Family Members of High Level City Officials Land City Jobs

Family Members of High Level City Officials Land City Jobs

Tallahassee Reports has learned that the City of Tallahassee’s Technology and Innovation Department, headed by Jonathan Kilpatrick, employs the step-son of City Commissioner Nancy Miller and the daughter of City Manager Rick Fernandez. In addition, TR has verified that Kilpatrick’s wife works with the City of Tallahassee and his daughter, Cowan Kilpatrick Duggar, was recently hired […]

Commissioner Miller Family Contracts Results in Change to City Policy

Commissioner Miller Family Contracts Results in Change to City Policy

The City of Tallahassee Auditor’s investigation into contracts awarded to family members of City Commissioner Nancy Miller did not identify any evidence that John Buss, Miller’s husband, inappropriately used his position to secure a personal benefit for his brother through the award of work to DPB &Associates. However, the audit found the approval of those awards […]

Campaign Consultants for All Five City Commissioners Have City Contracts

Campaign Consultants for All Five City Commissioners Have City Contracts

A Tallahassee Reports investigation of local government contracts with campaign consultants for current elected officials reveals that three consultants with campaign ties to all five current city commissioners have received approximately $395,000 in payments over the last two years. Tallahassee Reports could not find any campaign consultants for Leon County Commissioners receiving payments from Leon […]