Undercover FBI Agent Provided Exclusive Football Tickets to City Manager, City Employees

Undercover FBI Agent Provided Exclusive Football Tickets to City Manager, City Employees

Tallahassee Reports has confirmed through a number of sources that City Manager Rick Fernandez received football tickets located in the “Old School” sky box from city lobbyist and Edison owner, Adam Corey. Corey owns the sky box. TR has reviewed the gift records maintained by the Florida Commission on Ethics and no gift disclosure for […]

Ethics Board to Refer Fernandez Complaint to Florida Commission on Ethics

Ethics Board to Refer Fernandez Complaint to Florida Commission on Ethics

In a bold move, the City of Tallahassee’s Independent Ethics Board decided Tuesday night that an anonymous complaint involving city manager Rick Fernandez will be referred to the Florida Commission on Ethics. The decision comes after the full City Commission has repeatedly ignored the Board’s request for more authority to address similar complaints. The decision […]

Ethics Officer Says City Vendor Discount for City Manager’s Family Not Against Ethics Code

Ethics Officer Says City Vendor Discount for City Manager’s Family Not Against Ethics Code

Tallahassee Reports recently published a story about a $4,700 discount on a catering bill from the Edison restaurant given to a family member of Tallahassee City Manager Rick Fernandez. The Edison restaurant, which was partly developed with city funds, has a contract with the City of Tallahassee to lease the old electric building in Cascades […]

Unadvertised, $47,000 City Job Given to Edison Catering Employee

Unadvertised, $47,000 City Job Given to Edison Catering Employee

Tallahassee Reports has learned that a former employee of the Edison restaurant has landed a $47,000 a year job with the City of Tallahassee’s Communications Department. Also, documents show that the employee, Edward Kring, was the “sales rep” for the Edison catered event that resulted in a $4,700 “owners discount”  for the family of Tallahassee […]