MetroNet to Develop Fiber Optic Network in Tallahassee

MetroNet to Develop Fiber Optic Network in Tallahassee

MetroNet, a fiber optic provider, plans to begin serving Tallahassee following the City Commission’s October 16th decision to change the City’s Joint Use Agreement. The change allows fiber attachments on City utility poles and opens the door for companies like MetroNet to begin creating fiber optic network infrastructure. Based out of Evansville, Ind., MetroNet provides […]

Leon County Launches Water Resource Website

Leon County Launches Water Resource Website

Leon County’s new water resource website debuted at the October 15th Board of County Commissioners meeting. During the meeting, officials demonstrated some of the information available on the website ahead of its launch. Through the website, “Your Source on Our Most Vital Resource,” users can access information like water quality reports and water laws and […]

City Commission Moves Forward with Audit of Contracts Related to Maddox’s Guilty Plea

City Commission Moves Forward with Audit of Contracts Related to Maddox’s Guilty Plea

The City Commissioners reviewed a proposed audit of City contracts at their Oct. 16 meeting. The audit relates to former City Commissioner Scott Maddox’s recent guilty plea in Federal court, which revealed honest services fraud and other crimes committed throughout his term on the city commission. At their last meeting, the Commissioners directed City Auditor […]

City Commission Gets Report on Marijuana Reform Efforts, Decides Against Ordinance

City Commission Gets Report on Marijuana Reform Efforts, Decides Against Ordinance

Tallahassee City Commissioners heard a status report on marijuana reform efforts at their Oct. 16 meeting. Staff was directed to prepare the report at their Sept. 11 meeting to further discuss the issue. In the end City Commissioners opted not to move forward with an city ordinance addressing the issue. Recreational marijuana is currently illegal […]