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Public Notice – Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Downtown Advisory Committee VACANCY

Posted September 9th, 2021

The City of Winter Haven is accepting applications to fill a vacancy (Seat #5) on its Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Downtown Advisory Committee. The Downtown CRA was established by Resolution R-00-05, adopted by the City Commission at its Regular City Commission Meeting, March 13, 2000.

The Committee consists of ten (10) members who are residents of, or engaged in business within, the City of Winter Haven, provided; however, that a majority of the membership shall either reside or be engaged in business within the Downtown District. Members serve two-year terms.

This committee meets six times per year (February, March, May, July, August, and November), the second Monday at 4:30 p.m. at City Hall, 351 Third 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 Friday, October 8, 2021.

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

Vanessa Castillo, MMC

City Clerk