September 21st , at the Careersource Southwest FL., 750 South 5th Street, Immokalee, Florida 34142.

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, September 21st , at the Careersource Southwest FL., 750 South 5th Street,¬†Immokalee, Florida 34142. In regard to the public meeting: Two or more members of the Board […]

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. ¬†  

Immokalee CRA will be featured Sept. 9 on CALL FM

The Immokalee CRA will be featured Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. on CALL FM.  CRA Operations Manager Bradley Muckel and Immokalee Municipal Services Taxing District (MSTD) Project Manager James Sainvilius will answer questions on the radio program, "Out of Immokalee," hosted by long-time Immokalee civic leader Cherryle Thomas, who is also chair of the MSTD citizens advisory committee.  […]

Applications going out for Immokalee’s new Sweat Equity grant program!

The word is circulating, applications are going out for Immokalee's new Sweat Equity grant program – intended for business owner who want to spruce up the exterior of commercial spaces.  The Immokalee Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) won approval of the program two months ago and is now accepting applications and encouraging business owners to take […]

Enterprise Zones headed for sunset.

Unless something drastic happens in the second half of the Florida Legislature's 2015 session, it appears Enterprise Zones in Florida – including Immokalee's – will die a natural death at the end of the year.  Enterprise Zones offer the most cost-effective program in the Sunshine State for job creation, entrepreneurial encouragement and a ticket out […]

Immokalee Construction projects moving along on schedule.

Two major street projects are moving on – or ahead of – schedule in Immokalee.  The storm water drainage project at the western end of Immokalee Drive and the sidewalk construction project on Colorado Avenue will, when completed, make Immokalee a much drier and safer community.  The larger of two projects is the $2.1 million storm […]

Sweat Equity grant program for Immokalee businesses.

Immokalee business owners have a new way to renovate store and business exteriors.  The Immokalee CRA has opened its new Sweat Equity Grant Program to match 50 percent of the costs business owners spend on fixing up store fronts, exterior commercial buildings and aesthetic site improvements.  All improvements must meet certain criteria (below) and must meet […]

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 […]

Open Streets – Ciclovia – coming to Immokalee!

Imagine a community event drawing hundreds of families to walk, run, bike and be active right in the open streets of Immokalee – Ciclovia!  The Immokalee CRA is part of a wide coalition of organizations – led by the Safe & Healthly Children's Coalition of Collier County – to bring such an event to Immokalee […]