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.
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.
- 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
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.
You can also forward comments and questions to [email protected].
Below is the first draft of the Drew Park Strategic Action Plan update document. The document is being posted for public review and input. Please provide any input to Jesus Niño by January 28, 2021. Send input on the document to: [email protected].
Questions or comments?
Project Manager: Jesus Niño, AICP, CFM
City of Tampa Community Redevelopment Department
813-274-7427 - [email protected]