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  Public Hearings     10.    
BCC Regular Meeting   
Meeting Date: 10/20/2016  
Issue:    5:32 p.m. Public Hearing to Adopt the Ensley Redevelopment Trust Fund Ordinance
From: Tonya Gant
Department: Neighborhood & Human Svcs  
CAO Approval:

5:32 p.m. Public Hearing for consideration of adopting the Ensley Redevelopment Trust Fund Ordinance.

Recommendation:  That the Board take the following action concerning adoption of the Ensley Redevelopment Trust Fund Ordinance:

A. Adopt an Ordinance of Escambia County, Florida relating to the establishment and funding for a Redevelopment Trust Fund pursuant to Section 163.387, Florida Statutes, for Ensley Redevelopment Projects; providing for short title; providing for legislative findings; providing for definitions; providing for establishment of Redevelopment Trust Fund; providing for funding of Redevelopment Trust Fund; providing for disposition of monies upon expiration of the Fiscal Year; providing for independent audit; providing for severability; providing for inclusion in the code; providing for an effective date; and

B. Authorize the Chairman to execute the Ordinance. 

On December 11, 2014, the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners adopted a Resolution (R2014-146) creating the Ensley Redevelopment District.

On October 20, 2016, at 9:00 a.m., a CRA meeting was convened to recommend to the Board to adopt an Ordinance to establish the Ensley Redevelopment Trust Fund.  A copy of the Ordinance and Map is attached.


Funding for the proper advertisement will be provided through the CRA Administration, Fund 151, Cost Center 370110.


The Ordinance was reviewed and approved as to form and legal sufficiency by Kristin Hual, Assistant County Attorney.


Neighborhood and Human Services Department/Community Redevelopment Agency (NHS/CRA) staff will handle this process.

Conducting a Public Hearing to adopt an Ordinance is in compliance with the Board guidelines and procedures.
Upon Board adoption of the Ordinance, NHS/CRA staff, in coordination with other County Departments, Chris Jones Property Appraisers, and the various Neighborhood Groups in Ensley District, will process the necessary documents for the Ensley Trust Fund for the designated area.

Ensley Map

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