Leon School Board to Consider $11.5 Mill in Amendments to Capital Budget

Leon School Board to Consider $11.5 Mill in Amendments to Capital Budget

At Tuesday’s Leon County School Board meeting, the Board will consider amending the 2018-19 capital budget by approximately $11.5 million. The Capital Outlay Committee met on December 5, 2018 to discuss amending the previously approved Capital Outlay Budget for 2018-19. The Capital Outlay committee is comprised of district staff, school staff, a school board member […]

Golf Could End in Killearn, Walking Trails Considered

Golf Could End in Killearn, Walking Trails Considered

Tallahassee Reports has learned that the financial situation with the Killearn Country Club has become so dire that consideration is being given to closing all golf operations and turning the 18 hole course into walking trails. Sources tell TR that developer JT Burnett recently met with Killearn Homeowners Association (KHA) representatives at an “Executive Board” […]

Local Media Ignores Positive Reviews of Trump Speech

Local Media Ignores Positive Reviews of Trump Speech

According to a CBS News/YouGov poll conducted after President Trump’s State of the Union speech on February 5th, a majority of Republicans and independents who watched the address approved of Trump’s speech. However, in Tallahassee you will not find this information prominently reported in the local media. The top line numbers show that 76% approved […]

Jefferson County Bike Trail Project Raises Transparency Concerns

Jefferson County Bike Trail Project Raises Transparency Concerns

Citizens impacted by a bicycle trail project on a Duke power easement supported by the Jefferson County Commission are raising questions and concerns about being left out of the approval process. Impacted landowners are also concerned about possible safety issues with the project that were not addressed. The eleven mile biking and hiking trail is […]

City Commissioner Dr. Elaine Bryant Began Consulting with City of Tallahassee in 2002

City Commissioner Dr. Elaine Bryant Began Consulting with City of Tallahassee in 2002

While recently appointed City Commissioner Dr. Elaine Bryant was relatively unknown to many observers of local government, new information obtained by Tallahassee Reports indicates she was a frequent visitor to city hall. Public records indicate that Dr. Elaine Bryant had significant financial ties with the City of Tallahassee that began in 2002. These ties were […]

City of Tallahassee Retains Former Employee for “Administrative & Litigation Matters”

City of Tallahassee Retains Former Employee for “Administrative & Litigation Matters”

As the City of Tallahassee tries to move forward on a number of issues, Tallahassee Reports has confirmed that City Attorney, Cassandra Jackson, hired Mike Tadros, a former manager under former City Manager Rick Fernandez, after reports surfaced about questionable actions during his tenure at the City of Tallahassee. Tadros ended his employment with the […]

Commissioner Bill Proctor Calls for New CRA Director Amid “Illegal Shake Downs”

Commissioner Bill Proctor Calls for New CRA Director Amid “Illegal Shake Downs”

Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor has renewed his request that the current CRA Executive Director Roxanne Manning be replaced. In a letter to CRA Board members, Proctor writes, “I ask that you fire Roxanne Manning, suspend all CRA agreements, conduct a financial audit and invite a criminal investigation by the State Attorney.” Proctor has previously […]

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