CRA Personnel Expenses Increases 66% Over Four Years

CRA Personnel Expenses Increases 66% Over Four Years

The closeout of the 2017 budget for the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) shows that personnel expenses have increased approximately 66% over the last four years. During this period personnel expenses increased from $330,286 in 2013 to $547,872 in 2017. The growth in CRA personnel expenses is approximately nine times the growth rate of personnel expenses […]

CRA Stays Alive, Looks to Fund $9.6 Million Project. Gillum Takes on Critics

CRA Stays Alive, Looks to Fund $9.6 Million Project. Gillum Takes on Critics

Members of the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) voted to gather more information about the ramifications of shutting down the downtown CRA and then the board voted to move forward with possibly providing financial assistance for the Washington Square project. Also, Mayor Andrew Gillum – who has refused to answer questions about his New York excursion […]

Commissioner Dozier Defends Property Purchase from CRA Developer After Vote

Commissioner Dozier Defends Property Purchase from CRA Developer After Vote

On October 23rd, 2014, the Community Redevelopment Agency voted 7-1 to provide IB Tallahassee, LLC, as the owner of the Doubletree Hotel at Adams Street, up to $682,000 in CRA grant funds. Among those elected officials that voted for the grant was Leon County Commissioner Kristin Dozier. Less than three months later, public records show […]

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