Commissioner Richardson Says Executive Raises “Were Certainly Reasonable”

Commissioner Richardson Says Executive Raises “Were Certainly Reasonable”

In an interview today with Tom Flanigan on WFSU’s ¬†Perspectives show, challenger Steven Hougland traded jabs with incumbent City Commissioner Curtis Richardson over the recent executive pay raises given out at City Hall. In the discussion about the raises, which in some cases were between $30,000 and $50,000, Hougland said Commissioner Richardson should have asked […]

City Commission Candidates Stake Out Positions at NEBA Forum

City Commission Candidates Stake Out Positions at NEBA Forum

The Network of Entrepreneurs and Business Advocates (NEBA) held a political forum on Tuesday for candidates seeking positions on the City Commission. NEBA, with approximately 250 members, routinely provides opportunities for candidates to introduce themselves to the business community and to answer questions about issues important to their membership. This year two seats on the […]

Commissioner Curtis Richardson: “Are Businesses Leaving the City?” We Have the Answer.

Commissioner Curtis Richardson: “Are Businesses Leaving the City?” We Have the Answer.

On Wednesday, at the City of Tallahassee budget workshop, City Commissioner Curtis Richardson asked the City staff if businesses were leaving the City of Tallahassee. Newly appointed City Manager Rick Fernandez answered the question quickly by saying “we have not seen an exodus of small businesses, obviously.” However, TR requested the number of City registered […]