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File #: 23-240 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Board Action Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/9/2023 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 11/16/2023 Final action:
Title: UPDATE ON THE WEST ATLANTIC MASTER PLAN
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Renée A. Jadusingh, Esq., CRA Executive Director
DATE: November 16, 2023
Title
UPDATE ON THE WEST ATLANTIC MASTER PLAN

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Provide direction to CRA Staff as it relates to updating the West Atlantic Master Plan.


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Background:
In 2016, the CRA engaged with IBI Group (IBI) Inc., a consultant then under a continuing services agreement for development services to create an updated and comprehensive plan for the West Atlantic Avenue (CRA Sub-Area 3), Southwest Area Neighborhood (CRA Sub-Area 8) and the Northwest Area Neighborhood (CRA Sub-Area 4).

The outcome of this effort, which included the community’s input for the West Atlantic, Northwest and Southwest Neighborhoods (a.k.a. The Set) resulted in the creation of the Set Transformation Plan in February 2018. Input was gathered by IBI through fifty (50) stakeholder interviews, three (3) public workshops and twenty (20) neighborhood association and committee meetings; in addition, IBI reviewed and researched the following documents: West Atlantic Branding Initiative dated April 1, 2016, 2015 Year-End Workshop Draft Summary Report (The Set Transformation Plan), WARC Strategic Plan 2014-2017 dated October 2013, West Atlantic Area Needs Assessment Community Workshop Summary dated October 2012, Southwest Area Neighborhood Redevelopment Plan dated May 9, 2003, and West Atlantic Redevelopment Plan dated November 7, 2000.

In 2020, the City of Delray Beach (City) updated the Set Transformation Plan and revised the name to West Atlantic Master Plan (WAMP) and subsequently adopted the WAMP.

On July 25, 2023, at the CRA Board meeting, CRA Board members discussed updating the WAMP.

On October 17, 2023, the CRA and City held a joint workshop to discuss future development on CRA and City-owned properties in the West Atlantic Area. At that workshop, CRA Board members discussed updating the WAMP and brought up the possibility that o...

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