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CRA Board Meetings  are typically held on the second Monday of each month, 5:00 P.M. , at 1280 N. Congress Avenue, Suite 215, West Palm Beach, FL 33409.   Intake deadline for Planning and Zoning items which require a CRA recommendation is two weeks prior to the scheduled Board meeting at 12:00 P.M. (noon).  A pre-application meeting with CRA staff is highly recommended prior to intake.

To download the 2017 CRA Board Meeting dates, please click: 2017_Board_Meeting_Schedule

 

LATEST NEWS:

Belvedere Heights Neighborhood Meeting

The CRA is hosting a meeting at the CRA offices on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 6 to 8pm for residents of the Belvedere Heights neighborhood to discuss potential sidewalk, streetlight, pocket park and drainage improvements. Please click on the link below to view the invitation flyer:

Belvedere Heights neighborhood meeting 5-17-17 Invite Flyer

 

On April 19th and 26th, 2017, the Westgate Belvedere Homes CRA hosted a two-part Community Design Charrette to gather input from residents, property and business owners on the development of a conceptual streetscape plan for a renewed Westgate Avenue Corridor. Part I of the charrette focused on brainstorming and design and Part II of the charrette presented conceptual plans.  Both charrette sessions were well attended and provided invaluable feedback on the creation of the plan.

Westgate Avenue Corridor Streetscape Study 6-15-2017

Charrette invite

Part I of the Community Design Charrette Thank you to all who participated!

(photo credit: Chad Riddle, WGI)

 

 

We Appreciate Your Participation!

The CRA hosted a community meeting on November 19, 2016 at the Westgate Recreation Center to present the working draft of the amended Westgate/Belvedere Homes CRA Redevelopment Plan. Thank you to the residents, business, and property owners who attended, as well as the PBC Sherriff’s Office, Code Enforcement, and Parks & Recreation.

The Redevelopment Plan guides the CRA’s efforts by identifying persistent issues within the community such as identity, access, infrastructure, beautification, safety and security, housing, property maintenance and rehabilitation; by creating action plans and programs that will stabilize and improve the community; and by implementing programs through land development regulations, private and public partnerships, and economic initiatives. We are hard at work finalizing the amended Redevelopment Plan for approval by the CRA Board and adoption by the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners in the spring of 2017.

The working draft and final draft of the Redevelopment Plan can be viewed under the Plans & Studies tab above.

CRA Staff’s presentation can be viewed by following the link below:

community-meeting-presentation_11-19-16

 

Clinics Can Help moves to Westgate Avenue

The CRA attended the grand opening of Clinics Can Help on July 12. Started in 2005, the organization provides gently used medical equipment to those who cannot afford to purchase what is needed or who are not covered under insurance. Clinics Can Help serves 1800 people in Palm Beach County annually and is the only organization of its kind in the State of Florida. Welcome!

 

Check out WCRA’s video on PBC.gov Channel 20 Special Edition

Westgate NSP2 Opening Brings Back Memories

Community Center

Westgate Community and Recreation Center

3691 Oswego Avenue
West Palm Beach, Fl 33409


Westgate CRA Office

1280 N. Congress Avenue
Suite 215
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Phone: 561.640.8181
Fax: 561.640.8180

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