Media Release

08-27-13 Commission Regular Meeting

Friday, August 23, 2013 9:45 AM
Commission Group 2013

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Alachua County Commission will conduct their Regular Meeting/Public Hearing on Tuesday, August 27, 2013. 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:

8. Quarterly Hiring Activity Report for the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2012-2013

9. Florida Council Against Sexual Violence Grant (FCASV) 13GR17 and Alachua County Board of Commissioners

10. Presentation of Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.’s Annual Report

11. Report by UF Family Data Center on Alachua County Children and Families Report Card

12. Historic Certified Local Government Report and request for direction to staff

13. Presentation: Water Resources Protection Options

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

18. Public Hearing to consider amendments to Chapter 24, Codes Enforcement Board, and Chapter 331, Building Code, of the Alachua County Code

19. Public Hearing to consider amendments to the Alachua County Sign Code and related definitions

20. Second Public Hearing on proposed Unified Land Development Code updates to correct scrivener's errors and allow separate well and septic systems for accessory dwelling units

21. Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA-03-13) to the Public School Facilities Element and Capital Improvements Element Relating to Public School Concurrency

22. ZOS-02-13: A request to amend an existing special use permit for a clean debris landfill and recycling operation by extending the permit for an additional 20 years

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).