2-23-21 Commission Regular Meeting Includes COVID-19 Discussion

The Alachua County Commission will conduct a hybrid Regular Meeting on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at the Alachua County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, Gainesville). The daytime portion of the meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. The evening portion begins at 5 p.m. The Commission will discuss COVID-19 during the daytime meeting.

The Commission will take Public Comment in person or by calling 1-800-876-7516. Attendees must wear a facial covering at all times. Public seating will be made available up to the capacity that permits adequate social distancing.

For meeting audio-only, call 301-715-8592, and when prompted, use meeting code 670 965 3024. The public may view the meeting on Cox Channel 12, Facebook, and the County’s Video on Demand website​

Daytime items of interest:

  • Appointment to a Full Member vacancy on Arts Council of Alachua County, with a term ending September 30, 2024
  • Appointment of one Citizen-at-Large member to Recreation and Open Space Advisory Committee, with a term ending September 30, 2024.
  • COVID 19 - Update from the Health Department
  • Presentation on Community Agency Partnership Program (CAPP) Request for Applications (RFA) for FY 2021-2024
  • Review of the Comprehensive Plan Update presentations on affordable housing costs & income levels
  • Staff analysis of Tuscawilla Road as a County Scenic Road 
  • Provide update on pedestrian crossings on S.W. 8th Avenue
  • Presentation: Trunk Radio System update
  • Seven Springs Consumptive Use Permit discussion
  • Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) U.S. Dept. of Treasury
  • CPA-01-21: Transmittal of Celebration Pointe Text/Map Comprehensive Plan Amendment

Evening items of interest:

  • Public Hearing for Board consideration to vacate a portion of the Unimproved Rights-of-Way (Magnolia Street now known as N.W. 143rd Road and Safron Avenue), and unnamed alleyways in the replat of Tamiami Heights No. 1.
  • Preliminary Development Plan for Tara Esmerelda - a 40-lot single-family subdivision Public Hearing and Notice of Intent to use the Uniform Method to impose Non-Ad Valorem Assessments for a Special Assessment District for N.W. 180th Street.
  • Preliminary Development Plan for Sage Oaks Assisted Living Facility
  • Revised Preliminary Development Plan for Park Avenue Traditional Neighborhood Development


Citizens are encouraged to stay engaged by signing up for the following: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and subscribe to the County’s Newsletter/Press Release

For more information, contact Alachua County Communications Director Mark Sexton at 352-264-6979 or msexton@alachuacounty.us.

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