The Community Redevelopment Agency’s citizen committee has a new member, one who spent the past two years as a political fundraiser and supporter of the City Hall majority and has a project worth $776,000 in grant funding.
In December, Bugra Demirel was appointed to the Frenchtown-Southside CRA’s Citizen Advisory Committee by Mayor John Dailey.
Demirel is the vocal treasurer of the developer-backed organization Grow Tallahassee. He is also the chairperson of the group’s state political committee that supported Dailey and Commissioner Dianne Williams-Cox in the fierce 2022 election.
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