4-28-20 County Commission Virtual Regular Meeting – COVID-19 Emergency Update and Other Topics

​The Alachua County Commission will conduct their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. The evening portion of this meeting is canceled. This is a virtual meeting. The public may attend virtually through Cox Channel 12, Facebook, and the County’s Video on Demand website. For meeting audio only, call 301-715-8592, and when prompted, use code 670 965 3024. The public may submit comments to the board through email (bocc@alachuacounty.us) or by calling into the public comment message line when prompted to call during the meeting. Public comment will be taken by telephone for all non-ministerial items on which the Commission votes. Once public comment is opened for an item under discussion, please call 929-205-6099 (enter meeting code 273 174 8038). Callers will be put in a queue and prompted when it is their turn to speak. TO AVOID FEEDBACK, SPEAKERS MUST TURN DOWN THEIR MEETING SOUND WHEN ADDRESSING THE COMMISSION. Callers should state their name and limit comments to two minutes. The Commission will allow up to a total of 30 minutes for citizen comments on each item opened for public comment. In addition, the Commission will open phone lines for one 30-minute public comment session for the public to discuss items not on the Commission agenda. The public is encouraged to submit any written or photographic documents prior to the meeting to bocc@alachuacounty.us.

The meeting agenda includes:

  • Approval of a Proclamation declaring May 2020, as “National Drug Court Month” in Alachua County, FL
  • Approval of Proclamation declaring May 3 through May 9, 2020, as “Corrections/Detention Employees Appreciation Week” in Alachua County, FL
  • Approval of a proclamation declaring May 15, 2020, as “Police Memorial Day” and May 10 through May 16, 2020, as “National Police Week” in Alachua County, FL
  • COVID-19 Emergency update
  • Public Hearing- Emergency Management Director Amendment Ordinance
  • Public Hearing to consider an ordinance to fund the Radio Management System (Amendment to WSPP Surtax Ordinance #2016-06)


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

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