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Public Notice – Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Board Vacancy

Posted December 1st, 2020

The City of Winter Haven is accepting applications to fill a vacancy of Seat #1 on its Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Board. The CRA Board was established by Resolution R-00-07, adopted by the City Commission at its Regular City Commission Meeting, March 13, 2000 and amended by Resolution R-01-09 to expand from five (5) members to seven (7) members at its Regular City Commission meeting, April 9, 2001.

The Board consists of seven (7) members with five (5) members being City Commissioners and two (2) appointed from the public by the governing body. These two (2) appointed members must reside in or be engaged in business, which means owning a business, practicing a profession, or performing a service for compensation, or serving as an officer or director of a corporation or other business entity, within the City.  The two (2) appointed members shall fill two seats for four (4) year terms.

This board meets quarterly (March, June, September and December – unless otherwise noted), the second Monday at 5:00 p.m. at the Florida Citrus Building, Nora Mayo Hall, 500 3rd Street, NW.

If you are interested in serving on this Committee, an application may be obtained as follows:

All completed applications must be returned to the City Clerk by December 31, 2020.

For more detailed information on this Committee, please contact Deena Ware, CRA & Neighborhood Programs Manager, at (863) 291-5600 x243 or