Media Release

10-23-12 Commission Regular Meeting

Monday, October 22, 2012 10:00 AM
Commission March 2012

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Alachua County Commission will conduct their twice-monthly Regular Meeting/Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. 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 located at 12 SE 1st Street, downtown Gainesville.

Items of interest at the Regular Meeting include:

13. Gainesville/Alachua County Cultural Affairs Board Annual Report

14. Resolution Opposing Flavored Tobacco

15. Letter of Interest (RFLOI) Seeking Private Partners for Fairgrounds Development

16. Intersection of SW 20th/24th Ave and SW 61st St and sidewalk along SW 20th/24th Ave

17. Presentation: Fix Our Roads Alachua County Surtax ballot item

18. County Engineer Rationale for Difference in Pavement Management Costs

Items of interest at the Public Hearing include:

25. Presentation: GRU/Biomass discussion by Mr. Robert Hunzinger, General Manager Utilities

27. Public Hearing for Ordinance delegating authority for placement, modification and removal of traffic control devices and designation of speed limits on County roadways

28. CPA 06-12: Comprehensive Plan Amendment to update the Intergovernmental Coordination Element Map of Annexation Reserve Areas.

29. CPA_05_12. A request by Alachua County for a large scale Comprehensive Plan Amendment to amend Policy 7.1.22 of the Future Land Use Element.  

30. CPA 03 12: Amend Future Land Use Map 2030 from Rural/Agriculture to Preservation

31. CPA 04:12: Amend Future Land Use Map 2030 from Rural/Agriculture to Preservation

32. Fort Clarke Forrest Unit 1 Lot 49 Replat

View the complete Regular/Public Hearing/Consent 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. Citizens are encouraged to attend the meetings or to view them live on Cox Channel 12 or on the County’s Video on Demand website. Citizens are encouraged to stay engaged by clicking on and signing up for the following products: Facebook Twitter Newsletter/Press Release

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).