Mayor, City Commissioners Bid Farewell

Mayor, City Commissioners Bid Farewell

At their last official Tallahassee City Commission meeting, Mayor Andrew Gillum, and City Commissioners Gil Ziffer and Nancy Miller offered farewell comments. Gillum’s comments were brief. He offered “a heartfelt thank you.” Gil Ziffer drew laughs when he thanked Barack Obama for helping him get on the Tallahassee city commission. He became city commissioner because […]

City to Vote on $600K for Public Housing Project

City to Vote on $600K for Public Housing Project

At their next meeting, the Tallahassee City Commission will vote on a recommendation to provide $600,000 in additional funding for a major public housing project. The City and the Tallahassee Housing Authority (THA) have created a redevelopment plan for the Orange Avenue public housing complex. The 200-unit apartment complex will be replaced with 390 residential […]

Former Chiles High School Teacher Arrested

Former Chiles High School Teacher Arrested

Former Chiles High School teacher Casey O’Brien, who resigned October 1 after being placed on administrative leave in August due to allegedly sending a student “sexually explicit messages, was booked into the Leon County Detention Center on Saturday and has since been released on bail. O’Brien, who is 33 years-old, taught Chemistry at Chiles for […]

City Commission to Vote on Contract Award to Ajax Construction for Public Safety Campus

City Commission to Vote on Contract Award to Ajax Construction for Public Safety Campus

Tomorrow the Tallahassee City Commission will vote on accepting the staff recommendation to negotiate a “Construction Manager at Risk” contract with Ajax Construction to build the city approved public safety campus on the southside of town. The final cost of the project will be determined once the contract is negotiated and project design is substantially […]

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