The Alachua County Commission will conduct their Regular Meeting, and their Regular Public Hearing on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. 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), located on the second floor of the Alachua County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, downtown Gainesville). During the morning meeting, there will be a Commission Induction Ceremony for the newly elected County Commissioner Marihelen Wheeler.
Items of interest at the Regular Meeting:
- Approve the Agenda and waive Rules of Procedure
- Commission Induction Ceremony
- Approval of a Proclamation declaring November 2018 as "Veterans and Military Families Month" in Alachua County, FL
- Update on Working Food and Local Food Economics progress
- Presentation from hoteliers regarding the Investment of the Third Percent of the Tourist Development Tax (currently earmarked for Tourist Product Development and Conference Grants)
- Rural Concerns Advisory Committee Annual Work Plan FY 2018-2019 and Accomplishments Report FY 2017-2018
- Presentation: Hurricane Michael Disaster Deployment
- Ordinance Banning Conversion Therapy - Request to Advertise a Public Hearing
- Authorization to Advertise Amendment to Chapter 72 (Animals) Alachua County Code
- Select artist for New Public Defenders Public Art Project: CTA for New Public Defender Building Public 18-814
- Request Approval of 2018 Fall Conference Grants as presented
View the Regular Meeting and backup materials
Items of interest at the Public Hearing:
- Approval of a proclamation Declaring November 15, 2018 as "Children's Grief Awareness Day" in Alachua County, FL
- FY19 Budget Amendment for carry forwards, re-appropriations and fund balance adjustments
- Truth and Reconciliation discussion
- Rescission of ZOS-08-96: Historic Haile Homestead Special Use Permit
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 the meetings. They will be available to view live on Facebook, Cox Channel 12, and on the County’s Video on Demand website.
Citizens are encouraged to stay engaged by signing up for the following: Facebook Twitter Instagram Newsletter/Press Release
For more information, contact the Alachua County Communications Office at 352-374-5204.