October 12 Alachua County Commission Regular Meeting to Include COVID-19 Discussion

Press release from Alachua County

The Alachua County Commission will conduct a hybrid Regular Meeting on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at the Alachua County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, Gainesville). The meeting begins at 11:30 a.m. The evening portion is canceled. The daytime meeting includes a COVID-19 discussion.

The Commission will take public comment in person or by calling 1-800-741-8011. If attending in person, masks are strongly recommended for those not vaccinated. The public may view the meeting on Cox Channel 12, Facebook, and the County’s Video on Demand website.

Items of interest:

  • Approval of a Proclamation declaring October 2021 as “American Pharmacists Month” in Alachua County, Florida
  • Appointment of members to the Alachua County Economic Development Advisory Committee
  • COVID-19 discussion
  • CareerSource North Central Florida programs and services
  • Request consideration of privately funded Criminal Courthouse improvements in honor of the late Judge Stephen P. Mickle, Sr.
  • Request approval of Equity Plan detailed elements which include a citizen stipend, special duty pay for employees, and the hiring of an outside consultant.
  • S.W. 62nd Boulevard Connector Project, Countywide Wetland Protection Code Application
  • Alachua County Commission redistricting – Public Workshop
  • ZOS-01-21: Special Use Permit for Alachua County Fire/Rescue Station #80- 20 minutes
  • First public hearing to adopt the UF Campus Development Agreement for 2020-2030
  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) – Pre Application Second Public Hearing for COVID Grant Application – Alachua County plans to apply to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for a Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) not to exceed $4,900,000.00 in the Housing Rehabilitation category. Persons wanting to submit written comments on the application should send them by e-mail housing@alachucounty.us or mail to 218 S.E. 24th Street, Gainesville, Florida 32641 Attn: Housing Division no later than October 11, 2021.

View the agenda and backup items.

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