Media Release

NOTICE OF EMERGENCY PUBLIC MEETING to Discuss Hawthorne Annexation

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 8:45 AM


BY County Commission Chair Robert Hutchinson

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Alachua County, Florida, will hold an emergency commission meeting in Room 209 of the Alachua County Administration Building, 12 South East 1st Street, Gainesville, Florida 32601, on Wednesday, the 16th day of December, A.D., 2015, at 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the meeting may be begun. The subject of the meeting is limited to a reconsideration of whether the Board wants to challenge a November 17, 2015 annexation of certain lands by the City of Hawthorne, Florida, and whether the Board will adopt a resolution to initiate the Chapter 164, Florida Statutes (Florida Governmental Conflict Resolution Act), conflict resolution process regarding such annexation.

All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard.

For more information, contact Alachua County Communications and Legislative affairs Director Mark Sexton at 352-283-2317.


  • 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).