COT Lobbyists Ordinance Allows For Secret Communication

Tallahassee Reports has learned that the COT proposed ordinance to register lobbyists will allow lobbyists to secretly communicate with city commissioners and city staff about pending proposals and contracts. The current Leon County ordinance prohibits such communication and requires written correspondence. At the upcoming City of Tallahassee Commission meeting, there will be a public hearing […]

Tallahassee Regional Airport Has Higher Than Average Fuel Prices

Tallahassee Reports has researched the price of aircraft fuel and found that Tallahassee Regional Airport offers above average fuel prices to its customers. The information was collected from internet websites that provide up-to-date fuel information for every airport in the nation. There are two kinds of aircraft fuel: JET A fuel and 100LL fuel (AvGas). […]

Is A Tallahassee Airport Authority On The Horizon?

Tallahassee Reports has learned that Florida State Representative Michelle Rehwinkel-Vasilinda has taken the procedural steps that would allow her to file legislation to create a Tallahassee Airport Authority. The information began “hitting the streets” last week. “I believe the Tallahassee airport is vital to the future economic prosperity of our city, the region and our […]

Commissioner Gillum’s “Tit for Tat” Rationale Overlooks Millions In Electric Rate Increases

The discussion over the $8 million electric utility surplus over the last few months has seen city commissioners and staff defending the need to deposit the “found” money in the electric reserve which already had approximately $95 million. Rationale for keeping the money has ranged from “its policy” to “its only $34 per residential customer”. […]