December 13 Alachua County Commission Special and Regular Meetings

Press release from Alachua County

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – The Alachua County Commission will conduct two meetings on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at the Alachua County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, Gainesville). The Special Meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. and the morning portion of the Regular Meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. The evening portion of the Regular Meeting begins at 5 p.m.

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.

During the Regular Meeting, the public can make comments at the 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).

Morning Special Meeting items of interest:

  • Ability Housing – Commissioner Ken Cornell
  • Employee Compensation – Commissioners Anna Prizzia and Ken Cornell
  • Behavior Health Diagnosis – Commissioner Mary Alford

View the Special Meeting agenda.

Daytime Regular Meeting items of interest:

  • Retirement recognition for Prasad Kuchibhotla, Environmental Professional Engineer, Environmental Protection Department.
  • Alachua County Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC) appointments
  • Gubernatorial recommendations for appointment of individuals to the Children’s Trust of Alachua County
  • Alachua County Historical Commission Annual Report and Workplan
  • Trunk Radio System update
  • Alachua County Jail inmate fees
  • Inclusionary Housing Study Scope and Proposal from Florida Housing Coalition
  • Capital Projects Finance Authority (CaPFA) – approval of resolution to allow issuance of bonds for UF Graduate Student Housing
  • Exclusive Franchise for the Collection of Residential and Commercial Solid Waste
  • Acceptance of Sell Property Donation on Lake Kanapaha
  • Request Approval of Visit Gainesville, Alachua County Grant and Sponsorship Applications
  • Public Hearing to adopt an ordinance to amend Chapter 22 of the Alachua County Code of Ordinances, known as the “Alachua County Procurement Code”
  • Alachua County Housing Finance Authority (HFA) Resolution for Multi-Family Mortgage Revenue Bonds

Evening Regular Meeting items of interest:

  • TU22-000021: Temporary Use Permit for the 2023 Hoggetowne Medieval Faire allowing overnight camping and extended duration of the event on tax parcel numbers 07089-002-000 and 07080-00-000, totaling approximately 113.54 acres, located at 9409 S.W. Archer Road (Quasi-judicial).
  • Preliminary Development Plan for Gainesville Cottages Traditional Neighborhood Development (quasi-judicial)
  • Z22-000004: Public hearing to consider a request for a special exception for farmworker housing at the Island Grove blueberry farm on a portion of parcel 20157-000-000 (approx. 4.5 acres) located at 19225 SE 243rd St. (Quasi-judicial)
  • Revised Preliminary Development Plan for Springhills Transit Oriented Development (TOD) (quasi-judicial)

View the Regular Meeting agenda and backup items.

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