Purpose: The purpose of the Citizen Advisory Task Force shall be to assist the City of Alachua in developing and conducting needed neighborhood revitalization and housing rehabilitation programs, and any other such programs deemed beneficial to the citizens of Alachua, using Community Development Block Grant funds. The Citizen Advisory Task Force operates within the parameters set forth in the CATF Bylaws.

USDA Rural Development - Rural Repair and Rehabilitation Loans & Grants

Click HERE for information on the Rural Repair and Rehabilitation Loans & Grants opportunities.  This Very Low-Income Housing Repair program provides loans and grants to very low-income homeowners to repair, improve, or modernize their dwellings or to remove health and safety hazards.  This program deals directly with the homeowner.  Please note that grants are only available to homeowners who are 62 years old or older and must meet other requirements as well.  Contact the local service center in Gainesville at 352-338-3402.


Meeting Dates & Times:

Quarterly: Tuesday at 5:45 p.m.
City of Alachua City Hall
15100 NW 142nd Terrace
Alachua, FL 32615

The next CATF meeting will be held on February 7, 2017.

City Staff Contact:
Robert Bonetti
Finance & Administrative Services Director

Physical Address:
15100 NW 142nd Terrace
Alachua, FL 32615

Phone: (386) 418-6131

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
7:30am - 6:00pm

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 9
Alachua, FL 32616-0009

Fax: (386) 418-6139

Member Term Appointed Expires

Sandralyn Rezac
850 Turkey Creek
Alachua, FL 32615
(352) 665-3171
(filling remaining term)


3 Years

 03/09/2015 04/30/2017

Diana Carlson
14503 NW 148th Place
Alachua, FL 32615
(352) 672-0089


3 Years 05/01/2015 04/30/2018

Thelma Hammon
13928 NW 137th Place
Alachua, FL 32615
(386) 418-0608


3 Years 05/01/2015 04/30/2018

Louis Washington
P.O. Box 1854
Alachua, FL 32616
(386) 462-3171


3 Years 04/30/2014 04/30/2017

LeDtetre McClain
13400 NW 140th St #2501
Alachua, FL 32615
(386) 462-3838


3 Years 05/01/2013 04/30/2016

Seat Open



Dietra Howard
13805 NW 155th Ave
Alachua, FL 32615


3 Years  09/14/2015  04/30/2018

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