City Ethics Officer Announces Resignation Date

City Ethics Officer Announces Resignation Date

Julie Meadows-Keefe announced today at the Ethics Board’s monthly meeting that she will resign her Ethics Officer position with the City’s Independent Ethics Board in February, 2020. Ms. Meadows-Keefe was originally hired by the City of Tallahassee and then retained, in a controversial move, by the newly created Ethics Board. In her remarks, Meadows-Keefe said […]

City Funds FY2020 Sidewalk Projects

City Funds FY2020 Sidewalk Projects

At the most recent budget workshop, the City Commission voted to move forward with funds for sidewalk projects. The funds for FY2020 include $1 million in maintenance and $1.6 million in a “New Sidewalk Program.” To ensure that resources are allocated effectively and efficiently, a sidewalk prioritization method was created and approved by the Commission […]

Overall Opioid-Caused Deaths Decline, But Florida Fentanyl Fatalities Spike

By John Haughey, The Center Square Drug-related deaths declined by 5 percent and opioid-caused deaths decreased by 13 percent during the first six months of 2018 compared to the previous year, but deaths caused by fentanyl spiked by 64 percent, according to a report from the Florida Medical Examiners Commission (MEC). Overall, the MEC’s interim […]