Tallahassee Moves to Create a “Tree Commission”

Tallahassee Moves to Create a “Tree Commission”

After hearing a presentation on the Urban Forest Master Plan (UFMP), the Tallahassee City Commission followed the lead of new city commissioners Jeremy Matlow and Dianne Williams-Cox and requested staff to take the appropriate administrative steps to create a “tree commission.” Commissioner Matlow applauded the presentation on the UFMP and said “I would like if […]

Leon County Commission Establishes Legislative Priorities

Leon County Commission Establishes Legislative Priorities

Each year the Leon Board of County Commissioners establishes state and federal legislative priorities. At their November 20, 2018 meeting, the Board voted to move forward with priorities for 2019. Staff provided the Board with a report on ten appropriations requests, fifteen projects for potential grant funding, five state policy issues, and four federal policy […]

Killearn Residents, KHA, City Work to Address Power Outage Problem

Killearn Residents, KHA, City Work to Address Power Outage Problem

In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, some homeowners in Killearn Estates voiced frustration over power outages and offered solutions to what they see as a problem with the electrical system. In a letter to the Killearn Homeowners Association (KHA), the homeowners noted that Killearn Estates lost power on Wednesday, October 10, and most homes had […]

Mayor, City Commissioners Bid Farewell

Mayor, City Commissioners Bid Farewell

At their last official Tallahassee City Commission meeting, Mayor Andrew Gillum, and City Commissioners Gil Ziffer and Nancy Miller offered farewell comments. Gillum’s comments were brief. He offered “a heartfelt thank you.” Gil Ziffer drew laughs when he thanked Barack Obama for helping him get on the Tallahassee city commission. He became city commissioner because […]