County Commissioners Move Forward With Changes to Lobbying Regulations

County Commissioners Move Forward With Changes to Lobbying Regulations

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Leon County Commissioners approved an ordinance amending the County’s lobbying regulations. The ordinance amends Chapter 2, Article XII of the Leon County Code of Laws. The ordinance clarifies definitions related to lobbying and who qualifies as a lobbyist. In the ordinance, “lobbyist” refers to “a person who is employed and receives […]

County Commissioners to Consider Real-Time Public Comments for Virtual Meetings

County Commissioners to Consider Real-Time Public Comments for Virtual Meetings

This week, the County Commissioners will review a status update on virtual commission meetings and consider allowing real-time citizen participation via Zoom at upcoming meetings. The County Commission meetings have been held virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions since March, when Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order No. 20-69, which suspended the Florida Statute that requires […]

Leon County to Vote On $1.445 Million in Community Human Services Partnership Funding

Leon County to Vote On $1.445 Million in Community Human Services Partnership Funding

The Leon County Commissioners will vote on authorizing $1.445 million in funding for Community Human Services Partnership (CHSP) agencies at their meeting on Tuesday. The CHSP, a collaboration between Leon County and the City of Tallahassee, was established in 1997 to effectively distribute funding to human services agencies in the city and county. According to […]

TPD Chief Revell Addresses Saturday’s Protest

TPD Chief Revell Addresses Saturday’s Protest

At the City Commission meeting today, Tallahassee Police Department Chief Lawrence Revell addressed TPD’s response to the protest last Saturday, where 15 protestors were arrested. The protest, which was not permitted, took place after grand jury verdicts were released for three officer-involved shootings in which none of the officers were charged. Revell said that law […]