UPDATED: May 9 Alachua County Commission Regular Meeting

Press release from Alachua County – updated at 4:30 p.m. on May 6

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – The Alachua County Commission will conduct its Regular Meeting on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at the Alachua County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, Gainesville). The meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. The evening portion of the meeting is canceled.

Masks for vulnerable citizens are strongly recommended. The public may view the meeting 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).

Regular Meeting items of interest:

  • Approval of a Proclamation Declaring May 7 through May 13, 2023, as “Corrections/Detention Employees Appreciation Week” in Alachua County, Florida
  • Approval of a Proclamation Declaring May 7th through May 13th, 2023 as “National Travel and Tourism Week” in Alachua County, FL
  • Approval of a Proclamation Declaring May 15th, 2023 as “Peace Officers Memorial Day” and May 14th through May 20th, 2023 as “National Police Week” in Alachua County, FL
  • Board Update – Tourist Development Council
  • Introduction of Fire Rescue Employee-Rory
  • Settlement Agreement with Ability Housing regarding Dogwood Village Project

View the meeting agenda and backup items.

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