Media Release

10-22-13 Commission Regular Meeting

Friday, October 18, 2013 11:00 AM
Commission Group 2013

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Alachua County Commission will conduct their Regular Meeting/Public Hearing on Tuesday, October 22, 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:

11. Advisory Board Presentation: The Advisory Committee on Rural Concerns

12. County Commissioner Blogs

13. Update on Alachua County Wetland Protection Policies and Practices

14. SE 43rd Street Roadway Modifications

15. Resolution to support the Florida Water and Land Conservation Amendment to the State Constitution

16. SFY 2013-2014 SHIP Program Funding Certification

17. Fair Housing Presentation for FFY 2013 CDBG Program Application

18. Designation of Alachua County Housing Authority as NSP 3 Rental Subrecipient

Items of interest at the Public Hearing include:

24. Public Workshop on Rural Cluster Draft Comprehensive Plan Amendments.
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Public Hearing zoning and land use items include: (If you know citizens who live near these projects, please share this press release.) For more information on these items, contact the Alachua County Growth Management Department at 352-374-5249 or Rick Wolf at

25. Countryside Forest Unit 4 Replat of Lot 69 - A public hearing to consider a Replat to change the rear setback; located at 10830 NW 31st Place.

26. Phase 1a: Finley Woods Planned Development - A public hearing to consider a Plat for a 29 lot subdivision with associated infrastructure; located in the 4600-5050 blocks of SW 62nd Avenue.

27. Phase 1b: Finley Woods Planned Developmen - A public hearing to consider a Plat for a 26 lot subdivision with associated infrastructure; located in the 4600-5050 blocks of SW 62nd Avenue.

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).