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 […]

Study: Later High School Start Boosts Grades, Attendance

Study: Later High School Start Boosts Grades, Attendance

A recent two year long study done by the University of Washington shows that having later high school start-times boosts grades and attendance. And in 2014, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that middle and high schools delay their start-times to 8:30 a.m. or later. However, according to the National Center For Education Statistics, only […]

City Accepts Affordable Housing Recommendations That Would Change Development Rules

City Accepts Affordable Housing Recommendations That Would Change Development Rules

The Tallahassee City Commission recently voted to accept a report by the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC) which included recommendations that would impact how residential developers deal with affordable housing. The list of recommendations are provided below. It is important to note that the acceptance of the report does not commit the city commission to […]