Media Release

East Side Activity Center Master Plan Draft Report

Friday, January 4, 2008 12:00 AM
9:46 a.m.
ALACHUA COUNTY - The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners invites all citizens to attend a meeting of the County Commission on Tuesday, January 22, 2008.  The agenda for the meeting will include discussion of the Eastside Activity Center Master Plan draft report.  The meeting will take place at 5:00 p.m. in the Jack Durrance Auditorium, on the second floor of the County Administration Building, 12 SE 1st St., Gainesville.  The Commission encourages citizen attendance at this meeting and welcomes input and ideas regarding the draft report.
The draft report is available online at:
The Eastside Activity Center is a 312-acre area located north of the intersection of Hawthorne Road and SE 43rd Street, as depicted on the accompanying location map. 
The draft report addresses issues such as mix of land uses, transportation, economic development, and natural resources for the Eastside Activity Center.  The report is the result of a year-long planning process, and will serve as a basis for updating the Eastside Activity Center Interim Guidelines contained in the Alachua County Comprehensive Plan.
For more information, please contact Ben Chumley, Senior Planner, at (352) 374-5249, or at


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

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