Media Release

State of the County 2006

Wednesday, February 8, 2006 12:00 AM

Alachua County citizens are invited to tune in at 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 10 to “The State of the County,” a special one hour edition of Alachua County Talks featuring Alachua County Commission Chairman Lee Pinkoson. Chair Pinkoson will be discussing the accomplishments and challenges of 2005 as well as looking ahead to the future. This is a valuable way for citizens to receive a good overview of the issues that affect the County. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Transportation
  • CHOICES Health Services
  • The Comprehensive Plan
  • Countywide Visioning and Planning
  • The Health and Human Services Master Plan
  • Poverty Reduction and Homelessness
  • Capital Projects
  • Alachua County Forever
  • Jail Alternatives
  • Parks and Recreation
  • And many others

The show will be rebroadcast at 12:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Saturday, February 11, and 1:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Sunday, February 12, and throughout the coming month. To find additional times, please visit the Alachua County Manager's Communications Office website at and click on Channel 12 Schedule.


  • 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).