Florida’s Most Powerful City Manager

Florida’s Most Powerful City Manager

Research by Tallahassee Reports indicates that Anita Favors-Thompson is the most powerful City Manager in the state of Florida. This finding is based on a comparison of the formal powers of city managers of major cities in Florida, actions taken by Anita Favors-Thompson and interviews with community leaders. While Anita Favors-Thompson receives high approval ratings […]

City Tax Increase to Fund $40,000 Raise for Lobbyist, City Management Silent on Why

City Tax Increase to Fund $40,000 Raise for Lobbyist, City Management Silent on Why

Tallahassee Reports may have finally found an answer to City Commissioner Scott Maddox’s question about the Mayor and the City Commissioner’s budget. This part of the general government budget funds salaries and activities related to the Mayor and the four elected City Commissioners. Commissioner Scott Maddox asked about an increase in the Mayor and City […]

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 […]

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