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NW 7th Avenue Corridor Community Redevelopment District - Special District Background

The NW 7th Avenue Corridor Community Redevelopment District is ideally situated to support major business development, new business creation, and emerge as one of Miami-Dade County’s most important job growth corridors. Its redevelopment is a regional priority, in that it supports critical regional economic development goals, can reduce transportation congestion, and deliver needed jobs to the community.

  • Area General Information

      • Full legal name (as cited in creation document)
        7th Avenue Corridor Community Redevelopment District
      • Public purpose
        An urban initiative to stimulate and guide the redevelopment of the 7th Avenue corridor creating better neighborhoods to live, work and play.
      • Boundaries / service area
        The District boundaries are as follows:
        North by 119th Street,
        South by the municipal boundary of the City of Miami,
        East by Interstate 95 and 
        West by the unincorporated properties bordering on NW 7th 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
        March 16, 2004
    • 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
    • Governing Board Members:
      • Mae D. Bryant, Ph.D.
      • Charesse Chester
      • Gene Lomando
      • Lesly Prudent
      • Mack L. Samuel
  • Revenue Information

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

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

    The 7th Avenue CRA meets monthly at the:

    Arcola Lakes Branch Library
    8240 NW 7th Avenue, Miami

    2018 meeting dates

    • Oct. 31
    • Nov. 21
    • Dec. 19

    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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