The public purpose of the North Miami Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) is to eliminate and prevent the development or spread of blight, improve property values, improve the public infrastructure, and prevent or reduce incidents of crime. The agency is a successful partnership between the City of North Miami Beach and Miami-Dade County. The CRA operates within the Redevelopment Area. The CRA will sunset on October 11, 2028.
The City's Mayor serves as the CRA Chairperson and the six City Commissioners serve as the CRA Board members. The City Manager serves as the Executive Director and Registered Agent. The CRA Administrator serves as the Board Secretary.
The CRA Board is assisted by input from the Redevelopment Advisory Board (RAB), which acts in an advisory capacity and whose members are appointed by the City Commission.
For more information on this RAB or to apply for membership, please contact the City Clerk's office at 305-787-6001. View the Application for Municipal Appointment to a Board, Committee, or Commission (PDF) here.
It was created by City of North Miami Beach resolution R2004-86 on 21 December 2004 and Miami-Dade County resolution R-1345-04 on 30 November 2004.
The CRA Is funded through Tax Increment Financing and is not a taxing authority. It receives its annual funding from the City and the County. The CRA is required to use the funding to improve or incentivize improvements solely in the Redevelopment Area.