Budget Hawks Seek Review of County Raises

Budget Hawks Seek Review of County Raises

Recent raises for the Leon County Administrator and Leon County Attorney are being questioned by Budget Hawks. Budget Hawks is a fiscally conservative group that produces fact based analysis for decision making on local spending and tax issues for the public and local government leaders. In a letter to the Leon County Commission, the group asks […]

Leon County Business Partner Under Federal Investigation

Leon County Business Partner Under Federal Investigation

Tallahassee Reports has learned that a Leon County business partner, Renovate America, is under investigation by Securities Exchange Commission – an independent agency of the United States federal government – and is responding to questions by the FBI. Renovate America has said they are not the target of an FBI investigation, but rather assisting the […]

Commissioner Dozier Lists Home for $80K Above 2015 Purchase Price from CRA Developer

Commissioner Dozier Lists Home for $80K Above 2015 Purchase Price from CRA Developer

Leon County Commissioner Kristin Dozier has listed a home she purchased from a developer who had business before the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) for approximately $80,000 more than she paid for the home on January 21, 2015. Information obtained by TR shows that the home located at 510 Terrace Street is currently listed for $269,000. […]

Ballard Building Challenges CRA Assumptions

Ballard Building Challenges CRA Assumptions

A major assumption used by the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) to secure financial assistance for projects is being challenged by a downtown project that received no CRA financial assistance. This comes as the CRA is defending its existence and advocating for more tax breaks for another major downtown project. The CRA is quick to take credit […]