City to host proposed parking garage information sessions

Both sessions will take place on Feb. 16: the first at noon, with a second starting at 5:30 p.m.

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Posted February 11, 2022 | By Ocala Gazette Staff

Aerial photograph of the proposed location for the second downtown Ocala parking garage. [Photo courtesy of City documents]

The City of Ocala will host two informational sessions about a proposed second downtown Ocala parking garage on Wednesday, Feb. 16. To read more on the city’s proposal, click here and here.

The first meeting will be at noon, with a second starting at 5:30 p.m. Both meetings are free and open to the public and will take place at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC), located at 15 S.E. Osceola Ave.

During the sessions, city staff will review the site selection methodology, including but not limited to: location, size, value, projected parking capacity, infrastructure impacts and proximity to future development sites.

Both sessions will present the same information. A virtual option is available for those unable to attend in person.

Join the Zoom meeting at Meeting ID: 981 2875 0981. Passcode: Ocala. Or access via the call-in number:  1-929-205-6099 (New York) or 1-301-715-8592 (Washington, D.C); both call-in numbers will use the above-listed meeting ID.

Livestream comments and questions will be disabled during each session. Public comments may be submitted separately. If unable to attend these sessions but would like to provide comments to City Council, email or mail a hard copy to: Ocala City Clerk, 110 S.E. Watula Ave., Ocala, FL. 34471.

Comments received or postmarked by Tuesday, March 1, 2 p.m. will be included as part of that City Council meeting’s official record.

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