Blueprint Votes to Include Affordable Housing Land Acquisition as a New Project

Blueprint Votes to Include Affordable Housing Land Acquisition as a New Project

On Thursday night the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency (IA) voted 8-4 to begin an “amendment process to allow infrastructure funds to purchase land for mixed-income affordable rentals including units for families with very-low and extremely-low income.” Leon County Commissioners Carolyn Cummings, Nick Maddox, Bill Proctor & David O’Keefe supported the measure while Commissioners Brian Welch and […]

Planning Commission to Consider 150 Acre Residential Development

Planning Commission to Consider 150 Acre Residential Development

On March 5, 2024, the Tallahassee-Leon County Planning Commission will consider a request to conduct the first and only public hearing related to an an ordinance to change the zoning classification from Single-Family Detached Residential (R-1) to the Citrus Grove Planned Unit Development (PUD) for 149.35 acres located between Apalachee Parkway and Old Saint Augustine […]

Blueprint to Consider $15 Million for Bragg Memorial Stadium Project

Blueprint to Consider $15 Million for Bragg Memorial Stadium Project

On Thursday, February 29, 2024, the Blueprint Intergovernmental Board (IA) will evaluate a$15 million funding request submitted to the IA at their September 21, 2023 meeting by Florida A&M University (FAMU) for the Bragg Memorial Stadium Renaissance Project. The staff analysis of the request provides a budgetary evaluation of the funding request, information on the […]

Blueprint to Consider Airport Gateway Scope, Funding

Blueprint to Consider Airport Gateway Scope, Funding

At the February 29, 2024 Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency (IA) Board meeting, elected officials will receive a summary of the Airport Gateway project scope, cost estimate and budget allocation comparison, scope expansion opportunities to include advancing the widening of Springhill Road to four lanes, and major milestones for the project over the next four years. The […]

Northeast Park Design Released

Northeast Park Design Released

On Monday, Leon County Commissioner Brian Welch revealed the most recent design of the Northeast Park located on Centerville near Roberts Elementary School. After much debate about the size and scope of the park, the most recent design includes two baseball fields, an all purpose field, an all purpose court, four pickleball courts and three […]

Blueprint to Consider Expanding North Monroe Project

Blueprint to Consider Expanding North Monroe Project

At the February 29th meeting, the Blueprint Intergovernmental Agency Board of Directors (IA Board) will consider a substantial amendment process required to expand the North Monroe Gateway project by adding a new, unfunded, Phase 2 north of Interstate-10 (I-10) to Fred George Road. The proposed amendment was requested by the IA Board at the September […]

Senate, House Tee Up Homeless Bills

Senate, House Tee Up Homeless Bills

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Legislation backed by Gov. Ron DeSantis that seeks to prevent homeless people from sleeping in public places is ready to go to the full Senate and House. The Senate Fiscal Policy Committee on Thursday voted 14-4 to back the Senate version of the bill (SB […]

Citizens Speak For and Against Trespassing Ordinance

Citizens Speak For and Against Trespassing Ordinance

During the last Leon County Commission meeting, elected officials voted 5-2 to approve a trespassing ordinance that would make it easier for property owners to get relief from the impact of panhandlers. Each commissioner spoke on the controversial issue and a number of citizens also offered public comment. Provided below are comments from one citizen […]

Leon County Commissioners Discuss Positions on Trespassing Ordinance

Leon County Commissioners Discuss Positions on Trespassing Ordinance

On February 20th, the Leon County Commissioners held a lengthy discussion during their business meeting regarding an ordinance that would prohibit unauthorized solicitation on private property and allow law enforcement to enforce the prohibition on private property with signage posted. Seldom do all commissioners weigh-in on an issue. However, the proposed ordinance resulted in a […]

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