CRA Advisory Board

The Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board (CRAAB) is charged with the task of advising the Community Redevelopment Agency on issues including implementation of the CRA Plan by providing recommendations and assistance in identifying and prioritizing projects to be undertaken as consistent with the CRA Plan. The focus of this group is economic development of properties in the City's established CRA and the adjoining Central Business District with specific consideration on attracting and retaining businesses.

In accordance with Resolution 2012-118, the City is currently accepting applications for seven volunteers to serve on the CRAAB. The requirements are as follows: 

“The Amelia River Waterfront CRA Advisory Board shall consist of seven (7) members. Members shall either reside within the City of Fernandina Beach or shall be engaged in business within the City of Fernandina Beach. The composition and representative membership of the Board shall be as follows:
3- Legal Professional or Financial Professional or Marketing/ Advertising/ Branding Professional or Economic Development Professional or General Contractor or Developer or Project Manager or Real Estate Professional or Architect or Engineer or Landscape Professional or Former City Commissioner
2- City Residents or Property Owners or Business Owners
1- Business Owner or Property Owner (or their agent) within the Amelia River Waterfront CRA
1- Resident of the Amelia River Waterfront CRA or within one -mile radius
7 Total Voting Members
Retired Professionals/Individuals are acceptable”

Advisory Board Application