Media Release

1-10-17 Commission Regular Meeting

Friday, January 6, 2017 11:15 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Alachua County Commission will conduct their Regular Meeting/Public Hearing on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. 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:

6. Provide direction on projected Wild Spaces Public Places revenue including bonding options
7. Wild Spaces Public Places Joint Project Grant
8. Annual performance review for County Manager and County Attorney
9. Mr. Ronnie Everett property access discussion
10. Sustainability Council quarterly update

View the Regular Meeting/Consent agenda and backup materials

Item of interest at the Public Hearing:

Public Hearing

2. Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Hearing - Alachua County is considering applying to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for a Federal Fiscal Year 2016 Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of up to $750,000. The public hearing is to receive citizen views concerning the community's housing, economic and other community development needs. Find out more about this Public Hearing.

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).