Mayor Gillum, City Move To “Ban” Criminal Background Question From Job Application

Mayor Gillum, City Move To “Ban” Criminal Background Question From Job Application

A discussion initiated by Mayor Gillum on December 15, 2014 about eliminating criminal background questions from government employment applications may be headed to the full City Commission in January. On December 16, 2014,  local TV station WTXL reported that “Mayor Andrew Gillum met with local leaders …about ways to improve the application process for government […]

Chief Judge Charles Francis Declines to Make Appointment to City’s Ethics Board

Chief Judge Charles Francis Declines to Make Appointment to City’s Ethics Board

Tallahassee Reports has learned that Chief Judge Charles Francis of the Second Circuit Court of Florida has declined to make his appointment to the newly created City of Tallahassee Ethics Board. Last November the citizens voted overwhelmingly to create an independent ethics board for the City of Tallahassee. The ballot initiative created an ethics board […]

Leadership Council on Gun Violence Identifies Suspects and Victims of Crime

Leadership Council on Gun Violence Identifies Suspects and Victims of Crime

The Leadership Council on Gun Violence provided the City Commission with detailed information about the victims and suspects of gun violence and the location of the incidents at the December 10th meeting. City of Tallahassee Police Chief Michael Deleo made the presentation. The Council was created over the summer to develop action steps to help […]

City Procurement Process Plagued with More Controversy

City Procurement Process Plagued with More Controversy

Tallahassee Reports received an anonymous tip detailing “unfair practices” with the City’s procurement process. The tip addressed the relationship between the Manager of Procurement Services at the City of Tallahassee and a City vendor. Through independent research Tallahassee Reports has learned that Andre Libroth, the Manager of Procurement Services for the City of Tallahassee has […]