JT Burnette: Two City Commissioners Not for Sale, But Two Were

JT Burnette: Two City Commissioners Not for Sale, But Two Were

Who are they? In the transcript of an audio recording of a discussion between Tallahassee businessman JT Burnette and several undercover FBI agents, Burnette, who is discussing the ins and outs of getting things done in Tallahassee, indicates that two city commissioners were not for sale. The discussion took place on September 21, 2016. JT […]

Single-Family Resales Increase in September, Prices Down

Single-Family Resales Increase in September, Prices Down

Sales of existing single-family homes in Leon county increased 35.2% when compared to numbers sold in the same month one year ago. There were 210 single-family home resales in September 2018 and 284 resales in September 2019. Last month there were 332 existing single-family homes sold. The average sales price in September 2019 decreased 3.0% […]

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 […]

Future TPD Headquarters Site Narrowed to Two Locations

Future TPD Headquarters Site Narrowed to Two Locations

The City Commission voted to narrow the list of potential sites for the new Tallahassee Police Department headquarters to two locations. The two locations are the Lake Bradford Road Wastewater Treatment Plant, 1815 Lake Bradford Road and the Northwood Centre, 1904 N. Monroe Street/514 W. Tharpe Street. Both properties are City-owned, which will avoid any […]

Leon County Approves Short List for County Attorney Position

Leon County Approves Short List for County Attorney Position

At the October 15th meeting, the Leon County Commission voted to establish a short list of four candidates to interview for the soon to be vacant County Attorney position. The vote came after a long discussion about changing the process so that more people could apply for the position. However, consensus could not be reached […]

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