Ox Bottom Manor, Moore Pond Neighborhoods Launch Legal Challenge Against New Development

Ox Bottom Manor, Moore Pond Neighborhoods Launch Legal Challenge Against New Development

Tallahassee Reports has learned that the neighborhood associations for Ox Bottom Manor and Moore Pond have filed a petition to challenge the Brookside Village residential development which was recently approved by the Leon County Development Review Committee. The Brookside Village development is a proposed 61-lot single-family detached residential subdivision on the upland portion of the […]

After Two Year Discount, County Residents to Pay 15% More in Fire Service Fees

After Two Year Discount, County Residents to Pay 15% More in Fire Service Fees

Two years after Leon County government chose to defer a City of Tallahassee initiated fire service fee increase, Leon county residents now will begin paying a higher rate during fiscal year 2018 which begins on October 1, 2017. The increase will be approximately 15% for most residential customers. Back in 2015, the City of Tallahassee […]

Commissioner Dozier Disputes Appraisal Value of Home, But Lists Appraisal Value on Financial Disclosure Form

Commissioner Dozier Disputes Appraisal Value of Home, But Lists Appraisal Value on Financial Disclosure Form

Tallahassee Reports has learned that Leon County Commissioner Kristin Dozier, after purchasing a home for $188,600 in 2015 from a CRA developer, listed the “fair market” value of the home as $280,000 on her 2015 financial disclosure form. The directions for completing the Form 6 states that “real property may be valued at its market […]

Commissioner Dozier Defends Property Purchase from CRA Developer After Vote

Commissioner Dozier Defends Property Purchase from CRA Developer After Vote

On October 23rd, 2014, the Community Redevelopment Agency voted 7-1 to provide IB Tallahassee, LLC, as the owner of the Doubletree Hotel at Adams Street, up to $682,000 in CRA grant funds. Among those elected officials that voted for the grant was Leon County Commissioner Kristin Dozier. Less than three months later, public records show […]

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