Immokalee CRA, Collier County, Stormwater Master Plan
- Source(s) of funding: Tax Increment Financing (TIF) used to fund Storm water Master Plan and Funding Strategy: the funding strategy includes SRF, USDA, CDBG, EDA, Special Appropriations, MSTU, TIF and County Stormwater Funds
- The Collier County CRA (Immokalee Planning Area) researched and wrote a CRA-wide flood control and water quality master plan. The program includes Guardian assisting the CRA with finding multiple sources of funding for this large project, including Water Management District Funds, State Revolving Funds (SRF), USDA, CDBG, EDA, appropriations and other funds. Over $7,000,000 will be leveraged and invested. The project features partnership with the CRA, County, State and Federal agencies, and developers.
- It is located in an Area of Critical Economic Concern, a State Enterprise Zone and a Community Redevelopment Area (CRA).
- Guardian staff provided strategy writing, program management and leveraging expertise.