Join us at the next CRA Advisory Board meeting on June 15th at the Immokalee Airport Authority at 8:30 AM.

Notice is hereby given that the Immokalee Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Boards will hold a Joint Public Meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 15th at Immokalee Airport Authority at 8:30 AM – Salazar Machine & Steel Conference Room located at 190 Airpark Blvd #105, Immokalee, FL 34142.  

Join us at the next Joint CRA/MSTU Advisory Board meeting on May 18th at the Immokalee Library at 8:30 AM

Notice is hereby given that the Immokalee Community Redevelopment Agency & the Immokalee Lighting and Beautification Municipal Service Taxing Unit Advisory Boards will hold a Joint Public Meeting at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18th, at the Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee – Event Center, South 1st Street, Immokalee, Florida 34142.    

First Street Zocalo garners national design award!

It was a snowy, wintery Washington D.C. but the sunshine and warmth of Immokalee’s First Street Zocalo brought welcomed glow to the Jannuary winter conference of the National Community Development Association (NCDA). That’s when the Immokalee CRA was presented with NCDA’s 2015 Audrey Nelson Community Development Award for the community’s new First Street Zocalo. Named for the […]

Immokale Zocalo wins national award!

Awards and honors continue to flow to the Immokalee Zocalo – or Main Street Plaza!  News came as a Christmas gift of a national award for the community plaza. The National Community Development Association (NCDA) has named the Immokalee Zocalo as the recipient of its 2015 Audrey Nelson Community Development Award.  Named for the first deputy […]

Immokalee Christmas Tree Lighting – An extraordinary event!

For the first time, Immokalee held a community Christmas Tree in the First Street Zocalo!  "It's a good start," said Cherryle Thomas to the Naples Daily News. Thomas is chair of the advisory board of the Immokalee Lighting and Beautification Municipal Tax Service, which paid for the decorations. Read more about the event in the Daily News […]

Immokalee Zocalo now an award-winning public plaza!

The Immokalee Zocalo – or public plaza – is now an award-winning town square!  The Zocalo, formally opened in May, won two prestigious 2014 Sand Dollar Awards presented by the Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA) for outstanding achievement in construction.  Well, okay, the awards were actually given to Surety Construction Company, which built the plaza, […]

First Street Zocalo opens to the public!!

Immokalee's newest landmark – and gathering place for the community – was formally opened to the public May 20 with lively festivities, honored guests and plenty of music and food – Immokalee style!!  The Immokalee First Street Plaza – or Zocalo – is now part of the community.  zo·ca·lo  (s?′kä-l?′)n. pl. zo·ca·los A town square or […]

First Street Zocalo to formally open May 20!

The new Immokalee landmark – the First Street Zocalo – is finished and will formally open May 20! A ribbon-cutting ceremony is set for 10 a.m. and it will be a big day in the little community that styles itself as, “Florida’s 21st Century!” Festivities will include music, food and a big Immokalee-style party!! The plaza […]

First Street Zocalo taking shape!

Construction is well underway and before long Immokaleans will have a beautiful new public gathering spot at the First Street Zocalo!  Work began earlier this month and crews have been working feverishly molding and polishing the once-vacate lot at the corner of First Street and Main Street into a gem of which the entire community can […]

Immokalee’s First Street Plaza – Zocalo – will soon be reality!

Within the next few months, the landscape of Immokalee's Main Street will be forever changed with the completion of the long-awaited First Street Zocalo.  Collier County Commissioners approved December 10th the plaza's construction contract and work will begin within weeks. Surety Construction Company of Naples was awarded the $576,000 construction contract.  While the plaza, or […]