About the Lake Worth CRA

 

As recent developments prove, Lake Worth is a city that is on the move. The CRA is committed to smart growth, a concept that ensures the board acts with input from citizens, local leaders and the business community. This is the basis for our commitment to the citizen-friendly master plan process, which we believe will give Lake Worth a roadmap for future development and conservation.


Mission Statement

The Lake Worth CRA is investing in our community to revitalize and rebuild our neighborhoods and commercial corridors. We are dedicated to maintaining the character of the City, responding to the community needs and...

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History of the CRA

The Lake Worth City Commission adopted Resolution 47-89 in 1989, creating the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency. The CRA is a quasi-public agency that operates under Florida State Statue 163, Part III. A Community Redevelopment Plan was produced in 1989 to...

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Awards

2013 was a banner year for the CRA and City of Lake Worth. In March the CRA and the Lake Worth NSP2 Consortium was recognized by the National League of Cities and the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) at the...

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TIF Funding & Budget

Community Redevelopment Agencies receive funding from the very homeowners and business owners that benefit from the improvements. In this way, tax dollars in the CRA district are spent to help revitalize blighted areas of the city...

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Lake Worth Redevelopment Plan

Once the Findings of Necessity are adopted, prior to implementing a redevelopment program, the City must also adopt a redevelopment plan. The Florida Statutes outline certain minimum requirements of a plan, but the specifics are generally defined by local conditions...

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CRA Maps

Is your property located within the Lake Worth CRA District? Download these maps to determine...

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