City Chose Pay Raises When Others Tightened Their Belts

City Chose Pay Raises When Others Tightened Their Belts

When City Manager Anita Favors released her proposed budget last month for FY 2016, which includes a 27% increase in property taxes, her press release called the proposal a “public safety budget.” The press release detailed the increase in positions for public safety and also mentioned the $500,000 allocated for street resurfacing. However, one item […]

City Commissioners Get Input at Town Hall on Budget

City Commissioners Get Input at Town Hall on Budget

Approximately 95 citizens attended the Town Hall meeting sponsored by Tallahassee Reports last Thursday to address the City’s proposed 27% increase in property taxes. The meeting was held at the Killearn Country Club. The Town Hall was held so that City Commissioners could provide information and take questions about the proposed tax increase. City Commissioners […]

BREAKING NEWS: Tallahassee Democrat Article on City Budget Includes Incorrect Pay Raise Number

BREAKING NEWS: Tallahassee Democrat Article on City Budget Includes Incorrect Pay Raise Number

The Tallahassee Democrat has a major story in their Sunday edition on the City’s proposed 2015-16 budget, which includes a 27% increase in property taxes. However, when it comes to reporting the amount in the budget for non-public safety pay raises for city employees, the Tallahassee Democrat publishes an incorrect number. Byron Dobson, the Tallahassee […]