City Commission to Tackle City Manager, City Attorney Vacancies

City Commission to Tackle City Manager, City Attorney Vacancies

This Wednesday city commissioners will decide on a number of issues related to the current vacancies of the city manager and city attorney positions. City Manager Staff is recommending the hiring of an executive search firm that will provide support for all components of the recruitment process, from solicitation of candidates until a candidate is […]

City Manager Counted Employee that Retired in 2014 as Reorganization Savings in 2016

City Manager Counted Employee that Retired in 2014 as Reorganization Savings in 2016

Tallahassee Reports has learned that City Manager Rick Fernandez counted the salary from a position that had not been filled since 2014 as savings to justify the raises he gave to a select group of executive managers. Last week, City Manager Rick Fernandez went before City Commissioners to explain the 5-digit raises that resulted in […]

New City Manager Proud of Hilaman’s Impact on Tallahassee Golf Prices

New City Manager Proud of Hilaman’s Impact on Tallahassee Golf Prices

It appears that the City of Tallahassee is in the business of driving down golf prices in Tallahassee. At the last Tallahassee City Commission meeting, the new City Manager, Rick Fernandez, assured elected officials that the practice of not allowing businesses to participate in City sponsored events because they compete with a City service, would […]

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 […]

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