Leon County Commission to Consider Opioid Litigation

Leon County Commission to Consider Opioid Litigation

At the February 27th, 2018 Leon County Commission meeting, the Board will consider pursuing litigation against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and even pharmacies for claims regarding pain medications. In general, the opioid litigation brings claims against those parties for their role in creating the current state of the opioid epidemic, including deceptive marketing to physicians and distributing […]

Leon County Commission Approves $390K for Cascades Amphitheater Weatherization Plan

Leon County Commission Approves $390K for Cascades Amphitheater Weatherization Plan

The Leon County Commission voted to approve a plan to weatherize the amphitheater stage at Cascades Park and to mitigate the sound level to ease adjacent neighborhood concerns. The improvements would be funded with a portion of the money received from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement. The Board has allocated $586,692 for the weatherization […]

Leon County Commission Approves $40K for Summer Youth Training Program

Leon County Commission Approves $40K for Summer Youth Training Program

Leon County Commissioners voted to approve  a partnership with CareerSource Capital Region for training and funding of the Leon County Government Summer Youth Training Program. The current cost to the County for the Summer Youth Program is $80,000. Through this agreement, the County and CareerSource would share the cost, each expending $40,000. Leon County’s Summer […]

Brookside Village Development Approved Over HOA Objections, $4,000 in Campaign Contributions Questioned

Brookside Village Development Approved Over HOA Objections, $4,000 in Campaign Contributions Questioned

Despite protests from neighborhood associations, the Leon County Commission unanimously voted to move forward with the Brookside Village  residential development off of Ox Bottom Road. Tallahassee Reports previously reported that the neighborhood associations for Ox Bottom Manor and Moore Pond filed a petition to challenge the Brookside Village development that was approved by the Leon County Development […]