Feb. 23 Commission Regular Meeting Includes COVID-19 Discussion

Press release from Alachua County

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

View the agenda and backup items.