The City of Lakeland is pleased to announce Valerie Ferrell as CRA Manager, effective Monday, September 12th. As CRA Manager, Ferrell will oversee the operations and manage the Dixieland, Downtown and Midtown community redevelopment areas.
Lakeland’s Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is a Division of the Community and Economic Development Department that focuses on areas that need attention, which is provided though renovated buildings, business opportunities, affordable housing, better infrastructure, and unique art and cultural offerings. The CRA is comprised of three districts (Dixieland, Downtown and Midtown) each contain their own redevelopment plan which outlines the specific district’s needs and the types of projects the CRA will undertake in each district.
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