Media Release

Added Dates for Community Conversations 2011

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 5:10 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Two new dates have been added to Alachua County's "Community Conversations 2011." The public is invited to participate in these discussions. Light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited and dates are filling up fast.

This series of events feature a brief presentation of the County's budget and issues facing the County, followed by an interactive table-top activity in which citizens step into the role of a commissioner in recommending service priorities.   During the session, opinions are electronically surveyed on a number of local issues and participants are given opportunities to suggest solutions to local budget issues.

To participate in one of these discussions, RSVP below:

·         Thursday July 28, 2011 - 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Center for Innovation & Economic Development (530 West University Avenue, Gainesville)
Click here to RSVP

·         Saturday July 30, 2011 - 10 a.m. to noon
Tower Road Branch Library (3020 SW 75th Street, Gainesville)
Click here to RSVP

·         Monday, August 01, 2011 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Alachua County Health Department (224 SE 24th Street, Gainesville)
Click here to RSVP

·         Monday, August 15, 2011 - 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Talbot Elementary School (5701 NW 43rd Street, Gainesville)
Click here to RSVP

Alachua County Manager, Randall H. Reid states, “It is very important for residents from many different parts of the county to attend, if we can get more people to attend, that dynamic is really rich."

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



If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).