CRA Staff Ignores Citizens Advisory Committee, Moves Forward With Sale of Southside Property

CRA Staff Ignores Citizens Advisory Committee, Moves Forward With Sale of Southside Property

On Wednesday, the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will recommend that elected officials authorize the CRA Director to amend a development agreement with Big Bend Cares, Inc. (BBC) to allow BBC to purchase four Wallis Street properties – currently owned by the CRA – for a sale price of $510,000. The price was based on a professional property […]

Canopy Development Faces Another Lawsuit, Allegations Include “Purposeful” Violations

Canopy Development Faces Another Lawsuit, Allegations Include “Purposeful” Violations

The Northwest Florida Water Management District (NFWMD) has filed a lawsuit against companies affiliated with the Canopy development. Canopy is a mixed use development including single family housing, multi-family housing and commercial use. According to the lawsuit, NFWMD states that this “is an action seeking temporary and permanent injunctive relief and monetary penalties arising from […]

After Adding More Police Officers, Tallahassee’s Crime-Rate Trends Down

After Adding More Police Officers, Tallahassee’s Crime-Rate Trends Down

The decision by the City of Tallahassee to begin adding more police officers in mid-2014 after ignoring request for years, has finally begun to show consistent dividends in the fight against crime. At the next city commission meeting, Police Michael DeLeo will report that mid-year crime rates in 2018 are down when compared to 2017. […]

Tallahassee Utility Staff Recommends 2.5% Electric Base Rate Increase, Decrease in Fuel Cost Lowers Customers Bills

Tallahassee Utility Staff Recommends 2.5% Electric Base Rate Increase, Decrease in Fuel Cost Lowers Customers Bills

After an electric rate study, the city of Tallahassee professional staff is recommending a 2.5% increase in base electric rates. However, due to a decrease in the price of fuel, the total electric bill for residential customers will see a decrease. Base rates are the portion of the electric bill that covers the expenses required […]

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