Commissioner Bill Proctor Calls for New CRA Director Amid “Illegal Shake Downs”

Commissioner Bill Proctor Calls for New CRA Director Amid “Illegal Shake Downs”

Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor has renewed his request that the current CRA Executive Director Roxanne Manning be replaced. In a letter to CRA Board members, Proctor writes, “I ask that you fire Roxanne Manning, suspend all CRA agreements, conduct a financial audit and invite a criminal investigation by the State Attorney.” Proctor has previously […]

CRA Staff Ignores Citizens Advisory Committee, Moves Forward With Sale of Southside Property

CRA Staff Ignores Citizens Advisory Committee, Moves Forward With Sale of Southside Property

On Wednesday, the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will recommend that elected officials authorize the CRA Director to amend a development agreement with Big Bend Cares, Inc. (BBC) to allow BBC to purchase four Wallis Street properties – currently owned by the CRA – for a sale price of $510,000. The price was based on a professional property […]

UPDATED: CRA Board to Vote on $450K Grant for Proof Brewing Company

UPDATED: CRA Board to Vote on $450K Grant for Proof Brewing Company

Update On Monday morning the CRA Board voted against a staff recommended $450K grant to help Proof Brewing Company renovate a recently purchased  building located on South Monroe. After Mayor Gillum and City Commissioner Nancy Miller offered support for the project, the motion failed 3-2 with city commissioners Ziffer, Maddox and Richardson voting against the […]

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