Leon County Commission Approves $40K for Summer Youth Training Program

Leon County Commission Approves $40K for Summer Youth Training Program

Leon County Commissioners voted to approve  a partnership with CareerSource Capital Region for training and funding of the Leon County Government Summer Youth Training Program. The current cost to the County for the Summer Youth Program is $80,000. Through this agreement, the County and CareerSource would share the cost, each expending $40,000. Leon County’s Summer […]

Rosehill Says No to City Substation Plans, Spencer Road Home to be Purchased

Rosehill Says No to City Substation Plans, Spencer Road Home to be Purchased

After being rebuffed by homeowners in the Rosehill neighborhood, the City of Tallahassee’s electric utility is moving to buy property off of Spencer Road to expand a electric distribution substation in northeast Tallahassee. And homeowners on Spencer Road are not happy about the decision or the process. The property purchase was scheduled to be handled […]

Brookside Village Development Approved Over HOA Objections, $4,000 in Campaign Contributions Questioned

Brookside Village Development Approved Over HOA Objections, $4,000 in Campaign Contributions Questioned

Despite protests from neighborhood associations, the Leon County Commission unanimously voted to move forward with the Brookside Village  residential development off of Ox Bottom Road. Tallahassee Reports previously reported that the neighborhood associations for Ox Bottom Manor and Moore Pond filed a petition to challenge the Brookside Village development that was approved by the Leon County Development […]

City Reports a 14% Decrease in Leon County Crime, Status of Body Cameras and New Facility

City Reports a 14% Decrease in Leon County Crime, Status of Body Cameras and New Facility

At the City of Tallahassee annual retreat today, Chief Deleo reported that the number of crimes in Leon County in 2017 have decreased by approximately 13.7% when compared to data from 2016. The comparison period was January to November. During this period, the number of crimes fell from 14,092 to 12,152. The decrease was led […]

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