City Commission Votes to Extend E-Scooter Pilot Program

City Commission Votes to Extend E-Scooter Pilot Program

The City Commission voted to extend the e-scooter pilot program at its September 25th meeting. The program began on July 15 and is scheduled to end on October 15th. Staff recommended extending the program six more months to test parking options and incorporate additional e-share transportation options. The e-scooter pilot program has involved five vendors: […]

Leon County Commission Votes For New Bids, Against Extension for Waste Pro

Leon County Commission Votes For New Bids, Against Extension for Waste Pro

Leon County Commissioners voted to issue an Invitation to Bid (ITB) for a new waste collection vendor contract at its Sept. 24, 2019 meeting rather than extend the current Waste Pro contract. Waste Pro serves about 27,200 residents of unincorporated Leon County. The seven-year contract with Waste Pro expires in September, 2020. Waste Pro’s contract […]

Leon County Commissioners Get Update, Support Legislative Priorities

Leon County Commissioners Get Update, Support Legislative Priorities

The Board of Leon County Commissioners received an update on proposed legislative appropriation requests at its 2020 State and Federal Priorities Workshop on Sept. 24. The Board, County legislative staff, and contract lobbyists hold the workshop yearly to consider top priorities for the next state and federal legislative sessions. The workshop enables the County’s legislative […]

Leon County Commissioners Review Tallahassee-Leon County Bicentennial Plan

Leon County Commissioners Review Tallahassee-Leon County Bicentennial Plan

At the September 17th meeting, Leon County Commissioners voted to accept a status report on the Tallahassee-Leon County Bicentennial plan at their Sept. 16 meeting. The year-long Bicentennial celebration is planned for 2024 when Tallahassee and Leon County will both turn 200 years old. The status report noted that the Bicentennial is “an opportunity to […]