In an effort to provide important information to our readers, listed below is a summary of city expenditures approved in the fiscal year 2009 budget. The items listed below represent over 95% of the $841 million 2009 city budget.
A recent article posted by Tallahassee Reports -“The Cost of Green May Cost More ThanYou Think”- reported that the citizens of Tallahassee had paid approximately $45-$50 million a year above what they would have paid over the last three years if Tallahassee would have had the average electric rates of three utilities with a more diverse […]
Questions to Ponder While Reading Should the City of Tallahassee Provide Costs & Benefits for Going Green Initiatives? Is $50 Million a Year Too Much to Spend to Exclusively Use Natural Gas to Generate Electricity? What is the Tangible Benefit of Exclusively Using Natural Gas for Electricity Generation? The City of Tallahassee’s electric rates rank […]
Questions to Ponder While Reading Do You Think City Tax Dollars Should Support Charities and Social Service Programs? What Programs Do You Think Deserve Tax Dollars? Should Giving To Charities Be Left To Individuals? For the fiscal year 2008, the City of Tallahassee provided “Outside Agencies” with approximately $2.8 million in funding. The FY2009 budget is recommending a level […]
Questions to Ponder While Reading Do You Think City Tax Dollars Should Support Cultural and Arts Organizations? What Organizations Do You Think Deserve Tax Dollars? Should the City of Tallahassee Cut Spending for Cultural and Arts Grants During Tough Economic Times? For the fiscal year 2008, the City of Tallahassee provided “Outside Agencies” with approximately $2.8 million in […]
Questions to Ponder While Reading Should The City of Tallahassee Assign a Cost With “Going Green” Initiatives? Do You Think “Going Green” Initiatives Should Be Promoted By Government and Implemented By Individuals or Implemented by Government? Should the Cost of “Going Green” Initiatives Determine Which Initiatives Should Be Implemented? In late-2000 the City of Tallahassee […]