Community Redevelopment Agency Program Director – Tallahassee CRA

TITLE: Community Redevelopment Agency Program Director DEPARTMENT: Community Redevelopment Agency SALARY: $65,2336.00 – $149,796.00/Annually. LOCATION: Tallahassee, Florida WHERE TO APPLY: https://www.talgov.com/employment/employment.aspx Description: This is responsible managerial, professional and administrative work coordinating the City’s Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), its assigned staff, programs, and activities and other programs and initiatives designed to enhance business and economic development…

Fort Myers CRA Board of Commissioners Approves NEW CRA Home Preservation Program and Partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties

Fort Myers, FL. On March 17, the Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is proud to announce that its new Home Preservation Program will partner with Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties (Habitat). Homeowners with outstanding code violations may qualify to have projects/repairs completed by Habitat. The maximum assistance is $25,000 owner-occupied dwellings…

Economic Development Specialist – City of Brooksville

POSITION SUMMARY: Performs a full range of professional and technical duties in support of the City’s Economic Development Program. Assists with the fiscal impact and geospatial analyses, coordination, and/or administration of economic development projects and programs, and staff support for the coordination of the Jobs and Economic Opportunities Committee. Maintains data and analyzes economic trends…

Assistant Director of Economic Development Department – City of Oakland Park

Title: Assistant Director of Economic Development Department Department: Community & Economic Development Salary: $84,628.98 – $135,406.37 Location: City of Oakland Park Full-Time Description: Position assists in all aspects of administration, direction, and management of the City’s Community and Economic Development Department’s (CED) Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) functions. The Assistant Director performs tasks necessary to keep…

Guest column: Successful public private partnerships

We have heard a lot recently about public-private partnerships, most notably in the debate over the redevelopment agreement between Jacksonville and the Jaguars to develop Lot J. Broadly speaking, public-private partnerships or PPPs are collaborations between the public and private sectors to facilitate development projects and build public facilities and infrastructure. A few years ago,…

Small rural counties and cities receive business development grants

Fourteen small rural counties and cities recently received grants totaling $348,400 for site preparation projects designed to lure new businesses to the area. The awards are part of Enterprise Florida Inc’s (EFI) Rural Expansion Toolkit initiative to assist rural communities with broad-based economic engagement and capacity building efforts. “Many rural communities throughout the state that…