Ybor City Development Corporation

Ybor City Development Corporation

Ybor City LogoThe Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC) is a division of the City of Tampa's Economic & Urban Development Department. YCDC facilitates the development, redevelopment, economic revitalization and general improvement of the Ybor City's Historic District, its 2 Community Redevelopment Areas (CRAs) and surrounding community. YCDC is the City's primary vehicle for short and long range planning of the District, administers the Community Redevelopment Plans for Ybor CRA 1 and CRA 2 and their respective Tax Increment Funds (TIF), in accordance with Chapter 163, Florida Statutes. It inventories and coordinates infrastructure improvements, manages the District's clean team (YES Team), manages the District Ambassador Program, coordinates resolution of community problems/issues and serves as the community's City liaison for municipal services and special events.


Ybor City Development Corporation, Inc. Board Nominations

The Nominating Committee of the Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC), Inc. is seeking nominations for its 2015-2017 Board of Directors. The YCDC Board serves as the official Community Advisory Committee (CAC) to the City of Tampa and the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) on issues and policies affecting Ybor City. Nominees must represent one of the following Board categories: retail/arts, bar, restaurant, professional office, hotel/bed & breakfast, property owner, multi-family residential, entertainment/events, multi-use complex, and at-large. Terms of office are for two (2) years beginning October 1, 2015 and ending September 30, 2017.

Nominees must submit a CRA Community Advisory Committee Questionnaire, which can be obtained through the Ybor City Development Corporation office or online at www.tampagov.net/ycdc. Nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m. on August 7, 2015 to:


2015 East 7th Avenue

Tampa, FL 33605

Fax: (813) 274-7935

Email: Vince.Pardo@tampagov.net 

For additional information, please contact Ybor City Development Manager Vince Pardo at (813) 274-7937.

Ybor City Holiday Season Program RFP

Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC), Inc.is now accepting applications for an event promoter to oversee and implement Ybor City’s Holiday Season Program for Fiscal Year 2016. This grant program is designed to assist the funding of holiday season activities in Ybor City’s CRA 1 area from November 15, 2015 to January 15, 2016.  

To find out more about this program and to apply, please fill out the application posted on the City website: http://www.tampagov.net/YCDC.  Completed applications (10 copies) for the FY2016 Grant Program must be returned to the Ybor City Development Corporation office, 2015 E. 7th Avenue by Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 5 p.m. Applications received after that date and time will be disqualified.   For more information, please call Brenda Thrower with the Ybor City Development Corporation, at (813) 274-7917.

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