Media Release

05-13-14 Commission Regular Meeting

Friday, May 9, 2014 10:45 AM
Commission Group 2013

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Alachua County Commission will conduct their Regular Meeting/Public Hearing on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. 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:

14. Settlement of Rose v. County, to resolve two claims by the estate and the sole survivor of the County employee killed at work in a crash with a County vehicle on May 15, 2012

15. Change employment status for parks maintenance worker allocated to Poe Springs

16. 2014 Hurricane Season Briefing

Items of interest at the Public Hearing:

Regular Matters

24. CPA-03-14: A request for a small scale amendment to the Alachua County 2030 Future Land Use Map changing the land use on parcel 4306-001-001 from Institutional to Office

25. Unified Land Development Code to add Wood Processing Facilities as a Use Allowed by Special Exception in the A (Agriculture) Zoning District

26. E-Cigarettes: Amendment of the County's Ordinance pertaining to E-Cigarettes - adding the City of Hawthorne

Quasi-Judicial/Zoning Items

27. Newberry Road and 122nd Street Traditional Neighborhood Development Preliminary Development Plan

28. ZOM-02-14: A request to rezone Parcel 4306-001-001 from Agriculture district to Administrative/Professional district on acreage north of the Jonesville Activity Center

29. ZOS-02-14: A request for a special use permit to operate a cemetery on approximately 30 acres (Forest Meadows Cemetery) north of the Jonesville Activity Center

30. ZOX-01-14: A request for a special exception to allow a primate sanctuary in an 'A' (Agriculture) zoning district on approximately 30 acres

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

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