Update: 5-5-20 County Commission Virtual Special Meeting Includes Discussion of Alachua County Emergency Order

Press release from Alachua County

An item “Discussion of Alachua County Emergency Order” has been added to the Virtual Special Meeting Agenda.

The Alachua County Commission will conduct a Virtual Special Meeting on Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at 1:30 p.m.

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. Callers should state their name and limit comments to two minutes. 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.

The meeting agenda includes:

  • Discussion of Alachua County Emergency Order 
  • Syringe Exchange Program
  • Community Agency Partnership Program (CAPP) presentation and policy discussion
  • Mental Health Issues, Trends, and Opportunities presentation and related policy discussion
  • Rural and Agricultural Comprehensive Plan policies: Follow up to previous Commission discussion and direction of draft changes to policies on Rural Clustered Subdivisions and Rural Subdivision internal road paving requirements

View the agenda and backup items.

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