CDC Study Indicates Reopening Schools is Safe

CDC Study Indicates Reopening Schools is Safe

A recent study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed data supporting the argument that it is safe for children to return to school amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. This comes after months of debate regarding whether or not children were susceptible to the spread of the disease and calls from the […]

City Taking Applications for Landlord Risk Mitigation Fund Support

City Taking Applications for Landlord Risk Mitigation Fund Support

The City of Tallahassee will begin taking applications for those seeking support from the Landlord Risk Mitigation Fund, as announced on Jan. 28. The fund, which was approved by the City Commission last month, has a total of $250,000 available to assist landlords interested in or currently housing tenants who have been financially insecure. In […]

City Commission Approves Contractor for New Senior Center

City Commission Approves Contractor for New Senior Center

During their Jan. 27 meeting, the Tallahassee City Commissioners unanimously approved authorizing staff to negotiate a contract with Culpepper/One Day Came, a joint venture, for a new senior center. City staff used the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) approach in which a project must be executed within a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP), staff ranked Culpepper/One […]

UPDATED: County Commissioners Approve Emergency Rental Assistance Program

UPDATED: County Commissioners Approve Emergency Rental Assistance Program

During their Jan. 26 meeting, the Leon County Board of County Commissioners approved the Leon County Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The Board accepted approximately $8.9 million in federal funding to establish the program intended “to assist low-income households that are unable to pay rent and utilities” due to the COVID-19 crisis. According to the agenda […]