UPDATED: CRA Board to Vote on $450K Grant for Proof Brewing Company

UPDATED: CRA Board to Vote on $450K Grant for Proof Brewing Company

Update On Monday morning the CRA Board voted against a staff recommended $450K grant to help Proof Brewing Company renovate a recently purchased  building located on South Monroe. After Mayor Gillum and City Commissioner Nancy Miller offered support for the project, the motion failed 3-2 with city commissioners Ziffer, Maddox and Richardson voting against the […]

Corporation Seeking CRA Funds Has Official Under Federal Indictment

Corporation Seeking CRA Funds Has Official Under Federal Indictment

On Monday, the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will consider approving $281,660 in pre-development costs as requested by The Frenchtown Redevelopment Partners, LLC. (FRP) A review of public records by TR revealed that Harold Knowles, who was  indicted by a federal grand jury in the Middle District of Georgia last August, was listed as a Manager of FRP […]

BREAKING: The Edison Subpoena

BREAKING: The Edison Subpoena

Listed below is what the FBI is seeking from the City of Tallahassee. See original document here. From the subpoena: Please provide the following documents regarding Cascades Holdings LLC d/b/a Edison Restaurant (Edison) and Adam Corey: a. Any and all City of Tallahassee audit files and reports related to reviews, examinations or audits of the […]

CRA Personnel Expenses Increases 66% Over Four Years

CRA Personnel Expenses Increases 66% Over Four Years

The closeout of the 2017 budget for the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) shows that personnel expenses have increased approximately 66% over the last four years. During this period personnel expenses increased from $330,286 in 2013 to $547,872 in 2017. The growth in CRA personnel expenses is approximately nine times the growth rate of personnel expenses […]