After Frenchtown Workshop, CRA Director Terminated

After Frenchtown Workshop, CRA Director Terminated

Roxanne Manning, the executive director of the Tallahassee Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), was terminated by City Manager Reese Goad today. The termination follows a CRA workshop on Monday night in Frenchtown where speakers were highly critical of CRA management. For example, a member of the Frenchtown/Southside Citizen’s Advisory Committee -which advises the CRA – told […]

City Commissioner Matlow Proposes CRA Reforms

City Commissioner Matlow Proposes CRA Reforms

Citing “a lot of discussion of restoring the image of the CRA (Community Redevelopment Agency)”, City Commissioner Jeremy Matlow has issued a memo proposing changes to how the Tallahassee CRA conducts business. One of these changes include having the CRA Executive Director report directly to the CRA Board instead of the city manager. The CRA, […]

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 […]

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