Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)

Established by Resolution 2018-017, the DeFuniak Springs City Council created the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) after determining a need to initiate the revitalization of blighted areas inside the city limits. The CRA is funded through tax incremental financing (TIF), which is used to implement the goals of the CRA Redevelopment Plan, as adopted by the city council. Redevelopment actions are guided by the CRA Board, which is comprised of five members appointed by each council seat. The board meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall, Council Chambers, 1350 Baldwin Ave, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435.


  • Darius Paul.  Appointed by Councilman Kevin Crystal.
  • Reynolds Henderson, Chair. Appointed by Councilman Todd Bierbaum.
  • Susan Bakalo. Appointed by Councilman Bob McKnight.
  • Cathy Mosely. Appointed by Councilman Henry Ennis.
  • Joe Johnson.  Appointed by Councilman Tony Vallee.
  • Joshua R. Ervin. Executive Director
  • Chris Wallace.  City Planner