City Commission Approves Contract With GrayRobinson, P.A.

City Commission Approves Contract With GrayRobinson, P.A.

The City Commission approved a one-year contract with lobbying firm GrayRobinson, P.A. at their Sept. 11 meeting. The contract for the current firm expires Oct. 31, 2019. The new contract with GrayRobinson, P.A. will be effective Nov. 1, 2019 through Oct. 31, 2020. The cost of the contract is $45,000 for one year. Funding will […]

FAMU Students to Participate in City Fiber Study

FAMU Students to Participate in City Fiber Study

The City Commission moved forward in its citywide fiber network study at its Sept. 11 meeting. The Commission accepted an update on the study from Christian Doolin, Director of Strategic Innovation, and planned a presentation for the Dec. 4 Commission meeting. The research team of Florida A&M University students will present information from the study. […]

City Commission Considers “Double-Fill” of Chief Ethics Officer Position

City Commission Considers “Double-Fill” of Chief Ethics Officer Position

Updated Though the meeting agenda indicated that the Commission would take action on the issue, no action was taken. Goad said this was the case because the Ethics Board operates independently. Meadows-Keefe said the Board plans to advertise the position for 30 days and interview candidates in November. Original Story The City Commission addressed the […]

LCS Requests $680,000 for Elementary School Turnaround Strategy

LCS Requests $680,000 for Elementary School Turnaround Strategy

At the August 27th Leon County School Board (LCSB) meeting, elected officials approved an application seeking revenue for the district’s turnaround plan for Bond Elementary, Oak Ridge Elementary, and Pineview Elementary. The LCSB submitted a Turnaround School Supplemental Services Application to the Florida Department of Education in compliance with Senate Bill 7070. The Board requested […]