Marks, Lindley Offer Strong Support to PAC

A lot happened at the CRA Board meeting today. The CRA Board voted to spend almost $200,000 on leasing parking spaces near the Gaines Street corridor and a consultant that will offer a strategic assessment of downtown Tallahassee. The CRA staff said that the parking places would help “support retail development” in the area. Mayor […]

Voting Conflicts On Ethics Panel Agenda

On Thursday, the Citizens Ethics Panel will meet at City Hall to continue to formulate their recommendation on a new ethics policy for the City. The issues scheduled to be discussed are voting conflicts and campaign finance. Voting conflicts are one of the main reasons that the Panel was created by the City Commission. The […]

This Week’s Local Government Preview

The Leon County Board of County Commission will have a workshop on Tuesday to address the Fiscal 2014 Budget. After the workshop, the Board will hold their regular commission meeting. Among the issues addressed will be a proposed Infrastructure Agreement related to the Orchard Pond Toll Roads. On Wednesday there is a CRA Board meeting […]

COT Red Light Camera Program: Is it effective and how much does it cost?

COT Red Light Camera Program: Is it effective and how much does it cost?

The City of Tallahassee (COT) began installing red light cameras in August of 2010. Like many local governments across Florida and the US, Tallahassee turned to the cameras in the name of safety. But from the beginning, there have been those who have argued that the program violates due process and is designed to turn […]