KHA Releases Position on Northeast Gateway

KHA Releases Position on Northeast Gateway

The Killearn Homes Association (KHA) has released their position on the Northeast Gateway following the release of a traffic analysis completed by Blueprint officials. The KHA, in a letter to members of the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency, stated that the neighborhood would support the connection of Welaunee Blvd. to Roberts Road. The letter also states that […]

Northeast Gateway Traffic Analysis Minimizes Need for Shamrock Extension

Northeast Gateway Traffic Analysis Minimizes Need for Shamrock Extension

It was revealed tonight at a Blueprint Meeting that the Shamrock Extension is not the best option to meet the traffic objectives of the Northeast Gateway/ Welaunee Boulevard project. Rather, the recently completed traffic analysis indicates that extending Welaunee Boulevard from Fleischmann Road to Roberts Road is the option that most effectively deals with traffic […]

City Looks to Sell Northwood Centre Parcel

City Looks to Sell Northwood Centre Parcel

On Wednesday the Tallahassee City Commission will consider releasing an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the sale of the Northwood/Enterprise parcel (1.68 +/- acres).  The parcel, which was acquired in May of 2019 as part of the Northwood Centre purchase, was appraised in October of 2019 for $525,000. The property has frontage on both N. […]

Local Group Moves Closer to Purchasing Killearn Golf Club

Local Group Moves Closer to Purchasing Killearn Golf Club

A recent vote by the Killearn Homeowners Association (KHA) has made it a real possibility that a local group will soon own the struggling Killearn Golf & Country Club. Based on discussions with interested parties, the unanimous KHA vote was required to amend the terms of a settlement agreement which was signed by the KHA […]

Rocky Hanna 2016 Superintendent Campaign: Twenty-Six Donations from One Address

Rocky Hanna 2016 Superintendent Campaign: Twenty-Six Donations from One Address

Campaign reports indicate that donations made to the 2016 Rocky Hanna for Superintendent campaign included sixty-five $1,000 donations from businesses and individuals with addresses in Nevada and the Atlanta, Georgia area. Of the sixty-five $1,000 donations, fifty-one were from corporate entities and fourteen were from individuals. Ten of these individuals appear to be employed by […]

Rocky Hanna Tied to $50,000 Las Vegas Campaign Donation to Andrew Gillum PAC

Rocky Hanna Tied to $50,000 Las Vegas Campaign Donation to Andrew Gillum PAC

With less than seven weeks left in the hotly contested Florida gubernatorial campaign between Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum, campaign records show that a company tied to Leon County School Superintendent Rocky Hanna and registered in Las Vegas, Nevada, donated $50,000 to the Forward Florida PAC which was supporting Gillum. Records show that two $25,000 […]

Leon Jobs Hold Steady in October, Unemployment Rate 2.8%

Leon Jobs Hold Steady in October, Unemployment Rate 2.8%

After reaching levels not seen since 2007 in September, the job numbers for October remain strong. The latest employment information shows that Leon County added 351 jobs in October, 2019. One year ago Leon County added 385 jobs. This month’s job gains are consistent with previous trends in October. The unemployment rate in October remained […]

Florida Sunshine Law Went Dark for Leon County School Meetings

Florida Sunshine Law Went Dark for Leon County School Meetings

After repeated requests by Tallahassee Reports, Leon County Schools finally provided information that indicates that LCS failed to properly follow Florida Sunshine Laws related to 45 agenda review meetings during the period covering January, 2017 to August, 2019. Specifically, LCS failed to properly produce complete minutes of the meetings and failed to audio record 10 […]

Sean Pittman Hired as Leon County Sheriff Lobbyist

Sean Pittman Hired as Leon County Sheriff Lobbyist

Public records indicate that Sean Pittman, who was the campaign manager for Sheriff Walt McNeil during the 2016 election cycle, is listed as the state lobbyist for the Leon County Sheriffs Office (LCSO) in 2019. Campaign records show that the McNeil campaign paid Pittman’s company, ESP Media, approximately $182,000 during the campaign for advertising and […]

City Commission to Consider $1.3 Million Purchase of Rose Printing Building

City Commission to Consider $1.3 Million Purchase of Rose Printing Building

The Tallahassee City Commission voted unanimously to purchase the Rose Printing building and acreage located off of Jackson Bluff road. Mayor Dailey said “this is an incredibly smart management move.” Original Story Next Wednesday, the City Commission will consider the purchase of the Rose Printing building.  The property, located on the southwest corner of Jackson […]

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