Where Does The Tallahassee CRA Spend Your Money?

The City of Tallahassee Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) has spent or committed over $27 million to redevelopment activities in two sections of town and the majority of this money has been spent in the last four years. Under Florida law (Chapter 163, Part III), local governments are able to designate areas as community redevelopment areas […]

CRA Board Discusses Homeless Shelter and North Monroe CRA District

CRA Board Discusses Homeless Shelter and North Monroe CRA District

Commissioner Gil Ziffer, the liaison between the CRA Board and the Homeless Shelter, reported that the ideal situation would be for the CRA to work with a private developer to sell the shelter property. This would enable the shelter to change locations. It was clear The CRA Board was not interested in offering formal support […]

LOCAL GOVERNMENT: This Weeks Preview

Community Redevelopment Agency Meeting On Monday, November 25th there is a Community Redevelopment Agency meeting that begins at 11:00 AM in the City Hall Chambers. Among the issues addressed will be the 2012 Annual Report, the establishment of a North Monroe Redevelopment Area, and an update from Commissioner Gill Ziffer on issues related to the […]

City Attorney Recommends Reimbursing Mayor Marks $55,275 in Attorney Fees

City Attorney Lew Shelley, wrote in the agenda item that will be considered next Wednesday by the full City Commission that “Marks is entitled to reimbursement of reasonable attorney’s fees and costs because he has successfully defended and prevailed against the ethics charges.  These charges arose out of and/or in connection with his employment with […]