The CRA is a dependent special district in which any future increases in property values are set aside in a Trust Fund to support economic development and redevelopment projects within the designated district.
The goals of the Community Redevelopment Agency are focused on land use, economic development, transportation, neighborhoods and cultural resources in the City of Zephyrhills.
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Gail Hamilton, Zephyrhills Community Redevelopment Agency Director:
"As the Director of the Zephyrhills Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), I am excited to welcome you to our vibrant and thriving community. Our mission is to revitalize and enhance our historic downtown area through strategic planning, economic development, and community engagement.
"We believe that our downtown area is the heart of our community, and we are committed to creating a welcoming and vibrant environment for residents, visitors, and businesses. Our CRA works closely with local businesses and community partners to promote economic growth, enhance public spaces, and create a unique sense of place that celebrates our city's rich history and culture.
"We are proud to offer a variety of programs and services that benefit our residents and visitors, including our facade improvement grant program, our downtown events and festivals, and our small business support services. Whether you are a local business owner, an entrepreneur, or a visitor looking to explore our community, we invite you to join us in our efforts to revitalize and enhance our downtown area.
"We also believe in the power of community engagement and collaboration, and we welcome your ideas, feedback, and input. We encourage you to attend our public meetings, participate in our events and workshops, and get involved in our initiatives.
"Thank you for your support and for being a part of our community. We look forward to working together to create a vibrant and thriving downtown that we can all be proud of."