Media Release

Special Meeting on Alternative Surface Treatments for Dirt Roads

Friday, September 28, 2007 1:00 AM
1:33 p.m.
ALACHUA COUNTY - The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners will hold a special meeting to hear County staff's presentation on the proposed prioritization methodology for the County's unimproved road alternative surface treatment program.  The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 2, at 5:00 p.m. in the Jack Durrance Auditorium, County Administration Building, 12 SE 1st St., Gainesville. All citizens are invited to attend.
The Board had previously directed County staff to "provide a formal opinion regarding relative maintenance costs for paved versus graded roads considering the way the County paves and grades roads and controlling, as much as possible, for differences in road conditions." 
Click here to view the County Public Works staff PowerPoint presentation that will be viewed during the meeting:
The meeting will also include a presentation by Alachua County Environmental Protection Department staff concerning environmental issues regarding unpaved roads.
If you have any specific questions regarding the meeting, please contact David Cerlanek, Assistant Public Works Director/County Engineer for the Alachua County Public Works Department at (352) 374-5245.


  • 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).