Media Release

The Third Community Conversation About the Future of Development in Alachua County

Friday, June 19, 2015 3:15 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Alachua County Environmental Protection Advisory Committee (EPAC) is hosting the third and final panel discussion on the “Future of Development in Alachua County” on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. The first two meeting focused on Water and Wetlands, Natural Resources; the third one will focus on “The Built Environment.” The meeting begins at 6 p.m., at the Alachua County Health Department (224 S.E. 24th Street, Gainesville). The panelists for this discussion include Stuart Cullen, Ruth L. Steiner, Glenn Acomb, Ivan Oelrich and Theresa Spurling-Wood. The discussion will be moderated by EPAC member Nam Henderson.

View/download more Information about the panelists (PDF).

“A Community Conversation about the Future of Development in Alachua County” is a series of three panelist discussions to consider what changes can be made in Alachua County to ensure a sustainable future for citizens and the environment. Panelists will address all development in Alachua County, not development in any particular project or place. 

Citizens are encouraged to attend the meeting. Unfortunately this meeting will not be videotaped or available to view live.

Citizens are encouraged to participate in the conversation by submitting questions in advance of the forum to, and to attend the forum to continue the conversation.

EPAC provides an opportunity for citizen involvement on environmental issues and concerns affecting residents of Alachua County. It advises the Board of County Commissioners on appropriate measures to safeguard air and water resources and on responsible management of public lands and resources.

For more information, contact the Alachua County Environmental Protection Advisory Committee Chair Mary Alford at 352-317-4480.


  • 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).