Entries by James Thompson

May is Motorcycle and Bicycle Safety Awareness Month

The Tax Collector’s Office is partnering with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to promote:  #ShareTheRoad  All motorists should use courtesy when driving and watch out for bicyclists and motorcyclists. After all, the road belongs to everyone. The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reminds everyone, it’s One Road…Share it, Florida! […]

ACTC Achieves Top Five Highest Donor Participation for Local United Way Campaign

The Alachua County Tax Collector’s Office was recognized by the United Way of North Central Florida as one of the top five workplace campaigns for staff participation.  Out of 76 employees, our organization had a 97% participation rate in donations to United Way for 2015. We could not have achieved this accomplishment without encouragement and organization on […]

Tax Collector Team walks with “Lauren’s Kids”

This past Saturday the Tax Collector’s Office had a team representing the office in support of Lauren’s Kids at the 2016 Walk in My Shoes event.  They walked five and a half miles with Lauren’s Kids, an organization whose Mission is to “prevent sexual abuse through education and awareness, and to help survivors heal with guidance […]

Tax Collector’s Office Announces Outstanding Employee Achievement

The Alachua County Tax Collector’s Office recognized three individual employees for their outstanding performance in 2015 at it’s annual In-Service Training Day.  The Office awarded the Star Performer of the Year, the Customer Service Champion, and the Bill Mauzy Award recipient. Criteria for the awards are as follows: Star Performer of the Year An opportunity […]

Tax Collector’s Office Featured in the Gainesville Sun

The Gainesville Sun published an article highlighting how our office utilizes technology to reduce wait times for our customers.  The article details the time management system our office uses called “Q-Flow” to track the flow of customers in and out of our lobbies, making their experience as quick and efficient as possible.   Read the […]

Tax Collector Overhauls Registration Renewals

The Tax Collector’s Office mailed out newly redesigned Registration Renewal Notices today.  According to John Power, Tax Collector, the design will reflect the office’s Mission to serve the public with innovation and fiscal responsibility.   “We redesigned this document in-house to save taxpayer dollars and to make it more appealing to the eye of the […]