The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Thursday, February 22, 2024

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Thursday, February 22, 2024

Sponsored by  FOODIES TAKEOUT & DELIVERY DOWNLOAD FOODIES APP Select a Restaurant and Place an Order LOCAL NEWS The City Commission held a meeting last night. Get an update with TR’s meeting briefs. Downtown restaurant owner speaks at Leon County Commission meeting in support of trespassing ordinance. Law enforcement officials announced its first Cold Case Task Force […]

Tallahassee City Commission Meeting Briefs: February 21, 2024

Tallahassee City Commission Meeting Briefs: February 21, 2024

Below are the Tallahassee City Commission meeting briefs from the February 21, 2024 meeting. The City Commission voted to award contracts for Sidewalk Construction and Rehabilitation Services (RFSQ No. 008-24-CW), and authorize the City Manager, or designee to execute contracts with Hale Contracting, Inc.; M of Tallahassee, Inc.; Sandco, LLC; and Davidson Contracting Corp. These […]

Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs: February 20, 2024

Leon County Commission Meeting Briefs: February 20, 2024

Below are the Leon County Commission meeting briefs from the February 20, 2024 meeting. The Board unanimously approved a status report on the Tallahassee-Leon County Local Broadband Technology Planning Team’s efforts to expand broadband access in unserved parts of Leon County and includes information on the Biden Administration’s plan for a National Spectrum Strategy to […]

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Wednesday, February 21, 2024

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Sponsored by  FOODIES TAKEOUT & DELIVERY DOWNLOAD FOODIES APP Select a Restaurant and Place an Order LOCAL NEWS On Tuesday night, the Leon County Commission voted 5-2 (O’Keefe, Proctor against) to adopt an ordinance that would make it easier for private property owners to request help from law enforcement related to panhandling. Tallahassee gas prices […]

Tallahassee Gas Prices Headed Back Up

Tallahassee Gas Prices Headed Back Up

Tallahassee gas prices are headed back up after a five month decline. Since early January gas prices have increased from $2.95 a gallon to approximately $3.25 – a 10% increase. Before the increase, prices dropped from $3.75 a gallon to $2.90 over a period of five moths, from August, 2023 to December, 2023.

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Sponsored by  FOODIES TAKEOUT & DELIVERY DOWNLOAD FOODIES APP Select a Restaurant and Place an Order LOCAL NEWS At the most recent Leon County School Board meeting, Superintendent discussed the financial challenges related to addressing teacher salary increases. Hanna was responding to the a query regarding the timing of teacher salary negotiations. A shooting happened […]

Superintendent Hanna Discusses Financial Challenges, Decreasing Enrollment

Superintendent Hanna Discusses Financial Challenges, Decreasing Enrollment

At the most recent Leon County School Board meeting, Superintendent discussed the financial challenges related to addressing teacher salary increases. Hanna was responding to the a query regarding the timing of teacher salary negotiations. Hanna noted that commitments cannot be made without recurring dollars and those dollars are dependent on the Florida legislature and enrollment. […]

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Monday, February 19, 2024

The Tallahassee Reports Daily Briefs: Monday, February 19, 2024

Sponsored by  FOODIES TAKEOUT & DELIVERY DOWNLOAD FOODIES APP Select a Restaurant and Place an Order LOCAL NEWS Recent votes and statements by Tallahassee elected officials indicate there is a growing split between progressive politicians and traditional Democrats on how to handle the issues related to homelessness. TR’s news briefs from the Leon County School […]

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: February 13, 2024

Leon County School Board Meeting Briefs: February 13, 2024

Below are the news briefs from the Leon County School Board (LCSB) business meeting held on February 13, 2023. The Board unanimously approved the tentative agreement between the Leon Classroom Teachers Association (LCTA) and the Leon County School District for the 2023-2024 Compensation Proposal, Memorandum of Understandings and language revisions to the 2022-2025 Collective Bargaining […]

Local Progressives Split with Democrats Over Homeless Issues

Local Progressives Split with Democrats Over Homeless Issues

Recent votes and statements by Tallahassee elected officials indicate there is a growing split between progressive politicians and traditional Democrats on how to handle the issues related to homelessness. Leon County Commissioner David O’Keefe, Tallahassee City Commissioner Jack Porter and Tallahassee City Commissioner Jeremy Matlow have teamed up to provide a united front against policies […]