Imagine Tallahassee Adds Complexity To Blueprint Process

Imagine Tallahassee Adds Complexity To Blueprint Process

Kim Rivers is not happy. Ms. Rivers, a successful local business woman and the engine behind Imagine Tallahassee, believes the Leon County Board of County Commissioners have voted to ignore the work of Imagine Tallahassee. And she is not shy. After the vote last week , she fired off an email stating her version of […]

Leon County Fuel Tax Will Not Be Spent On Road Maintenance

Leon County Fuel Tax Will Not Be Spent On Road Maintenance

Decisions made by elected officials on the City Commission and the Leon County Board of County Commissioners ensure that the approximately $4 million raised by the fuel tax increase approved in 2013 will not be spent on additional road maintenance. This, despite the fact that one of the main arguments used to push for an […]

City and County Spending Take Different Paths

City and County Spending Take Different Paths

Now that both the City and the County has adopted a budget for fiscal year 2014, Tallahassee Reports has acquired the most recent budget documents and developed a table comparing spending trends between the two local governments since 2008. A comparison of the County and City operational spending trends since 2008 are shown in the […]

Will New Gas Tax Result in More Road Maintenance Expenditures?

Will New Gas Tax Result in More Road Maintenance Expenditures?

The Leon County Board of County Commissioners are well on their way to approving a five cent gas tax.  The tax will raise approximately $4 million which will be split between the City and the County. During a lunch meeting with NEBA today, County  Commissioners had an opportunity to discuss their rationale for supporting the […]