In accordance with section 163.356(c), Florida Statutes, Groveland's Community Redevelopment Agency is required to prepare an annual report of its activities for the preceding fiscal year. This report is due to the Florida Redevelopment Association on or before March 31 of each year. The annual report must include a complete financial statement setting forth the assets, liabilities, income, and operating expenses for the corresponding fiscal year.
CRA Boundary Map
In 2002, the CRA Boundary was adopted by the City of Groveland. The CRA encompasses about 1,034 acres and it generally lies along the State Road 50 corridor. To the east, the CRA lies on the north side of SR 50 and to the west it falls on both sides of SR 50 through the city's historic downtown. View the CRA Boundary Map (PDF).
CRA Redevelopment Plans
In August of 2003, the City of Groveland approved the Redevelopment Plan for the CRA. The city identified several potential projects in the plan. In an effort to analyze the accomplishments by the board, the Redevelopment Plan on occasion has been updated. Listed below are all the times the plan has been amended:
CRA Opportunity Site Brochure
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In 2010, the Community Redevelopment Agency categorized the CRA Boundary into 5 sub-areas. These sub-areas were created to provide additional data within the CRA. The Central Business District (CBD) is a distinct area within the City of Groveland with its own land use and zoning regulations.
Utilizing the CBD as 1 sub-Area, the other sub-areas were then created using the CBD boundaries as well as State Road 50 as a main divider.
On April 26, 2012, the City of Groveland conducted a workshop to analyze the city's economic incentives for new businesses and expanding existing businesses. On May 7, 2012, the City of Groveland adopted additional incentives not previously provided in the economic incentives.