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NW 79th Street Corridor Area - Special District Background

In 2009, Miami-Dade County authorized a Community Redevelopment Area for the 79th Street Corridor.

  • Area General Information

      • Full legal name (as cited in creation document)
        NW 79th Street Corridor Area
      • Public purpose
        An urban initiative to stimulate and guide the redevelopment of the NW 79th Street corridor creating better neighborhoods to live, work and play.
      • Boundaries / service area
        The District boundaries are as follows:
        North by NW 87th Street,
        South by NW 62nd Street,
        East by NW 7th Avenue and
        West by NW 37th Avenue.
        Service map 
      • Services provided
        The district helps address slum and blight through redevelopment initiatives and incentive economic development within the area as outlined in the redevelopment plan.
      • Date established
        May 5, 2009
    • Establishing entity
      Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners
  • Contact Information

      • CRA Coordinator
        Jorge Fernandez
      • Mailing address 
        111 NW 1st Street
        Suite 2210
        Miami, FL 33128
      • Telephone number
        305-375-5143
    • Governing Board Members:
      • Ronald E. Frazier
      • Oliver Gross
      • Gabriel Salazar
      • Rasha Soray-Cameau
      • Ronda Vangates
  • Revenue Information

      • Taxes, fees, assessments, or charges imposed and collected
        n/a
      • Rates or amounts for the current fiscal year
        n/a
    • Statutory authority for the levy of the tax, fee, assessment, or charge
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  • General Financial Information

    • The final complete audit report for the most recent completed fiscal year:
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  • Meeting Dates

    The 79th Street CRA meets every other month at the:

    Arcola Lakes Branch Library
    8240 NW 7th Avenue, Miami
    305-694-2707

    Meetings begin at 6 p.m.

    Meeting dates are subject to change.

    A person seeking to appeal any decisions made at a meeting, with respect to matters considered at the meeting, will need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based.

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