Virtual Town Hall on Children’s Services Council Set for Tomorrow

Virtual Town Hall on Children’s Services Council Set for Tomorrow

Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor and Tallahassee City Commissioner Jeremy Matlow are hosting a virtual town hall on the proposed Children’s Services Council (CSC) tomorrow, Sept. 10. The CSC, which has been controversial, is on the ballot this November. According to a press release, “The proposal is estimated to levy approximately $96 million in property […]

City Commission Approves Procurement Policy Changes

City Commission Approves Procurement Policy Changes

The City Commissioners approved changes to City Commission Policy 242 at their meeting today. Policy 242 covers City procurement policies, including guidelines for competitive solicitation. According to the meeting agenda, the changes to Policy 242 include:• conforming updates to the City Commission’s recent ethics reform package (Ordinance 19-O-36AA);• conforming updates to the “Cone of Silence” […]

City Commission Votes to Introduce Citizens Police Review Board Ordinance

City Commission Votes to Introduce Citizens Police Review Board Ordinance

After three officer-involved shootings this year, the City Commissioners unanimously voted to introduce an ordinance creating a Citizens Police Review Board (CPRB) at their meeting today. The City Commissioners approved the creation of the CPRB in June after weeks of nationwide protests against police brutality. The CPRB will be tasked with reviewing investigations of excessive […]