January 24 Alachua County Commission Regular Meeting

Press release from Alachua County

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – The Alachua County Commission will conduct its Regular Meeting on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, 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 of the 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).

Daytime items of interest:

  • Approval of a Proclamation declaring February 2, 2023, as “World Wetlands Day” in Alachua County, Florida
  • Approval of a Proclamation declaring January 2023, as “National Radon Action Month” in Alachua County, Florida
  • 2022 Fourth Quarter (October through December) Length of Service Presentation
  • Plans for Distributed Workplace (formerly Hybrid Workplace)
  • Cuscowilla Nature & Retreat Center update
  • Animal Resources update
  • Update on Department of Energy Technical Assistance for Energy Modernization for People, Opportunity, Work, Equity, and Renewables (EMPOWER)
  • Presentation: Growth Management – Update on Comprehensive Planning Equity Review, Community Engagement, and Best Practices
  • Presentation: Transportation Capital Improvement Program TCIP International Travel Request for the Mobile Response Team Coordinator Amanda DeLorenzo, to present at the American Counseling Association Conference in Toronto, Canada on March 30 and April 1, 2023
  • Z22-000009: A Request for a Small-Scale Comprehensive Plan Land Use Amendment from Office to Office/Business Park in the 300 block of SW 140th Terr in Jonesville
  • Outstanding Florida Water/Wetland Buffer Mitigation Plan for Martins Island, Lots 11 & 12 – Bickmeyer Single Family Home
  • Public Hearing to Amend Chapter 118 of the Alachua County Code of Ordinances, entitled “Beggars, panhandlers, solicitors, peddlers and canvassers”
  • Public Hearing to Amend the FY23 Budget for Alachua County

Evening items of interest:

  • Green Corridor PACE District and Ygrene Energy Fund Florida
  • Preliminary Development Plan for Tara Larga Subdivision (quasi-judicial) located in the 119th Block of SW 8th Avenue
  • Preliminary Development Plan for Alachua Verde located at 13908 NW 13th Avenue. (quasi-judicial)

View the Regular Meeting agenda and backup items.

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