Media Release

5-9-17 Commission Regular Meeting

Friday, May 5, 2017 10:30 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Alachua County Commission will conduct their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 9 a.m. The meeting is in the Jack Durrance Auditorium (Room 209) on the second floor of the Alachua County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, downtown Gainesville). The Regular Public Hearing (which normally begins at 5 p.m.) has been canceled.

Items of interest at the Regular Meeting:

3. Approval of a Proclamation declaring May 2017 as "National Bike Month" in Alachua County, FL
4. Approval of a Proclamation declaring May 2017 as "National Drug Court Month" in Alachua County, FL
5. Retirement recognition for Mr. Bill Harlan
6. 2017 Management Academy graduates - recognition and presentation of certificates
7. Code Enforcement Board appointments
8. Children's Services Advisory Board recommendation
9. The Elizabeth Dole Foundation Hidden Heroes Campaign is seeking to have Alachua County be identified as a Hidden Heroes County
10. Community Food Center update
12. Use of 9-1-1 reserves to fund the Combined Communications Center (CCC) emergency telephone equipment Request for Proposal (RFP)        
13. Work plan for evaluation and appraisal, and update of Alachua County Comprehensive Plan
14. Quarterly hiring activity report for 2nd Quarter FY 2017
15. Interlocal agreement with Marion County for evaluation of the feasibility of a Regional Solid Waste Management Authority

View the Regular Meeting/Consent agenda and backup materials

There are two public comment opportunities during the Regular Meeting, which enable citizens to speak to items not on the agenda. The public is encouraged to attend the meeting, view it live on Cox Channel 12, or on the County’s Video on Demand website.

Free parking is available for citizens attending this meeting. 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).