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CHILD Center Opening

The Southwest Advocacy Group, or SWAG, recently opened the Child Center for Early Learning. The center, which has been enthusiastically supported by the Alachua County Commission,  is designed to support and enhance the quality of life, health, and early education for young children and their families by providing a high quality early learning center for around 50 low income children age 0 to 5 in the heart of the SWAG neighborhoods.

Category: Communications Office, County Commissioners,

Keywords: County Commission, Southwest Advocacy Group,


Alachua County Talks - Conversation with Commission Chair Lee Pinkoson

This edition of Alachua County Talks, features an interview with Alachua County Commission Chair Lee Pinkoson. The interview covers a number of important issues currently facing Alachua County and the County Commission, and also looks back on Pinkoson’ s nearly 16 years of service on the Board of County Commissioners. Commissioner Pinkoson has previously announced he will not be seeking reelection when his current term in office expires.
                     
In speaking of the program, Alachua County Talks host Mark Sexton said, “During his years on the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners, Chair Pinkoson has shown not only leadership on many important issues, but he has also displayed readily evident compassion, humor and warmth.”

Category: Communications Office, County Commissioners,

Keywords: Alachua County Talks, Lee Pinkoson,


Alachua County Talks - County Commission Chair Ken Cornell on Irma & Budget Priorities

This edition of Alachua County Talks features an interview with Alachua County Commission Chair Ken Cornell, The interview covers a number of important issues currently facing Alachua County and the County Commission.
 
In speaking of the program, Alachua County Talks host Mark Sexton said, “Chair Cornell discusses issues including the County’s response to Hurricane Irma, as well as the County’s Budget priorities moving forward.”

Category: Communications Office, County Commissioners,

Keywords: Ken Cornell, Hurricane Irma, budget,


County Opens New Fire Stations

The Alachua County Commission recently cut ribbon on two  new Fire Rescue Stations: Station 33 (5901 N.W. 34th Blvd., Gainesville) and Station 40 (14377 N.E. US Highway 301, Waldo). Both stations feature energy efficient equipment and sustainable design building features, and 100% back-up generated power. Brame Heck Architects provided architectural and engineering services for the project, and the D.E. Scorpio Corporation is the construction management firm.

Category: Department of Public Safety,

Keywords: alachua county fire rescue, fire rescue station,


Turf SWAP before and after video

We will be offering CASH REBATES to property owners that replace irrigated turf with Florida Friendly Landscapes starting April 1, 2017. Alachua County has received springs protection grant funds to reduce outdoor water use in existing landscapes. You may be eligible for a 50% rebate up to $2,000 to SWAP out a portion of your irrigated turf and replace it with water-conserving Florida Friendly Landscaping. For more information call (352) 264-6800.

Category: Environmental Protection,

Keywords: turf swap, environmental protection,


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