Editor's Note: On the Agenda is a summary of high interest items to be decided on or discussed at upcoming local municipal meetings in Alachua County. 

The Alachua County Commission will conduct two virtual Budget Meetings on Thursday, August 20, 2020, at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. At the 10 a.m. meeting, the Commission will discuss the Judiciary, Clerk of Court, Tax Collector, Property Appraiser, and Supervisor of Elections budgets. At the 1:30 p.m. meeting, the Commission will discuss budget development and the County Administration Building.

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 ( 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

Items of interest for the 10 a.m. meeting include:
  • Judiciary Budget Request and County Manager's recommendation
  • Clerk of Court Budget Request and County Manager's recommendation
  • Tax Collector Budget Request and County Manager's recommendation
  • Property Appraiser Budget Request and County Manager's recommendation
  • Supervisor of Elections Budget Request and County Manager's recommendation

Items of interest for the 1:30 p.m. meeting include:
  • FY21 Budget development
  • Update on analysis of County Administration Building

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