Media Release

Three Special Board Meetings

Friday, August 27, 2010 1:30 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Alachua County Commission will conduct three special meetings next week.  All three meetings are in the Jack Durrance Auditorium on the second floor of the County Administration Building located at 12 SE 1st Street, downtown Gainesville.

On Monday August 30, 2010 at 3 p.m. there will be a joint meeting between the Alachua County Commission and the Gainesville City Commission.  Agenda items include:

1.    One Stop Homeless Center

2.    Oversight Board for Grace Market Place

3.    Koppers Update

To view the agenda and backup information for this meeting, click here.

On Tuesday August 31, 2010 there are two special budget meetings.  The first is at 10 a.m.  Agenda items include:

1.    FY11 and FY12 General Budget Discussion

a.    Tier 1 and Tier 2 Budget Decision Packages

b.    Alternative Funding for Meridian Healthcare and RSVP

c.    Discussion of Early Learning Coalition of Alachua County

To view the agenda and backup information for this meeting, click here.

The agenda for the 1:30 p.m. meeting includes:

1.    FY11 and FY12 Budget Development Overview and Update

2.     Discussion of Community Agency Partnership Program(CAPP) (backup provided by Lee Roberts directly to the Board)

3.    FY11 and FY12 Budget Development Sheriff Budget Information Review

4.    FY11 and FY12 Budget Development Tier 1 and Tier 2 Overall Review of Proposed Reductions/Increases

5.     FY11 and FY12 Budget Development Other Budget Issues

a.     Southwest Community Resource Center

b.     Kanapaha Park Recreation Center Update

c.    Other Budget Issues

To view the agenda and backup information for this meeting, click here.

As always, the public is invited and encouraged to attend these meetings.


The meetings can be viewed live on Cox Ch. 12 or on the County’s Video on Demand site.  To go to that site click here.


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


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

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).