Reinventing Downtown Brooksville

Reinventing Downtown Brooksville The Brooksville Vision Foundation shares its name, more or less, with a defunct and failed organization called the Visioning/Strategic Planning Initiative. It also has the same goal as that long-gone group — making downtown Brooksville a hub of commerce and culture. But here is what the new foundation does not share with…

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DeBary Considering a CRA

DeBary Considering a CRA Seven years ago, DeBary rebelled at the idea of labeling part of the city as “blighted” to qualify for a special taxing program. Back then, objectors knocked the proposal to form a Community Redevelopment Agency out of the water. Now, the possibility has come up again. This time, the proposal comes…

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Sebring Hiring New CRA Director

Sebring Hiring New CRA Director The Community Redevelopment Agency took its first steps Monday, starting the process to replace its outgoing Executive Director Pete Pollard who announced at its last meeting he will retire on Feb. 29, after 30 years of service. The board looked at a revised job description for the executive director position,…

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