SUBMIT YOUR 2020 CONFERENCE IDEAS!
Tomorrow is the last day to submit your 2020 conference ideas!
 
In order for us to plan for the topics and speakers you are interested in and have a meaningful conference for all attendees, please fill out this form with your ideas. Generally, we like to have two or three speakers from different backgrounds for each topic as well as those who are involved locally or statewide. 
 
The 2020 Annual Conference ideas form can be found here.

For more information on this year's conference, visit the official annual conference page.
 
The 2020 FRA Annual Conference will be held at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, October 14-16.
NEW YEAR, NEW LOOK
2020 has already brought on so many great accomplishments including a new look to our email newsletter!

With this new design and layout, the weekly eblast is now fully mobile-friendly and compatible across all devices.

As always, we encourage you to share this newsletter with those interested in learning more about Florida redevelopment efforts. To subscribe, click here.
AWARD SPOTLIGHT:
DELRAY BEACH CRA
Congratulations to the Delray Beach CRA for receiving the 2019 Outstanding New Building Award for the IPIC Theatre & Corporate Headquarters project.
 
The IPIC Theater and Corporate Headquarters is the product of a 2013 request for proposal issued by the CRA for 1.5 acres of land in the City of Delray Beach.

The five-story mixed-use development boasts an eight-screen, 497-seat state-of-the-art movie theater, corporate headquarters, Class A office space, retail space and a 326-space parking garage with 90 public spaces. 
 
The IPIC Theater and Corporate Headquarters are located in Delray Beach's downtown central core.
 
To learn more about the Delray Beach CRA's efforts and other award-winning projects, click here .
JOBS AROUND THE STATE
To view all job listings, click here .
 
Planner - City of Destin

The City of Destin is seeking a planner responsible for a ssisting and coordinating with staff regarding the review of development related applications, creating ordinance amendments to the Comprehensive Plan, Land Development code and code of Ordinances and processing Board of Adjustment applications.

To learn more about this position, click here .

Executive Director - City of Margate CRA

The City of Margate CRA is seeking an executive director responsible for the management and administration of the operations of the Agency. The Executive Director is a highly responsible position that oversees a wide variety of redevelopment and economic development activities that include fiscal operations, policy making, capital project administration, CRA program management, redevelopment plan implementation and more.

To learn more about this position, click here .
BOARD MEMBER SPOTLIGHT:
GAIL HAMILTON
The FRA would like to highlight one of our board members, Gail Hamilton!
 
Gail is currently the executive director of the Zephyrhills CRA where she is passionate about improving her community's conditions and has facilitated numerous projects supporting the overall growth and economy of Zephyrhills.

She has served the FRA in a variety of roles including her current position as immediate past president. We are thankful to have Gail on our team!
  
For a full list of FRA board members,  click here .
THE LATEST REQUESTS
To search and browse all openings, click here .
 
Consultant for Downtown Master Plan
Opa-locka CRA RFQ
 
The Opa-locka Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is requesting qualifications from interested and qualified parties in assisting them in the creation of a Downtown Master Plan. The plan will create a vibrant central area for the city and its citizens. Qualifications may be filed until Monday, February 10. 
 
For more information, view the full request here .

Legal General Counsel Services
Eatonville CRA RFP
 
The Community Redevelopment Agency of the Town of Eatonville (CRA) is seeking proposals from qualified individuals, partnerships or firms interested in working with the Town of Eatonville CRA under a professional services contract to provide Legal General Counsel Services.

Proposals may be filed until Wednesday February 12.

For more information, view the full request here .
SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR REDEVELOPMENT BY:
Registering for the first  FRA Academy course  of the year! The course is open to anyone interested in learning more about Florida redevelopment.

The course will be held February 21 in Orlando. The deadline to register is February 7. 

Click here   to register. 
FRA RESOURCES
January 30, 2020

Thank you for supporting Florida redevelopment!
Have questions or news worth sharing? Email Carol Westmoreland at  cwestmoreland@flcities.com