Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority

City of Springfield

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The Springfield Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority (LCRA) is an appointed board of the City that is established pursuant to the Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority Law to assist with the redevelopment of blighted or insanitary areas in the City. Per statute, the LCRA is vested with broad powers that allow the City to actively redevelop blighted areas, as well as to encourage the private sector redevelopment of such areas within designated redevelopment areas. The LCRA may designate redevelopment areas and redevelopment plans, and it has the authority to grant partial real property tax abatement to redevelopment projects that conform to approved redevelopment plans.

Appointed by: Mayor

Member Terms: 4 years

Residency Requirement: 5 years

Meeting Time: First Tuesday of the Month 4:00 PM

Meeting Location: Busch Municipal Building, 840 Boonville Ave.

**Please let us know if you submit an application and/or get appointed to this board.