11-14-17 Commission Regular Meeting

The Alachua County Commission will conduct their Regular Meeting/Public Hearing on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. The Regular Meeting begins at 9 a.m., and the Public Hearing begins at 5 p.m. Both meetings are in the Jack Durrance Auditorium (Room 209) on the second floor of the Alachua County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, downtown Gainesville).

Items of interest at the Regular Meeting:

3. Election and installation of Officers for the Year 2017-2018
4. Remarks by Outgoing Chair
5. Remarks by Incoming Chair
6. Remarks by other Commissioners
7. Approval of a Proclamation declaring November 12th, 2017 as "Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church 150th Year Anniversary Day"
8. 2017 Alachua County Advanced Level Citizens Academy Graduation (10 participants)
9. Program presentation by Sheriff Sadie Darnell
10. Rural Concerns Advisory Committee appointments
11. Low and Moderate Risk Bail Bonds Pilot Program for Alachua County presentation
12. Update on Property Assessed Clean Energy finance (PACE) Special Assessments
14. First Amendments to the Alachua County Advisory Boards & Committees Guidelines
15. Economic Development Update: City of Hawthorne CRA
16. Special Payment for Johnson Controls
17. City of Newberry Annexations: Request for Board direction on potential appeal
18. Evaluation & Appraisal and Update of Alachua County Comprehensive Plan: 2011-2030- presentation and discussion of issues
19. Request to advertise an Amendment to the Cottage Neighborhoods Comprehensive Plan Policies
20. Transportation Alternatives Program priority projects for Florida Department of Transportation FY 2024
21. Request International Travel Approval for Fairgrounds Manager, Ron Gromoll
22. Special Pay and approval of work orders for DRMP
23. Special Pay for Neff Rental LLC
24. Special Pay for fleet vendors Boulevard Tire Center and Synovia

View the Regular Meeting/Consent agenda and backup materials

Items of interest at the Public Hearing:

Proclamations and Presentations

2. Approval of a Proclamation declaring November 16th, 2017 as "Children's Grief Awareness Day" in Alachua County, FL
3. Approval of a Proclamation declaring November 2017 as "Family Caregivers Month" in Alachua County, FL

Public Hearing

4. Ordinance amending the penalty section of the "Construction & Use of Code" Chapter of the County Code

Legislative Items

5. CPA-07-17: Behl Small-Scale Comprehensive Plan Amendment
6. CPA-08-17: Celebration Pointe Large-Scale Comprehensive Plan Amendment

Quasi-Judicial/Zoning Items

8. ZOM-05-17: Behl Rezoning
9. ZOM-08-17: A request to amend an existing non-residential PD (Planned Development) district by adding 1.35 acres to the PD and extending the phasing schedule until 2027

View the Public Hearing agenda and backup materials

There are four public comment opportunities during the Regular/Public Hearing Meetings, which enable citizens to speak to items, not on the agenda. The public is encouraged to attend meetings, view them live on Cox Channel 12, or on the County’s Video on Demand website.

Free parking is available for citizens attending these meetings. Please park in the S.W. Parking Garage (105 S.W. 3rd Street, Gainesville) and bring your parking stub to the Alachua County Manager's Office, located on the 2nd floor of the County Administration Building, to receive a chaser validation ticket.

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For more information, contact the Alachua County Communications Office at 352-374-5204.

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