City Rejects Midtown Parking Garage, Seeks Other Parking Alternatives

City Rejects Midtown Parking Garage, Seeks Other Parking Alternatives

At their February 20th meeting, the City Commission voted to reject all proposals to establish a parking garage in the Midtown area. Rather, the Commission decided to move forward with the development of a master plan for Midtown while seeking other solutions to the parking issues. A master plan is a dynamic long-term planning document […]

Florida State Senator Responds to NY Abortion Law

Florida State Senator Responds to NY Abortion Law

Joe Gruters, a Sarasota Republican in the Florida state Senate, has filed a bill to outlaw abortions after 20 weeks into a pregnancy. Gruters introduced the “Florida Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act” for the upcoming legislative session in response to a controversial vote in New York state which expanded abortion rights. Currently, Florida state law […]

City Commission Hears From Opponents of Public Safety Complex at Retreat

City Commission Hears From Opponents of Public Safety Complex at Retreat

At the recent city retreat, several citizens spoke aggressively against the proposed location of the public safety complex on the Southside of Tallahassee. However, City Commissioner Curtis Richardson defended the city’s decision to support the location. Many residents, most from the Southside community, argued against the police station being placed on the Southside. Cea Moline, […]

CRA Provides Update on Major Projects

CRA Provides Update on Major Projects

The Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) has contributed to twenty-eight projects in 2018, twenty-four of which are in Frenchtown/Southside and four of which are downtown. At a recent CRA Board Meeting, the Executive Director, Roxanne Manning, summarized the status of the large projects approved over the last two years. The first project, and the largest one […]

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