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 behalf of our Campaign Coordinators.  Our Campaign Coordinators this year were:

  • Toya
  • Jody
  • Kyle
  • Gerri
  • Kay

Congratulations to everyone who participated in this year’s United Way Campaign.

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 and support”.

Six Tax Collector employees participated in the walk.  Thank you to the following employees who came out on the weekend to support such an important cause:

  • Melissa
  • Valerie
  • Kyle
  • Diana
  • Rebecca
  • Christie

John Power was also in attendance to help kick off the walk and share how the Tax Collector’s office partners with Lauren’s Kids to issue their specialty license plate.  You can learn more about Lauren’s Kids by visiting their website:

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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 for all employees of the Alachua County Tax Collector’s Office to be recognized and rewarded for their outstanding contributions and exceptional job performance demonstrated throughout the year.

Customer Service Champion 

  • An opportunity to formally recognize an employee who works to achieve organizational success by providing exceptional customer service.  This selection is based on positive recognition expressed by customers in the form of a comment card, letter or email.

Bill Mauzy Award 

  • An opportunity for all employees of the Alachua County Tax Collector’s Office to be recognized and rewarded for their continued teamwork and positive attitude throughout the year.  This award is in memory of our colleague and friend, Bill Mauzy.  The person who receives this award exemplifies Bill’s encouraging personality, is always helpful, kind, and compassionate.


And the winners are…

Kyle L. – Star Performer of the Year

Paivi D. – Customer Service Champion

Kevin P. – Bill Mauzy Award Recipient 

Please join us in congratulating Kyle, Paivi, and Kevin!

Tax Collector’s Office Closed for MLK Jr. Day

The Alachua County Tax Collector’s Office will be closed Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Offices will reopen Tuesday, January 19th at 8:30 AM.

John Power Sworn in as Tax Collector

Alachua County’s newest Tax Collector, John Power, was sworn into office today.  In front of a crowd of around 50 friends and co-workers, John took the oath of office.  After the ceremony, John emphasized his commitment to serving the public with integrity, innovation, fiscal responsibility, and respect.