Tallahassee City Manager Solicited Charitable Donations from City Lobbyist, City Vendors and City Employees for Ziffer Event

Tallahassee City Manager Solicited Charitable Donations from City Lobbyist, City Vendors and City Employees for Ziffer Event

Tallahassee Reports has learned through a public records request that Tallahassee City Manager Anita Favors Thompson sent out an email soliciting donations from a city lobbyist, city vendors and city employees for a charitable event involving City Commissioner Gil Ziffer. City Commissioner Gill Ziffer told Tallahassee Reports he was not aware of the email. The […]

“We Have A Once In A Decade Opportunity”

“We Have A Once In  A Decade Opportunity”

Over a six month period from October, 2012 until July, 2013 something special happened in City Hall. Something that a lot of people in this community had been seeking for a number of years. But those people were told they were naysayers and critics. The powers in City Hall told these people “take your three […]

City Staff Asks Commissioners to Vote Against Ethics Panel Recommendation on Ethics Officer and Penalties

City Staff Asks Commissioners to Vote Against Ethics Panel Recommendation on Ethics Officer and Penalties

The City of Tallahassee staff will formally ask the City Commissioners to vote against some of the major recommendations made by the Ethics Advisory Panel (EAP) on Wednesday during a City Commission workshop. The Ethics Advisory Panel, made up of nine citizens, including a retired Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court and a former President […]

City Electric Reserves Top $100 Million Once Again

City Electric Reserves Top $100 Million Once Again

The City of Tallahassee recently updated the financials for their operations in the fiscal year 2013 and the budgeted numbers for 2014. One of the items updated was the “Schedule of Reserves.” The “Schedule of Reserves” details the City of Tallahassee policies and reserve level requirements for eleven different funds. Reserves are used to address […]