City Commission to Address $145 Million in Proposed Private Investment at Tallahassee Airport

City Commission to Address $145 Million in Proposed Private Investment at Tallahassee Airport

It appears that the City of Tallahassee’s marketing efforts of available land around the Tallahassee Airport is about to bear fruit. The agenda for next week’s city commission meeting has two items that seeks approval from elected officials to allow city staff to commence negotiations with private companies that are proposing a $145 million in […]

TMH Board of Directors Approved by City Commission

TMH Board of Directors Approved by City Commission

During the city commission meeting on June 8th, the commissioners approved the Board of Directors of Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, Inc. (TMH) new members of the TMH Board of Directors. According to the report, because the city owns certain land, buildings, and other assets of TMH, the lease agreement between the City of Tallahassee and TMH […]

City Approves 750K for Final Phase of Market District Project

City Approves 750K for Final Phase of Market District Project

On Wednesday, June 8th, elected officials unanimously approved a $750,000 contract with George & Associates, Consulting Engineers, Inc. for Phase III of the Market District Multi-Purpose Stormwater Project during the Tallahassee City Commission meeting. TR has previously reported on this project. The City and Blueprint are responsible for the Market District Multi-Purpose Stormwater Project. The […]

Tallahassee City Commission Meeting Briefs: June 8, 2022

Tallahassee City Commission Meeting Briefs: June 8, 2022

Provided below are news brief from the June 8, 2022 Tallahassee City Commission meeting. –The City Commissioners heard a report on the city’s annual audit report for the 2021 fiscal year. The audit was completed by MSL, P.A., an external auditor. The audit’s result was an “Unmodified Opinion,” the highest opinion that auditors can express […]

Mayor Dailey’s Chief of Staff Accepts City Job, Pay Increase

Mayor Dailey’s Chief of Staff Accepts City Job, Pay Increase

Thomas Whitley, who was the Chief of Staff to Tallahassee Mayor John Dailey, has taken a new job with the City of Tallahassee. Whitely recently accepted a position as the Director of Strategic Innovation. The position became vacant during the recent city reorganization. Christian Doolin, who joined the City in 2016, was the city’s first […]

Lake Munson is Closed Due to Toxic Algae Blooms

Lake Munson is Closed Due to Toxic Algae Blooms

On May 25, 2022, the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) issued a health alert to area residents, warning them not to go in the water at Lake Munson after finding toxic algae on the water. The warning caused Leon County to close the boat ramps and stop all fishing. According to the FDOH, the algae […]

John Dailey Wins NEBA Mayoral Debate

John Dailey Wins NEBA Mayoral Debate

The Network of Entrepreneurs and Business Advocates (NEBA) hosted a Tallahassee mayoral debate on Tuesday at the Capital City Country Club. Approximately 170 people attended the forum which lasted about an hour and featured four candidates, which included current Mayor John Dailey, current Leon County Commissioner Kristin Dozier, Michael Ibrahim and Whitfield Leland. The straw […]

StarMetro Approved for Dial-A-Ride On Demand Pilot Program, Use of Ridesharing Companies

StarMetro Approved for Dial-A-Ride On Demand Pilot Program, Use of Ridesharing Companies

During the April 20th City of Tallahassee Commission meeting, the Commission unanimously approved StarMetro’s new pilot program, “Dial-A-Ride (DAR) on Demand.” In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the city’s current DAR program offers curb-to-curb transportation to citizens who cannot take advantage of fixed-route buses. The program requires citizens to schedule a transportation service […]

The City of Tallahassee Receives $500K Grant for Brownfield Remediation

The City of Tallahassee Receives $500K Grant for Brownfield Remediation

The City of Tallahassee announced on May 13, 2022, that the city was awarded $500,000 by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through its Brownfields Assessment Grant program. The grant will be used for environmental assessments and clean-up planning. Additionally, the city expects to use some funds for community involvement activities for properties around Tallahassee’s Southside. […]

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