Media Release

You're Invited to the County's Civic Education Series

Monday, January 23, 2006 12:00 AM

Come one; come all to an exciting civic education series. Alachua County invites you to join us in the Alachua County Civic Education Series (ACCESS).

This program is designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of Alachua County government. You will meet the men and women who serve the County, visit key County buildings and get a behind-the-scenes look at County operations. You will learn a great deal about the diverse services of the County and the teamwork that goes into providing those services. This area's quality of life has made Alachua County one of the best places to work and live, not just in Florida, but in the entire United States.

The Board of County Commissioners is committed to actively enhancing our quality of life while preserving our environment and promoting social equity. The Alachua County Civic Education Series reflects the Commission's commitment to citizen participation and providing a strong and effective organization.

The next session begins on March 13 and runs as follows:

Session 1
County Overview
Monday, March 13, 2006 (8:30 am - Noon)

Session 2
Court Services and Jail Tour
Monday, March 20, 2006 (9 am - Noon)

Session 3
Public Works
Monday, March 27, 2006 (8:30 am - 2 pm)

Session 4
EPD, Land, Tourism, ITS and Admin
Monday, April 10, 2006 (8:30 am - 2 pm)

Session 5
Judicial System
Monday, April 17, 2006 (9 am - Noon)

Session 6
Community Support and Health
Tuesday, April 25, 2006 (9 am - Noon)

Session 7
Fire/Rescue, Parks and Library
Monday, May 1, 2006 (8:30 am - Noon)

Sign up now, as space is limited. Your involvement in Alachua County government will help us serve you while improving the quality of life for all our citizens. For more information, or to register, please call (352) 374-5219.


  • 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).