October 6 County Commission Special Meeting to Discuss Archer Solar Facility Zoning

Press release from Alachua County

The Alachua County Commission will conduct a virtual Special Meeting on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. The meeting begins at 5 p.m. The Commission will discuss a Special Exception to allow a solar facility. This meeting is continued from the Commission Special Meeting on September 29, 2020.

The public may attend virtually through Cox Channel 12, Facebook, and the County’s Video on Demand website. For meeting audio-only, call 301-715-8592, and when prompted, use code 670 965 3024. The public may submit comments to the board through email (bocc@alachuacounty.us) or by calling into the public comment message line when prompted to call during the meeting. Public comment will be taken by telephone for all non-ministerial items on which the Commission votes. Once public comment is opened for an item under discussion, please call 929-205-6099 (enter meeting code 273 174 8038). Callers will be put in a queue and prompted when it is their turn to speak. TO AVOID FEEDBACK, SPEAKERS MUST TURN DOWN THEIR MEETING SOUND WHEN ADDRESSING THE COMMISSION. The Commission will allow up to a total of 30 minutes for citizen comments on each item opened for public comment. In addition, the Commission will open phone lines for one 30-minute public comment session for the public to discuss items not on the Commission agenda. The public is encouraged to submit any written or photographic documents prior to the meeting to bocc@alachuacounty.us.

Any individual who wishes to participate in the proceeding but is unable to attend the hearing through communication media technology (CMT) may request a reasonable accommodation to allow for participation in the public hearing. In order to request an accommodation please call 352-264-6971 or email jhays@alachuacounty.us.

The agenda includes:

  • ZOX-01-20: A request for a Special Exception to allow a solar array (major utility) on approximately 650 acres in an Agricultural zoning district

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