Media Release

11-13-12 Commission Regular Meeting

Friday, November 9, 2012 2:00 PM
Commission March 2012

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL –The Alachua County Commission will conduct their twice-monthly Regular Meeting/Public Hearing on Tuesday November 13, 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.

The “Hunting Business Plan” agenda item pertaining to the potential opening of conservation land to hunting has been taken off the agenda.

Items of interest at the Regular Meeting include:

10. Veteran Services Advisory Board Annual Report

11. Rural Concerns Advisory Committee Annual Report

14. Septic System Evaluation Program

16. Contract for long-term FluMist support using CHOICES Funds

Items of interest at the Public Hearing include:

25. Public Hearing to amend special assessment district ordinance

26. FY13 budget for carry forwards, re-appropriations and other fund balance adjustments.

27. Exercise Option to purchase Conservation Easement on the Santa Fe River - Running Over Ranch by Alachua County Forever.

29. Public Hearing: Alternative Real Property Conveyance Ordinance

Zoning and land use items include: (If you know citizens who live near these projects, please share this press release.)

30. CPA-08-12 is a public hearing to amend the policies for Rural Employment Centers found in the Alachua County Comprehensive Plan. 

31. ZOM-10-12 is a public hearing for a rezoning from ‘BP’ (Business/Professional) district to ‘BR’ (Business Retail Sales) district at 6711 SW Archer Road on approximately 2.24 acres.

32. ZOS-03-12 is a public hearing for a minor special use permit to extend excavation and fill activities at an existing landfill for five years.

For more information on zoning and land use items, contact the Alachua County Growth Management Department at 352-374-5249 or Missy Daniels at 

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 meetings, view them live on Cox Channel 12, or on the County’s Video on Demand website.  Citizens are encouraged to stay engaged by signing up for the following:   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).