New advisory board to be formed for Gainesville CRA

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -

With the Gainesville City Commission taking direct control over the four community redevelopment agencies, they are looking for people to advise them.

An advisory board is being formed for the new Gainesville Community Reinvestment Area or CRA

Board members will have to live or work within one of the four current CRA districts, which comprise much of Downtown and East Gainesville.

The application process opened Friday, August 16th and members will be appointed by city commissioners on Thursday, October 3rd.