City Commission Sets 13% Increase in Property Tax, Commissioners Criticize Budget Process

City Commission Sets 13% Increase in Property Tax, Commissioners Criticize Budget Process

In a public hearing that started at approximately 6:30 pm and lasted past 10:30 pm, 50 speakers let their voice be heard on Wednesday night at City Hall. After patiently listening to all who asked to speak, the Tallahassee City Commission voted 4-1 to approve a tentative 13% increase in the city’s property tax increase. […]

Maclay Volleyball Falls to Chiles 3-1

Maclay Volleyball Falls to Chiles 3-1

By Cassidy Craig The Maclay Marauders (4-2) suffered a disappointing 3-1 set loss to their rival the Chiles Timberwolves (5-4) last night at Chiles High School. The Marauders started out slow, losing the first two sets (25-14, 25-22) to the Timberwolves. By the third set, however, the Marauders were able to gain momentum to defeat […]

Citizens Group Details Path To No Property Tax Increase, Proposes $9.5 Million in Adjustments

Citizens Group Details Path To No Property Tax Increase, Proposes $9.5 Million in Adjustments

The Citizens for Responsible Spending  held a press conference today to address the City’s proposed 23% increase in property taxes. The purpose of the conference was to provide recommendations for new sources of revenue and spending cuts that would balance the budget and not require a tax increase. The speakers were business owner Barney Bishop, […]