CRA Provides Update on Major Projects

CRA Provides Update on Major Projects

The Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) has contributed to twenty-eight projects in 2018, twenty-four of which are in Frenchtown/Southside and four of which are downtown. At a recent CRA Board Meeting, the Executive Director, Roxanne Manning, summarized the status of the large projects approved over the last two years. The first project, and the largest one […]

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 […]

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