City Commission Proposes New Law Regarding Road Solicitation

City Commission Proposes New Law Regarding Road Solicitation

At the September 26th meeting, the City Commission introduced an ordinance regarding public safety on roads and medians, which specifically addresses solicitation, and scheduled the first and only public hearing for October 17, 2018. The current law states that an individual cannot approach vehicles in the street for certain reasons, including: soliciting or collecting donations […]

City Ordinance Establishes Hours of Operation for Businesses Selling Alcoholic Beverages

City Ordinance Establishes Hours of Operation for Businesses Selling Alcoholic Beverages

At the September 26th meeting, the City Commission introduced a new ordinance regarding the closing hours for any licensed establishment selling and purchasing of alcoholic beverages. It is currently unlawful for any licensed establishment to remain open between 3:00 am and 6:00 am. In January 2016, the City Commission passed an ordinance to treat all […]

In the Arena: City Commission Should be Expanded

In the Arena: City Commission Should be Expanded

The City of Tallahassee would benefit in many ways by expanding the number of City Commissioners and electing Commissioners from single member districts (SMD). Rather than elect four Commissioners and the Mayor at-large the City should elect fourteen Commissioners from seven SMDs and a Mayor at-large. Among the nation’s municipalities Tallahassee is ranked 126th in […]