Media Release

11-08-16 Commission Regular Meeting

Friday, November 4, 2016 2:00 PM

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ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Alachua County Commission will conduct their Regular Meeting/Public Hearing on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. 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:

8. Veteran Services Advisory Board annual report
9. Presentation of Alachua County Historical Commission 2016 annual accomplishments report and 2017 work plan
13. CareerSource NCFL individual training account (ITA) waiver
14. Advisory board analysis
15. Program presentation by Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell
16. Discussion of county ordinance on criminal enforcement
17. Resolution in opposition of proposed changes to the State of Florida surface water quality standards
18. City of Gainesville annexation of Finley Woods area: Status update and consideration of appeal
19. Discussion of transportation mitigation on recently annexed properties

View the Regular Meeting/Consent agenda and backup materials

Items of interest at the Public Hearing:

Public Hearings

2. FY17 Budget Amendment for carry forwards, re-appropriations, and fund balance adjustments
3. Ordinance for golf cart operation on roadways
5. Approval of a Proclamation declaring November 17th as "Children's Grief Awareness Day" in Alachua County

Regular Matters

6. Unified Land Development Code text amendment: Commercial District Standards
7. Ordinance amending the membership requirements for the Alachua County Local Planning Agency/ Planning Commission

Quasi-Judicial/Zoning Items

8. Revised Preliminary Development Plan for Celebration Pointe Transit Oriented Development
9. Preliminary Development Plan - Ramirez single family home impact to wetland buffer

View the Public Hearing agenda and backup materials

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.

Free parking is available for citizens attending these meetings. Please park in the S.W. Parking Garage (105 S.W. 3rd Street, Gainesville) and bring your parking stub to the Alachua County Manager's Office, located on the 2nd floor of the County Administration Building, to receive a chaser validation ticket.

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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).