Now that the dust has settled and the local elections are in the rear view mirror, its time for some analysis of what happened and why. This story is about two incumbents – County Commissioner Cliff Thaell and Mayor John Marks – who were challenged by two political newcomers.
Tallahassee Reports investigated how much money each of the five largest cities in Florida with municipal owned electric utilities chose to invest in smart meters. In addition to Tallahassee, we gathered information on Jacksonville, Orlando, Gainesville, and Lakeland.
At the Nov. 9, 2010 Leon County Commission meeting, the issue of a Citizen’s Advisory Board for utilities will once again be addressed. At issue is the city’s response to the county’s proposal to create a citizens board through a charter amendment.
The Economic Recovery (ER) Index for September, 2010 was calculated to be 20.9. The Index is calculated by adding the monthly unemployment rate and the monthly supply of residential homes. See more details about the index here. The ER Index was created by Tallahassee Reports.