State Attorney Clears Lightsey’s Pension Calculation, Reveals New Twist with Deferred Compensation

State Attorney Clears Lightsey’s Pension Calculation, Reveals New Twist with Deferred Compensation

State Attorney Willie Meggs, after an investigation, concluded that the City of Tallahassee did not violate any law or ordinance related to pension calculations implemented after the 2005 controversial vote on deferred compensation. In a letter to local businessman Erwin Jackson, who asked for the review, a State Attorney investigator wrote: the City Commission’s decision […]

State Attorney Meggs Investigating Lightsey Pension Calculation

State Attorney Meggs Investigating Lightsey Pension Calculation

TR has learned that State Attorney Willie Meggs is investigating the pension payment calculation of former City Commissioner Debbie Lightsey. TR reported about the issue in March. Since then the City’s Independent Ethic’s Board took up a complaint but decided not to move forward because the complaint failed “to state a violation of the City’s Ethic […]

Lightsey Complaint Dismissed, Investigation Continues

Lightsey Complaint Dismissed, Investigation Continues

In a convoluted decision that is sure to keep the controversy surrounding the pension payments of former City Commissioner Debbie Lightsey alive, the City’s Independent Ethics Board dismissed a complaint filed by local businessman Erwin Jackson, but called for further investigation. The Ethics Officer, Julie Meadows-Keefe, recommended the compliant be dismissed “without investigation because it […]

City Ethics Board Investigates Lightsey Pension Payment

City Ethics Board Investigates Lightsey Pension Payment

TR has learned that the City of Tallahassee’s Independent Ethics Board has begun an investigation into the pension payments being made to former City Commissioner Debbie Lightsey. The Executive Director of the Ethics Board, Julie Meadows-Keefe, provides a status of complaints and investigations each month. This months report, which is part of the agenda to […]

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