City Commission Votes for Tougher Ordinance, Ethics Board Gets More Power

City Commission Votes for Tougher Ordinance, Ethics Board Gets More Power

On Monday the Tallahassee City Commission voted to move forward with a number of ethics ordinance proposals that will give the Independent Ethics Board (IEB) more power. Together, the adopted amendments – most recommended by the IEB – will give the Board expanded authority to investigate ethics charges and levy higher fines. In addition, the […]

City Manager Creates Two New Departments

City Manager Creates Two New Departments

The City of Tallahassee announced Friday the creation of two new departments. The departments are the Department of Community Service and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. “This internal adjustment underscores my commitment to addressing our community’s greatest needs and achieving the goals set forth by the Commission as we focus on being the national […]

A Debate Over Ethics

A Debate Over Ethics

A city led workshop scheduled for October 28th at city hall will shape the future of Tallahassee’s Independent Ethics Board (IEB). At the workshop, the city commission will consider crafting an ordinance based on recommendations submitted by the IEB. The IEB recommendations will have to be approved by a majority of city commissioners. Ahead of […]

Mayor Dailey, Williams-Cox Respond to Commissioner Matlow’s Criticism of City Manager

Mayor Dailey, Williams-Cox Respond to Commissioner Matlow’s Criticism of City Manager

Throughout Wednesday and Thursday, Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey responded to City Commissioner Jeremy Matlow’s harsh criticism of City Manager Reese Goad. Dailey said that he gave the City of Tallahassee leadership the “highest marks” and that he believed they have done a “tremendous job” over the last ten months. Dailey did not respond to the […]