Media Release

11-10-15 Commission Regular Meeting

Friday, November 6, 2015 4:45 PM

Alachua County CommissionALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Alachua County Commission will conduct their Regular Meeting/Public Hearing on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. The Regular Meeting begins at 9 a.m., and the Public Hearing begins at 5 p.m. Both meetings are in the Jack Durrance Auditorium (Room 209) on the second floor of the Alachua County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, downtown Gainesville).

Items of interest at the Regular Meeting:

4. Election and Installation of Officers for the Year 2015-2016
5. Remarks by outgoing Chair
6. Remarks by incoming Chair
7. Remarks by other commissioners
8. 2016 proposed calendar for upcoming Board of County Commission meetings
13. Program presentation by Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell
15. Settlement options for City of Alachua cases No. 2015-AP-16 and 2015-CA-1978 (Item moved to the evening Public Hearing. See below. (Click for more information about this item)
16. County Manager and County Attorney annual performance reviews
17. Quarterly Hiring Activity Report for 4th Quarter FY 2015 and Annual Hiring Activity Report for FY 2015
18. Approval of donation of a surplus van to the North Central Florida Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry for a transportation program and recommendation for discussion of funding operational needs for donated van

Items of interest at the Public Hearing:

Legislative item:

26. Celebration Pointe CDD No. 1 Request to be granted the right to exercise the power of Eminent Domain outside the district for district roads

Quasi-Judicial/Zoning Items:

27. Multerra Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND)
28. Park Avenue at Santa Fe Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND)

View the complete Regular/Public Hearing/Consent agenda and backup materials

Supplemental Agenda Items:

Items to be Added to the Regular Agenda

Resolution supporting the request by USR Systems, LLC for the participation in the Qualified Target Industry Program, per Gina Peebles (to precede item #18)

Resolution supporting the request by Enterprise Florida to Amend RES Polyflow LLC Qualified Target Industry Program Agreement, per Gina Peebles (to follow the item above)

Newberry CRA, per James Harriott (to follow the item above)

Update on the development of a transition plan for Fire Rescue services in the S.W. 20th Avenue Area and Forest Park, Angela Montgomery (to follow Item #18)

Item to be Moved to the Regular Agenda

Item #37 Gainesville Peer Respite Center funding through Discretionary Mental Health Funding Pool, per Gina Peebles (to follow Item #17)

Items to be Moved to the Public Hearing

Item #15 Settlement options for City of Alachua cases no. 2015-AP-16 and 2015-CA-1978, Michele Lieberman (to follow Item #26)

Item #40 FY16 Budget for carry forwards, re-appropriations and other fund Balance adjustments, per Tommy Crosby (5:01PM Time Certain)

View the Supplemental Agenda

There are four public comment opportunities during the Regular/Public Hearing Meetings, which enable citizens to speak to items not on the agenda. The public is encouraged to attend meetings, view them live on Cox Channel 12, or on the County’s Video on Demand website.

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  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

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