“We are in a Procedural Quagmire”

“We are in a Procedural Quagmire”

The Chairman of the Tallahassee Independent Ethics Board, Richard Herring, opened the February 19th Board meeting by saying “we are in a procedural quagmire.” Mr. Herring was referring to the fact that he had recently learned that current Board member, Lee Bushong, was not a resident of the City of Tallahassee, and therefore, his appointment […]

Opinion: We Need a Public Safety Campus Redo

Opinion: We Need a Public Safety Campus Redo

Nothing about moving forward with the city’s proposed Public Safety Campus feels right to me. This opinion is based on the fact, that after doing some research, it appears there are no answers in the public record to major questions about the project. For starters, we do not know how much it is going to […]

Tallahassee Seeks $3.6 Mill from State for Local Projects

Tallahassee Seeks $3.6 Mill from State for Local Projects

The City of Tallahassee is seeking approximately $3.6 million from state government coffers for projects spanning workforce development, public safety training facilities, and infrastructure projects. The details on each request, including legislative sponsors, amount requested, and local match are as follows: New Job Workforce Development Program – The City of Tallahassee is leading an effort, driven […]

KHA Seeks Legal Opinion to Purchase Golf Course Without Approval of Killearn Property Owners

KHA Seeks Legal Opinion to Purchase Golf Course Without Approval of Killearn Property Owners

At the February 5th Killearn Homeowners Association Board meeting, the Board voted to seek a legal opinion that would support the Board’s purchase of the Killearn golf course without the approval of Killearn Estates property owners. The Board noted in the minutes of the meeting that previous legal opinions have indicated that approval by property […]

Tallahassee’s Super-Lube Sells to Take 5 Oil Change

Tallahassee’s Super-Lube Sells to Take 5 Oil Change

Super-Lube, a 48-unit multi-state operator of quick lubes, car washes, and full-service auto repair centers headquartered in Tallahassee has been acquired by Take 5 Oil Change. Take 5, a division of Driven Brands – which is based in Charlotte, North Carolina – now has 350 Quick Lube locations across 19 States. Super-Lube owners include Tallahassee […]

Chiles Football Field to be Converted to Artificial Turf

Chiles Football Field to be Converted to Artificial Turf

The Chiles Regional Football Field could soon be converted from grass to artificial turf. The Leon County School Board recently voted to approve an agreement with George & Associates Consulting Engineers to provide services related to the placement of an artificial turf system and the design of the underdrainment for the Chiles High School Football […]

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 […]

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