Leon County School Board Discusses Changes to Testing Requirements, Turnaround Process

Leon County School Board Discusses Changes to Testing Requirements, Turnaround Process

The Leon County School Board discussed new legislation impacting Leon County Schools at the February 25 Board meeting. HB 7079 and SB 1498 are expected to change the state’s current testing requirements and redefine the turnaround process. Lobbyist Jessica Janasiewicz said HB 7079 would eliminate the geometry end-of-course exam and the ninth grade ELA exam […]

Commissioners to Vote on Ordinance Amending E-Scooter Program

Commissioners to Vote on Ordinance Amending E-Scooter Program

At their March 11 meeting, the City Commissioners will vote on introducing an ordinance amending the City’s e-scooter program. “The proposed ordinance would provide rules and regulations applicable to all participants of the micro-mobility device program in order to protect health, safety, and welfare,” staff reports. The e-scooter pilot program began in May 2019 and […]

City Commissioners Discuss Legislative Affairs Update

City Commissioners Discuss Legislative Affairs Update

The City Commissioners discussed an update on the City’s state and federal legislative affairs at their February 26 meeting. The 2020 legislative session began on January 14. The City’s legislative affairs team is tasked with monitoring developments in legislation that impact the City. Staff reports that one of the major developments affecting Tallahassee is a […]

UPDATED: Commissioners Approve Lease Agreement for TEMPO Office

UPDATED: Commissioners Approve Lease Agreement for TEMPO Office

UPDATE The City Commissioners unanimously approved a lease agreement for a TEMPO office at their February 26 meeting. The lease agreement with Town South LLC totals $21,000 per year for three years, plus a security deposit of $2049.48. The space will be used for a TEMPO engagement office offering services including voting registration, mentoring and […]