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Marion County meetings

The Marion County Board of Commissioners holds its regularly-scheduled meetings in the McPherson Governmental Campus Auditorium, 601 SE 25th Ave., Ocala, on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m. The zoning portion of the meeting is held on the third Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. All commission and zoning meetings are open to the public. General public items, public hearings, consent agenda items and other items that the board is expected to discuss are posted on this page by the Thursday before each board meeting. Items are downloadable for your convenience.

Watch the most recent commission meeting on the Marion Education Channel brought to you by Marion Public Schools each Wednesday following a commission meeting at 5:30 p.m.


Marion County TV Previously aired meetings can be viewed on Marion County Government's YouTube channel.  Meeting agendas and minutes are searchable and available by clicking the links below.

 

        Official Minutes        

Public Comments

There are two public comment portions on the agenda. Citizens will need to give their name and address and indicate who he or she represents. Please provide ten (10) copies of any back-up material to Marion County Administration  prior to the beginning of the commission meeting.

Agenda Item Public Comment

This section is reserved for members of the public wishing to discuss items listed on the meeting's published agenda. Scheduled requests to speak will be heard first and limited to five (5) minutes. The deadline for scheduling a speaking request is the Friday before the meeting by 5 p.m. Citizens may contact Marion County Administration at 352-438-2300 to request to speak or submit an online request through the link below. Those who do not submit a request in accordance with the above guidelines are still welcome to sign up to speak on the day of the meeting, but will only be allotted two (2) minutes.

General Public Comment 

This section is reserved for members of the public wishing to discuss items not listed on the meeting's published agenda. Scheduled requests to speak will be heard first and limited to five (5) minutes. The deadline for scheduling a speaking request is the Friday before the meeting by 5 p.m. Citizens may contact Marion County Administration at 352-438-2300 to request to speak or submit an online request through the link below. Those who do not submit a request in accordance with the above guidelines are still welcome to sign up to speak on the day of the meeting, but will only be allotted two (2) minutes.

Submit speaking request form

Speaking during public hearings

Anyone from the public may participate in discussion held during public hearings. Discussion is limited to the item listed on the meeting’s agenda. The board chairman will call for interested parties to be heard as each item for discussion is introduced. Parties interested in speaking should walk to the front of the auditorium and stand at either speaker's lectern to be recognized by the board. The individual will need to give his or her name and address and indicate who he or she represents. If distributing additional back-up material, please provide the county administrator with 10 copies prior to the beginning of the commission meeting.

All public hearings will be advertised according to law.

Televised commission meetings
Commission meetings are televised through various local cable companies on a taped-delay basis on the following channels:

   -  Brighthouse, Channel 496.
   -  Cablevision of Marion County, Channel 13.
   -  Comcast, Channel 99.
   -  Cox Communication, Channel 12.
   -  Oak and Pine Run, Channel 99.
   -  Ocala Palms, Channel 11.
   -  On Top of the World, Channel 60.
   -  Time Warner, Channel 17.

All of these broadcasts are subject change per the decision of the service provider. For questions or more information, call 352-438-2300 or email our office.

Copies of meeting audio, minutes or video
The Marion County Clerk of Court keeps the official minutes and audio recordings of commission meetings, workshops and public hearings. To request a copy of these materials, contact the Clerk's Office at 352-671-5622. The Marion County Public Relations also offers video recordings of most board meetings, workshops and public hearings (when applicable). For more information about video recordings, call the Marion County Public Relations at 352-438-2300.

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