August 9 Alachua County Commission Special Meeting and Regular Meeting

Press release from Alachua County

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – The Alachua County Commission will conduct a Special Meeting – Open Board Discussion and their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. The Special Meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Grace Knight Conference Room. The daytime portion of the Regular Meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. The evening portion of the meeting begins at 5 p.m. The Regular Meeting is held in the Jack Durrance Auditorium. These meetings are held at the Alachua County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, Gainesville).

View the Special Meeting agenda.

Masks for vulnerable citizens are strongly recommended. The public may view the meetings on Cox Channel 12 and the County’s Video on Demand website.

In-person public comment will be taken for each agenda item and the public will also have an opportunity to speak about items not on the agenda at noon and 5:30 p.m. Members of the public who wish to speak are asked to limit their comments to three minutes.

The Regular Meeting only:

The public can make comments at this meeting in person or call in during the 12 p.m. (noon) comment period. Callers will have three minutes to comment on anything not on the agenda and three minutes to discuss anything on the agenda. Callers can choose either or both. Those commenting on items on the agenda will not be allowed to comment again on agenda items if attending the meeting in person later in the day. The call-in number is 1-929-205-6099. When prompted, enter meeting ID 873 5974 1977. Callers can hear the meeting while on hold and can use the system to listen. If you wish to comment, Raise Your Hand by dialing *9 (star nine). Once you are called on by the last four digits of your phone number, Unmute Your Phone by dialing *6 (star six).

Please state your name and begin your comments. The public comment moderator will determine whether you want one or both comment opportunities and tell you when your time is up.

Regular Meeting Daytime items of interest:

  • Approval of a Proclamation Declaring August 2022, as “Gastroparesis Awareness Month” in Alachua County, Florida
  • Appointment of Members to Animal Welfare Advisory Committee with various terms
  • Reading on the local history of Florida Indians by the Historical Commission
  • Healthcare Advisory Board Report and Presentation on Disparities and Funding Recommendations
  • Interlocal Agreement with City of Alachua Relating to 2018 Annexation Conflict Resolution Process
  • Special Area Planning Process Discussion for the Hickory Sink Strategic Ecosystem and Lee Property (FCL Timber, Land & Cattle, LLLP Property)
  • Community Health Offering Innovative Care and Educational Services (CHOICES) Grant Review Committee Funding Recommendations for FY 2023-2025

Regular Meeting Evening items of interest:

  • Continuation of the 12/14/21 BoCC meeting for ZOX-03-21: Duke Energy Special Exception Request for a Major Utility to allow a Telecommunications Facility at an Existing Substation
  • ZOM-06-22: Major Amendment to the Meadowbrook Planned Development (Quasi-Judicial)

View the Regular Meeting agenda and backup items.

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