Notice of Meetings

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

City Commission Special Meeting Re: Adult Civil Citations, 911 Calls, Accountability of Officers,

Body Cameras, Use of Force Policies, Police Training & Community Policing

Monday, July 13, 2020

9:00 a.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

  • 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 

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. Visit the “Agenda & Minutes” page on the City’s website www.cityofgainesville.org. Click the “eComment” link for this meeting agenda to leave comments on specific items.
  • Live Comment by Phone during the meeting
    • 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 

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

Omichele Gainey, City Clerk City of Gainesville

200 East University Avenue, First Floor

Gainesville, FL 32601

352-334-5015

clerks@cityofgainesville.org 

Please contact the Clerk’s Office at 352-334-5015 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.

City Commission Special Meeting Re: GRU Budget - Approve the General Manager's

Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Recommendation

Monday, July 13, 2020

5:00 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: 

  • 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 

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. Visit the “Agenda & Minutes” page on the City’s website www.cityofgainesville.org. Click the “eComment” link for this meeting agenda to leave comments on specific items.
  • Live Comment by Phone during the meeting
    • 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

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

Omichele Gainey, City Clerk City of Gainesville

200 East University Avenue, First Floor

Gainesville, FL 32601

352-334-5015

clerks@cityofgainesville.org 

Please contact the Clerk’s Office at 352-334-5015 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.

Commissioner Adrian Hayes-Santos and Commissioner Reina Saco Meeting Re: Rental Housing Draft Ordinance

Wednesday, July 14, 2020
5:30 p.m.

The City of Gainesville 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
    • Dial 1(929) 205-6099 from your phone. When the meeting ID number is requested, enter 863 1536 8576 and then press the # key.

 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.

Virtual Joint City/County Commission Meeting Re: 1) COVID-19 UF Discussions

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
3:00 p.m.

The City of Gainesville City Commission will be conducting a “Virtual” City Commission 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: View and/or listen to the meeting.

  • Broadcast on Cox Cable Channel 12
  • City of Gainesville Website:
  • https://www.cityofgainesville.org/CommunicationsOffice/Community12TV/LiveWebStreaming.aspx
  • Alachua County’s Video on Demand website
  • Alachua County’s Facebook (optional/courtesy)
  • Meeting Audio Only: 1 (929) 205-6099, and when prompted, use code 273 174 038

    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 and/or bocc@alachuacounty.us
  • 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
    • Visit the “Agenda & Minutes” page on the City’s website www.cityofgainesville.org
    • Click the “eComment” link for this meeting agenda to leave comments on specific items.
  • By phone during the meeting dial the Toll Free Number: 929-205-6099 from your phone.
    • enter meeting code 273 174 8038
    • Callers will be put in a queue, and prompted when it is their 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 two minutes to comment
    • The Commission will allow up to a total of 30 minutes for citizen comments on each item opened for public comment
  • The Commission will open phone lines for one 30 minute public comment session for the public to discuss items not on the Commission agenda

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

Omichele D. Gainey, City Clerk

City of Gainesville

200 East University Avenue, First Floor

Gainesville, FL 32601

352-334-5015

clerks@cityofgainesville.org 

Please contact the Clerk’s Office at 352-334-5015 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.

City Commission Meeting

Thursday, July 16, 2020

1:00 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: 

  • 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 

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. Visit the “Agenda & Minutes” page on the City’s website www.cityofgainesville.org. Click the “eComment” link for this meeting agenda to leave comments on specific items.
  • Live Comment by Phone during the meeting
    • 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 

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

Omichele Gainey, City Clerk City of Gainesville

200 East University Avenue, First Floor

Gainesville, FL 32601

352-334-5015

clerks@cityofgainesville.org 

Please contact the Clerk’s Office at 352-334-5015 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.