Community Redevelopment (CRA)

The CRA (Community Redevelopment Agency) is a public body corporate and politic established by the City of Bowling Green on October 13th of 2015 which operates under F.S. Chapter 163, Part III and F.S. Chapter 189. It is a dependent special district of the City whereas the City Commission serves as the board. Its public purpose is to eliminate blight within its area and provide for the redevelopment, conservation, rehabilitation, or combination thereof of such areas in the City of Bowling Green. The CRA provides financial assistance to the City with the purpose of redeveloping property and improving public infrastructure.

CRA Governing Board Members

Steven M. Spinks • CRA Chair • SSpinks@bowlinggreenfl.org • Term Exp: 2022

Mary Alice Tucker • MSTucker@bowlinggreenfl.org •Term Exp: 2022

Robert S. Fite, Jr. • SFite@bowlinggreenfl.org • Term Exp: 2020

David Durastanti • DDurastanti@bowlinggreenfl.org • Term Exp: 2020

Duane Gardner • DGardner@bowlinggreenfl.org • Term Exp: 2022

CRA Creation Resolution 2015-12

CRA Boundaries Map

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The Board of Directors of the City of Bowling Green Community Redevelopment Agency (the Board) will hold public meetings on the second Tuesday of every month, as needed, immediately following the regular City Commission monthly meetings.

2020

2020/21 Proposed CRA Budget

CRA Budget Hearing Agenda 09.21.2020

Resolution adopting 2020.21 CRA Budget

CRA 2020 Ad

2019

2019-20 CRA Adopted Budget

CRA Budget Hearing Agenda 09.23.2019

CRA Resolution 2019-01

2019-20 CRA Proposed Budget

Meetings are held at the Commission Chambers located at 104 East Main Street, Bowling Green, FL 33834.

Pursuant to Section 286.0107, Florida Statutes, as amended, the Board hereby advises that if any interested person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at the proceedings, he will need a record of the proceeding and that, for such purposes, he may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

The Board does not discriminate upon the bases of any individual’s disability status. This non-discriminatory policy involves every aspect of the Board’s functions, including ones access to, participation, employment or treatment in its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, should contact the City Clerk at (863)375-2255.

Financial Statements

2019 city of bowling green

*The CRA Schedule of Revenues and Expenditures can be found on page 36 of the City’s Financial Statements

Florida Chief Financial Officer’s Local Government Reporting

City of Bowling Green Community Redevelopment Agency

P.O. Box 608, Bowling Green, FL 33834 • (863)375-2255

Mr. William Lawrence • City Manager • WLawrence@bowlinggreenfl.org