County Commission Meetings

12-12-17 Commission Regular Meeting

​The Alachua County Commission will conduct their Regular Meeting/Public Hearing on Tuesday, December 12, 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. Approval of a Proclamation declaring January 7, 2018, as "Martin Luther King Jr. Hall of Fame Day" in Alachua County, FL
4. Approval of a Proclamation declaring January 7th, through January 15th, 2018, as "King Celebration 2018" in Alachua County, FL
5. Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Board appointments
6. Veteran Services Advisory Board appointment
7. Historical reading by the Alachua County Historical Commission
8. Economic Development Advisory Committee annual report presentation
9. Economic Development Update: Gainesville Regional Airport
10. Business & Economic Growth Action Plan Biannual Update presentation
11. Public comments
12. Sheriff requests use of General Fund and MSTU-Law Enforcement Reserves and Unanticipated Revenue to the Combined Communication Center (CCC) Operating Fund due to Richard Spencer's free speech event
13. Renewal/Renegotiation of the Interlocal Agreement between Alachua County and the Alachua County Sheriff for operation of the Alachua County Jail
14. Jail generators options and discussion
15. County Commission appointments to Boards and Committees for 2018
16. Discuss Request to allow the City of Alachua to reinvest their remaining $416,666.66 annual loan default payment for Capital Improvements to Legacy Park ($83.333.34 per year for the remaining 5 years) in lieu of paying it back to the County
17. Environmental enforcement options
18. Approve 2nd Amendment to Johnson Controls, Inc. annual heavy equipment agreement to add funds for repairs and to add newly required Criminal Justice Information Services Security Addendum
19. Local Option Fuel Tax Interlocal Agreement

View the Regular Meeting/Consent agenda and backup materials

Items of interest at the Public Hearing:

Public Hearing

2. FY18 Budget Amendment for Carry Forwards, Re-appropriations and Fund Balance Adjustments

Quasi-Judicial/Zoning Items

4. ZOS-02-17: Argos Personal Wireless Service Facility Special Use Permit
5. ZOS-03-17: A request for a Special Use Permit to allow a package treatment plant in a 'BH" (Business/Highway) and 'A' (Agriculture) districts on approximately 20 acres.

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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