Drew Park Strategic Action Plan Update

What is the Drew Park Strategic Action Plan Update Project?

Drew Park has a long history associated with the establishment of aviation, industrial, along with residences in close proximity to many regionally significant attractions. The City of Tampa and the Drew Park Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) are engaging the Drew Park community and other interested stakeholders to create an updated Strategic Action Plan (SAP) for the district. This input, along with analysis of existing conditions will be used to create a plan that improves the neighborhood in the future.

Project Objectives

To update and amend the Drew Park Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) SAP completed and adopted in March 2007 by the City of Tampa (City) Community Redevelopment Agency (Agency). The SAP update shall include recommendations and initiatives that guide the City, CRA and the CAC, in the allocation and expenditure of CRA Tax Increment Finance (TIF) funds.

Project Timeline

  • Underway – Data Collection and Conditions Evaluation
  • August 27, 2020 – Virtual Community Meeting #1 (Needs & Opportunities)
  • September – Virtual Community Meeting #2 (Alternatives)
  • October – Virtual Community Meeting #3 (Recommendations)
  • December – Final Reporting to Tampa Community Redevelopment Agency

Public Involvement

Vital to decision making for the project is learning about what is important to the Drew Park community. Public input on the SAP Update project is being solicited at community meetings and in an online survey.  Due to the effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic and need for social distancing, you are invited to participate virtually in Community Meetings.

Workshop #1 Results

Workshop #2 Results

Workshop #3 Results

You can also forward comments and questions to DrewParkUpdate@TampaGov.net.

Project Documents

SAP Draft Report January 2021

Market Analysis Report

Strategic Action Plan Final - May 2021

Questions or comments?

Please contact: 

Project Manager:  Jesus Niño, AICP, CFM
City of Tampa Community Redevelopment Department

813-274-7427 - Jesus.Nino@tampagov.net