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By resolution of City Council of March 18, 1991, the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Advisory Board was created to provide advise and comment to the CRA on redevelopment activities. The Board consists of the Downtown Development Board members, plus two Orange County Representatives.

Current CRA Advisory Board members:

  • William “Bill” Lambert, Chair – Red Lobster
  • James “Jamie” Barati, Vice Chair -Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Monica McCown – Artisan’s Table
  • Wendy Connor – True Marketing
  • Eugene Jones – Valencia College
  • Orange County Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin
  • Doug Taylor – Church Street Entertainment

As a proactive effort to minimize COVID-19 exposure and adhere to CDC guidelines, the special call meeting of the CRA Advisory Board scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. in the Veterans Conference Room, Second Floor. Please note, this date is subject to change.

We appreciate your patience and support during this time. Thank you for your understanding

The regularly scheduled meetings of the Board for 2020 will commence at 3:00 p.m.

May 27, 2020, June 24, 2020, July 22, 2020, August 19, 2020*, August 26, 2020, September 23, 2020, October 28, 2020, November 18, 2020, December 2, 2020.

*August 19, 2020 – Annual CRA Advisory Board Budget Workshop

To view meeting minutes and agendas from previous months, please click here or e-mail Ashley Edwards at Ashley.Edwards@downtownorlando.com.


PDF File 2019 Annual Report Download
PDF File 2017-2018 Annual Report Download
PDF File 2015-2016 Annual Report Download
PDF File CRA Budget Amendment Resolution One 2015 - 2016 Download
PDF File CRA Budget Amendment Resolution One 2016 - 2017 Download
PDF File January 22, 2020 CRA Advisory Board Agenda Download
PDF File November 20, 2019 CRA Advisory Board Meeting Minutes Download

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