Commissioner Bill Proctor Calls for New CRA Director Amid “Illegal Shake Downs”

Commissioner Bill Proctor Calls for New CRA Director Amid “Illegal Shake Downs”

Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor has renewed his request that the current CRA Executive Director Roxanne Manning be replaced. In a letter to CRA Board members, Proctor writes, “I ask that you fire Roxanne Manning, suspend all CRA agreements, conduct a financial audit and invite a criminal investigation by the State Attorney.” Proctor has previously […]

Commissioner Proctor Responds to Hanna, Seeks Appointed School Superintendent

Commissioner Proctor Responds to Hanna, Seeks Appointed School Superintendent

Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor has responded to comments by Superintendent of Schools Rocky Hanna, which labeled Proctor a bully and an embarrassment to the community. Hanna’s comment came after Proctor weighed in on a gun safety bill which he said could result in black students becoming targets for “trigger-happy” armed teachers. Proctor, in an […]

Proctor Requests County Commission Suspend Funding for Downtown CRA

Proctor Requests County Commission Suspend Funding for Downtown CRA

Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor has sent a letter to Chairman Nick Maddox requesting that the county commission stop all funding for Downtown Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) projects pending clarifications of the numerous probes implicating the CRA’s role in various Downtown projects. On June 22, TR reported that the FBI served the City of Tallahassee […]

Commissioner Bill Proctor Speaks Up for Local Business Group, Inclusiveness at Blueprint Meeting…and Wins

Commissioner Bill Proctor Speaks Up for Local Business Group, Inclusiveness at Blueprint Meeting…and Wins

At the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency meeting today, Commissioner Bill Proctor made an impassioned argument and a motion for the inclusion of the Network Entrepreneurs and Business Advocates (NEBA) on the Economic Vitality Competitiveness Committee (EVCC). His colleagues responded by approving his motion 9-2. The motion was seconded by City Commissioner Scott Maddox. Mayor Andrew Gillum and […]