Experts Say Mobility Fee Will Increase Transparency, Raise More Money, Could Hurt Small Businesses

Experts Say Mobility Fee Will Increase Transparency, Raise More Money, Could Hurt Small Businesses

The monthly Network of Entrepreneurs and Business Advocates held their monthly luncheon meeting Tuesday and heard two experts discuss the pros and cons of a move towards a mobility fee. A mobility fee, which is under consideration in Leon County, replaces impact and concurrency fees as a source for funding transportation projects. The fee would […]

Mid-Year Data Shows a Crime Decrease in Leon County with Property Crime Down, Violent Crime Up

Mid-Year Data Shows a Crime Decrease in Leon County with Property Crime Down, Violent Crime Up

According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, mid-year data for 2017 shows that crime decreased by 9.4% in Leon County when compared to the same time period during 2016. The overall decrease was driven by a 11.9% decrease in property crimes like burglary and larceny. The number of motor vehicle thefts fell from 598 […]

Citing FBI and Crime Rate, Tallahassee Chamber Pursues Consolidation Study

Citing FBI and Crime Rate, Tallahassee Chamber Pursues Consolidation Study

Citing the FBI investigation and the violent crime rate, the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted unanimously to underwrite an independent study into potential government consolidation. In an “Important Business Alert” email, the Chamber stated: The Tallahassee community is suffering through a climate of crisis created by a lingering FBI investigation into […]