County Commissioners: Full- or Part-Time?

County Commissioners: Full- or Part-Time?

TALLAHASSEE— The jobs of Leon County Commissioners are often considered to be part-time commitments with pay dictated by Florida statute. But is that an accurate depiction? Vince Long, Leon County Administrator said the commission positions are not specified as full- or part-time in any Leon County charter, ordinance or Florida statute because the commissioners are […]

Jimbo Jackson: Principal, Commissioner

Jimbo Jackson: Principal, Commissioner

TALLAHASSEE — Jimbo Jackson watches the little five-year-old kindergartners scamper through the doors of Ft. Braden School each day and ponders how he can make this a better place for them, not just as the school principal, but also as the newly elected District 2 county commissioner. “While that’s a huge responsibility, it’s an awesome, […]

Leon County Hurricane Report Slams State Government, Governor Scott

Leon County Hurricane Report Slams State Government, Governor Scott

TALLAHASSEE — Three months after Hurricane Hermine slammed the Tallahassee area, the Leon County Administrator slams the governor’s office and state government for adding to confusion and miscommunication during recovery efforts. Hurricane Hermine was the first hurricane to hit Florida since 2005. It made landfall on the Florida Panhandle on Sept. 2 and made a […]