Notice of Meetings

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

City Commission and General Policy Committee Agenda

Wednesday, July 8, 2020
3:30 p.m.

The City of Gainesville is utilizing communications media technology (“CMT) to conduct local government public meetings while under the public health emergency related to the spread of Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  City Hall building is closed to the public.

Public access to this virtual meeting can be accomplished as follows:

Live Meeting Coverage: View and/or listen to the meeting 

Public Comment: Submit written or verbal comments on the agenda before and during the meeting. 

  • By mail to the City of Gainesville, Clerk of the Commission: P.O. Box 490, Station 19, 32627-0490 
  • By email to citycomm@cityofgainesville.org 
  • By phone before the meeting to the Clerk of the Commission Office at 352-334-5015 
  • By e-comment to https://gainesville.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx o Visit the “Agenda & Minutes” page on the City’s website www.cityofgainesville.org o Click the “eComment” link for this meeting agenda to leave comments on specific items.
  • Live Comment by Phone
    • Join the Zoom meeting by phone (see instructions above)
    • When the meeting chair announces public comment, dial *9 (star 9), to “raise your hand” to speak
    • Your microphone will be unmuted when it is your turn to provide public comment. 
    • Please mute the sound on your computer/device if you are watching the meeting online. 
    • State your name. Each speaker will have three minutes to provide public comment.

 Persons with disabilities who require assistance to participate in the meetings are requested to notify the Equal Opportunity Office at 352-334-5051, or call the TDD phone line at 352-334-2069 at least two business days in advance of the meeting.

Tree Advisory Board

WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2020
4:00 P.M.

The City of Gainesville’s Tree Advisory Board will be conducting a “Virtual” meeting utilizing communications media technology (“CMT”), related to conducting local government public meetings while under the public health emergency related to the spread of Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  The City Hall building is closed to the public.

Public access to this virtual meeting can be accomplished as follows:

VERBAL PUBLIC COMMENT (during the meeting):

  • Dial 1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
  • Enter the Meeting ID: 382 474 5609
  • Enter the passcode: 880086
  • A moderator will mute callers until public comment is taken after each agenda item
  • A moderator will call on you when it is your turn to speak
  • State your name clearly for the record
  • Each speaker will have three minutes to comment

WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENT (before the meeting):

All written comments submitted shall be made a part of the public record. Persons with disabilities who require assistance to participate in the meetings are requested to notify the Equal Opportunity Office at 352-334-5051, or call the TDD phone line at 352-334-2069 at least two business days in advance of the meeting.

Code Enforcement Special Magistrate Hearing

Thursday, July 9, 2020

9:00 a.m. 

The Special Magistrate Hearing will be conducting a “Virtual” meeting utilizing communications media technology (“CMT”), related to conducting local government public meetings while under the public health emergency related to the spread of Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).  The City Hall building is closed to the public.

The Special Magistrate Hearings are quasi-judicial hearings to hear Code Enforcement Matters.

Public access to this virtual meeting can be accomplished as follows:

LIVE MEETING COVERAGE:

Please contact the Department of Sustainable Development at 352-334-5022 to report issues with the technology that the City is using (not the technology members of the public are using) to provide public access (viewing, listening and/or commenting) to the meeting. 

Persons with disabilities who require assistance to participate in the meetings are requested to notify the Equal Opportunity Office at 352-334-5051, or call the TDD phone line at 352-334-2069 at least two business days in advance of the meeting.

Utility Advisory Board Meeting

Thursday, July 9, 2020

5:30 p.m. 

The City of Gainesville’s Utility Advisory Board will be conducting a “Virtual” meeting utilizing communications media technology (“CMT”), related to conducting local government public meetings while under the public health emergency related to the spread of Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The City Hall building is closed to the public.

Public access to this virtual meeting can be accomplished as follows:

LIVE MEETING COVERAGE:

  • City of Gainesville Website:

    https://www.cityofgainesville.org/CommunicationsOffice/Community12TV/LiveWebStreaming.aspx

  • Broadcast on Cox Cable Channel 12
  • Telephone via Zoom audio conference (listen only):
    • Dial 1-646-876-9923 (Toll Free)
    • Enter the meeting ID: 910 3010 1505 

      VERBAL PUBLIC COMMENT: During the Meeting– Telephone Number

  • Dial the Toll Free Number: 1(800) 876-7516 from your phone.
  • A moderator will call on you when it is your turn to speak
  • Please mute the sound on your computer/devise if you are watching the meeting online
  • State your name clearly for the record
  • Each speaker will have three minutes to comment

     WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENT:  accepted in advance of the meeting and during the meeting 

  • By mail to the Gainesville Regional Utilities, Office of the General Manager, PO Box 147117, Station A134, Gainesville, FL 32614
  • By email to uab@gru.com
  • By phone to the Office of the General Manager at 352-393-1000
  • By e-comment to https://gainesville.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx
    • Visit the “Agenda & Minutes” page on the City’s website www.cityofgainesville.org
    • Click the “eComment” link on the far right for the upcoming Utility Advisory Board Meeting. Leave comments on the specific agenda items.
    • The eComment link will open one week prior to each meeting

All written comments submitted shall be made a part of the public record. If any member of the public requires additional information about this Utility Advisory Board Meeting or has any questions about how to submit a public comment at the meeting, please contact:

 Robin Baxley, Clerk

Gainesville Regional Utilities

P.O Box 147117, Station A134

Gainesville, FL 32614

352-393-1000

uab@gru.com

Please contact the General Manager’s Office at 352-393-1000 to report issues with the technology that the City is using (not the technology members of the public are using) to provide public access (viewing, listening and/or commenting) to the meeting. 

Persons with disabilities who require assistance to participate in the meetings are requested to notify the Equal Opportunity Office at 352-334-5051, or call the TDD phone line at 352-334-2069 at least two business days in advance of the meeting.

The weekly Notice of Meetings is available on the city's website. Revisions to the Notice of Meetings may occur at any time permissible and are updated on the official bulletin board and the city website. The official point of notification is the first floor bulletin board in the lobby of City Hall (200 E. University Ave.). All other types of notification (The Gainesville Sun, Channel 12, city website and hard copies available in the Clerk's Office) are provided for the courtesy of our residents, and will be updated within a reasonable time after the official bulletin board, technology permitting. All meetings are subject to change and/or cancellation. Please direct questions or requests to be placed on a broadcast list to the Clerk of the Commission Office at 352-334-5015.

Persons with disabilities who require assistance to participate in the meetings are requested to notify the Equal Opportunity Office at 352-334-5051, or call the TDD phone line at 352-334-2069 at least two business days in advance.

Please note: Union negotiation meetings are noticed on the City Hall bulletin board (200 E. University Ave.) and at the Old Library building (222 E. University Ave.).

(TV) = Meeting to be broadcast live on Community 12TV (Cox channel 12).

All persons are advised that, if any person decides to appeal any decision made at any of these meetings, they will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, they need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.