FDLE, LCSO Unveil Nation’s First Automated Rapid DNA Collection

FDLE, LCSO Unveil Nation’s First Automated Rapid DNA Collection

Leon County Sheriff’s office has recently announced they are working with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement in implementing the nation’s first automated Rapid DNA process. This new collection process is being used in the Leon County Detention Facility and will allow for law enforcement to gain access quickly to DNA samples in the FBI’s […]

Leon County Commission Approves Five-Year Agreement with COCA

Leon County Commission Approves Five-Year Agreement with COCA

During the February 25th Leon County Board of County Commissioners meeting the Board approved a five-year contract with the Council on Culture and Arts (COCA). Moving forward, the five-year agreement will continue the “same operational and programmatic” FY2020 funding formula. COCA will continue to receive once-cent of TDT revenue as well as $150,000 in general […]

Leon County to Address Recycling Issue

Leon County to Address Recycling Issue

On Tuesday, the Leon County Board of County Commissioners is set to consider the approval of an amendment to the County’s contract with Marpan Recycling, to ensure the continuation of the County’s “single-stream” recycling program. Also, the item seeks authorization from the Board to contract with SCS Engineers to identify alternative long-term strategies for the […]

A Leon County Park Update: Completed and Current Projects

A Leon County Park Update: Completed and Current Projects

The Leon County Parks and Recreation Department recently released the annual report highlighting Leon County’s accomplishments for 2019 and its current projects that should be completed within the next 12 to 18 months. Below is a summary of ten projects. In September 2019 a new community park opened at the corner of Orange Ave. and […]

Leon County Updates Emergency Management Mutual Aid Agreements

Leon County Updates Emergency Management Mutual Aid Agreements

At the last Board meeting, the Leon County Board of County Commissioners voted to approve the renewal and update of the Florida Division of Emergency Management’s Statewide Mutual Aid Agreement. The agreement is between local governments in the state of Florida which will enable reciprocal emergency aid during disasters. Currently, disasters where aid is given […]

Leon County Commission Accepts Domi Station Report

Leon County Commission Accepts Domi Station Report

At the January 28th meeting, the Leon County Board of County Commissioners voted to accept the Domi’s Entrepreneurial Community Impact Report for the fiscal year 2019. Per its agreement with the County, Domi is required to submit an annual report detailing the incubator activities, programs, members, and businesses of the previous fiscal year. The relationship […]