Media Release

Hawthorne Community Workshop on County Evaluation and Appraisal Report

Friday, February 15, 2008 12:00 AM

10:06 a.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY - Alachua County Growth Management Department invites all citizens to attend the first of a series of community workshops being held throughout the County on the Evaluation and Appraisal Report (EAR) for the Comprehensive Plan.  This first workshop will be held on Thursday, February 21 at 4:30 p.m. at Hawthorne City Hall, located at 6700 SE 221st St., Hawthorne, FL.

 The EAR is the community's opportunity to evaluate the success of the Comprehensive Plan in addressing major community issues and will be the foundation for the next update and revision of the Plan.  The agenda for the meeting includes a presentation on the EAR process followed by a group exercise to identify potential issues, with additional time for questions and discussion.
For a schedule of additional meetings and other information, please visit the new EAR website at  Features of the website include an online survey, a mailing list signup to receive EAR related updates, and pages where meeting dates, documents and links will be posted.
Citizens may also contact the Department of Growth Management, Comprehensive Planning Division, at 352-374-5249 or for additional information.


  • 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).