Community Redevelopment Agency  
 

Notice: The City of Lake Butler is accepting applications for Facade Grants for businesses within the CRA district for up to $5,000. Click here to download application.

The mission of the Starke Community Redevelopment Agency is to abolish Slum and Blight. The Community Redevelopment Agency is responsible for developing and implementing the Community Redevelopment Plan that addresses the unique needs of the targeted area. The plan includes the overall goals for redevelopment in the area, as well as identifying the types of projects planned for the area.

Examples of traditional projects include: streetscapes and roadway improvements, building renovations, new building construction, flood control initiatives, water and sewer improvements, parking lots and garages, neighborhood parks, sidewalks and street tree plantings. The plan can also include redevelopment incentives such as grants and loans for such things as façade improvements, sprinkler system upgrades, signs, and structural improvements. The redevelopment plan is a living document that can be updated to meet the changing needs within the Community Redevelopment Area; however, the boundaries of the area cannot be changed without starting the process from the beginning.

 

The Lake Butler Community Redevelopment Agency was adopted by the City Commission on April 25, 1996.

 

CRA Board Members:

1. Fred Sirmones, Chair

2. Debra Browning, Vice-Chair

3. Jack Schenck

4. Annette Redman

5. Scott Cason

6. Karen Cossey (Union County Board of County Commission Representative)

7. Vacancy (CRA District Representative)

 

 

CRA Documents:

Download CRA Budget Resolution  2015-12

Download CRA Resolution 96-01

Download CRA Notice of Intent

Download CRA Map

Download Blight Survey

2015-2016 Final Budget

 

Florida's CFO Local Government Reporting Website

 

Sara Owen, CRA Coordinator
City of Lake Butler
200 SW 1st Street
Lake Butler, FL 32054

VOICE: (386) 496-3401
FASCIMILE: (386) 496-1588
Email: saraowen@windstream.net

 
 

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