Media Release

09-22-14 Special Meeting and Plum Creek Public Workshop

Friday, September 19, 2014 12:00 PM

Commission Group 2013

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Alachua County Commission will conduct a Special Meeting and a Plum Creek Public Workshop on Monday, September 22, 2014. The Special Meeting is at 10 a.m., and the Plum Creek Workshop is at 5 p.m. The morning Special Meeting will be held in the Grace Knight Conference Room. The evening Public Workshop will be held in the Jack Durrance Auditorium. Both locations are on the second floor of the Alachua County Administration building (12 SE 1st Street, downtown Gainesville).

The Special meeting agenda item:

1. Select County Manager Candidates to be interviewed on October 2nd and 3rd, 2014

View agenda and backup.

The Plum Creek Public Workshop:

The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners is holding a public workshop regarding Plum Creek Timber Company’s “Envision Alachua” Sector Plan. They are soliciting public input regarding the plan. If approved, the sector plan would allow for a major development consisting of 10,500 residential units and 15.5 million square feet of non-residential development in the eastern area of the County. Currently, the area is designated for Rural/agricultural use.

The focus of the workshop is “Transportation/Economic Development.”

View the workshop agenda and back-up items.

Click to view the Envision Alachua Sector Plan Application.

Click to view the Alachua County Staff Report on the Plum Creek Application.

Citizens are encouraged to attend the meeting and workshop, 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

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).