Meetings, Agendas, Minutes & Budget

GCRA Leadership Structure

The Gainesville Community Reinvestment Area is governed by the City Commission and reports to Assistant City Manager, Deborah Bowie. The GCRA is also guided by a citizen advisory board representing the district. The current FY 2021 City Commission is led by Mayor Lauren Poe, Commissioner Harvey Ward, Commissioner David Arreola, Commissioner Adrian Hayes-Santos, Commissioner Gail Johnson, Commissioner Gigi Simmons, and Commissioner Reina Saco.

GCRA Advisory Board

The 15-member GCRA Advisory Board serves in an advisory capacity to the City Commission on matters of community redevelopment with the GCRA. Board Liaisons are Tricia Lopez and David Roque.

Advisory Board Roster

Bradley S Pollitt, Chair 1st Term:  Oct 03, 2019 to Oct 03, 2021
Stephanie R Seawright, Vice Chair 1st Term:  Oct 03, 2019 to Oct 03, 2021
Jason P Atkins-Tuffs  1st Term:  Oct 03, 2019 to Oct 03, 2021
Kali Richard Blount RN, AICP  1st Term:  Oct 03, 2019 to Oct 03, 2021
Carrie B. Bush  1st Term:  Oct 03, 2019 to Oct 03, 2021
Linda B. Dixon  1st Term:  Oct 03, 2019 to Oct 03, 2021
Evelyn T. Foxx  1st Term:  Oct 03, 2019 to Oct 03, 2021
Armando R Grundy-Gomes  1st Term:  Oct 03, 2019 to Oct 03, 2021
Jacob G Ihde  1st Term:  Oct 03, 2019 to Oct 03, 2021
Christopher M Merritt  1st Term:  Oct 03, 2019 to Oct 03, 2021
Jason Mitchell  1st Term:  Oct 03, 2019 to Oct 03, 2021
Warren Nielsen  1st Term:  Oct 03, 2019 to Oct 03, 2021
Michael Palmer  1st Term:  Oct 03, 2019 to Oct 03, 2021
Jessica Turner-Evans  1st Term:  Oct 03, 2019 to Oct 03, 2021
Joakim “Jay” Nordqvist  1st Term:  Jun 03, 2021 to Oct 03, 2021

The GCRA Advisory Board meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m in the Multipurpose Room of the GRU Administration Building at 301 SE 4th Ave. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the GCRA Advisory Board adopted a hybrid in-person/virtual meeting structure to conduct business and will continue to offer participation by the public by phone or teleconference. Teleconference information for the GCRA Advisory Board and other City boards can be found on the City’s Notice of Meetings.

Visit the City of Gainesville Calendar to view GCRA meeting agendas and minutes. Special events such as workshops, ribbon cuttings and groundbreaking ceremonies are listed on the GCRA Facebook page.

Advisory Board Member Resources

 

Annual Financials

Audited FY14 Financials

Audited FY15 Financials

FY16 Financials

Audited FY17 Financials

Unaudited FY18 Financials

Unaudited FY19 Financials

Unaudited FY20 Financials

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