 in stewardship costs. Almost eight dollars returned in non-County taxpayer dollars for every general fund dollar invested.

There are many ways the program has creatively offset its costs. It has negotiated agreements with the St. Johns River Water Management District and the City of Gainesville to manage jointly owned sites. It used License Agreements with neighbors, hunters, previous lease holders and tenants to continue their care and stewardship of the property on the taxpayers’ behalf. Program staff has hosted Community Service Workers and volunteer groups at special events, often on weekends, to pull weeds and exotic plants, clear trash and re-plant native vegetation.

A goal of the program in the coming year is to build a Volunteer Conservation Corps where staff is able to match interested groups and individuals to tasks and sites. To volunteer yourself or a group, please contact the Alachua County Forever Program at landconservation@alachuacounty.us or 352-264-6800.

“To do this on our own would be cost-prohibitive, inefficient and perhaps even a little selfish,” said Ramesh Buch, Program Manager, Alachua County Forever. He continued, “Each of these relationships benefits the County not only in avoiding a direct cost but also to build a sense of place and strengthen our shared commitment to that investment. So we thank our partners and those in the community who have volunteered their time and energy, and we look forward to continuing our (new) tradition of rooting people in the ground.”

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Upcoming Cooking Class

The Alachua County Extension Office is pleased to announce a cooking class on August 6, 2009, and runs from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30. This class will be held at the Extension office (2800 NE 39th Avenue, Gainesville). It is designed for both advanced and beginning cooks.

Please pre-register for one or all of these classes by calling 352-337-6209 (voicemail).

For more information, contact Brenda Williams, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, at 352-955-2402.

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ADA Expo 2009

The Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office along with the City of Gainesville Equal Opportunity Office, the Center for Independent Living and the Alachua County School Board will host an ADA Expo to celebrate the 19th anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Expo will be held from noon - 4 p.m., Thursday, July 23, 2009 at the Sidney Lanier Center (312 NW 16th Avenue, Gainesville). Lunch will be provided from 11 a.m. - noon. It is free and open to the public.

Passed in July 1990, the ADA creates an equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in employment, education, transportation and accommodations.

This 5th Annual ADA Expo will feature agencies and organizations that offer service to individuals with disabilities. Many vendors will also be present displaying the latest assistive technology devices, methods and information in health, accessibility or accommodation. This year’s theme is, “Towards Independence: Employability, Technology & Quality of Life” and will focus on employment, and availability of quality of life options for individuals with disabilities.

Individuals will also be able to register with Alachua County Emergency Management for special needs assistance in the event of a hurricane or disaster. Participants are invited to experience accessible voting machines, hosted by the Supervisor of Elections Office.

Free transportation will be available for persons with special needs.

For more information, contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office 352-374-5275, or the City of Gainesville Office of Equal Opportunity 352-393-8481.

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Growth Management Receives Planning Award

The Alachua County Growth Management Department received a Planning Excellence Award for Coordinated Land Use and Transportation planning from the Florida Department of Community Affairs (DCA) during the recent annual statewide Growth Management

Conference in Orlando, FL. Jonathan Paul, Alachua County’s Concurrency & Impact Fee Manager received the award on the Departments behalf. DCA Secretary Thomas Pelham invited Mr. Paul to speak about Alachua County’s Mobility Plan to effectively link land use and transportation.

To find out more about the County’s Mobility Plan and the associated proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendment, click here.

For more information, contact Alachua County Growth Management, Jonathan B. Paul jbpaul@alachuacounty.us, or Jeff Hays jhays@alachuacounty.us at 352-374-5249.

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Santa Fe Hills Drinking Water Quality Report

Alachua County Public Works is pleased to release the “2008 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for Santa Fe Hills Subdivision”.

To view the report, click here.

For more information, contact Susan Wilson, Alachua County Public Works Sr. Administrative Assistant 352-374-5245 x229.

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The next issue of Community Update is scheduled to publish on August 13, 2009.

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Commission Highlights

Mark Sexton, Communications Coordinator

MDA Recognition of Firefighters
The Board accepted the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Recognition of Firefighters of Alachua County

Disability Awareness Month
The Board proclaimed July as “Disability Awareness Month” in Alachua County, Florida.

Meridian Annual Report
The Board heard a presentation of Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.’s Annual Report  

Hunger Abatement Plan
The Board heard the presentation of Gainesville - Alachua County Hunger Abatement Plan and directed the Manager to facilitate efforts to implement the recommendations directed to state and federal governments, and directed the Manager to make recommendations to the BOCC within 60 days regarding the recommendations directed to County government

Attachment: 2009 HAP june 3 final edition.pdf

Tax Collector’s Presentation
The Board heard a presentation by Alachua County Tax Collector Von Fraser and approved Discounts, Errors, Insolvencies and Double Assessments for the 2008 Tax Roll.
Attachment: e_i_report.pdf
Attachment: roll_recap_6_10_2009.pdf

Nighttime Boating Curfew
The Board authorized the County Attorney to seek a written opinion from Fish & Wildlife Commission and Attorney General on whether current law allows a nighttime curfew.  Attachment: AirboatHBexcerpt.pdf

Millage Rate
The Board set the proposed Millage rates at the simple majority level per attached spreadsheet for General County, Unincorporated MSTU.  Fire MSTU, Law Enforcement MSTU and Alachua County Forever Debt Service and Adopted the related Resolution.
Millage chart.pdf
Attachment: Millage reso.pdf

Landscape Irrigation Ordinance
The Board authorized staff to draft an ordinance adopting the St. Johns River Water Management District’s landscape irrigation watering restrictions in unincorporated Alachua County and asked the Manager to involve stakeholders in the process.
Request to Draft Landscape Irrigation Code.pptx
Attachment: landscapeordinance.pdf
Attachment: watering_restrictions_factsheet.pdf

Florida Friendly Fertilizer Ordinance
The Board authorized staff to draft an ordinance adopting the Model Ordinance for Florida-Friendly Fertilizer Use on Urban Landscapes
Fertilizer Ordinance Powerpoint.pptx
Attachment: SB 494.pdf
Attachment: Model Fertilizer Ordinance.pdf

Jonesville Park
The Board approved the Jonesville Park Construction Management Contract Amendment  Approve staff recommendation and provide report on expenditure to date, who has contributed, and what is are the proposed expenditures
: $2,199,029.00
GMP Amend Jonesville Park Final.pdf

FDOT Priority Project Rankings
Concerning the FDOT Priority Project Rankings for  FY 2010/11 and 2014/15, the Board: 1. Approve the proposal to reallocate partial funding from the Archer Road Trail project to the revised Archer Braid Trail alignment.  2. Approve the priority list for transmittal to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).
Attachment: Evinstonappcomp.pdf
Attachment: ArcherBraidPh1TEPApp.pdf
Attachment: PrioritiesFY201011_201415.pdf
Attachment: FDOTPrioritiesPP.pdf
Attachment: FDOTPrioritiesPP.pptx

Concurrency Management System Amendment
Concerning the City of Gainesville Concurrency Management System Amendments  
the Board accepted the  report, and authorized County staff to continue working with the City Staff, provide comments on the amendments and participate in Public Hearings by the City of Gainesville on these amendments.
Attachment: ConcurrencySR.pdf
Attachment: PropShareCodeRev.pdf
Attachment: ConcurrencyMapSR.pdf

Writer’s Month
The Board proclaimed July as “Writers Month” in Alachua County, Florida.

Zitrouer Estate
The Board adopted the Resolution to vacate a portion of the Map of the Zitrouer Estate plat.
Attachment: ZitrouerResoFinal.pdf

Town of Tioga Planned Development
The Board approved the proposed final plat for Town of Tioga Planned Development Phase
Attachment: TOTP14GMSR.pdf
Attachment: TOTP14SBAC.pdf
Attachment: Plats07142009.pptx
Attachment: TOTP14_Plat1.pdf
Attachment: TOTP14OSP.pdf
Attachment: TOTPChairSR.pdf

Rezone from BH to BR
The Board adopted Resolution Z-09-07, a request to rezone from BH to BRAttachment: Background_Info.pdf
Attachment: Reso Z_09_07.pdf

Ammended Mixed Use Planned Development
he Board approved  ZOM-03-09: A request to amend an existing mixed use PD (planned development) district (Park Lane PD) by amending an existing phasing schedule, expanding the PD by 0.6 acre and adding drive through restaurants as a permitted use.  
Attachment: Park_Lane_Zoning_Master_Plan.pdf
Attachment: ZOM0309_Powerpoint_Presentation.pptx
Attachment: ZOM0309_Staff_Report.pdf
Attachment: Park_Lane_Background_Material.pdf

Haven Acres Cat Sanctuary
The Board adopted Resolution Z-09-05 approving the Special Exception for Haven Acres Cat Sanctuary with Bases and ConditionsAttachment: ZOX0308July14.pptx
Attachment: Rescanned Attorney Ltr.pdf
Attachment: Rescanned Cat appl.pdf
Attachment: Rescanned cat notice.pdf
Attachment: Rescanned USDA excerpt.pdf
Rescanned Staff Rpt.pdf
Attachment: Rescanned Reso Z_09_05.pdf



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Alachua County Advisory Boards

The Alachua County Commission is committed to citizen involvement on its advisory boards and is soliciting applications for the following vacancies:

Get Involved - Click here for an application: http://www.alachuacounty.us/government/bocc/advisoryboard.aspx

Applications are also available at the County Manager’s Office on the Second Floor of the County Administration Building, 12 SE 1st St., Gainesville. For more information, call (352) 264-6904.

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