City Commission Meeting Briefs: June 19th, 2024

City Commission Meeting Briefs: June 19th, 2024

Below are the Tallahassee City Commission meeting briefs from the June 19th, 2024. The City Commission voted to authorize the city manager to negotiate and execute the Construction and Maintenance Memorandum of Understanding regarding the Northeast Gateway Overpass Bridge between the City of Tallahassee, the Florida Department of Transportation and Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency. This City […]

BJ Van Camp Discusses Lively Technical Career Paths

BJ Van Camp Discusses Lively Technical Career Paths

BJ Van Camp, Director of Lively Technical College (Lively) and a local educator of over 20 years, recently appeared on the Steve Stewart Show on Real Talk 93.3 to discuss LTC’s dual enrollment program. While discussing how Lively connects with high school students, Van Camp explained that Lively gives high school students exposure to different […]

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Wednesday, June 19, 2024

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Sponsored by  FOODIES TAKEOUT & DELIVERY DOWNLOAD FOODIES APP Select a Restaurant and Place an Order LOCAL NEWS After more than a year of negotiations between the City of Tallahassee and the Tallahassee Professional Firefighters Union, a special magistrate has recommended a solution in a detailed, 26-page analysis. The latest information from the Tallahassee International […]

Magistrate Releases Recommendation in Firefighter Contract Negotiations

Magistrate Releases Recommendation in Firefighter Contract Negotiations

After more than a year of negotiations between the City of Tallahassee and the Tallahassee Professional Firefighters Union, a special magistrate has recommended a solution in a detailed, 26-page analysis. The City of Tallahassee and the firefighter’s union began negotiating a new contract in March of 2023. However, after 21 failed negotiating sessions the city […]

Judge Weighs Arguments in FSU-ACC Fight

Judge Weighs Arguments in FSU-ACC Fight

BY Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A Leon County circuit judge on Tuesday heard arguments about whether Florida State University’s lawsuit against the Atlantic Coast Conference should be allowed to continue, in the latest chapter in a series of legal fights playing out in Tallahassee and North Carolina. Much of Tuesday’s […]

Tallahassee Airport Passenger Traffic Up 20.5% in May

Tallahassee Airport Passenger Traffic Up 20.5% in May

The latest information from the Tallahassee International Airport shows the May 2024 passenger traffic increased 20.5% when compared to traffic one year ago. The number of passengers was up 14,711 from the 71,920 reported during May 2023 to 86,631 in May 2024. The calendar year-to-date comparison, January through May, shows passenger traffic is up 16.6% […]

President Biden Approves Florida Disaster Declaration for Leon County

President Biden Approves Florida Disaster Declaration for Leon County

On Tuesday, June 18th, President Joe Biden approved a Florida disaster declaration. The White House press release stated that “a major disaster exists in the State of Florida and ordered Federal aid to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes on May 10, 2024.” […]

Single Family Construction Permits Trending Down, Permit Value Up

Single Family Construction Permits Trending Down, Permit Value Up

According to filings with Leon County and the City of Tallahassee, the number of single-family new construction permits was down 22.4% in May, 2024 when compared to May, 2023. There were 66 permits issued in May, 2024, down up from the 85 issued one year ago. However, the value of the May, 2024 permits was […]

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Sponsored by  FOODIES TAKEOUT & DELIVERY DOWNLOAD FOODIES APP Select a Restaurant and Place an Order LOCAL NEWS The city of Tallahassee has accepted the recommendations of a special magistrate tasked with finding middle ground between the local firefighters’ union and the Tallahassee City Commission.  The Tallahassee Police Department is conducting a double homicide investigation […]

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