Special Taxing District

ALACHUA COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT
SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICT INFORMATION

General Information

  • Chapter 98-502, as amended by Chapter 2003-375, Laws of Florida, established the Alachua County Library District, an independent special taxing district, as the sole provider of public library services in Alachua County, effective October 1, 1986.
  • Established by the Florida Legislature.
  • Statutory Authority, the Florida Statue governing the function of the special district, Section 189.031, Florida Statutes.
  • The Alachua County Library District and Alachua County’s boundaries are congruent.

Contact Information

  • Mailing Address: 
    Alachua County Library District
    401 East University Avenue
    Gainesville, Florida 32601
  • Email address:
    asref@aclib.us
  • Telephone number:
    352-334-3910
  • Website address:
    www.aclib.us 

Registered Agent: ​​

  • Alachua County Library District
    Ms. Shaney T. Livingston, Library Director
    401 East University Avenue
    Gainesville, FL  32601
    slivingston@aclib.us
    Phone: 352-334-3910
    Fax: 352-334-3918

Revenue Information:

  • The Alachua County Library District Governing Board may levy ad valorem taxes up to 1.5 mills for operational expenses, and all millage necessary to pay the principal and interest on general obligation bonds. 
  • Statutory Authority: Section 189.031

General Financial Information:

Ethics:

Defined Benefit Retirement System: