Tallahassee Mayor Gillum Leaves Soros Backed PFAW After Tallahassee Reports Story on Campaign Pledge

Tallahassee Mayor Gillum Leaves Soros Backed PFAW After Tallahassee Reports Story on Campaign Pledge

A little over a month after Tallahassee Reports published a report revealing Mayor Andrew Gillum had ignored a campaign pledge dealing with his employment with the George Soros backed People for American Way Foundation (PFAW), it appears Gillum is out at PFAW. Gillum was the founder and Director of Youth Leadership Programs for the PFAW. […]

Elected Officials Support New Approach to Gas Tax, Pilot Study for Mileage Based Fees

Elected Officials Support New Approach to Gas Tax, Pilot Study for Mileage Based Fees

On January 17,2017, the Capital Region Transportation Planning Agency (CRTPA) held a meeting at City Hall and voted to adopt the statewide policy initiates of the Florida Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council (MPOAC). MPOAC is a statewide transportation planning and policy organization created by the Florida Legislature pursuant to Section 339.175(11), Florida Statutes. The organization […]

Dr. Neal Dunn Announces House Committee Assignments

Dr. Neal Dunn Announces House Committee Assignments

Dr. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., the first term Florida District 2 congressional representative, was appointed to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, the House Committee on Agriculture, and the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology for the 115th Congress. After a contentious primary in August, Dr. Dunn easily won the November general election. He replaced […]

Airport Traffic Continues to Climb

Airport Traffic Continues to Climb

Last month the annual passenger traffic at the Tallahassee International Airport surpassed 700,000 for the first time since February 2015. The latest report shows annual passenger traffic continues to climb aided by increased traffic in November. The numbers for November 2016 show a 10.0% increase in passenger traffic. The number of passengers increased from 59,184 […]

November New Single-Family Construction Permits Increase

November New Single-Family Construction Permits Increase

November reports from Leon County government and the City of Tallahassee show the value of Leon county single-family new construction permits issued over the last 12-months was $110.41 million. This is 1.3% above the 12-month value reported last month and 12.4% above the $98.04 million reported in November 2015. The New Construction Report shows the […]

City Moves Forward with Waterworks Sense of Place Project

City Moves Forward with Waterworks Sense of Place Project

At their last meeting of the year, the City Commission unanimously voted to move forward with a sense of place project involving the Waterworks building. The Waterworks building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is located at the intersection of East Gaines Street and South Gadsden Street and consists of the […]

Stewart’s Blog: Heads Up Killearn Estates, City Ignores Neighborhoods on Zoning Issues

Stewart’s Blog: Heads Up Killearn Estates, City Ignores Neighborhoods on Zoning Issues

Residents in the 4,000 home Killearn Estates neighborhood recently received a questionnaire from the Killearn Homeowners Association (KHA) asking how they would like the Association to move forward with regards to the redevelopment of the land that was previously a nine hole golf course. The current owner is seeking a zoning change from the City […]

UPDATED: Commissioner Nancy Miller Ignores Ethic Rules with Family Ties to City Vendors, Developers

UPDATED: Commissioner Nancy Miller Ignores Ethic Rules with Family Ties to City Vendors, Developers

UPDATED City Commissioner Miller’s office sent Tallahassee Reports an email yesterday in response to the original story we published, which is listed below. The email included two ethics forms (Form 8B) for two votes Ms. Miller abstained from due to a conflict with a family member. While the forms provided the identification of the family […]