UPDATED: County Commission to Renegotiate Marpan Recycling Contract

UPDATED: County Commission to Renegotiate Marpan Recycling Contract

As 2021 approaches, Leon County is having conversations related to the long-term strategies for an effective recycling program. At their Nov. 17 meeting, the County Commissioners unanimously voted to instruct staff to renegotiate a contract with Marpan Recycling. Marpan Recycling, the County’s current recycling provider, has stated that their plant is running on a deficit […]

City Commission Votes to Add Emancipation Day to City Holidays

City Commission Votes to Add Emancipation Day to City Holidays

Starting next year, the City will be celebrating Emancipation Day on May 20, which will be a paid holiday. The City Commissioners approved the change at their Nov. 10 meeting. The holiday has already been adopted by the Leon County Board of County Commissioners. Adopting the holiday is expected to result in an estimated additional […]

City Commission Approves TPD Supplemental Appropriation for New Vehicle, Handguns

City Commission Approves TPD Supplemental Appropriation for New Vehicle, Handguns

At their meeting on Nov. 10, the City Commissioners voted to approve a supplemental appropriation of $490,000 from law enforcement trust funds to purchase additional Tallahassee Police Department equipment. Approximately $450,000 will come from the State Law Enforcement Trust Fund, and $40,000 will come from the Federal Law Enforcement Trust Fund. TPD requested the supplemental […]

City Commissioner Curtis Richardson Retains Seat

City Commissioner Curtis Richardson Retains Seat

City Commissioner Curtis Richardson – after narrowly missing a victory in the primary – retained his seat with a win against Bill Schack in the general election. Richardson received 69.5% of the vote, and Schack received 30.5%. Richardson has been in office since 2014. His re-election campaign focused on representing the Southside as well as […]

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