The mission of the Hollywood CRA is to eliminate slum and blight by:

Stimulating private investment and economic growth

  • Identify potential developments or investment opportunities with long term community benefits
  • Promote tourism and expand tourism opportunities
  • Negotiate development agreements
  • Develop and maintain public-private development projects
  • Provide economic incentives to support private investment, reinvestment and blight removal

Upgrading the public infrastructure and public spaces

  • Work with the City to design public infrastructure projects
  • Provide funds for infrastructure design and construction
  • Provide funds for the maintenance of the public infrastructure
  • Work with the City to anticipate future infrastructure needs and projects
  • Develop long-term capital projects with funding mechanisms for construction and ongoing maintenance

Mobilizing community stakeholders

  • Develop and maintain effective working relations and community presence with residents, community organization and businesses
  • Support community events and festivals
  • Develop effective mechanisms for communicating with the diverse residents, community organizations and businesses
  • Engage the community in CRA projects
  • Identify and develop potential community partners who will contribute to a better Hollywood community
  • Develop public understanding of the value and education of the CRA

Partnering with the City of Hollywood and Other Government Agencies

  • Identify target areas and work with city to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationship with city staff
  • Collaborate on joint City-CRA projects
  • Participate on city projects that affect the CRA area and share expertise to enhance the Hollywood community
  • Develop vision, goals and annual work program with city input and participation
  • Maintain open, two-way communications between the CRA and the City
  • Fund city positions to address conditions of slums and blight

Providing leadership for the CRA Districts

  • Develop visions for the two CRA Districts
  • Establish five year, outcome-based goals for the CRA
  • Develop a one-year action agenda with specific projects and activities
  • Maintain a financially sound CRA
  • Develop and maintain an effective CRA organization with top quality managers and employees
  • Develop and update the Strategic Plan and the mandated CRA planning documents