Media Release

County To Hold Stormwater Management Program Public Meetings

Thursday, June 1, 2006 1:00 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL— Alachua County has initiated a comprehensive Stormwater Management Program (SMP) to address the numerous flooding and water quality deficiencies throughout the County. The SMP will implement Capital Improvement Projects during a 6-year planning period to resolve these deficiencies and bolster the maintenance efforts required to keep existing systems operating correctly.

Meeting Date Time Location Meeting 1A June 6, 2006 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Mebane Middle School, 16401 NW 140th St., Alachua, FL Meeting 1B June 6, 2006 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Waldo Community School, 14450 NE 148th Ave., Waldo, FL Meeting 2A June 8, 2006 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Newberry High School, 400 SW 258th St., Newberry, FL Meeting 2B June 8, 2006 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Hawthorne High School, 21403 SE 69th Ave., Hawthorne, FL

Four meeting locations are being provided for your convenience and you may attend any of the meetings. Please note that the same information will be displayed and provided at all meetings.

There will be an opportunity for public input following a brief formal presentation. All interested persons are invited to attend and provide comments. Input provided in written format on the comment sheets at the public meeting will be included in the project documentation. Questions concerning stormwater related issues may be accepted at these meetings as well.

Persons with disabilities who may require special accommodations at the workshop under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 should contact Mr. Sam Middleton by phone, (352) 374-5245, fax, (352) 337-6243, e-mail,, or mail, 5620 NW 120th Ln. Gainesville, Florida 32603, at least seven (7) days before the workshop. If you would like more information concerning the SMP, you may also contact Mr. Middleton.


  • 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).