Media Release

12-03-13 Special Meeting

Monday, December 2, 2013 9:15 AM
Commission Group 2013

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Alachua County Commission will conduct a Special Meeting on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 10 a.m. There will be a three part presentation from County staff including a guest speaker Michael Warren, AMJ. The presentation provides a high level overview of Alachua County’s economic, demographic, and fiscal trends. This meeting provides background information leading up to the December 13, County Commission Strategy Retreat.  The meeting will be held in the Grace Knight Conference Room, located on the second floor of the Alachua County Administration building (12 SE 1st Street, downtown Gainesville).

The 10 a.m. meeting agenda item includes:

1. Alachua County's Economic, Demographic and Fiscal Trends

Part 1: Demographics/Economic Picture and Service Social Service Impacts – Steve Lachnicht/ Edgar Campa-Palafox

Part 2: A perspective on economic development – Michael Warren, AMJ

Part 3: Overview of the County’s fiscal picture – Todd Hutchinson, Finance and Accounting Director, and Kevin Smith, Interim Office of Management and Budget Director

View the meeting agenda and backup.

Citizens are encouraged to attend this meeting. Due to a previously scheduled City of Gainesville meeting, the County Special Meeting will not be broadcast live on Cox Channel 12, but will broadcast on the County's Video on Demand website (click on meeting in Upcoming live events box).

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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).