City Manager: “We Were Ambushed”

City Manager: “We Were Ambushed”

The Citizens for Responsible Spending (CRS) and members of the Budget Hawks made several presentations at Wednesday’s City Commission meeting. The groups are asking the City Commission to roll back the 13% increase in property taxes that was adopted last year. The presentations addressed the rosy outlook presented by City staff weeks earlier at a […]

BREAKING NEWS: City Staff Knew About Surpluses Before Vote On Property Tax Increase

BREAKING NEWS: City Staff Knew About Surpluses Before Vote On Property Tax Increase

Tallahassee Reports, through an analysis of budget documents, has discovered that the City staff¬†knew about surpluses and overcharges as early as June of 2015 but did not inform City Commissioners. The City Commissioners, in September 2015 voted for a $6.3 million property tax increase due to staff’s claims that new revenue was needed for essential […]