Hearing on campus master plan to be held Oct. 27

Published: October 24 2014


GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- A public workshop on the University of Florida campus master plan will be held at 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at Emerson Alumni Hall, President’s Room, 1938 W. University Ave.

The purpose of this workshop is to provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the master plan before its initial transmittal to the Board of Trustees. The master plan describes the projected growth for the University of Florida main campus, 13 Alachua County satellite properties and the Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center in Davie, Fla., for the next 10 years. This plan focuses on the areas of land use, transportation, housing, capital improvements, conservation, recreation, infrastructure, utilities, urban design and academic facilities. The campus master plan governs the use of land for the years 2015 to 2025.

The workshop is an informal information session in open house format with a brief presentation at 6:30 p.m. Interested parties who cannot attend this workshop are invited to submit written comments to Linda Dixon, Director of Planning, at ldixon@ufl.edu or P.O. Box 115050, Gainesville Florida 32611.

Copies of the draft campus master plan documents are available for inspection at the University of Florida Campus, 232 Stadium, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and online at http://www.masterplan.ufl.edu/.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodation in order to attend and participate in this public workshop is asked to advise the University of Florida at least 48 hours in advance by contacting the Planning Design and Construction office at 352-273-4000. Hearing and speech impaired persons should contact the university at 352-846-1046 (TDD).