The city’s plan to privatize its Community Redevelopment Agency went public on Wednesday with CRA director Kim Briesemeister portraying the move as an efficiency measure for the city, not a boon for her private company.
Briesemeister, speaking at a Northwood/Pleasant City CRA advisory board meeting, acknowledged that she came up with the idea to privatize the agency, which has a $25 million annual budget. Although her Broward County-based company will bid on the assignment, she said there’s no guarantee she will win the competition.
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